Session Retreat...Art Affair Fundraiser...Welcome Luncheon
First Press Weekly e-News
March 8, 2018

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Session Retreat
The Session will be on retreat at Burge Plantation on Saturday, March 10. Cassandra Morrow, Congregational Consultant for Church Growth and Vitality and Presbytery of Greater Atlanta staff person for transitions will be leading the retreat to help us begin the pastoral transition process.
Daylight Saving Time Begins
Daylight Saving
Set your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed this Saturday, March 10th so you will be on time for Sunday School!
ART AFFAIR Fundraiser
The Art Affair is our annual fundraiser for our Early Learning Center...a fun, casual, adult evening filled with art of all kinds created by the children of the FPELC, local artists, and friends of FPELC. Friday, March 16th come out to the American Legion on Legion Drive and enjoy the live auction excitement, silent auction drama, great raffle items, refreshments, and fun! 

Tickets are $15 each or 2 for $25 and may be purchased ahead from the church office or from Miriam Wheeler after worship.
Welcome Luncheon
Please join us for our "Welcome to FPC" luncheon on Sunday, March 18th immediately following our 11:00 a.m. worship service. We will be inviting our "new church members and long-time visitors" to First Presbyterian and this luncheon will give us an opportunity to welcome them to our church family. 

Everyone is invited to join us for lunch and special music will be provided by talented FPC church members. You won't want to miss the fun and fellowship!
Preschool Registration
Registration for the Early Learning Center preschool has begun. If you have a child who is ready for  early learning (ages 12 months - 4 year old) or know of a family who does, c all Kara Sugg at 770-786-7321 for more information about registration for the coming school year 2018-2019.
Praise & Prayers
We extend our sympathy and prayers to:
  • Joe Grasso on the death of his wife Cindy Grasso.
  • The family and friends of Eva Sitton who died last week.
  • The family and friends of Gary Haigh who died last week.
Please keep the following people and their families in your thoughts and prayers this week:
  • Mike Crews - tests (son-in-law of Jack & Miriam Wheeler)
  • Phyllis Pruner - bronchitis & pleurisy (home)
  • Debi (Dee) Selin - Atlanta Medical Center
  • Larry Kennon - surgery (home)
  • Patti Lanford - broken foot (staying with her sister in Elijay)
  • Sharon Wallace - back surgery (sister of Debbie Gossage)
  • George Stamps - viral infection
  • Thomas Stewart - leg amputation (home)
  • Stephanie Fortson - recovering from knee surgery (home)
  • Sophia Hawley--Cystic Fibrosis (home)
  • Peggy Capes - surgery (friend of Maxine Blankenship)
  • Jim Elder - home
  • Roger Gossage - home
  • Bettie Miller - hospital then rehab
  • Marilyn Hall - cancer (TOPS group)
  • Tom Horton - cancer surgery (nephew of Maxine Blankenship)
  • Tom Holmes - cancer (friend of Dan Walden)
  • Clynton Byer - heart surgery (friend of the Ardis family)
  • Brandon Massey - blood cancer (grandson of Chuck & Sherry Brasher)
  • Bryant Family - friends of Jeanie & Warren Liem
  • Steve Bozarth - ill (father of Debra Arnold)
  • Jeanette Davis - hospice care (mother of Maria Davis)
  • Ethan Lassiter - brain tumor (8 y.o. grandson of E.G. and Maryanne Lassiter)
  • Nat Allen Long - surgery (step-son of Alice Walker)
  • Rick Gunter - Glory Personal Care Home (Covington)
  • Adriane Ivey - cancer treatment
  • Teresa McCurry - tests
  • David Cooper - lung cancer (father of Rebecca Bates)
  • Anderson Krieger--chemotherapy at home
  • Carol Baynes--cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Robin McKeown - cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Chuck Hodges--treatment for lymphoma (friend of Patti Lanford)
  • Ron Swatty--heart problems (brother-in-law of Charles Ardis)
  • Mitchell Jessup--cancer (father of Nick Jessup)
  • Jan Coulon--home

We celebrate the gift of new life with Darcel & Bob Tabb on the birth of their granddaughter Eleanor Rae Tabb!

Please update your prayer requests this week!
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