January 9, 2019
Guest Preacher, Rev. Lisa McLennan
This Sunday, January 13th, we welcome the Rev. Lisa McLennan to the pulpit. Lisa is the Admissions Director of Union Presbyterian Seminary’s Charlotte campus and serves as a Parish Associate at Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church. She worked as a registered dietitian for 20 years before answering a call to seminary as a second career pastor. She and her husband Braxton have 3 teenagers, and they enjoy skiing, hiking and watching the Panthers and the Tarheels while tailgating in their driveway.
Congregational Meeting
A Congregational Meeting has been called by the Session for this Sunday, January 13th, at the 11:00 a.m. worship service for the purpose of receiving the 2019 Budget as information and holding the Annual Meeting of the Corporation.
Wednesday Night Fellowship
On January 16th, we invite you to join us at 6:00 p.m. for dinner and casual conversation. While we will still host programs after dinner from time to time, we encourage you to use this informal time to catch up with one another and make new friends. We hope to see you there! Please make your dinner reservations by noon Monday, January 14th.
Menu: meat loaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, fruit, salad, dessert.
Lunch Bunch
On Tuesday, January 15th, Lunch Bunch will take a tour of The Commons, our new Prayer Room, led by Carrie Myers and Hunter Morrison. Please make your lunch reservations by noon Monday, January 14th.
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Wednesday Night Fellowship
Wednesday, January 16th
6:00 p.m., Davis Hall
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Sunday, January 13, 2019
Rev. Lisa McLennan
Isaiah 43:1-17
"Through the Waters"
Sunday, January 13
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship (Congregational Mtg)
3:00 p.m. Children's Choir
4:00 p.m. Youth Choir
4:30 p.m. Circle 5
5:00 p.m. Middle School Youth Fellowship
6:00 p.m. All Youth Supper
6:30 p.m. High School Youth Fellowship
Monday, January 14
9:00 a.m. First Kids Preschool
11:00 a.m. Circle 4
11:30 a.m. AA
7:00 p.m. Boy Scout District Roundtable
Tuesday, January 15
9:00 a.m. First Kids Preschool
11:45 a.m. Lunch Bunch
7:00 p.m. PW CT Meeting
Wednesday, January 16
7:30 a.m. Men's Bible Study
9:00 a.m. First Kids Preschool
4:30 p.m. Interim Senior Pastor Search Com.
6:00 p.m. Fellowship Supper
6:30 p.m. Sanctuary Choir
Thursday, January 17
9:00 a.m. First Kids Preschool
5:00 p.m.. Girl Scouts 334 - Cadette, Senior, Ambassador
7:00 p.m. Boy Scouts Troop 3
Friday, January 18
9:00 a.m. First Kids Preschool
10:00 a.m. FPC Foundation Investment Review
Sunday, January 20
9:45 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship
1:00 p.m. Combined Youth Fellowship
3:00 p.m. Children's Choir
4:00 p.m. Youth Choir
Red Cross Cabarrus VIP Blood Drive
Monday, January 21st, Davis Hall
2:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Visit and enter: Cabarrus VIP to schedule an appointment.
Church Report
Jan 09 - Sandy Aldridge, Cynthia Bethune, Hamilton Jones
Jan 10 - Michael Gilbert, Mabry Morgan, McLeod Phillips
Jan 11 - Susan Hannah, Abigail Hedgecock, Chip Hoover, Rexi Lemelin, Molly Morrison
Jan 12 - Hoyt Carlough, Remy Helfer, Lauren Hinson, Grant Martin
Jan 13 - Eileen Beall, Caroline Gaul, Stephanie Olson, Susan Otteni, Dave Sheridan
Jan 14 - Joy Cook, Baylor Koch, Mary McCrimmon, Kay Niblock-James
Jan 15 - Hans Beier, Caroline Hedgecock, Greg Leeman, Elizabeth Martin, Brandon Say
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, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Closed Friday
The Commons Prayer Room Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Open for Scheduled Groups
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Thursday - Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sunday mornings for FPC

Memorial Garden:
(704) 786-8009
36 Spring Street SW
Concord NC 28025
Garden Hours: 
Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Closed Monday