FIRST PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN’S HONORARY LIFE MEMBERSHIP 2014 MARY MILLER One of the highlights for PW at First each year is honoring a member who has exhibited outstanding services in the interest of the organization and in the church. This year’s recipient of the FPC Presbyterian Women’s Honorary Lifetime Membership is Mary Miller. Mary’s mother […]
Congregational Care Ministry A group of FPC members brought holiday cheer to the residents of Palmetto Inn at Savannah Squares Retirement Center. Hymn books were handed out and everyone sang Christmas favorites. The residents then selected songs they wanted to sing. Two songs chosen were “How Great Thou Art,” and “Amazing Grace.” Scripture verses were […]
Cradle Roll Dedication Parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts and uncles came to the chancel to face the congregation for the Cradle Roll Dedication and Blessing. There are 22 children age two and younger on the Cradle Roll. “Whoever welcomes a child welcomes me.” Mark 9:37 Thou who didst receive the children to thyself so tenderly, Give […]
Fellowship Activities A group of 41 FPC members and guests enjoyed a fellowship gathering at Mrs. Wilkes Friday evening, February 7th. Country Breakfast, January 26th, 2014 The Third Annual Lobster Boil, November 2nd, 2013 The third annual Lobster Boil was a big success. About 40-50 members and guests enjoyed eating lobsters from New […]
Food Preparation for First Presbyterian Events You will almost always see Pam Stewart and Mark Jackovich in the kitchen making delicious meals for attendees at Wonderful Wednesdays and many congregation fellowship meals after services. Many thanks to these young adults for preparing a country breakfast for the First Presbyterian/Butler Memorial joint Sunday class session. Thanks […]
Prayer Shawl Ministry The First Presbyterian members in this ministry knit not only shawls, but also baby blankets, preemie hats, scarves, lap robes, and other creative, colorful items. FPC can boast of both men and women members who have knitting skills! They provide these as gifts to church members, to people in the community and, […]
SERRV Shop Ministry SERRV Shop Pictured (left to right) are Debbie Baker and Stacy Prather. Sales Exchange for Refugee Rehabilitation and Vocation (SERRV) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. See www.serrv.org. FPC members serve as volunteers displaying the […]
Youth Mission Trip A group of young people in the church went to Guatemala to help the La Iglesia Sol de Justicia (Presbyterian Church) in El Alcinto build a new Sunday school room as an addition to their church. The young people also attended a service and had time for fun, fellowship and some sightseeing.
Artist Ministries ART AUCTION A SMASHING SUCCESS! The “Food For Thought” art exhibit raised $1,155 for the Backpack Buddies hunger ministry. A huge thanks to Neel Foster for spearheading the event.
BACKPACK BUDDIES As the kids start back to school, First’s Backpack Buddies Program is going to need supplies for the children that we support. To start the year, we need individual pop-top/peel vegetables, snacks and Ritz crackers. Please drop your donations off in the receptionist office. Thank you for your generosity!