Here's what's happening!
January 16, 2020
Our weekly e-news is a snapshot of what is happening in the near future here at FPC. If you have any questions please call the church office at  770-786-7321 , or send us an e-mail  HERE .

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Members of Presbyterian Women's Martha Circle gathered for their lesson and lunch on January 7th at the home of Alice Walker.
MLK Holiday Observance
Sunday, January 19 at 3:00pm
The Newton County Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance will take place at 3:00pm on Sunday, January 19 in the Newton High School Auditorium with guest speaker Dr. Khalia Williams.

For more information click here .

In honor of MLK day, the church office will be closed on Monday, January 20.
Souper Bowl of Caring and Annual Meeting
February 2, 2020
We will hold our Annual Congregational Meeting, including lunch, on Sunday, February 2 immediately following worship.

In conjunction with the meeting, the youth will be collecting donations as part of Souper Bowl of Caring, which will support our local Community Food Pantry.

We need volunteers to bring a pot of soup to share.

Please contact Kimmy to find out how to help.
Family Promise
February 16-23, 2020
This is our third week of hosting for this mission, and we want to offer hospitality with excellence this week! Doug Bolton will be our lead coordinator and Susan Boteler will be assisting. Jay Lanners will be coordinating all meals. Grab a friend and sign up!  

Food Pantry
Donations for the month of January
The Food Pantry is now open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00-12:00. Donations of any non-perishable food items are welcome.

Suggestions donations for January: soups, chili, chicken and dumplings, spaghetti sauce
Praise & Prayers
Please keep the following people and their families in your thoughts and prayers this week:

  • Caryn and Michael Thompson following the death of Winnie, Caryn's great aunt
  • Alice Bolton (Michael Thompson's grandmother) - hospice
  • Bill Cobham - surgery
  • Martha Daddario - kidney surgery (friend of Jeff and Julie MacKenzie)
  • Cheryl Meichsner - eye surgery
  • Grace Ottley - eye surgery
  • Darcel Tabb - eye surgery
  • Brenda Howell - breast cancer
  • Guy McGiboney - stroke, returned to Merryvale (husband of Carol McGiboney and father of Donna Weesner)
  • Anderson Krieger - leukemia (friend of Trista Hooten-Wilson)
  • Mary Ann Boyer - shoulder
  • Joe Moon - hip surgery
  • Denny Dobbs - knee surgery
  • Homer Sharp Jr. - staph infection (cousin of Alice Walker)
  • Koen Ardis - Navy basic training
  • Noah Hicks - recovering from knee surgery
  • Wilford Reed - daughter was in car accident; his brother has age-related issues (friend of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Denise & Phil Vining - Denise received a kidney from her husband, Phil (Danny & Beth Vining’s nephew)
  • Julia Jones - cancer treatment (friend of the Carmichaels and Boltons)
  • Karen Lein Kaasa - cardiac bypass (sister-in-law of Julie MacKenzie)
  • Bob Darby - kidney problems (friend of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Jane Watson - kidney problems and blood cancer (sister-in-law of Curtis Watson)
  • Sharon Beasley Strickland - tests for oral cancer (classmate of Jeff MacKenzie)
  • Bill Miller - vascular dementia (Beth Vining's brother)
  • Joyce Williams - Alzheimer's Disease (Danny Vining's sister)
  • Warren Liem - health concerns
  • Peter Milner - cancer (nephew of Day & Larry Kennon)
  • Larri Harris - melanoma treatment (friend of Susan Boteler)
  • Larry Kennon - recovering from shoulder surgery
  • Terry Elder - myasthenia gravis (daughter of Jean Elder)
  • Ellen Clary - cancer (ex-wife of Bill Clary)
  • Angela Gregory - cancer treatment, in Scotland (sister of Dave Gregory)
  • Robby Ashworth - treatment for brain tumor (son of Joyce Ashworth)
  • Matt Cooper - CPD officer at home but still recovering
  • Brandon Massey - blood cancer (grand- son of Chuck & Sherry Brasher)
  • Carol Baynes - cancer (friend of Phyllis Yoder)
  • Robin McKeown - cancer (friend of Phyllis Yoder)

Please keep the church staff in your prayers during this time of transition.

Please update your prayer requests this week! 
Email: or call the church office, 770-786-7321.