Parkins plays for Organ Crawl (fundraiser)

Parkins plays for Organ Crawl (fundraiser)
Durham Arts Council Organ Crawl (Fundraiser)
Friday, June 8, 2018
5:30-9:00 p.m.
An exclusive event showcasing thrilling organ music and architecture of three Durham churches of historical significance, paired with three courses of fine food and drinks.  A short stroll from church to church, a golf cart shuttle will be provided for those with limited mobility.
STOP 1: Trinity United Methodist Church, 215 N. Church Street in downtown Durham – Enjoy hors d’oeuvres then a private performance by organist Tom Bloom.
STOP 2: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 403 E. Main Street in downtown Durham – Enjoy dinner at the Gothic Revival St. Philip’s Episcopal Church along with a performance by organist Paula Harrell.
STOP 3: First Presbyterian Church, 305 E. Main Street in downtown Durham – Enjoy dessert, coffee and a performance by organist Kathy Cain Parkins.
Tickets: $60 include
  • Delicious three course meal with wine
  • Private organ performances and architectural highlights of three Downtown Durham churches
  • Architecture expert and church renovator Terry Byrd Eason will share insight on each church
This event benefits the Durham Arts Council. Read more here.

Memorial Day observed

Memorial Day observed

The Church Office will be closed on Monday, May 28 in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Register Now for the Great Big Church Family Festival!

Register Now for the Great Big Church Family Festival!

Serve the Lord with Gladness!

Gathering at 3 Durham Churches, June 17-19 & End-of-Summer Reunion at New Hope Camp and Conference Center, August 5

Click here for more information and to register for this fun inter-generational event!

It’s available! New Book on the History of FPC

It’s available!  New Book on the History of FPC

Downtown By History and Choice: First Presbyterian Church of Durham, NC, 1871-2013.  Copies of Peter Fish’s book on the history of FPC can be purchased in four ways:  1) – At the church for $25 (make check payable to First Presbyterian Church); 2) – at The Regulator Bookshop ($30); 3) – By Mail Order with discount: Go to the Carolina Academic Press web site (www.cap-press.com); click on “Shopping Cart;” enter title (Downtown by History and Choice); click on “Check Out;” on page 1 of “online Order Form” go to box labelled “Discount Code” and enter FPCBOOK (in caps); make payment including shipping charge and sales tax for N. C. residents. Cost is typically $38.44;  or 4) – Through Amazon.com for $65.00.