Worship with FPC Covington
Worship with us on Zoom at 10:45am
Invite a friend to join us for worship this Sunday!

Sunday Morning Worship
You are invited to worship with us on Sunday mornings:
Facebook Live, Zoom,
and In-person

Worship with us on Facebook Live at 11:00am
IN-PERSON WORSHIP UPDATE
The Session of FPC has approved expanding our seating to 85 participants in the sanctuary. We will continue alternating pews and maintaining six feet apart between family clusters. At this time we will continue to take RSVPs. The session is to discuss RSVPs at our upcoming session meeting on April 26th.

We ask you to be mindful of our existing COVID-19 protocols:
Masks required (over mouth and nose).
Congregational Singing is not allowed at this time.
Temperature checks upon entry.
Please enter through the Sanctuary doors.
HANDBELLS on a NEW DAY
Handbell practice will now be on Tuesday evenings from 7pm-8pm in the Sanctuary! New Ringers are welcome! Contact Krista Firkus for more information!
FPC Child Protection Policy Training
On Sunday, April 25, we will host our Child Protection Policy Training. This is for all church members who participate in children and youth ministries. Volunteers include Nursery, Sunday School, etc. Training will be provided following church at 12:30 pm in the Fellowship Hall.

(Photo: 2021 FPC Easter Egg Hunt!)
Small Group Ministries
The Acts Bible Study will be on Tuesdays at 7 pm for the months of April and May!
Teachers include Brad Philips, Cheryl Gibson, Trista Hooten-Wilson, and Neeley Lane.
Join us on Tuesday, 20, 27 

You are invited to join Neeley on Tuesdays to prayerfully consider the upcoming week's sermon scripture reading. We will participate in the art of reading scripture called Lectio Divina. 
You are welcome to gather in the Church Parlor or on Zoom. 
"Do-nut Worry, Be Happy!
The Faith and Fellowship Team would like to invite YOU for "Coffee and Conversation" on Wednesday mornings in April. We'll be getting together in the Fellowship Hall (socially distanced and masked) from 10 am-11 am to catch up with friends! Love-a-Latte if you'd join us on Wednesday, April 28!
For more information contact Cindy Moon!
Ways to serve in our community
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
Newton Trails and FPC!
We are called to be stewards of creation! We have "Adopted-A-Spot" on Netwon Trails! Trail Clean-up will be the FIRST Tuesday of every month at 10:30 am. Next Clean up: May 3. For more information contact John McCarthy or email info@fpccov.org
SAVE The DATE:
Meals on Wheels
Our next opportunity to deliver meals to our neighbors will be May 29th! Mark your calendar now to participate in this food ministry with our Covington community!

Interested in serving? Email info@fpccov.org
Covington FUMC Food Ministry
Volunteers Needed to be the hands and feet of Christ in our community!
Check out their Facebook Page for volunteer updates!
Faith Formation on Sunday Mornings
Adult Sunday School
Adult Sunday School is a casual time of conversation and fellowship. Each week is a stand-alone lesson, so if you miss a week, come back the next! Adult Sunday School meets in the Fellowship Hall and on Zoom at 10:00am. Please enter through the Sanctuary doors to then proceed to your class.
Youth Sunday School
Youth Sunday School is led by Pam and Jim Stillerman and offers a time of connection and of studying scripture. Youth Sunday will meet in person in the Youth Room beginning March 7th. Please enter through Sanctuary doors to then proceed to your class.
Children's Sunday School
Children's Sunday School is offered each week by Dan and Perri Walden.
Sunday school are provided in-person at 10:00am in the Green Room! Please enter through the Sanctuary doors.
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Calling All Graduates!
Are you or a loved one graduating this May/June? We would love to celebrate with you! Please email info@fpccov.org with your name and graduation details!
The Connectional Church!
First Presbyterian Church is a member of the Presbytery of Greater Atlanta! Check out upcoming events offered by our Presbytery!

Please keep the following people and their families in your prayers this week:

Praises:
  • Thank you to our children for creating cards for the Presbyterian Village in Athens!
  • Thank you to our Memorial Garden team for sprucing up our Garden! Come and enjoy!


Prayer Updates:
  • Guy McGiboney - hospital
  • Betty Bailey - Recent fall
  • Teresa Shaffer (Lane Dobbs' Mother-in-law)

Prayers:
  • We extend our prayers for Krissy Jones and family in the death of her father, Joe Schell, who died last week.
  • Our prayers go to the family of Roy Webb, brother-in-law of Rick Gunter, who died April 8th. Pray also for Roy’s wife, Peg, who is Rick’s sister.
  • Doug Bolton - Burn Injury
  • Angela Gregory - hospital (Aunt of Sarah Gregory)
  • Joyce Williams and Delores V. Knox- serious health problems (sisters of Danny Vining)
  • 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
  • The staff of Piedmont Newton and all frontline workers
  • Jane Parker - recovering from a fall
  • Betty Lunsford - recovering at home
  • Sarita Pope - breast cancer (mother-in-law of Elizabeth Martin Pope)
  • Nancy Smith - recovering at home (daughter of Betsy and Sandy Morehouse)
  • 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)
  • Tom Bass - bone marrow cancer and dialysis (friend of Beth and Danny Vining)
  • 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/Basic Training

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.