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.
We will celebrate Communion this Sunday!

New Sermon Series: "I've Been Meaning to Ask..." A series for curiosity, courage, and connection.
Sanctuary Choir is Back!
Come make a joyful noise to the Lord on Tuesday evenings! Sanctuary Choir resumes rehearsal Tuesday, June 8th from 5:30-6:30. Handbell Choir will continue to rehearse from 7-8 on Tuesdays as well. We would love to have you join us for either or both ensembles!
Acolyte Ministry
We are inviting all 3rd-grade children and up to participate in our NEW Acolyte Ministry!

What is an Acolyte?
Acolytes are worship leaders who are "light-bearers," symbolically bringing in the light of Christ into our worship experience.

Acolyte Training
10:00 am on August 1st in the Sanctuary!

We are LIVE with our church calendar! If you have a meeting/ministry event and want to put it on the church calendar, email info@fpccov.org.
Summer Ministry 2021
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL: We will gather in the Fellowship Hall - All ages - for a time to explore what it means to be neighbors! We will begin June 6. Neeley and Courtney will be leading. Sundays at 10:00 am. We will NOT have Sunday School on July 4.

MATTHEW 25 STUDY: Our church said YES to being a Matthew 25 church. We will unpack more about what this means and how we can "act boldly and compassionately to serve people who are hungry, oppressed, imprisoned or poor". Tuesday evenings beginning June 8 on Zoom at 6:30pm.

This time of fellowship will continue through the month of June!
Wednesday Mornings in the Fellowship Hall!

Love A Latte if you would join us!
All invited!
We are excited to gather our youth this Summer for a time of fellowship, study, and fun! Check out our summer plans!
    Monday, July 12
is First Presbyterian Day!

Salem Camp Meeting will meet in person July 9-16, 2021.  Services are held at 11:00 AM and 7:30 PM daily.
FPC's Ambassador Choir will sing Monday morning, July 12, for the 11:00 AM Service. Alice Walker has invited all members of First Presbyterian Church and their families to a complimentary lunch at Salem Hotel after the Service.
Lunch reservations should be made to Alice by Friday, July 9
Ways to serve in our community
Blood Drive July 1st, 2021
Mark your calendars to volunteer or donate at our upcoming Red Cross Blood Drive: July 1st. 1 pm-6 pm
Volunteer Shifts:

Email info@fpccov.org
Ambassador Choir
on the Road Again!
Ambassador Choir, combined with Singing Saints from First United Methodist Church, is back together again. The combined group, called the Singing Ambassadors Choir, has received invitations to sing at Benton House on June 24, The Oaks at Ashton Hills, Salem Camp Meeting (July 12), and Smyrna Camp Meeting. These venues will be outside, and choir members will wear singers' masks and be socially distanced.
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

Follow the Food Pantry on Facebook
Covington FUMC Food Ministry
Volunteers Needed to be the hands and feet of Christ in our community!


Neeley's church email is:

Please do not respond to any emails you receive claiming to be Neeley if it is not from her work email above.
Please keep the following people and their families in your prayers this week:

  • Thank you to our Strategic Planning Team and Elders who participated in our second retreat of discerning our mission, vision, and purpose as the church family of FPC!

  • Dan Walden - Cardiac Amyloidosis
  • 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)

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.