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 clarson@firstpresfortwayne.org.  Additionally, four times a year the church publishes First News.   Click here to download the latest 2018 First News Quarterly.

FPC Hosts Kansas Youth Group

July 22, 2018

A group of 30 youth and 10 adults from Rolling Hills Presbyterian Church in Overland Park, Kansas, spent the night with us Saturday, July 21, (sleeping on the 3rd floor of the church) and then joined in our 11:00am worship service.  They were en route to Detroit for a week-long mission project where they will be doing rehab work with Motown Mission.  Rolling Hills also has an annual adult mission trip, returning next month to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.

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Blessing of the Backpacks

July 19, 2018

On Sunday, August 12, all students and educational staff are invited to bring their backpacks, briefcases or tote bags to the worship service of their choice for a special blessing to begin the new school year surrounded in prayer.

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Sunday July 22 at First Presbyterian

July 19, 2018

Join us this Sunday for worship services at 9:00 and 11:00am. Rev. Dr. Anne Epling's sermon is "Herods Today." Soprano Cassandra Petrie will provide special music during the 11:00am service in the sanctruary. The Korean-language service is at 11:00am in McMillen Chapel.                 

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Summer “A Day” Camps

July 16, 2018

The popular one-day summer programs have returned this year for children who have completed kindergarten through 5th grade.  The first was a "Science Camp" with a special presentation on whales June 26, with close to 30 attending. On July 29 kids built their own creations in "Build It/Make It Camp." The third session will be August 9, a "Cooking Camp," 3:00-6:30pm, cost $5. Kids will cook for their families. All camps are being held at the church.  Email Pastor Bill Lane at…

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Member Death

July 05, 2018

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Fort Wayne Open Streets, Sunday, July 15

July 03, 2018

Bike to church on July 15 and then enjoy the Fort Wayne Open Streets events nearby afterwards! If you're a biker or biking family, there is a group leaving Lakeside Park parking lot at 10 a.m. for a gentle 2 mile route to First Pres. There is bike parking at the Church inside the fenced in playground (playground will not be locked so you may want to bring a lock). Shorts and biking attire are ok in Church.  Open Streets turn streets into meeting places, places to socialize and places…

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Scholarship Recipients Announced

June 02, 2018

Scholarships from designated FPC funds have been awarded to the following:  Byoungchan "Ben" An (Indiana University), Colin Dorion (Berklee College of Music), Emma Grimes (Hanover College), and Emilie Uhrick (IU-PU Indianapolis). Additional scholarships from funds of the former Calvary Third Presbyterian Church go to Michael Giron (Ivy Tech), Samuel Pech-Scott (Purdue Fort Wayne), and Daniel Pech-Scott (Purdue Fort Wayne). 

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Announcement

May 25, 2018

Effective immediately, during weekday office hours (9:00am to 5:00pm) the main entrance into the church will be the Berry Street entrance next to the playground. All staff, members, visitors and deliveries will be directed to use the Berry Street entrance on the north side of the building. If you are unable to do stairs, then the McKay Foyer/Theater/Gallery entrance (west entrance) may be used. For planned church events,  other doors may be open at times with appropriate personnel watching…

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Successful Empty Bowls Event

May 25, 2018

The Empty Bowls fundraiser on Tuesday, May 1, at First Presbyterian Church was once again a rousing success. The IPFW students in Advanced Ceramics II and IV, taught by Assistant Professor Seth Green, completed a successful service-learning assignment by creating and selling over 200 bowls and raising $4250 to help feed the hungry in our community. Seventy percent of the profits went to the IPFW Food Bank, with the remaining going to the IPFW Ceramics Club.

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Pentecost Sunday

May 14, 2018

There will be a single Joint English-Korean service on Sunday, May 20, at 11:00am.  The Farmland Jazz Band will again provide Dixieland music for this popular service. Elders and Deacons will be installed, and the Pentecost Offering will be collected to support young people in Christ.  Wear red this Sunday!  As the third Sunday of the month, it is Mission Sunday at FPC. We bring non-perishable food items for the local emergency pantries, and serve a meal at the Rescue…

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