Calling a new Head of Staff

We are excited to announce that our Ministry Information Form (MIF) is available on the PC(USA) Church Leadership Connection website! In the next week or so, we will have supplemental resources available on this page for candidates to learn more about our congregation and our community. In the meantime, please enjoy learning about our church

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Sunday School Kick-Off!

Sunday, August 30 9:45 a.m.  – Sunday School Breakfast and Activities (all classes combined) in Watts-Hill Hall   11:00 a.m.  – Worship with the Ordination and Installation of New Officers Marilyn T. Hedgpeth, preaching   CHRISTIAN NURTURING THEME FOR 2015-2016: “God’s Great Garden” We are all plants in God’s great garden. God’s knowledge is our

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Living Wage Certified!

First Presbyterian Church of Durham is the first church to gain living wage certification through Durham’s Living Wage Project. This means that First Presbyterian Church is committed to paying a living wage for all employees and acknowledges support of a living wage for all. The Durham Living Wage Project was started through grass-roots organizing by

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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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Sunday School Kick-Off!

Sunday School Kick-Off!

Sunday, August 30

9:45 a.m.  – Sunday School Breakfast and Activities (all classes combined) in Watts-Hill Hall

 

11:00 a.m.  – Worship with the Ordination and Installation of New Officers

Marilyn T. Hedgpeth, preaching

 

CHRISTIAN NURTURING THEME FOR 2015-2016:

“God’s Great Garden”

We are all plants in God’s great garden. God’s knowledge is our soil. With it we can live forever. Without it we wilt and die.

– Calvin W. Allison

Living Wage Certified!

Living Wage Certified!

First Presbyterian Church of Durham is the first church to gain living wage certification through Durham’s Living Wage Project. This means that First Presbyterian Church is committed to paying a living wage for all employees and acknowledges support of a living wage for all. The Durham Living Wage Project was started through grass-roots organizing by the Durham People’s Alliance and has now confirmed over 60 Durham employers as “Living Wage Certified.” Carl Rist is one of the project’s organizers and a member of First Presbyterian Church. “There has been increasing concern among local residents about a growing gap between rich and poor in our community,” said Rist. “Starting a living wage certification program was the best option for raising the importance of living wages and recognizing employers who pay a living wage.” According to the Living Wage Project, the 2015 wage rate, which is based on the livable wage rate of Durham County and the City of Durham, is $12.33 per hour. If the employee is reimbursed at least 50% of their health care costs, the rate is $10.83 per hour. More information about the Project may be found on the website of Durham’s Living Wage Project at http://www.durhamlivingwage.org/

Calling a new Head of Staff

Calling a new Head of Staff

We are excited to announce that our Ministry Information Form (MIF) is available on the PC(USA) Church Leadership Connection website! In the next week or so, we will have supplemental resources available on this page for candidates to learn more about our congregation and our community. In the meantime, please enjoy learning about our church though the other pages on our website. We welcome everyone who is interested in learning about FPC and our journey to call a new Head of Staff! Blessings, Your FPC Pastor Nominating Committee (PNC)