Calendar

Calendar

Last Friday of Secretary's Office Closed (summer)

Last Friday of Secretary's Office Closed (summer)

9/4/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
8 hours ago
Return of regular Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm office hours on Friday, September 11

Communion

Communion

9/6/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
Communion served at both services (8:00 and 9:30 am)

LAST SUNDAY SUMMER SCHEDULE - HYMN SING

LAST SUNDAY SUMMER SCHEDULE - HYMN SING

9/6/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
Worship at 8 am in Courtyard; 9:30 am in Sanctuary.

Home Communion

Home Communion

9/6/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
Served by Deacons.

Worship

Worship

9/6/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
  • Regular worship resumes at 8:30 and 11:00 am in the sanctuary
  • Music, Sunday school, Christian Education is offered ...

Labor Day-Offices Closed

Labor Day-Offices Closed

9/7/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
Office reopens Tuesday, September 8 at 8:30 am.

Circle 2

Circle 2

9/8/2015 10:00:00 AM EDT
(home of Eleanor West)

STAIR New Tutor Training

STAIR New Tutor Training

9/8/2015 4:00:00 PM EDT
(KC4a)

Deacons

Deacons

9/8/2015 7:00:00 PM EDT
(KC4a) 2nd Tuesday of the month except July/August.

Habitat Meeting

Habitat Meeting

9/8/2015 7:00:00 PM EDT
(Fellowship Hall)

Worship at First Presbyterian Church

  • Sunday, September 6 - Last Sunday of summer schedule with worship at 8:00 am in the courtyard and 9:30 am in the sanctuary.
  • Wednesday, September 9 - Taize Worship at 7:30 pm in our sanctuary; parking available at Hillman Garage on Duke of Gloucester Street.
  • Sunday, September 13 - First Sunday of regular schedule with worship at 8:30 and 11:00 am in the sanctuary.

All-Congregational Picnic

Please plan to join us at 12:15-3:00 pm on September 13 at the White Oak Pavilion at Quiet Waters Park for the annual all-church picnic. Hamburgers & hot dogs provided; please bring a side or dessert to share.

Sacred Spaces: September 13

Meet in the Sanctuary September 13 at 9:30 am

Welcome back to a new church year! There is much energy and activity to kick-off our new church year beginning with our Sacred Spaces Prayer stations during the 9:30 hour on September 13. You are invited to remain in the Sanctuary after the 8:30 service for opening prayer and instructions for the morning. During the hour you will visit different prayer stations located around our church campus including the church Sanctuary, the Chapel, the Garden, the Courtyard and the Conduit space. Children, youth and adults are all welcome to come experience God ‘s presence on our campus. The hour will end in Fellowship Hall with coffee and doughnuts and tables set up with information about the coming year. (Sunday school and Music will resume on September 20 during the 9:30 hour.)

Teacher Orientation & Dinner

SAVE THE DATE:  Friday, September 11, 6:00-9:00 pm (Fellowship Hall). All Sunday school teachers and Godly Play instructors should plan to attend this annual workshop which will provide assistance with curriculum, offer tips for working with children, and go over essential components of the Child & Youth Protection Policy. Please RSVP to Miss Good.

Vision, Values & Objectives

Over the past year, the Session has led our church community through a series of self-reflections, conversations and discussions to discern our five-year plan. In that process, the Session approved a revised Vision Statement, "To do justice, love kindness and walk humbly with our God." To view the September 2015 draft document of our Goals & Objectives, visit HERE.

Fall Monday Bible Study

Back by popular demand! Following some fine discussion in the summer Monday tea and Bible gatherings and the request for more, Bill Hathaway will lead another four week set of Bible studies: Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm, Courtyard (Kinhart Center if rain) – September 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 5. The text for discussion will be the preaching text for the subsequent Sunday (yes, you help form the sermon)/

Junque Sale Coming Soon to a Church Near You

The Presbyterian Women in the Congregation are making preparations for the Annual Junque Sale Fund-Raiser (September 24-26). Please consider donating these items: jewelry, purses and scarves, toys, games, puzzles, books (not encyclopedias), holiday decorations, stationary, office supplies, craft supplies, linens, table lamps, tools, garden items, bikes, small appliances and household items in good working condition, kitchen utensils. Contact Judy Dryden with questions: 410-263-8334.

For Visitors: "Come & Consider"

Come and Consider:  Sunday, October 4 at 12:00 Noon. This brief, optional 20-minute session in the Library Parlor is designed for those who wish to learn more about First Presbyterian Church and the membership process before signing up to attend the New Member Class. Come and Consider will provide an opportunity to ask questions and take a tour of the church campus. No registration necessary.

JOIN US FOR WORSHIP!

Sunday Morning Service Times

8:00 AM (Courtyard)
and
9:30 AM (Sanctuary)

FREE Parking in the Hillman and the Gotts Court Garages on Sunday mornings until 1 PM

Childcare & Children's Discovery provided

See our Worship section for detail

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Sermons & Bulletins

Sermons & Bulletins

September 6, 2015

September 6, 2015

9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 days ago

August 30, 2015

August 30, 2015

8/25/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago
 

              Yikes, is that really in the Bible: leaping “like a gazelle or a young stag” and breasts ...

August 16, 2015

August 16, 2015

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 weeks ago

 

Being in seminary, I find myself frequently engaging in conversations about call. On  seminary applications, my classmates ...

August 23, 2015

August 23, 2015

8/13/2015 12:00:00 AM EDT
3 weeks ago
 

On Monday, Bill was at a very anxious point in his lengthy journey of dying. The care ...

Bulletins are with sermons.

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