Job Openings at FPC

Job Openings at FPC

Search Committees at First Presbyterian Church, Durham are seeking to fill two positions: Director of Children’s Ministry and Administrative Assistant.

Director of Children’s Ministry Position: The job description can be found here. Qualified candidates should apply by email: [email protected].  Questions may be directed to Search Committee co-chairs Kathy Conner ([email protected]) and Laura Kelley ([email protected]).

Administrative Assistant Position: We are seeking a tech-savvy, organized, self-starter to assist pastors, staff and church leaders in administering Church business.  Duties will comprise basic clerical support including, but not limited to, social media and website maintenance, Microsoft Office applications, database administration, and coordinating facility use by outside groups.  Position requires exceptional communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, as well as attention to detail and discretion in dealing with confidential information.  The assistant works 30 hours per week and receives employee benefits.  Salary commensurate with skills/experience. To apply, please send your cover letter, references, and resume by email or mail: Email:  [email protected]. Mail:  First Presbyterian Church, Administrative Assistant Search Committee, 305 E. Main St., Durham NC  27701. The full job description can be found here.

First Presbyterian Church honors and celebrates the human diversity and unity that God gives us in Christ, welcoming individuals of every age, race, nationality, gender, ability, sexual orientation, and economic circumstance to participate fully in the life of the church.

Mission statement and Core Values: /about-us/core-values/

For both open positions, FPC members, a family member of FPC members, and regular non-member attendees are not eligible to apply.

           

           

2020 Stewardship Campaign: Are you in?

2020 Stewardship Campaign: Are you in?

Did you receive a stewardship packet for 2020? Have you completed AND returned your pledge form? Questions about the pledging process should be directed to Tom Bloom, the Business Administrator, at 919-682-5511 x 216 or [email protected] Click here to read and hear about our 2020 Campaign and how pledges are used.

Church Office Holiday Schedule

Church Office Holiday Schedule

Closed for Thanksgiving: November 28 and 29, 2019

Closed for Christmas: December 25, 26, 27, 2019

Closed for New Year’s Day: January 1, 2020

OFFICE HOURS:
Monday – Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Volunteers will be at the desk to answer the phone and assist people at the door from 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  The Walk-in Ministry will continue to see clients on Mondays and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m.to 12 noon.

Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. A volunteer will be at the desk to
answer the phone and assist people at the door from 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

The church office is not staffed on Saturdays or Sundays.

Marilyn Hedgpeth is retiring!

Marilyn Hedgpeth is retiring!

Marilyn Hedgpeth announces she will retire at the end of 2019. Click here to read Marilyn’s letter to the Session. A retirement celebration/reception will be held on January 22, 2020, following worship.

Building Connections

Building Connections

A new church year began on September 1, 2019. This year’s theme for our Ministry of Christian Nurture is “Building Connections.” Check out our study opportunities for adults, children, and youth by clicking on the appropriate link.

Adult studies

Children and youth studies

Retirement Announced

Retirement Announced

On Monday, August 26, 2019, the Session of First Presbyterian Church received and accepted a letter of request to retire from ministry from Sam Miglarese, Associate Pastor, effective December 31, 2019. Please read here Sam’s letter to the Session. A retirement celebration/reception will be held following worship on Sunday, December 22, 2019.

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.