Ash Wednesday Worship

Join us on February 10.  12 Noon – Holy Dusting, FPC Memorial Garden  Come hear a roll call of the saints and participate in a 30 minute service of prayer, music and the imposition of ashes.  6 p.m. – Worship, FPC Sanctuary Join us for a short service of worship with the imposition of ashes and

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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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Valentine’s Day Party

Families with young children are invited to FPC on Sunday, February 14, from 4:30 -5:30 p.m. to make blessing bags with valentines.  We’ll have a story, a treat, and assemble “love bags” for the Walk-In Ministry.  Middles Schoolers are invited to join us!

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McPherson Lectureship—February 28-29, 2016

Dr. Douglas Ottati is our 2016 McPherson Lecturer. He is the Craig Family Distinguished Professor of Reformed Theology and Justice at Davidson College in Davidson, NC. His scholarly interests include contemporary theology and ethics and the history of theology and ethics, particularly in America. Sunday, February 28 9:45 a.m. Adult Sunday School (FPC, Watts-Hill Hall)

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YOU CAN VOTE Team Training – rescheduled!

Due to inclement weather, the January 23rd You Can Vote Kick-Off event at First Presbyterian Church (10:00AM  – 11:30 AM) has been moved to FEBRUARY 6th. Special guest: Anita Earls from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. We will train or re-train you on the new rules and teach you to engage effectively with voters.

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2016 Church League Basketball

It’s time to cheer on FPC’s teams in the Hope Valley Baptist Church Men’s Basketball League! Game dates are in the evenings on Mondays and Thursdays at the Hope Valley Baptist Church Gym. View the Schedule. Let’s cheer on our FPC basketballers!

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Centennial Celebrations

The FPC Centennial Celebration is a year-long series of events during 2016 to commemorate our having worshipped in our current sanctuary and enjoyed beautiful music offered to the glory of God from our Austin organ for 100 years. The next BIG event will be held in May!

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Thank you for your 2016 Pledge

“Many People, One Body” – 1 Corinthians 12:12 – If you need pledge materials or have questions about the pledging process, contact Tom Bloom at 919-682-5511 x 216 or t.bloom@firstpres-durham.org.

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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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Ash Wednesday Worship

Ash Wednesday Worship

Join us on February 10. 

12 Noon – Holy Dusting, FPC Memorial Garden  Come hear a roll call of the saints and participate in a 30 minute service of prayer, music and the imposition of ashes.  6 p.m. – Worship, FPC Sanctuary Join us for a short service of worship with the imposition of ashes and holy communion.  Supper follows at 6:30 p.m..

McPherson Lectureship—February 28-29, 2016

McPherson Lectureship—February 28-29, 2016

Dr. Douglas Ottati is our 2016 McPherson Lecturer. He is the Craig Family Distinguished Professor of Reformed Theology and Justice at Davidson College in Davidson, NC. His scholarly interests include contemporary theology and ethics and the history of theology and ethics, particularly in America.

Sunday, February 28
9:45 a.m. Adult Sunday School (FPC, Watts-Hill Hall) “The Spirit and the Church”
11:00 a.m. Worship (FPC sanctuary) Why Do You Eat and Drink with Tax Collectors and Sinners?(Texts: Isaiah 25:6–10; Luke 5:27–32)
7:00 p.m. Presentation at Trinity Avenue Presbyterian Church, Durham “A Welcoming Community of Grace and Forbearance”

Monday, February 29
11:00 a.m. Seminar w/ lunch (FPC, Watts-Hill Hall) “The Church and a Peculiar Discipline of Grace”

All events are free and open to the public.

Brochure and flyers for additional information:

YOU CAN VOTE Team Training – rescheduled!

YOU CAN VOTE Team Training – rescheduled!

Due to inclement weather, the January 23rd You Can Vote Kick-Off event at First Presbyterian Church (10:00AM  – 11:30 AM) has been moved to FEBRUARY 6th. Special guest: Anita Earls from the Southern Coalition for Social Justice. We will train or re-train you on the new rules and teach you to engage effectively with voters. A Ben and Jerry’s ice cream social following training!

 

RSVP HERE

See event flyer here!

Valentine’s Day Party

Valentine’s Day Party

Families with young children are invited to FPC on Sunday, February 14, from 4:30 -5:30 p.m. to make blessing bags with valentines.  We’ll have a story, a treat, and assemble “love bags” for the Walk-In Ministry.  Middles Schoolers are invited to join us!

2016 Church League Basketball

2016 Church League Basketball

It’s time to cheer on FPC’s teams in the Hope Valley Baptist Church Men’s Basketball League! Game dates are in the evenings on Mondays and Thursdays at the Hope Valley Baptist Church Gym. View the Schedule. Let’s cheer on our FPC basketballers!

Centennial Celebrations

Centennial Celebrations

The FPC Centennial Celebration is a year-long series of events during 2016 to commemorate our having worshipped in our current sanctuary and enjoyed beautiful music offered to the glory of God from our Austin organ for 100 years. The next BIG event will be held in May!

Thank you for your 2016 Pledge

Thank you for your 2016 Pledge

“Many People, One Body” – 1 Corinthians 12:12 – If you need pledge materials or have questions about the pledging process, contact Tom Bloom at 919-682-5511 x 216 or t.bloom@firstpres-durham.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)