Youth, Service, and Outreach Opportunities
First Press Weekly e-News
October 10, 2019
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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Sunday School "On the Road"
Sundays starting October 13 @ 10:00am
This coming Sunday, October 13, we will meet on the square at  Bread & Butter  at 10:00am and be just a short walk from the church. Once again, come out and get to know Kimmy, as well as enjoy some great discussion with Pam & Jim!!
Meet & Greet with Kimmy Party
THIS COMING Sunday, October 13
4:30 - 6:30 pm @ the Stillerman's House
Make plans to come meet our new Director of Family Ministries, the Rev. Kimmy Briggs, this coming Sunday afternoon, October 13th.
Join us from 4:30 - 6:30pm for good food with good friends! We will also take time to do a simple mission/service project to help the church be ready to provide the homeless and/or hungry with food and water..
Parents, siblings and friends are welcome to join us for the fun.
Dinner will be provided.
Directions are  HERE .
QUESTIONS? Call Kimmy Briggs at 404-632-9933, or e-mail  HERE
Oxford Sunday
October 20
Join us as we welcome Oxford students, faculty and staff to First Presbyterian for Oxford Day on Sunday, October 20 to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. Dr. Douglas Hicks, Dean of Oxford College, will be preaching at the morning worship service. We look forward to welcoming these visitors to our community and to First Presbyterian!
Oxford College
Trunk or Treat!
October 27
3rd Annual Trunk or Treat! Hosted by the Early Learning Center Sunday, October 27, 4:00 to 6:00 pm. It will be held in the FPC Fellowship Hall. No Cost to Attend. Costumes Encouraged! 50/50 Raffle—information to follow! Families are asked to:

1. Send in a bag of candy by October 22
2. Consider hosting a “trunk” or game (Hint: Pinterest has TONS of ideas!)
Family Promise
October 27-November 3
Family Promise FPC will be hosting families again during the week of October 27 - November 3. If you'd like to help you can sign up online at Find A Sign Up or go to and under "Search for a Sign Up" enter my e-mail address: then follow the prompts to choose which job you want to do. Contact Doug Bolton with any questions (678)858-2080
Praise & Prayers
We extend our sympathy and prayers for Debra Arnold and her family in the death of her father, Steve Bozarth.

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

  • Agnes Campbell - ICU at Piedmont Newton
  • Anthony Arwood - stroke, Shepherd Spinal Center (husband of Audrey, son- in-law of Pat Harper)
  • Ronnie Patrick - surgery for thyroid cancer (son of Jim and Lynda Patrick)
  • 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
  • Sam Ramsey - breathing issues
  • Peter Milner - cancer (nephew of Day & Larry Kennon)
  • Miriam Witherspoon - shoulder surgery September 5 (daughter of Miriam & Jack Wheeler)
  • Larri Harris - melanoma treatment (friend of Susan Boteler)
  • Gene Stillwell - skin cancer surgery (cousin of Mary Ann Boyer)
  • Jessica Couture - skin cancer surgery (daughter of Del & Mary Ann Boyer)
  • 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 Pastor Nominating Committee in your prayers throughout the process of searching for our new pastor. If you would like to see an update on their work, check out their blog HERE .

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