FPC MIDWEEK: "First Press"
Worship with FPC Covington

Sunday Morning Worship

You are invited to worship with us on Sunday mornings:
Facebook Live and In-person at 11:00 am.

This Sunday following worship we will formally welcome our intern, Alisa!
Join us for "Cider in the Courtyard"!

Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, October 17 at 5:30 pm
Chimney Park
We will join in worship with Good Shepherd Episcopal Church!
Bring Pet Food to Donate, a lawn chair, and invite a Friend!
We can't wait to meet your pets!
Faith Formation Fall 2021
Earth Care presents...
Being a Good Steward: Recycling Right!
October 19 at 6 pm!

Speaker Laurie Riley
Manager of Keep Newton Beautiful

Family Friendly! Bring the kids and invite your neighbors to join us for this time of practicing stewardship!

Hybrid offering:
In-person in the Fellowship Hall
and on Zoom!
Church Family Field Trip to
Mitcham Farms!
Fall is here! Let's celebrate with pumpkins, hayrides, and so much more! You are invited to join our church family at Mitcham Farms at 3 pm on October 24! Make your reservation in advance for $8 per person. RSVP by Oct. 20. Call the church office or email info@fpccov.org. Cost at the door $12.
Children's Sunday School
Sunday School Room Downstairs
Teachers: Rotation Model
Curriculum: Follow Me

Youth Sunday School
Teachers: Pam and Jim Stillerman
Curriculum: Feasting on the Word

Adult Sunday School
Fellowship Hall
Teachers: Bob Tabb, Charles Ardis, and Brad Philips
Curriculum: Feasting on the Word

All Invited!

Wednesday Evenings

Facilitators: Brad Phillips, Courtney Pittman, and Neeley Lane
Jammies and Jesus is BACK!! Sunday evenings on Zoom from
7 pm-7:10 pm. Invite a friend!

We will not meet on Oct. 17.
Lectio Divina:
Pastor's Bible Study

Join us on Tuesday at noon to spend time studying the upcoming Sunday's scripture text!

Tuesdays @ Noon in the Parlor!
Ways to serve in our community
Thank you, Church for caring for our neighbors! We are in need of a few more items to complete our move-in kits!! Can you help? You are invited to sign up using the link below! All donations may be dropped off in the Narthex and/or Church Office. Please label your item: Family Promise.
Change the World Day
October 23

How can you help with Change the World day?
  1. Put together Health Kits on Monday, Oct. 18/19.
  2. Volunteer on Oct. 23 (Time slots available 9:15 am-1:30 pm.)

Email info@fpccov.org if you can help in any way with Change the World day!

Newton County Community Food Pantry
Our Community Food Pantry is open Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00am-11:30am. Donations are welcome.
Contact: Bernice Bailey 770-784-0037
Location: 7125 Turner Lake Cir SW, Covington, GA 30014

The Food Pantry is in need of CANNED FRUIT! You may drop off your donations in the Narthex!

Follow the Food Pantry on Facebook
Covington FUMC Food Ministry
Volunteers Needed to be the hands and feet of Christ in our community!
Click the link below for ways to serve!

Please keep the following people and their families in your prayers this week:
Prayer Updates:
  • Our prayers are extended to Beth and Danny Vining upon the death of their friend Tommy Bassett and for his wife, Patty.
  • Cricket Ware (Shoulder surgery) and Bill Ware (CLL Leukemia) - (Aunt and Uncle of Brad Phillips)
  • Please hold Lori Ardis and her family in your prayers upon the deaths of her maternal grandparents, Judy and Tony Krivickas.
  • Cathy Martin - Breast Cancer Surgery (Sister-in-law of Chris Martin)
  • Jeff Terrel - (Friend of Steve Kapp)
  • Anne Cranford - treatment for breast cancer
  • Lynn Lanier- Amyloidosis (Friend of Chris Martin)
  • Dan Walden - Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • Tommy Bassett - liver cancer (Friend of Danny and Beth Vining)
  • Doug Bolton - Burn Injury
  • Steve Jones - (Friend of Alice Walker)
  • Hulda McDonald - health issues (Friend of Judy Davis)
  • Susan Fiedler - health issues (Friend of Darcel Tabb)
  • Blair Weaver - health issues
  • Sarita Pope - breast cancer (mother-in-law of Elizabeth Martin Pope)
  • Beverly Beasley - husband has leukemia (friend of Jean Elder)
  • Karen Lein Kaasa - home health care (sister-in-law of Julie MacKenzie)
  • Karen Moss - treatment for breast cancer
  • Carter MacKenzie - neck injury (son of Julie and Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Wilford Reed - daughter was in a car accident; his brother has age-related issues (friend of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Bob Darby - kidney problems (friend of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Sharon Beasley Strickland - tests for oral cancer (a classmate of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Joyce Williams - breast cancer treatment and Alzheimer's Disease (Danny Vining's sister)
  • Brandon Massey - blood cancer (grandson of Chuck & Sherry Brasher)
  • Carol Baynes - cancer (friend of Phyllis Yoder)

Military Service
  • Koen Ardis - Navy
  • Lee Scarborough - Army
  • Billy Scarborough - Marines

Independent Living and Assisted Living:
  • Penny Blakeney (home)
  • Julia Brubaker (Benton House)
  • Jean Elder (in FL with her daughter)
  • Dot Fincher (Merryvale)
  • Jerry McGaffney (Merryvale)
  • Guy McGiboney (Merryvale)
  • Travis Moss (Pruitt)
  • Betty Robinson (Merryvale)
  • Louise White (Merryvale)

Please click below to email Peni to update your prayer requests or send new prayer requests. In your email please indicate if you would like your request to be confidential or added to our prayer list.