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Hymn Festival with David Cherwien

First Presbyterian Church will present a hymn festival Friday, October 8, by one of the nation’s premier event leaders, David Cherwien of Minneapolis. Each hymn has been carefully selected will be interspersed with inspiring readings by Susan Palo Cherwien. There will...

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Gallery Opening Reception

A large crowd turned out September 10 for the opening reception of the 2020-2021 First Pres Gallery season. "New Directions" features the work of five local artists who began painting, sculpting, working with clay, or making Haiga after careers in other areas. The...

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Women’s Retreat: Mission Madness

ENJOY A CRAFTY, RELAXING, UPLIFTING GOOD TIME!It’s time for another women's retreat and Julie Gvillo of “A Place of Grace” is returning to lead it. This is a one-day retreat here at the church on Saturday, October 2 from 9am to 5pm. Breakfast and lunch will be...

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Meet The New Director of Fine and Performing Arts

A Fort Wayne native, Todd Sandman attended St. Charles Borromeo Elementary School, Bishop Dwenger High School and graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre. His education journey continued when he was accepted into the Professional Actor...

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Rally Sunday: September 12

This year’s Rally Day, our annual kick-off to a great ‘new year’ of service, worship andfellowship, will be one for the ages! As we remain COVID-conscious this year we will not be asking formembers to bring sides and dishes, instead we will have a professionally...

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Member Deaths

Frederic "Fritz" Lancaster Perry, age 43, of Fort Wayne, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Parkview Regional Medical Center. Fritz was born September 4, 1977 in Fort Wayne, IN, the son of Frederic Gilworth "Gil" Perry and Susan G. Perry. Fritz...

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First Presbyterian Theater Flex Pass On Sale Now!

Ensure you are present. Once again, First Presbyterian Theater's Flex Pass is on sale! This season pass gives you the flexibility to attend a show when you want, in whatever style you want. But because this is the Un-Season with unbelievable possibilities, we've even...

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Come support the FPC Day School Cookie Jar and buy homemade chocolate chip, molasses, sugar, snickerdoodle and oatmeal cookies at the Johnny Appleseed Festival from 10-6 on Saturday and 10-5 on Sunday. We are booth F5, near the children’s play area by the river. We would love your support!! 🍪

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Sunrise in the city.

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