Masks are asked to be worn inside at this time unless eating or drinking
We are excited to begin the discernment process for the 2024 Class of Elders! The Nominating Committee includes Trista Hooten-Wilson, Stan Hall, Day Kennon, Betsy Morehouse, and Carter Gibson. The Congregation is asked to submit names for consideration for elders to the nominating committee by May 17th.
Our Seminary Summer Intern, Courtney Pittman, will start her time with us on May 16th in worship!
Our Faith and Fellowship Team invites you to join us on Pentecost Sunday, May 23rd for our Pentecost Party in the FPC Playground area! Pentecost is a time to celebrate the 50th day following Easter with a feast. Following our worship service on May 23rd, all church members and guests are invited to join us for a BBQ lunch with individual lunch baskets and drinks. Wear RED and celebrate Pentecost with us.
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, Trista Hooten-Wilson, and Neeley Lane.
On the second Thursday of the month, you are invited to bring your knitting, crocheting, and other handcrafts to join for a time of prayer and fellowship. The group will gather in the fellowship hall, socially distant and masked. This month they will meet on May 13 at 6:30 pm. Perri Walden is the coordinator. If you need to get in touch with her you can call or text 404-502-9293 or email: email@example.com
The Pastor's Patio
We do not have any spots available at this time! We are working on some additional dates! If you would like to be put on the list for a Pastor's Patio in the future please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 Newton Trails! Trail Clean-up will be the FIRST Tuesday of every month at 10:30 am. Next Clean up: June 8 For more information contact John McCarthy or email email@example.com
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!
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 a classroom downstairs and on Zoom at 10:00am. Please enter through the Sanctuary doors to then proceed to your class.
Youth Sunday School is led by Pam and Jim Stillerman and offers a time of connection and of studying scripture. Youth Sunday School meets in person in the current youth room. 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.
Calling All Graduates!
Are you or a loved one graduating this May/June? We would love to celebrate with you! Please email firstname.lastname@example.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:
Thank you to our children and youth for flowers on Mother's Day!
Thank you to Dan and Perri Walden for leading our children in song and movement in worship!
Tommy Bassett - liver cancer (Friend of Danny and Beth Vining)
Teresa Shaffer (Lane Dobbs' Mother-in-law)
Doug Bolton - Burn Injury
Angela Gregory - hospital (Aunt of Sarah Gregory)
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
Jane Parker - recovering from a fall
Betty Lunsford - recovering at home
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)
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)
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)
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