Lenten Luncheons

First Presbyterian is hosting Lenten Luncheons. Mark your calendar for each Wednesday through April 5, to come and listen to a devotional by a local minister from the surrounding community.
Pack your lunch and come at noon, devotionals will begin at 12:30.

Upcoming speakers:

Wednesday, April 5 – Chaplain Laurie Fox, Sentara Hospice

Upcoming Sermons

April 2, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Actions and Reactions” Scriptures: Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29, Matthew 21:1-21

April 9, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Easter Upheaval” Scriptures: Jeremiah 31:1-6, Matthew 22:31-32, 28:1-10

April 16, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “You Call This a Church?” Scriptures: Psalm 16, John 20: 19-31

April 23, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Emmaus, Over and Over” Scriptures: Psalm 116:1-4, 12-19, Luke 24: 13-35

April 30, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Shepherds, Strangers, and Thieves” Scriptures: Psalm 23, John 10:1-10

May 7, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “I Am” Scriptures: Exodus 3:13-15, John 14:1-14

May 14, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “What You Do Not Know…” Scriptures: Psalm  66:8-20,   Acts 17:16-34

May 21, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Mission Statement” Scriptures: Psalm 68:1-10,32-35, John 17:1-11

May 28, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “The Spirit Descends” Scriptures: Numbers 11:24-30, Acts 2:1-21

June 4, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Father, Son, Holy Spirit, in Us” Scriptures: Psalm 8, Matthew 28:16-20

June 11, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “He Called Me, A Sinner” Scriptures: Genesis 12:1-9, Matthew 9:9-13, 18-26

June 18, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Hope Does Not Disappoint” Scriptures: Genesis 18:1-15, Romans 5:1-8

June 25, 2023 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Waging Peace” Scriptures: Psalm 116, Romans 5:1-8, 6:12-23

If you can’t join us, Click here to go to the “Audio Sermons” page for a link to listen.

Operation Christmas Child ®/ Shoebox Ministry

Thanks to all who participate in Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry. Our goal this year is 50 boxes! Your generosity will help to brighten the lives of children around the world and share with them the love of Christ.

We have already exceeded our goal of 50 boxes! Let’s see how far we can go!

85 boxes Wow!

You can still Build a Box Online – This year you can participate in Operation Christmas Child without leaving the comfort and safety of your own home by building a shoebox online!  Simply go to www.samaritanspurse.org and you can select items for your box. You will be asked for a $25 donation to cover the cost of the items, which you will need to pay online. If you choose to contribute in this way, please let Kim Albert know by sending a quick text (434-579-5011) or e-mail (kalbert@ntelos.net) so we can get an accurate count of boxes donated from our church.

Haiti Earthquake Relief

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We collected $1750. Thanks to all who contributed!

Next Sunday, August 29, we will collect a special offering to benefit the victims of the recent earthquake in Haiti. Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is working to provide relief in the area and all donations will be forwarded to PDA. Checks should be made out to First Presbyterian or use a pew envelope for a cash donation; be sure to mark your check or your envelope for “Haiti Earthquake Relief”.  You can also mail or deliver your donation to the church office before August 29

Click here for more information.

We had a Great Celebration!

2021 Graduates
Our 2021 Graduates
The singing Trio

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On Sunday, June 13th we had celebrate our graduates and “officially” welcome Rev. Glenn and Cynthia Coleman to our church family.

This was a special day of celebration, food, and fun at the picnic area after regular worship. We had a good turnout and enjoyed the musical entertainment.