Sermons

February 23

“We’re Number One” by Dr. Robert Ramey

Scriptures: Isaiah 52: 13-56, Mark 10: 35-45

We are thrilled to have Robert Ramey, Jr. as our speaker again. A Danville native, Robert earned his Doctorate of Ministry from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond. He has published 17 books, including The Eternal Way, this past summer. Come and welcome him and his wife Gail.

March 1

Sermon by Rich Henderson

We welcome back Rich Henderson, a resident of Buffalo Junction. Rich is a Missional Commissioned Pastor with the Presbytery of the Peaks. He fills a once a month at a variety of churches. Welcome Rich and wife, Carol.

March 8

“The Hand We See” by Ed Lyons

Scriptures: Hebrews 12: 1-3, 2 Kings 6: 8-23  

Ed Lyons is the Director of Ministry Advancement & Field Reporting Services for Persecution Project Foundation, a ministry to the persecuted Christians in Sudan, headquartered in Culpeper, Va. Ed has worked for Persecution Project Foundation since 2006.   He travels to Kenya and Sudan three to four times a year and travels the country speaking at churches and other organizations about the work that PPF is doing to advance the kingdom of God in Africa. During Sunday School, Ed will present information about Persecution Project which will be a foundation on which his sermon during worship time will be focused.

March 15

March 22

Sermon by Mike Rand

He and his wife, Kak, have been members of FPC for 9 years. Mike is currently serving as a Ruling Elder responsible for Personnel and Finance. We enjoyed his past several messages. We are honored to hear from him again. Come out and enjoy his thoughts.

April 12

Sermon by Robert Ramey, Jr.

We are thrilled to have Robert Ramey, Jr. as our speaker for Easter Sunday. A Danville native, Robert earned his Doctorate of Ministry from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond. He has published 17 books, including The Eternal Way, this past summer. Come and welcome him and his wife Gail. Gail.

April 19

Sermon by Jane Lyon

Jane Lyon’s signature for almost two decades has been designing and leading inclusive and diverse ecumenical Bible study opportunities for women in communities large and small. Jane is the CEO of Whole Woman Conference, Inc. which features her original writing and programming.
Jane was awarded the Master of Divinity degree by Duke University. As an ordained clergy, Jane served as Senior Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church in Charlotte Co, VA for 7 years. Jane earned a BS in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Before her full time ministry, Jane had a wide-ranging background in Human Resources and marketing. Jane and her husband Michael own businesses in South Boston and Clarksville.

Church Furnace Update

Great News!

Just got a report that the heat is functioning properly so we will have Sunday School @ 9:30 and Worship @ 10:30 as scheduled (Sunday, February 9th).

Church Furnace Update

We have made considerable progress on the repair of the boiler. However, Comfort Systems is continuing to work to get the furnace to operate without smoking and smelling.

A decision as to whether we will be able to conduct worship will be made tomorrow afternoon (Saturday, February 8th). We will post this notice on the website as well as send out emails and post of Facebook.

Congregational Mission Study

In preparation for creating our Pastor Nominating Committee we encourage your participation with one of the steps of the required Mission Study.

We are asking that all of you complete a survey attached below. You can download and print a copy of the survey below or you can complete the survey online (preferred method). These surveys need to be completed as soon as possible and returned/submitted no later than January 13 to enable the process to continue.

Survey is complete. Thanks for your participation.

Our Session will continue to keep you informed as we move forward as expeditiously as possible. Remember that the Elders are available to you as you have questions, concerns, and/or suggestions.

Pray daily for God’s guidance of His church, and have a safe and spiritually fulfilling New Year.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

We will gather together for our traditional Christmas Eve Candlelight service on Tuesday, December 24 at 7:30 pm.

Rich Henderson will be here to provide the service. Rich is a resident of Buffalo Junction, VA with his wife, Carol. Their home church is Clarksville Presbyterian; Rich is a Missional Commissioned Pastor with the Presbytery of the Peaks. Mark your calendars and plan to welcome Rich and Carol Henderson to our First Presbyterian Church.

Community Thanksgiving Service

Monday, November 25 at 7:00 PM. This year it will be held at Main Street Methodist Church, Sermon will be given by Rev. Garrett Bowman from First Baptist.

This is such a wonderful time of year. We all tend to be more thoughtful and our minds go to our many blessings and ways to show our gratitude. Come join the community at the combined Thanksgiving Service.