Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Worship with us at
8:30 AM and 11:00 AM
February 23, 2020

Matthew 17:1-9

Listen to Him
Chris Joiner

Immortal, Invisible, God Only Wise
Jesus, Take Us to the Mountain
Jesus Shall Reign Where'er the Sun

Build Thee More Stately Mansions
Gordon Young

Red Beans and Rice
Chicken Noodle Soup
Tossed Salad
French Bread
Assorted Desserts

Cost is $5.00 adult, $3.00 children, and $15.00 family maximum. If you are celebrating a birthday during this week, your meal is free.
Christian Education
Wednesday Night Live (WNL)
Table fellowship warms the soul! Have you tried WNL? It is a time for food, fellowship, programming, and rehearsals. Dinner is served at 6 PM and programming starts at 6:45 PM. Nursery, children, youth, and adult programming is offered each week.
Adult Programming (6:45 PM)
Rooted in Love: Digging Deeper into Race Relations
Joint conversations with Shorter Chapel A.M.E Church, Bahá´í Community of Nashville, and First Presbyterian Church of Franklin. Join us tomorrow (Feb. 19) for the final presentation with dialogue and community building.  Dinner will be served at 6 PM ($5 adults, $3 children, $15 family max) and presentations for adults and students at 6:45 PM. Nursery and Children’s Choir for younger children available.

February 26 Joint Ash Wednesday service, 6:45 PM, FPC Sanctuary
Feb 23, 5:30 PM Parent Resource Event:
Learning to be an LGBTQ+ Inclusive Family
Register HERE , Childcare available. Contact Kim Joiner for more info.

*Don't forget to click the Youth News button at the top of the email for more upcoming Youth events!
Plan for NaCoMe Summer Camp!
Check out the options at www.nacome.org
Our church feels strongly that children and youth benefit greatly from a summer church camp experience at our presbyterial camp NaCoMe. So strongly that we pay ½ the registration fee for all church members. Registration is open, use the code: Frank20 on their online registration form. (Some camps already have a wait list!)
Summer GIFT
A New Way to Do VBS!
JUNE 14-17
5:30—8:00 PM
(Dinner is included)
All Ages Welcome—Participate as a Family!
Registration opens March 1
GIFT is an Intergenerational VBS experience designed to strengthen families and connect generations in faith. Adults of all ages, couples and families of all sizes will enjoy:
¨ Family-friendly meals at no charge with dietary options
¨ Engaging skits and music
¨ Fun crafts and games
¨ Faith-filled conversations
¨ Hands-on mission experience
¨ Outdoor Movie at the Closing Celebration
¨ T-shirts for all registered!
Registration is FREE andopens March 1
Will You Be My Neighbor?
Summer GIFT: June 14-17
Primetimers: Upcoming Events
Primetimers will meet for lunch on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 11:00 AM at the Corner Pub, 1916 Columbia Ave., Franklin. Hope to see you there!

Primetimers will meet at the church parking lot on March 19 at 10:30 am to board the bus or join prearranged carpools to travel to the Nashville Farmers Market for lunch and then tour the Tennessee State Museum. Time permitting we will visit the carillon. Sign-up on the Primetimers bulletin board. First 15 on the list will be on the bus; the rest will ride in prearranged carpools. Maximum 22 people.
Saturday Morning Men's Bible Study
Each week a group of men of various ages meet on Saturday morning at 7:30-8:30 AM in the Adult Library for Bible study. We do not claim to be Biblical scholars but we are interested in scripture and how it impacts our lives. We are beginning a new study on the book of Acts. The study books by William Barclay are available for a small cost.
Coffee is free. The “treats” to go with the coffee are also free! Try us out any Saturday. For more information call Art Herron at 615-403-4655.
Women’s Book Club: February 27
Why We Can’t Sleep: Women’s New Midlife Crisis by: Ada Calhoun
10:45 AM in the Church Parlor (right after Yoga at 9:30 AM) and
7 PM at the home of Sarah Fox.
Women’s Connection 2020
Registration is open for the Women’s Connection at Montreat August 14-16, 2020. Housing in Assembly Inn goes quickly for this event. The 2020 Leadership speakers will be Rev. Dr. Alice Ridgill, Jen Hatmaker, and Frances Taylor Gench.
For more information, visit montreat.org/events/wc2020 .
We are planning to attend as a group, so who would like to join us?
Email Kim Joiner if interested.  
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN will meet on 2 nd Tuesday, March 10, in the parlor at 9:45 – 11:00. We continue our study of the Ten Commandments with Lesson Seven – Words of Love: Do Not Steal.  We invite anyone to join our circle of study and friendship.  For info – Betty Willoughby 615-794-1131.
FPC Arboretum
Dylan Raines from our Boy Scout troop and church is working on his Eagle Scout Project. He will be helping the church officially become an Arboretum (tree sanctuary) by labeling many of the trees across the property. Donations for the purchase of the signs would be greatly appreciated by him. Checks may be made to FPC with “Dylan Raines’ Eagle Project” on the Memo line and placed in the offering plate or turned into the office. Thank you for your help!
Music/Arts and Worship
New Pipe Organ Update
Casavant Countdown: 8 Months
Casavant Opus 3938 (Installation – September of 2020)
Work continues on the new organ in the Casavant workshop in Montreal
and assembly is taking place at present. 

If you would like to visit Montreal for the rare opportunity to see (and hear) the organ prior to its shipment, please see the Director of Music for the date, information, and more details.

Watch for additional updates here each month.

Casavant Review of the Year 2019 Newsletter
Information about Casavant Freres Limitee, as well as projects for the present and upcoming year 2020. Get your copy at the music bulletin board in Wilson Hall or click here to read the Newsletter.

Rehearsal Schedule Reminders
We encourage you to add your “musical tithe” to ours in this new year! Join us for a Wednesday evening rehearsal…join us for a Sunday morning service…join us for a special event preparation or season…or choose to join us on a more long-term basis. Just join us!!   

Carillon Handbell Choir – Wednesdays, 5:15-6:00 PM (Room 215-A)

WNL Mid-week Meal – Wednesdays, 6:00-6:45 PM in Wilson Hall

Children’s Choir (Younger Disciples) – Wednesdays, 6:45-7:15 (Room 213)

WNL Programming – Wednesdays, 6:45-7:30 PM in Barr Conference Room

Chancel Choir – Wednesdays, 7:15-8:45 PM (Room 215-B)
Carillon Schedule
Before/After Worship (Sunday)
Hymn Program (Sunday & Friday Noon and Sunday at 6:00 PM)
Ringing the Hours (Weekday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM)
9:00 AM - Preschool
5:15 PM - Carillon Handbell Choir Rehearsal
6:00 PM - Room In The Inn
6:00 PM - Wednesday Night Live Dinner
6:00 PM - Room In The Inn
6:45 PM - Children's Choir
6:45 PM - Wednesday Night Live Programs
7:15 PM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
Room In The Inn
9:00 AM - Preschool
9:30 AM - Community Yoga Class
11:00 AM - Primetimers Lunch - Corner Pub
2:45 PM - Youth Coffee - 2nd and Bridge
7:00 PM - Facility Management Committee
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:00 AM - Sisters in Spirit
4:00 PM - Alice Boyce Family Visitation
7:30 AM - Men's Bible Study
10;00 AM - Visitation for Alice Boyce Family
11:00 AM - Service of Witness to the Resurrection for Alice Boyce
7:45 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
8:30 AM - Worship Service
9:30 AM - Common Grounds
9:45 AM - Sunday School
10:30 AM - Chancel Choir Rehearsal
10:30 AM - Common Grounds
11:00 AM - Worship Service
5:30 PM - Parent Resource Event
9:00 AM - Preschool
10:30 AM - Growth Group
6:00 PM - Wedding Committee
9:00 AM - Preschool
6:00 PM - Mission Committee
Upcoming Events and Registrations
December-March:   Room In The Inn volunteer needs

Spring 2020:   Common Grounds volunteers

February 26: Ash Wednesday Service

March 8: Inquirer Lunch

March 14: 2NDSAT at Downtown Presbyterian Church