August 8, 2018
Reception Honoring the Bynum Family
A reception will be held on Sunday, August 19th in Davis Hall following the worship service to honor Peter and his ministry at First Presbyterian Church. Please join your church family in wishing a fond farewell to Peter, Stephanie, Molly and Kate with best wishes, gratitude, and love. Light refreshments will be served.
Prayer Room Update
Join us Wednesday, August 22nd at 6:00 p.m. for an informal Q & A regarding our upcoming Prayer Room. If you’re not quite sure what a Prayer Room is (“Is it really open 24/7?”) or would like to know how to participate in this outreach ministry, plan on stopping by the Library Conference Room in the Education Building to get answers to all your questions.
Pop Up Canned Food Drive
A Pop Up Canned Food Drive, benefiting the church's Backpack Program, will be held on lawn in front of the Sanctuary on Monday August 20th at 12 noon for an hour and then again from 4:30-5:30 for an hour. Suggested items: fruit cocktail, tomato soup, chicken stew, Spaghetti O's, spaghetti sauce (no glass jars), chili beans, Beanie Weanies, vegetable soup, canned vegetables, beef stew.
Part-Time Employment Opportunity at Memorial Garden
Memorial Garden is looking for a part-time gardener. Must be able to use various lawn and garden equipment and be available to work on weekends. Fore more information, please contact Robert Jolly at 980-621-0719.
Sanctuary Renovation
Refinishing of hardwood floors complete
Next up: Installation of cork flooring
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Sanctuary Flowers
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sanctuary flowers,  please click here
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during the year.
Sunday, August 12th
Luke 10
Dr. Rev. Peter Bynum preaching
S unday, August 12
8:45 a.m. Summer Enrichment Series
9:00 a.m. Summer Choir
10:00 a.m. Worship
Monday, August 13
11:30 a.m. AA
7:00 p.m. Boy Scout District Roundtable
Tuesday, August 14
7:00 p.m. Session
Wednesday, August 15
11:30 a.m. Staff Luncheon (Office Closed)
6:00 p.m. Congregation Awareness Committee
Sunday, August 19
8:45 a.m. Summer Enrichment Series
9:00 a.m. Summer Choir
10:00 a.m. Worship
11:00 a.m. Reception for Bynum Family
Monday, August 20
11:30 a.m. AA
Tuesday, August 21
7:00 p.m. PW CT Meeting
Wednesday, August 22
12:00 p.m. Cabarrus Wellness Coalition
Thursday, August 23
6:30 p.m. Boy Scout Advancement Boards of Reivew

Worship Schedule
We will worship in Davis Hall at 10:00 a.m. each Sunday.
Summer Enrichment Series meets in the Rec Hall from 8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Summer Choir
If you are interested in singing in our Summer Choir, please come to the choir room
on the 3rd floor of the Education Building from 9:00 a.m.—9:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings.
Summer Choir is open to children, youth, and adults of all ages. We would love to have you!

The Banner Newsletter
The newsletter will be printed on the following dates: August 22nd and September 5th.

Church Office Hours
Monday—Thursday, 8:30 a.m.—5:00 p.m.
Closed Friday
Church Report
Rebekah "Becky" Little Ewart - Families in Need, Youth Group
Philip Lance Van Every Foil - Families in Need
Grady Lee Hennings (father of Stephanie Bynum) - Sanctuary Beautification
Earl Cliffton Kelley - Families in Need
Congratulations to Hanna Lynn Pless and Corey Smith whose marriage was celebrated
on August 4th in Monroe, NC.
The sympathy and condolences of the congregation are extended to the following families:
Martin Foil, who died on Monday, July 30th and
James Richardson (father of Kae Bradley), who died July 29th in Stewartstown, PA
Please keep these families in your prayers for peace and comfort.
Aug 9 - Greg Lemelin, Mary Anne Ritchie
Aug 10 - Guner Atkinson, Julie Connelly, Margaret Irvin
Aug 11 - Sarah Moffitt, Brian Todd
Aug 12 - Rebekah Niblock Munoz
Aug 13 - Parker Cain, Mary Beth Eubanks, Mallory Morris, Nancy Reynolds
Aug 14 - Robin Hayes, Virginia Shelley
Aug 15 - Jonathan Blackman, Rowan Churchyard, Dan Johnson, Sarah Morrison, Ellis Sheridan
Aug 16 - Mary Kathryn Ewart, Christian Glazewski
Aug 17 - Judy Mudd, Maxson Terwelp
Aug 18 - Anne Crosland, Carol Hovey
Aug 19 - Debby Brown, Chelsea Green, Anne Taylor, Jan White
Aug 20 - Bob Fulghum, Adeline Fulton, Carie Irving, Dakoda Lemelin, Franklin Niblock, Chase Thomas
Aug 21 - Greg Andrews, Bill Cochran, Martha Dobson, Barbara McCoy, Stephanie Reese, Leslie Rollins
Senior Pastor

Associate Pastor 
for Care and Mission

Associate Pastor
for Christian Formation

Director of Music and Organist
Heath Ritchie
Maintenance Superintendent

Director of First Kids

Church Hostess

Wedding Director
Contact Info
First Presbyterian Church

70 Union Street North
Concord NC 28025 

Mailing Address: 
PO Box 789 Concord NC 28026-0789

Church Office Hours: 
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Closed Friday
Memorial Garden:
(704) 786-8009
36 Spring Street SW
Concord NC 28025
Garden Hours: 
Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Closed Monday