Scout Sunday
First Press Weekly e-News
February 7, 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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Pastoral Nominating Committee
At our Annual Congregational Meeting last Sunday, February 3rd we elected this team of church members and charged them with finding our next pastor. We will hold them in our hearts and prayers in the months ahead as together they do the work that God has called them to.

Details on the members can be found HERE.
Jodi Walden Atkins
Patrick Carmichael
Cheryl Gibson
Sam Hay
Warren Liem
Stephanie Scarborough
Cy Wolverton
Men's Bible Study and Breakfast
Saturday, February 9th @ 8:00am
The Men's Bible Study will begin again this month. We will meet in the fellowship hall to have a discussion about options for future study. Bring your breakfast and bring a friend!
Scout Sunday
Sunday, February 10th
This Sunday, February 10th will honor the anniversary of scouting with Scout Sunday. Members and leaders of Cub Scout Pack 4511 will be joining us to greet members and guests and to present the colors during worship.
Boy Scout Sunday
2019 Church Directory ** UPDATED **
A new, updated church directory is available for download HERE. Paper copies are available in the narthex and the church office.
Church Member Needs Assistance
Our dear friend Dot Schaeffer has moved back to Covington and is living in a personal care home in south Newton County at 12166 Highway 212. If you are able to help her with the any of the following things, please call her at 678-777-6604:
  • Ride to church on Sundays (directions HERE)
  • Medicaid registration
  • Veterans Benefits
Family in Need
Souper Bowl of Caring ** Winners**
Thanks to your generosity, our Souper Bowl of Caring luncheon and offering were a HUGE success! We enjoyed a selection of eight different flavors of homemade soup, and collected $1013... all of which will go to the Community Food Pantry to help feed our neighbors in need. THANK YOU!
Praise & Prayers
We celebrate the birth of Nashton James Petefish, son of Jennifer (Elder) and Roger Petefish and great-grandson of Jean Elder. Welcome to the world, Nash!

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

  • Jean Elder - respiratory issues
  • Ruth McDaniel - home, back problems
  • Velma Prescott - Abbey Hospice
  • Ellen Clary - cancer (ex-wife of Bill Clary)
  • Alex Bowen - injured at school (nephew of Debbie Gossage)
  • Kathleen Brooking - rehab at Riverside (mother of Peggy Stallings)
  • Steve Bozarth - cancer treatment (father of Debra Arnold)
  • Mindy Forehand - home
  • Angela Gregory - recovering from surgery (sister of Dave Gregory)
  • Emalie Barnes - home (mother of Steven Barnes)
  • Gene Wallace - Merryvale
  • Agnes Campbell - home
  • Beverly Star Edmonds - cancer (mother of Steve Kapp)
  • Anne Adams - multiple surgeries (sister-in-law of Gene Wallace)
  • Robby Ashworth - brain tumor (son of Joyce Ashworth)
  • Matt Cooper - CPD Officer injured in the line of duty; home
  • Mark Fogarty - cancer
  • Spencer Boyd - cancer
  • Sophia Hawley--Cystic Fibrosis (home)
  • Tom Holmes - cancer (friend of Dan Walden)
  • Clynton Byer - heart surgery (friend of the Ardis family)
  • Brandon Massey - blood cancer (grandson of Chuck & Sherry Brasher)
  • Jeanette Davis - hospice care (mother of Maria Davis)
  • Ethan Lassiter - brain tumor (8 y.o. grandson of E.G. and Maryanne Lassiter)
  • Anderson Krieger--chemotherapy at home
  • Carol Baynes--cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Robin McKeown - cancer, friend of Phyllis Yoder
  • Ron Swatty--heart problems (brother-in-law of Charles Ardis)
  • Mitchell Jessup--cancer (father of Nick Jessup)

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