Sermons

August 21, 2022 – Guest Speaker – Ed Lyons from The Persecution Project Foundation (PPF) supporting the Christian People of the Nuba Mountains of Sudan. Sermon: “The Power of the Holy Ghost” Scriptures: Deuteronomy 30:1-10, Matthew 19:16-26

August 28, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Party Talk” Scriptures: Proverbs 25:6-7; Luke 14:1, 7-14

September 4, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Cross Bearing” Scriptures: Psalm 1; Luke 14:25-33

September 11, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Lost and Found” Scriptures: Psalm 14, Luke 15:1-10

September 18, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “That Kind of God” Scriptures: Jeremiah 8:18—9:1, Luke 16:1-13

September 25, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Buy the Field!” Scriptures: Jeremiah 32:1-3,6-15, I Timothy 6:6-19

October 2, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Mustard Seeds” Scriptures: Psalm 37:1-9, Luke 17:5-10

October 9, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “One Came Back” Scriptures: Psalm 66:1-12, Luke 17:11-19

October 16, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “In Praise of Persistence” Scriptures: Psalm 121, Luke 18:1-8

October 23, 2022 – Guest Preacher

October 30, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Tradition” Scriptures: Daniel 7:1-3,15-18, Luke 6:20-31

November 6, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Stand firm, Hold Fast” Scriptures: Psalm 17: 1-9, II Thessalonians 2: 1-5, 13-17

November 13, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “Redemption Drawing Near” Scriptures: Isaiah 12, Luke 21:5-19 

November 20, 2022 – Rev. Glenn Coleman “King, Judge, Savior” Scriptures: Psalm 46, Luke 23:33-43, Colossians 1:11-20

November 27, 2022 – Guest Preacher

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

Lenten Luncheon

First Presbyterian is hosting Lenten Luncheons. Mark your calendar for each Wednesday through April 13, 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:

March 2 – Rev. Jack Stewart from Grace Baptist Church
*Ashes will be available to those who desire to receive them.
March 9 – Pastor Larry Davis from Arbor Baptist Church
March 16 – Rev. Bill Wilkins from Mt. Vernon Baptist Church
March 23 – Rev. Garrett Bowman from First Baptist Church
March 30 – Rev. Thad Decker from Main Street Methodist
April 6 – Pastor Dave Webb from South Boston Church of God
April 13 – Rev. Glenn Coleman from First Presbyterian

Operation Christmas Child ®/ Shoebox Ministry

Thanks to all who participated in Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Ministry. Our goal was to provide 30 boxes and we fell a little short. We provided a total of 23 boxes! Your generosity will help to brighten the lives of children around the world and share with them the love of Christ.

You ca 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 (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

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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.