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  khenderson@firstpresfortwayne.org .

Family Ski Trip

January 09, 2019

Sunday, January 27 to Swiss Valley in Jones, Michigan. Cost: $5.00 per person PLUS lunch, dinner, and ski package money. Youth 6th to 12th Grade may go without parent(s) but talk to Pastor Bill Lane.   Basic Schedule–Attend worship at 9:00am; leave the church at 10:30am. We will stop for lunch and plan to arrive around 1:30pm. We will leave Swiss Valley by 6:00pm and stop for dinner and should arrive back at church around 8:30pm. Questions, or to complete registration by January…

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Christian Stewardship

January 02, 2019

We've had an excellent response in pledging for 2019. With 225 stewardship cards received to date, the total amount pledged stands at $525,659. The continued financial gifts to First Presbyterian Church are a witness to our spiritual commitment and our desire to support the ministries and work of this church.  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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Anticipatory Grief

December 26, 2018

Saturday, January 12, 3:00-5:00pm - The Stephen Ministry Team invites you to “listen and learn” from Cindy Schaefer who is coming to have a conversation with us about “Anticipatory Grief.”   Cindy is the Director of Operations at Erin’s House and oversees the programming.  She is a Child Grief Specialist and certified in Bereavement and Trauma. Erin’s House provides “support for children, teens, and their families who have suffered the…

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Fiber and Crafting Event

December 26, 2018

January 12, 9:00am-3:00pm, in McKay Hall.  Fiber and other table-top crafters are invited to spend a winter Saturday working on your own projects in a friendly and encouraging setting.  We will meet to knit, crochet, weave, cross stitch, needlepoint, quilt, color, etc.  We will have a coffee cart, pastries, and pizza for lunch.  There will be a $10.00 fee, paid that day.  Please sign up in the Church Office by January 10, and indicate if you need an 8-foot table. …

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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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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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