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The 2014 School Supplies Drive under the title “Fill That Bus” has begun.  From July 20 through August 14, members and friends of FPC may “Fill Those Bins” placed in the church foyer with school supplies, courtesy of the Southwest Durham Rotary Club.  Last summer we filled several bins.  Let’s beat that record this summer with

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CALLING ALL WOMEN!

THEME - ”Slow Down and Center: Centering Prayer” Let go of things that normally occupy your mind and practice the presence of God. Learn together best practices of centering prayer. July 25 (5 p.m.) – July 26 (4 p.m.) Avila Conference Center, Durham Cost: $80 (scholarships available) To register, contact Marilyn Hedgpeth by July 21.

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BELOVED COMMUNITY PRAYER

Let us join with our downtown neighbors for evening prayer service on Wednesdays in July at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Garden at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.  Bob Yoder will lead the worship on July 23. All are welcome to attend these prayer services which are held in English and Spanish.

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SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL

This summer our theme of study is movies for children, youth, and adults. We look at film clips and talk theology around such movies as Up; Mandela:  Long Walk to Freedom; Finding Nemo; and Shawshank Redemption. All are welcome.  Click Movie Schedule to view the discussion schedule.

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YOUNG ADULTS RETREAT

Ready for a Break? August 29-31, 2014  (Fri-Sun of Labor Day Weekend) Spend the weekend relaxing beside the sound at Camp Don Lee with church friends; where fellowship, worship, meaningful conversations, good food, kayaking, hiking, a campfire and plenty of porch sitting will be the only “labor” expected! To sign up (or for more information)

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Downtown By History and By Choice.

First Presbyterian Church welcomes all who worship here.  We honor and celebrate the human diversity and unity that God gives us in Christ. We welcome individuals of every age, race, nationality, gender, ability, sexual orientation, and economic circumstance to participate fully in the life of the church.

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One of Our Core Values: Faith Exploration

FPC welcomes and encourages all to explore the call to discipleship and to consider questions of faith at all points on their journey with the Risen Christ.

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First Presbyterian is a Collection Site

First Presbyterian is a Collection Site

The 2014 School Supplies Drive under the title “Fill That Bus” has begun.  From July 20 through August 14, members and friends of FPC may “Fill Those Bins” placed in the church foyer with school supplies, courtesy of the Southwest Durham Rotary Club.  Last summer we filled several bins.  Let’s beat that record this summer with donated school supplies for our Durham elementary school teachers and students. For more information about this project go to http://durhamrotaryclub.org/2012/07/support-durham-public-school-teachers/.

CALLING ALL WOMEN!

CALLING ALL WOMEN!

THEME - ”Slow Down and Center: Centering Prayer”

Let go of things that normally occupy your mind and practice the presence of God. Learn together best practices of centering prayer.

July 25 (5 p.m.) – July 26 (4 p.m.)

Avila Conference Center, Durham

Cost: $80 (scholarships available)

To register, contact Marilyn Hedgpeth by July 21.

BELOVED COMMUNITY PRAYER

BELOVED COMMUNITY PRAYER

Let us join with our downtown neighbors for evening prayer service on Wednesdays in July at 5:30 p.m. in the Community Garden at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.  Bob Yoder will lead the worship on July 23. All are welcome to attend these prayer services which are held in English and Spanish.

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL

This summer our theme of study is movies for children, youth, and adults. We look at film clips and talk theology around such movies as Up; Mandela:  Long Walk to Freedom; Finding Nemo; and Shawshank Redemption. All are welcome.  Click Movie Schedule to view the discussion schedule.

YOUNG ADULTS RETREAT

YOUNG ADULTS RETREAT

Ready for a Break?

August 29-31, 2014  (Fri-Sun of Labor Day Weekend)

Spend the weekend relaxing beside the sound at Camp Don Lee with church friends; where fellowship, worship, meaningful conversations, good food, kayaking, hiking, a campfire and plenty of porch sitting will be the only “labor” expected!

To sign up (or for more information) contact:  Rev. Cherrie Barton Henry  OR   Amy Wilson