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Worship Online through April 30, 2020

Virtual worship HERE
Physical Church Campus Closed through April 30, 2020
Due to COVID-19

FREE Parking in the Hillman and the Gotts Court Garages on Sunday mornings until 2:00 PM

(Childcare temporarily suspended until campus-worship resumes)

See our Worship section for detail

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Sermons

Sermons

March 29, 2020

March 29, 2020

3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago

Bulletin

The Lord be with you! Greetings – I hope you are comfortable and well!

Welcome to week three of video ...

March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020

3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago

March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020

3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 weeks ago

Bulletin       Scripture & Reflection

 

(We apologize for the sound quality; this will be corrected in future.)

March 8, 2020

March 8, 2020

3/8/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
3 weeks ago

Bulletin        

For a copy of the sermon, email the chruch office. Thank you.

Calendar

Calendar

Campus events suspended through 4-30-20; some events now online.

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

3/31/2020 12:00:00 PM EDT
(Tuesdays at noon)

Bible Study

Bible Study

3/31/2020 2:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Session

Session

3/31/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Staff

Staff

4/1/2020 11:00:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)

PWC Board

PWC Board

4/2/2020 9:30:00 AM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20)

Office Closed

Office Closed

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
(every other Friday Feb-April)

Fellowship of the Bean

Fellowship of the Bean

4/5/2020 9:30:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Youth Fellowship

Youth Fellowship

4/5/2020 5:00:00 PM EDT
(via GoToMeeting)

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

4/7/2020 12:00:00 PM EDT
(Tuesdays at noon)

Bible Study

Bible Study

4/7/2020 2:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Mission

Mission

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20) Also meets May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December ...

PNC

PNC

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20)

Session

Session

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Staff

Staff

4/8/2020 11:00:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Weekly Worship Now Online

Visit SERMONS & BULLETINS for the weekly bulletin, scripture, and sermon video.

Virtual Church through April 30, 2020

Virtual worship and other church "gatherings" continue via zoom, social media, and other virtual formats. Access weekly worship services, participate in Fellowship of the Bean, check-in for Youth Fellowship, or join weekly Bible Study on Tuesdays (2:00-3:00 pm). For questions, email the office. Visit our facebook, follow the FPC Facebook Group. Learn of mission opportunities. Consider ACT initiatives and email FPC Action. Even though the physical church campus is "closed" to meetings, the virtual church goes on! Sign-up for Rev. Dr. Lisa Rzepka's congregational emails.

Children's (Virtual) Sunday School

A message from Miss Good, Family Ministry Director: "Included are reminders during out time apart. We may not be together physically but I am keeping each and every one of you close in my heart and prayers. I am available by phone and email. Remember to "feed the fish," which will be "collected" virtually on April 5, Palm Sunday. I will be asking everyone to email me their total collections by April 2. For a link and details to our online Sunday School instruction, please email me; you may share this lesson as a family."

Find Fellowship, Follow First!

When Jesus said, “Follow Me,” doubtful Facebook was in mind! But right now, we can use it to keep connected. The FPC Facebook page now has a Facebook group which makes interactive communication simpler. Friends and members are encouraged to (1) sign in (or new users, create a Facebook account); (2) go to FPC Group; (3) Once on the group page, click “Follow;" and (4) Check-in at your convenience. See what members are posting. Chime in yourself! Let us use our Facebook Group as a way to uplift each other until we are face-to-face again. Share activities to keep occupied. Recommend a book. Post a photo, prayer, or meditation. Write something funny! Send a video that others might enjoy. The FPC Annapolis Group can be a place for fellowship, support, encouragement. Miss your church family? Find fellowship, follow First... on Facebook! Questions.

Easter Plants

To donate a plant in memory or honor of your loved ones, please remit $20 per plant online. Then, separately, please email the church office your name, the name of the honoree(s), number of plants, and relationship ("my aunt," friend, parent, etc). Even though worship this April is virtual, online bulletins are still created and those remembered will be listed in the Easter bulletin. Plants will be delivered to homes by the Worship Committee or available for pickup from the church premises. Questions to Dianna Young.

Homemade Surgical Masks for AAMC

Deliver completed masks to Belcher Pavilion Circle (drive-up/drop-off) on Wednesdays / Fridays 10:00 am - noon. Mask instructions and directions are online. (If unable to deliver, email Judy). Special thanks to Maggie Leffler, Bonnie Hatchard, and all who started FPC on this path to help our the medical community.

VBS 2020: July 6-10

Co-hosted with St. Anne's Parish; camp takes place at both the St. Anne's and First Presbyterian Church campuses. Open to campers (9:00 am-noon) and Jr. Counselors (8:30 am-1:00 pm). Contact Director of Family Ministry, Miss Good, if interested. Register online.

Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC)

March 2020: Your Pastor Nominating Committee has remained active during this time of social distancing, meeting weekly via Zoom. As we have serious conversations with our final candidates, we appreciate your continued prayers. Stay tuned!

"AN ORGAN TAPESTRY" CD for Sale

Director of Music and Organist, Dr. Robert Muckenfuss, recorded a CD, "An Organ Tapestry," on our sanctuary organ. Sales of the CD benefit the Music Fund and may be purchased directly from Bob. Approach him after worship in the chancel any Sunday or email Bob. A suggested $20 donation is payable by check ("FPC"), cash, or online (under "music department").

Summer Softball 2020

The church participates in a summer softball league with other local churches. The season consists of eight games on Mondays or Wednesdays (about one per week) in June and July. Games are at 6:30 pm and move quickly due to game rules. Our team, the "Dukes of Gloucester," play at the fields behind the Annapolis Middle School. We have a regular roster of about two dozen players and just as many fans. To join the fun, email Captain Vince Panella. Go Dukes!

Taizé Prayer 2019-2020

2019-2020 Taizé calendar. Taizé prayer, a meditation service of readings, prayers, singing and silence, will be held the second Wednesday of the month from September through May, 7:30-8:20 pm. Locations alternate between the sanctuary of First Presbyterian and St. John Neumann (620 Bestgate Road). Downtown parking available at the Hillman Garage and St. Mary's. Rest in the balm of quiet beauty during this simple contemplative prayer. For information, contact Rose (443-924-7049). Taizé is jointly sponsored by St. Mary's and First Presbyterian (410.267.8705).

Sermons

Sermons

March 29, 2020

March 29, 2020

3/24/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago

Bulletin

The Lord be with you! Greetings – I hope you are comfortable and well!

Welcome to week three of video ...

March 22, 2020

March 22, 2020

3/19/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
a week ago

March 15, 2020

March 15, 2020

3/13/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
2 weeks ago

Bulletin       Scripture & Reflection

 

(We apologize for the sound quality; this will be corrected in future.)

March 8, 2020

March 8, 2020

3/8/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
3 weeks ago

Bulletin        

For a copy of the sermon, email the chruch office. Thank you.

Calendar

Calendar

Campus events suspended through 4-30-20; some events now online.

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

3/31/2020 12:00:00 PM EDT
(Tuesdays at noon)

Bible Study

Bible Study

3/31/2020 2:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Session

Session

3/31/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Staff

Staff

4/1/2020 11:00:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)

PWC Board

PWC Board

4/2/2020 9:30:00 AM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20)

Office Closed

Office Closed

4/3/2020 12:00:00 AM EDT
(every other Friday Feb-April)

Fellowship of the Bean

Fellowship of the Bean

4/5/2020 9:30:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Youth Fellowship

Youth Fellowship

4/5/2020 5:00:00 PM EDT
(via GoToMeeting)

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

Virtual Bulletin Deadline

4/7/2020 12:00:00 PM EDT
(Tuesdays at noon)

Bible Study

Bible Study

4/7/2020 2:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Mission

Mission

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20) Also meets May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1, October 6, November 3, December ...

PNC

PNC

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(suspended through 4-30-20)

Session

Session

4/7/2020 7:00:00 PM EDT
(via ZOOM)

Staff

Staff

4/8/2020 11:00:00 AM EDT
(via ZOOM)