FREE Parking in the Hillman and the Gotts Court Garages on Sunday mornings until 2:00 PM
See our Worship section for detail
Please note there is ONE SERVICE this Sunday, December 15, the third Sunday of Advent, for the Christmas Cantata, "Hodie Apparuit" by Chester Alwes, with small orchestra (flute, clarinet, and bassoon). A congregational meeting will follow at 11:05 am and a choir reception in Fellowship Hall afterward. Sunday School will not be offered.
Donate poinsettias in memory or honor of a loved one(s). Remit $20 per plant online, by mail, or in the offering plate (payable to First Presbyterian Church). Indicate for whom they are purchased and your relationship. Deadline December 17. Plants will be in worship December 22 & 29. Email your name, phone, quantity of plants, relationship to person, and if flowers are in "honor or memory of."
Sundays at 8:30 and 11:00 am in the sanctuary. Education for all ages at 9:30 and Coffee Hour at 10:30 am. Nursery open all morning for children (infants to age 4). Children in pre-k through 1st grades may attend Discovery at 11:00 am. Older children remain in worship. Activity bags and the red wagon filled with quiet toys are located at the rear of the church. Free street parking every Sunday until 1:00 pm and in Hillman Garage (across from sanctuary at 171 Duke of Gloucester Street).
Join us at 9:30 am for (1) Adult Education, KC4a: DVD lecture series, 30-minutes each, with the Great Courses Old Testament Guidebook as our focus. Discussion will follow; no homework or preparation; view curriculum schedule; or (2) Fellowship of the Bean, ZW House: ease into the Sunday with coffee and a lively discussion ranging from current social issues that effect our community to thoughtful questions about faith, led each Sunday by someone different who selects the topic.
Thank you for your continued support of our church and for your prayers. The PNC continues to conduct virtual interviews with candidates of interest, and looks to narrow the pool of candidates for in-person interviews to be held in the New Year. Blessings to you during Advent!
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").
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).