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Bulletin – May 19, 2024

Pentecost OfferingThe Pentecost Offering will be received Sunday. This offering will be given to aid young people to experience life-changing opportunities to further their faith. Please make checks payable to First Presbyterian Church and note on the memo line: For Pentecost Offering. Lemonade on the Lawn Please join us for Lemonade on the Lawn on Sunday, May 19, after both services. We will serve homemade cookies and lemonade in the hallway leading from the chapel after the first service, and after the 11:00 a.m. service we will serve…

To Be Continued…In Us – A Sermon Series on Acts Beginning May 5, 2024

Beginning May 5, 2024, Dr. Shelton will do a sermon series entitled “TO BE CONTINUED”, based on Acts. Luke, its author, calls it “ACTS OF APOSTLES” but it might be called the ACTS OF HOLY SPIRIT. Acts was never meant to be APOSTLES’ GREATEST HITS. The main character wasn’t John, Peter, or Paul but the HOLY SPIRIT. Luke picks up after Easter. The Disciples wait in an Upper Room, huddled in fear. The HOLY SPIRIT comes in a mighty way…

Bulletin – May 12, 2024

Second Harvest in MayPlease join in the fun, fellowship and service with fellow FPC members and friends at Second Harvest Food Bank on Wednesday, May 15. There will be two work sessions: 10 a.m. to Noon and 1 to 3 p.m. for you to select either one or both. Please call, text or email Bob Stoots (423-782-6280 or rlskbs@aol.com) to participate and to register your preferred time.  Chamber Players ConcertThe Paramount Chamber Players will be in concert at First Presbyterian on Thursday, May 16 at 7:30 p.m.  Cost…

Day of Service Second Harvest Food Bank May 15, 2024

Please join in the fun, fellowship and service with fellow FPC members and friends at Second Harvest Food Bank on Wednesday, May 15. There will be two work sessions; 10 am to Noon and 1pm to 3 pm for you to select either one or both. Please call, text or email to let me know you would like to participate and to register your preferred time. See you there! Bob Stoots (423-782-6280)

Bulletin – May 5, 2024

Sermon Notes Beginning this week, Dr. Shelton is providing the scripture readings and a note guide for each weekly sermon. You are encouraged to download a copy of the note guide and bring a copy with you on Sunday mornings. A few print copies will be available on Sunday mornings if you have trouble downloading the file. If you are unable to attend worship on Sunday mornings, you will still be able to livestream the service and follow along with…

Bulletin – April 28, 2024

Oasis Spring Open HouseThe Oasis of Kingsport is having a Spring Open House with a Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 9:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m. Please come take a tour and shop for crafts and baked goods. If you have handmade items, home decor, or baked goods that you would like to donate, please contact Martha Pendley @ 423-429-1340. Please see attachment. Space for Grace Worship Sunday!Fellowship Center ~ 9:45 a.m.No afternoon Youth Group Five Cents-A-Meal Offering The Five Cents-A-Meal offering will be received Sunday. The FPC…

Sermon Notes Are Coming!

Beginning Sunday, May 5, 2024, Dr. Shelton will provide the scripture readings and a note guide for each weekly sermon. This information will be sent out with the Weekly Update email that includes your weekly bulletin and announcements. On Friday the Weekly Bulletin will be posted on the website under What’s New on the Homepage. You are encouraged to download a copy of the note guide and bring a copy with you on Sunday mornings. A few print copies will…

Bulletin – April 21, 2024

Handbell Festival CanceledThe Second Annual Handbell Festival scheduled for Sunday, April 21, at 3:00 p.m. in the First Presbyterian Church Fellowship Center has been postponed until further notice.   Church Night Supper ~ Wednesday, April 24, 5:30 p.m.Pizza, salad & dessert Racheal Lawson from Waverly Road Presbyterian Church is coming to speak about the new Care Portal as part of the Smile Foster Closet, and how it will help children and families that aren’t foster families. Please join us for our last Wednesday dinner and program of the…

Bulletin – April 14, 2024

Church Night Supper ~ Wednesday, April 17, 5:30 p.m. The reservations for our dinner next week, Wednesday, April 17, need to be in no later than noon on Monday, April 15. Debbie Waggoner will be buying the food on Monday to make the grilled cheese sandwiches and tomato soup. Thank you! Dinner cost is $8.00 for adults; $4.00 for children under 10; with a family maximum of $20.00. To make reservations, fill out the pew pad on Sunday morning, call the church office at (423) 245-0104 or…