Every Friday FPC sends out an e-newsletter that shares church news and provides information on the upcoming Sunday worship service. If you would like to subscribe, please email bgrueb@firstpresfortwayne.org

Memorial Day Weekend

May 16, 2019

Sunday, May 26, there will be one English Language worship service at 9:30am in McMillen Chapel.  The Korean Language Service will be at its regular time, 11:00am, in the McMillen Chapel. Note: there will be no live streaming this Sunday.

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Scholarships Awarded

May 15, 2019

The Scholarship Committee (Kathy Miller-chair, Judy Hayhurst, Vernell Fettig) is pleased to announce the following $1,000 scholarship awards:  First Presbyterian Scholarships: Byoungguk (Brian) An (Indiana Purdue at Indianapolis), Byoungchan (Ben) An (Indiana University), Emma Grimes (Hanover College), Ethan Grimes (Ohio Wesleyan University);  Calvary Third Scholarships:  Colin Dorion (Berklee College of Music), Sierra Serban (Dominican University of California).   We…

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Family Retreat May 18-19

May 02, 2019

There is still time to join us for a weekend family retreat at Geneva Center May 18 - May 19. We will leave the church parking lot May 18 at 7:30am.  Upon arrival, we will spend Saturday morning helping around the retreat center, then have lunch together. After lunch you are free to spend the day with your family exploring trails, the lake, a challenge course, and many more things to do.  Dinner is together and later a campfire and fellowshipping.  There will be a boys and girls…

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Empty Bowls Project

April 21, 2019

April 23, 11:00am to 2:00pm, McKay Hall -  A project sponsored by the Purdue Fort Wayne Department of Art and Design to help raise money for the  Pantry at Purdue Fort Wayne, Blessings in a Backpack, and allows the Purdue Ceramics Club to continue hosting events like this. Individuals donate $20 and select a beautiful, one-of-a-kind, handcrafted ceramic bowl along with a complimentary soup lunch including a drink and dessert. Questions?  Contact Seth Green greens@pfw.edu .  

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Scholastic Book Fair

April 21, 2019

Support the First Presbyterian Church Day School at the  Scholastic Book Fair April 24 through Sunday, April 28. It takes place in the Small Dining Room and proceeds support our Day School.  

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Jubilee Sunday April 28

April 21, 2019

Fifty-year members of FPC will be recognized at the 11:00am worship service and at a Deacons-sponsored luncheon on April 28. 2019 marks 50 years of FPC membership for the following:  Stephen Chapman, Elizabeth Johnston, James Johnston, Betty LeMasters, Joan Ruble, John Ruble, Pat Sheets, Paul Sheets, Sally Swihart, Tom Swihart, Amy Szwabowicz, Nanette Teixeira (died Jan 18, 2019), Nancy Ward, Cynthia French, Rod Severine, and Maribelle Severine.

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Great American Clean-Up

April 20, 2019

The Children, Youth, and Family Committee would like to invite you to participate in the Great American Cleanup on Saturday, May 4.  All are welcome.  After the work is done, a volunteer celebration with food, drinks, prizes and live entertainment is held at Headwaters West from11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  There is no RSVP but the first 12 respondents will get a free T-shirt and gloves.  Call or text Lucas Satter at 260-246-7394 for more information. The Great American Cleanup is…

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Puerto Rico Follow-Up

April 16, 2019

It's been 20 months since Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico, and Presbyterians have been working in the recovery ever since.  Presbyterian Disaster Assistance is a ministry of One Great Hour of Sharing. For an update on the efforts of PDA in Puerto Rico, click here.

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Seeking God in the Heart of the City

April 11, 2019

We had anywhere from 55-67 people take part on Wednesdays, possibly reaching over 70 members and friends in total.  On the final Wednesday, April 10, the gathered group came up with 173 ideas to connect with our downtown community and help improve the lives of everyone who lives, works and plays in downtown Fort Wayne!  A smaller group will distill that list down where it will eventually make its way to the Session and our committees for action and implementation. If you have thoughts…

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Member Death

April 04, 2019

          Bergendahl obituary

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