FPC volunteers will gather for another day of service at Second Harvest Food Bank on October 18, 2023. There will be two options for this date: morning between 10 and noon and afternoon between 1 and 3:00 p.m. Check your calendars and let Bob Stoots know if you’d like to help at either or both of these times (call or text 423-782-6280).
Thanks to everyone who joined in the FPC workday at Second Harvest last week, September 20, 2023. We were very happy to have Suzanne Holley (a friend of Cheryl Rice), Bob Miller (a friend and local legend), and Cheryl & Kim Harvey (from Bristol who coincidently volunteered in the afternoon while we were there)! One of our tasks was to remove and correctly label bags of Triscuit crackers from the original boxes that had incorrect content markings. The morning crew…
World Communion Sunday Worldwide Communion Sunday is October 1, and we will distribute the elements using the method we used on Maundy Thursday. Instead of taking communion by intinction, we will serve one another as we will gather around the table in groups of 8 to 12. The Peace & Global Witness Offering will be received that day as well.
Starting Wednesday night September 20, Mike Shelton will offer a six-week class on forgiveness, and his lessons include the following: What Forgiveness Is, What It is Not, and Who Needs It? How God Views Forgiveness The Journey from Being Forgiven to Forgiving When it is Hard to Forgive October 18 No Bible Study – Care Ministry Dinner The Stages of Forgiveness Learning How to Forgive