Worship

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…

Bulletin – December 18, 2022

Christmas Joy OfferingThe Christmas Joy offering will be received Sunday. This offering supports our past and present church leaders and prepares the way for future church leaders. Envelopes will be included in the bulletin for your convenience. December Events at First Presbyterian* Children’s Nativity Pageant – Sunday, December 18 during the 11:00 a.m. service* Advent Music for Meditation – December 21, 12:00 p.m.Alice will offer a half hour of beautiful organ and piano selections with readings. Christmas Eve Services* Contemporary Service – 4:00 p.m. in…

Bulletin – December 11, 2022

White Gift OfferingWe will receive the White Gift Offering Sunday, December 11. First Presbyterian Church is assisting Waverly Road Presbyterian Church with supplies for their Food Pantry.  If you have filled a bag, please drop it off on one of the tables in the hallway near the bathrooms. If you wish to make a monetary donation instead, you may write a check to First Presbyterian Church with a notation for the Food Pantry.  Checks may be placed in the offering plates Sunday.…

Bulletin – December 4, 2022

Wayne’s Retirement CelebrationDue to a large number of illnesses in our area, we are postponing Wayne Dinsmore’s retirement party (scheduled for Sunday). We will reschedule at a later date.   White Gift OfferingAs in the past, First Presbyterian Church will be assisting Waverly Road Presbyterian Church with supplies for their Food Pantry.  Members may pick up a White Gift bag from the white tables in the hallway near the bathrooms. A list of needed items is attached to the bag. Simply fill…