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Food Collection Suspended

Due to the current government guidelines to “stay at home”,  the Hunger Relief Committee will not be collecting food from the congregation for the foreseeable future. We are continuing to purchase our monthly bulk food order from Kroger and some of our church staff...

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Member Deaths

JANICE GALBREATH LARMORE passed away peacefully on Friday March 20, 2020. Born on June 27, 1940 in Findlay Ohio she is the daughter of Dr. Walter and Sara (Newton) Galbreath. Jan attended Purdue University and received her Bachelor of Science in Education. Upon...

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UPDATE: In-person worship services have been cancelled through April 26. Dear Members and Friends of First Presbyterian Church,                 The situation of COVID-19 is rapidly evolving....

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Church Closing

Dear First Presbyterian Church Family,As we all live through this unprecedented time, you have remained on my heart and mind, and I pray for your welfare and safety. Please let me know if you or someone you know is in self-quarantine or feeling isolated, lonely,...

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Addressing Coronavirus

Dear Members and Friends of First Presbyterian Church,The Bible’s most repeated phrase is “fear not”. This is a great thing to remember as we live through the coronavirus pandemic.  But, we’re also called to be smart. Here are some things we can do together to...

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Fort Wayne Women of Faith Podcast

Here’s a clip from our new podcast, Fort Wayne Women of Faith, where we invite prominent clergy women of Fort Wayne to discuss topics sprinkled with gender inequality, a dash of feminism, and mixed with everyday life and religion. Check it...

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Just Neighbors—Serving an Evening Meal

We need volunteers to provide and serve a main dish, a side and a dessert March 18-20. Partner with a friend or another family to share the responsibility. Signup sheets and more info is available in the Small Dining Room. Volunteers should arrive at 2925 E. State...

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Resident Pastor Search

First Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne, Indiana is seeking a Resident Pastor. This two-year residency program is for recent graduates who are on track for ordination in the PC (USA), want to serve an urban, inclusive, progressive church, and want to explore parish...

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Leaving The Safety of Shore

A message from Rev. Annie Dear Members and Friends of First Presbyterian, Two years ago around this time I preached about leaving the safety of shore, heading to the deep end of the lake, and jumping in feet first – despite our hesitancy and fears. And on Easter...

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Annual Fish and Loaves Collection

During Lent we are accepting donations at the Fish and Loaves table next to the Church Office. We are requesting the following items: canned tuna, tuna fish (pre-packaged cups or packets), canned salmon, snack crackers, saltine or oyster crackers, Tuna Helper. This...

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Latest Sermon

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Join us tomorrow as we continue our Lenten Dinner Series: Toxic Charity - When Helping Hurts for "Give a Fish, Learn to Fish: What's a Christian To Do?", with Rev. Dr. Anne Bain Epling. Dinner at 5:30pm ($5), and the presentation will begin at 6pm. ...

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