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Christmas at First Pres

Join us as we celebrate Christmas 2022! We would love to see you for either of our Christmas Eve services at 5 pm and 10:00 pm (which begins with a festival prelude at 9:30 pm). The 5:00 pm service is a shorter Lessons and Carols service and perfect for those who...

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Christmas Wish Tree 2022

Join members of the Korean Language Ministry for the annual lighting of the Christmas Wish Tree this Wednesday, November 23, 2022, at 6:00 PM in the First Pres Courtyard! Bring your own ornament to hang on the tree or request an ornament in advance from the church...

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FP Theater Season Tickets 50% Off

First Pres Theater's Season Flex Ticket package is now only $50.00 and includes 7 tickets good at the three remaining shows in the season! Use all your tickets for one show or split them between shows! A great gift for the theater lover, or for anyone looking to gift...

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Opens Dec 9

A delightful holiday comedy based on the best-selling young-adult book! This year’s pageant is definitely like no other, but maybe that’s exactly what makes it so special. The Best Christmas Pageant Ever follows the outrageous shenanigans of the Herdman siblings, or...

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Trans Day of Remembrance Service

Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDOR) is an annual observance on November 20 that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of antitransgender violence. TDOR was started in 1999 by transgender advocate Gwendolyn Ann Smith as a vigil to...

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Member Deaths

On Nov. 12, 2022, Jean Morrice Wise died at rest at Wiseover, her home in northwest Allen County, attended by family. It was the place she wanted to be, the home where her husband, Allen James Wise, spent his last living moments 40 years ago on Thanksgiving. The...

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Segmented Wood Painting and Turning Exhibit

The second exhibit of the 2022-23 FPC Gallery Series opens Friday, December 2, with a public reception from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM in the Art Gallery. Congregational reception follows on Sunday, December 4, from 12:15 PM - 1:00 PM. The exhibit features the art of K. Mark...

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Chanticleer Concert Sold Out

The Chanticleer concert on October 30 is sold out! If you have registered to attend, please note the important information below: Doors open at 3:15 PM at the church entrances off Wayne Street and at the back entrance off Berry Street by the playground. Free parking...

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Black Oak Ensemble Coming November 13

Music Series: The Black Oak Ensemble with Marta Aznavoorian, Piano will perform on November 13, 2022 at 4:00pm in the Sanctuary at First Pres Fort Wayne. The ensemble took root in 2011 when they performed for a standing-room-only audience on Chicago’s prestigious...

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Tough Talk

“Christian Nationalism: Why It’s Dangerous to Our Faith and For Our Democracy”, November 2, 7:00 pm via Zoom.  Join us for a Tough Talk on Christian Nationalism presented by Professor Andrew Whitehead, associate professor of sociology at IUPUI in...

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First Pres Seniors heading out to enjoy an excursion to Das Dutchman Essenhaus in Middlebury, IN, for lunch, then down to the Round Barn Theatre in Nappanee to see White Christmas!

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Join us for Worship this week on the second Sunday of Advent! Rev. Annie Epling, Pastor, will be preaching. English and Korean Worship services begin at 11:00 AM, in person or via livestream:


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