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First Press Weekly e-News
July 11, 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 .

To view our weekly worship bulletins and monthly newsletters, click  HERE .
ONLINE DIRECTORY  Stay in touch with your FPC family by logging into  REALM  where you will find an online directory and up-to-date records of your giving. If you don't already have a login for the site, contact Peni Kehoe at the church office via e-mail  HERE .  
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Men's Breakfast and Study
Saturday, July 13 @ 8:00am
The Men's Breakfast group will meet to continue our discussion of The Day the Revolution Began by N.T. Wright. We will be discussing Chapter 4: The Covenant of Vocation. Download a study guide HERE if you would like. Remember: Bring your breakfast and bring a friend!
Recent Sermons
Audio Now Available
We apologize for the lapse in posting audio of sermons through June. These sermons are now available with the links below or on our website at

Second Quarter Statements of Giving
Sent by Email
On July 8th, we sent quarterly statements to those who have email via email. It would have been delivered as a link to your Realm statement from First Presbyterian Church. (If we have your correct email address.) Those who don’t have email will have a printed statement in a basket in the narthex. If you didn’t receive your statement via email, you may call or email the office and one will be printed for you.
Sweet Spirit of Salem Trail Race!
Saturday, July 13
Registration is OPEN for the Sweet Spirit of Salem Trail Race! Join us on Saturday, July 13, for the annual running of the Sweet Spirit of Salem 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run! Runners and walkers are welcome. Please see the registration link ( ) or please feel free to contact Maria Davis at 770-710-7975 with any questions or to be a sponsor.
Salem Camp Meeting
Monday, July 15
Sing in Combined Choir with SINGING SAINTS from First United Methodist Church at SALEM CAMP MEETING. Meet under the Tabernacle at 10:30 AM sharp for rehearsal. Choirs begin singing at 10:45 AM. Worship Service at 11:00 AM. Complimentary Lunch at Salem Hotel at 12:30 PM. Reservations required so please let Alice know your plans. 
Salem Camp Meeting
Praise & Prayers
We extend our sympathy and prayers for Jan Giles and her family in the death of her sister, Judith Davis Hart, of Kissimmee, Florida.

As well as prayers for Ed Perkerson in the recent death of his nephew.

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

  • Ronnie Patrick - neck surgery (son of Jim & Lynda Patrick)
  • Laura Cox - recovering from surgery as the result of a dog attack (Randy Layton’s niece)
  • Jane LeMaster - hospital in Athens (sister of Ed Perkerson)
  • Laurie Bunn - beloved dog seriously ill
  • Bill Cobham - dialysis, rehab in Snellville
  • Bobbie Vining - spine surgery and rehab (sister-in-law of Beth and Danny Vining)
  • Robin Valdez - stroke (friend of Steven Barnes)
  • Terry Elder - vision problems (daughter of Jean Elder)
  • Joe Schell - home (father of Krissy Jones)
  • Dick Wilson - cancer (brother of Michael Wilson)
  • Gene Mann - kidney failure/dialysis (father of Renee Shelnutt)
  • Ellen Clary - cancer (ex-wife of Bill Clary)
  • Steve Bozarth - cancer treatment (father of Debra Arnold)
  • 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
  • Spencer Boyd - lung cancer
  • Tom Holmes - cancer (friend of Dan Walden)
  • Brandon Massey - blood cancer (grand- son of Chuck and Sherry Brasher)
  • Carol Baynes - cancer (friend of Phyllis Yoder)
  • Robin McKeown - cancer (friend of Phyllis Yoder)
  • Mitchell Jessup - cancer (father of Nick Jessup) 

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.