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Bible Study Starting September 14, 2022 “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of the Boat”

Beginning Sept 14th, Dr. Shelton will begin another Wednesday Night study and his book is, “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of The Boat.” Using Peter’s infamous walk on water, John Ortberg has written a book on Discipleship. All of you are welcome to attend. Please register your interest with church office. You may order the book on Amazon or pick up a copy at the church for $10.00. The reading schedule is below:…

Bulletin – September 25, 2022

Reminder: Church Picnic at Allandale SundaySeptember 25 – Fellowship at 5 p.m. ~  Dinner at 6 p.m. Five Cents-A-Meal OfferingThe Five Cents-A-Meal offering will be received Sunday. One-fourth of this offering will go to UKirk ETSU: Holston Presbytery Campus Ministry.  Grace House Work DaySeptember 29 (Details in the Weekly Update in the bulletin.)

Bulletin – September 18, 2022

Music Program tomorrow featuring Alice!Alice will present an organ/piano program for the Kingsport Music Club in the FPC sanctuary at noon on Friday, September 16. The program, centered around the Psalms, will be in the tradition of her usual Wednesday Music for Meditation. The meeting is open, and all are welcome! Memorial Service for SusieA memorial service for Susie Seiler will be held on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 2:00 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. A reception will follow in the foyer.  Cluck & Shuck deadline approachingAll-Church…

Grace House Work Day – September 29, 2022

Be The Hands of Christ The Kingsport Homeless Ministry under the project management of C. Don Royston is renovating Grace House in the 700 block of Sullivan Street.  There are demolition projects FPC members can accomplish on Thursday, September 29, beginning at 8:30 a.m.  Bottled water is available.  Bring your own lunch.  Bring demolition work tools or simply come willing to help.  Lightweight masks are provided.  So that a supervisor will be on site that day, please contact Gary Tucker in advance…

Bulletin – September 11, 2022

Wednesday Night ScheduleWednesday night activities begin September 14             * Food Trucks available from 5:30-6:30 p.m.             * Mike’s New Bible Study – 6:30-7:15 p.m.             * Choir Rehearsal – 7:15 p.m. Wednesday Night ClassBeginning September 14, Dr. Shelton will begin another Wednesday night study and his book is, “If You Want to Walk on Water, You’ve Got to Get Out of The Boat.” Using Peter’s infamous walk on water, John Ortberg has written a book on Discipleship. All of you are welcome…

Bulletin – September 4, 2022

Holiday Schedule No Youth Group Sunday The church office will be closed Monday, September 5 for the Labor Day holiday. The Clothes Closet will be closed Tuesday, September 6.  Paramount Chamber Players ConcertThe Paramount Chamber Players will be here Thursday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $15, adults; $10, seniors; students free. Call (423) 383-7876 or order online by clicking here.

FPC Volunteers to Work at Second Harvest Food Bank on September 21, 2022

Please join us for another day of service at Second Harvest Food Bank on September 21, 2022. Thousands of people depend upon Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee for food, and Second Harvest depends upon generous volunteers like us from First Presbyterian Church to help get food distributed. For those with plenty, a bag of instant oatmeal is small. For those with little, a bag of oatmeal is a daily essential. FPC volunteers contributed 50 hours of time in July that led…

Bulletin – August 28, 2022

Five Cents-a-Meal Offering The 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 Shades of Grace United Methodist Church.   Connect FPC For the last two years our church like every other church has struggled to maintain connectedness in a world that is masked, socially distanced, and remote.  The session recommended an initiative to address the need through…

Bulletin – August 21, 2022

Youth Rally SundayFree time activities, large group/small group games, worship, and dinner. Meet at church at 1:45 p.m. to leave for FPC Johnson City and return around 5:30 p.m. Morningstar Flute EnsembleSunday, August 21, 3:00 p.m., Sanctuary ~ The area’s premiere professional chamber ensemble.Cost $15, Students free. New Horizons Fall StudyThe New Horizons class begins a Fall study August 21 on Brian McLaren’s signature work, “The Great Spiritual Migration: How the World’s Largest Religion is Seeking a Better Way to be…