What's Happening At FPC

Check out our list below to stay updated on the latest announcements from First Presbyterian Church

Youth Ministry Director

FPC is seeking a qualified applicant to encourage and nurture the spiritual growth of youth in grades 6-12 by building and maintaining relationships with and among the youth and their families.

Applicant must be flexible, dependable, mature, able to communicate well, and able to work well with both youth and adults. Must profess a personal faith in Jesus Christ and must be able to communicate that faith effectively. Knowledge of adolescent development phases, new communication and signup technologies, Reformed Theology, and Presbyterian Polity are plusses, but not requirements. We will work with the hired candidate to provide proper training in these areas.

For more information, or to apply, click HERE

Custodian / Maintenance Tech

We are seeking a qualified applicant to join our team in care of our facility, to include light maintenance and project coordination. This position requires some flexibility in hours and work schedule, and after hour availability as necessary. Must possess initiative, attention to detail, a solid work ethic, positive attitude, kindness towards others, appropriate appearance, and an ability to work as self-sufficiently with minimal supervision.

This is a Full-Time, non-exempt position, based on a 40 hour work week, working Monday-Friday, 7 am – 4 pm, with an occasional adjusted schedule on Wednesdays and Sundays (when filling in for Part-Time Custodian). Sunday backup schedule is 7:30 am – 12:30 pm, and Wednesday backup schedule is 11 am – 7 pm.

To apply or for more information, click HERE.   

Congregational Assessment Tool

As you know, we recently agreed to move forward with HolyCow! Consulting to help us plan our future.  You have been selected to participate in the first step which is to conduct a congregational assessment.  This assessment will provide a clear picture of who we are as a church and what directions are most important for our future. The tool we'll use is the Congregation Assessment Tool (CAT), which will provide key indicators of our congregational health along with areas of challenge and potential growth. It will help us to collect and understand the range of views that exist at First Presbyterian Church and the possibilities, willingness, capacity and energy for moving our ministry into the future.

The survey will launch on on August 3rd. To access it simply click HERE

Summer Soul-stice 2020

A meaning of apocalypse is: to uncover, to reveal. Life today with Covid19 is apocalyptic- exposing the depth of our societal weaknesses and delusions.  At the same time, it offers promise for real and substantive change.  Are we listening?  

The 2020 Summer Soul-stice series, in the time of pandemic, examines our brave new world and the crucial work of:

  • naming our losses and grieving what we must let go
  • finding courage to set foundations for new community, locally, nationally and globally, where LIFE truly matters
  • listening to one another for the possibilities of change that each of us must bring home and into our personal lives

For more information on Summer Soul-stice, and to view this video series, click HERE

Pews Available to the Congregation

At the June Trustee meeting, Trustees discussed making the pews that were removed from the sanctuary for the re-spacing project, available to the congregation, to take home for a suggested donation of $100 each for all sizes

 

Currently, we have the following quantity and sizes available:

3 Medium:  98 3/4 inches wide x 38 3/4 inches tall (no pics available)

6 Large:  145 1/2 inches wide x 38 3/4 inches tall

 

These will be available first come, first serve. Please call the church office to arrange a time for pickup. You must provide able bodies to help move the pews. They are heavy.

Soul Food - Summer Reading List

This month's recommendations include: 

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Res Tent by Anita Diamant

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Uglies Series by Scott Weatherfeld YA

The Nightingale by Kristen Hannah

Ragamuffin Gospel by Brendan Manning

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