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Sunday December 16 at First Presbyterian

December 13, 2018

It's the Third Sunday of Advent, with the lighting of the Candle of Hope..Rev. Dr. Annie B. Epling will be telling the story of Zechariah with here sermon entitled "Congratulations! You're Going to be a Father?" at 9:00 and 11:00am services. A Korean language service is in McMillen Chapel at 11:00 with Rev. Youngsoo An preaching. The annual Christmas Joy offering will be collected at all services.  A "Parents Day Out" will be available in the afternoon 12:15 to 4:00pm. As always…

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Longest Night Service

December 12, 2018

Not everyone feels happy at Christmas. First Presbyterian, Grace Presbyterian and United Faith Presbyterian Churches are hosting a special worship service for those who are hurting. The Longest Night service will be on Thursday, December 20, at 6:00pm at United Faith Presbyterian Church, 1616 W. Main St. Feel free to join us.

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Feel Free…..to Celebrate!

December 10, 2018

You may have seen First Presbyterian commercials running on WANE-TV and ads popping up on Facebook or in your internet browser. Thanks to a generous member, we've been working with Ferguson Advertising on a media campaign to run during the month of December. The theme is "Feel free" . . .  feel free to celebrate, explore, be, ask, discover . . . at First Presbyterian. So, feel free to join us and celebrate the season here at First Presbyterian Church.  

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Christian Stewardship

December 10, 2018

We've had an excellent response in our pledging for 2019. Of the 200 pledge cards received to date, 29 were new pledges and 63 increased their pledge, bringing the total amount pledged to $500,389. Thank you so much for responding so faithfully to this year's stewardship campaign. If you have not yet turned in your pledge card, please do so as soon as possible. Offering envelopes for 2019 are now available in the small dining room.  

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Member Death

December 04, 2018


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Advent Devotions for 2018

December 02, 2018

A special booklet of Advent Devotions has again been prepared by Dr. Chelsea Vaught, our Director of Music. A new feature this year is the inclusion of liturgy and prayer for lighting candles each Sunday (December 2, December 9, December 16, December 23) and Christmas Eve. Her hope is that during this season of waiting and anticipating Christ’s birth you will gain a new perspective on the hymns we sing during the season. Copies of the booklet are free and now available in the church…

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Theater Fundraiser

November 25, 2018

First Presbyterian Theater’s Annual Barnes & Noble Book Fair will be held at their brick and mortar stores December 1 and 2, or online December 1 thru 7.   Do your Christmas shopping early as up to 20% of your purchase goes to the First Presbyterian Theater.  If purchasing in the store, provide the following number, 12348942 during your transaction to support the Theater.  This applies to any purchase in any store.  Or, if you prefer to shop online, enter the…

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Advent Festival November 28

November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 28, 2018, 5:30pm to 7:00pm for Children*, Youth, and Adults -  Join us in McKay Hall for a fun night of Crafts, Food, Fellowship, and lots of fun!   *Children 5th grade and under must be accompanied by parent or responsible adult. Volunteers are needed to help set up, run a craft station, and clean up. 

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Downtown Night of Lights November 21

November 08, 2018

Starting at 4:30pm in the church's Wayne Street courtyard the community is invited to join our Korean Group Ministry to hand decorate ornaments that are filled with prayers and wishes. The "Wishing Trees" will also be decorated with strung lights. In a 6:00pm ceremony the decorated trees will be lit. Hot chocolate will be served. The 5th Annual Ringing of he Bells is at 7:30pm, when First Presbyterian Church joins other downtown churches and the Allen County Library with the joyous Ringing…

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Live Streaming 11:00am Sunday Services

October 06, 2018

We have started live streaming our 11:00am Worship Service. Two remotely-operated cameras have been installed in the sanctuary, and switching is done by volunteer operators from a console on the balcany. You can now watch the service from anywhere having internet connection by either going to our Website or our page on Facebook.. The sermon can be separately watched, listened to, or read as text, a few days later on the…

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