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Second Harvest Food Bank FPC Member Volunteer Opportunity – February 15, 2023

First Presbyterian Church volunteers will gather again on Wednesday, February 15 at Second Harvest Food Bank of NET. Please join us for fun, fellowship and service. Friends and family members are also welcome. There will be two options for this date; morning between 10-noon, and afternoon between 1and 3pm. Each session is limited to 15 people, so check your calendars and let Bob Stoots know if you would like to participate.  (Call or text 423-782-6280) 

Bulletin – January 29, 2023

Fellowship Bible Class New StudyThe Fellowship Bible Sunday School class is starting a new study January 29 of the Book of Jonah by Dr. Sandra Richter, which will last seven weeks.  When we think of the story of Jonah, we typically think of a children’s story, a fable, a legend, a parable, or an allegory. But this minor prophet’s story is more complex and challenges us, as God’s people, to be “more than we think we can be—to stretch further, push harder,…

Bulletin – January 22, 2023

Five Cents-a-Meal OfferingThe Five Cents-a-Meal offering will be received Sunday. You may place it in the basket by the door as you leave Worship or you may contribute online.  One-fourth of this offering will go to the Grab and Go Breakfast Ministry.  Annual Congregational MeetingOur Annual Congregational Meeting will be held in the sanctuary at the end of the 11 a.m. worship service on Sunday, January 29.  The purpose of the meeting will be to hear a report on the budget, a report from Session, a…

Bulletin – January 15, 2023

Epiphany StarsIf you did not get an Epiphany Star last week, there are some left. You can find them on top of the piano in the chapel and on top of the harpsichord in the sanctuary. For a child’s Epiphany star, ask Russ. If we run out, Alice will make more, so don’t hesitate to ask. We will make stars available until mid-February. Thank you for participating in this church-wide devotional practice for 2023. May it be a blessing to all! MLK…

Bulletin – January 8, 2023

Friends in Faith Class Resumes“Recognizing God’s Grace”The Friends in Faith Sunday School Class will resume its 6-week series entitled “Recognizing God’s Grace” on January 8. January 8th’s lesson will be Gracious Lives of Others. Each session (6-8 pages) is a stand-alone discussion so do not worry if you have to miss a Sunday. Books may be picked up in room #103. So, whether you attend the 8:45 service or the 11:00 service the Friends in Faith class encourages and invites you…

Second Harvest Food Bank FPC Member Volunteer Opportunities – January 18, 2023

First Presbyterian Church volunteers will gather again on Wednesday, January 18 at Second Harvest Food Bank of NET. Please join us for fun, fellowship and service. Friends and family members are also welcome. There will be two options for this date; morning between 10-noon, and afternoon between 1and 3pm. Each session is limited to 15 people, so check your calendars and let Bob Stoots know if you would like to participate. (Call or text 423-782-6280)