First Presbyterian Church, Savannah, Georgia


A summer of worship….  When you are in Savannah on a Sunday, plan on attending worship at 11:00 a.m.   Consider joining the summer choir which rehearses on Sundays at 10:15 a.m. in Room 111.

A summer of reading… This year, the book the congregation is encouraged to read is More Than Enough: Living Abundantly in a Culture of Excess.  The author is Lee Hull Moses, a minister in Greensboro, NC.  The book was published in 2016 by Westminster John Knox Press.  Copies are available in the church office for $12.50.

A summer of service…  Lend a hand helping with homeless families the week of July 9 and volunteer with Habitat for Humanity on Saturday, July 29.


4-25       9:30 a.m.                              Four Sunday series with Butler Church on the Reformation.

4             11:00 a.m.                            Pentecost and Founders’ Day with Service of Confirmation.

Noon                                                    Church-wide Lunch with Confirmands as guests-of-honor in Stewart Hall.

5-9          9:00 a.m. – Noon              Vacation Bible School.

9              11:00 a.m.                           Prime Timers tour “Treasures of Savannah” by Ardis Wood, preservationist.

14           6:30 p.m.                             Low Country Boil celebrating Paul Weller’s 104th birthday, Isle of Hope Marina Pavilion, 50 Bluff Drive.  Rain or shine!

19           7:30 a.m.                              Men’s Breakfast led by Paul Pressly at Holland House.

19-24                                                     Savannah Presbytery Summer Camps at New Ebenezer.

21           6:00 P.M.                             Light dinner and screening of “Milwaukee 53206” in Imlay House.  This is an award-winning documentary about the zip code with the highest incarceration rate in the United States.

25           5:00 p.m.                             Johnathon Barrett talks about life and food in the South followed by refreshments.  The program will be held in Stewart Hall.

28           5:30 p.m.                             “Chat and Chill” for circle members and their children/grandchildren at the Dutch Island pool



2              9:30 a.m.                             Hymn-sing in Stewart Hall.

Noon                                                     Lemonade-on-the-Lawn.

9              5:00 p.m.                             Louise Laird presents, “Getting Beyond ‘I’m Right, You’re Wrong,’ in Political Discourse” in Imlay House.

9-16                                                       Family Promise…hosting families at church who are temporarily homeless.

17           7:30 a.m.                               Men’s Breakfast led by Peter Foley at Holland House.

19           9:30 a.m.                              High School/College students volunteer at Second Harvest followed by lunch.

23           4:00 – 6:00 p.m.                “Kirk-in-the-Kitchen: Fresh Local Seafood” to benefit Jail Ministry in church kitchen.

29           8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.        Habitat for Humanity workday.



6              12:30 p.m.                           Back-to-School Pool Party for youth at the home of Lindsey and Rob Norman.   

20           Noon                                     Church-wide Lunch “Salute to Educators” by Ernest Lee, Georgia Teacher of the Year.

21           7:30 a.m.                              Men’s Breakfast led by Jim Taylor at Holland House.

27           5:00 p.m.                             Book Study of More Than Enough: Abundant Living in a Culture of Excess in Imlay House.