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!
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) so we can get an accurate count of boxes donated from our church.
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
Based on the latest announcements by the CDC and the Commonwealth of Virginia, the Session has approved the following changes for our worship service and church facilities.
Facemasks will no longer be required for fully vaccinated attendees.
Congregational singing will resume.
Blocked pews will we reopened, but social distancing is still recommended.
We will resume passing the collection plates (beginning June 14th)
Those persons not fully vaccinated should continue to follow the CDC and State guidelines (wear masks and observe social distancing). Non-compliance is at personal risk and liability.
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