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Scholarship Winners Announced

First Presbyterian Church Scholarships: Ethan R Grimes, 2019 graduate of North Side High School; attends Ohio Wesleyan University - Sierra R Serban, 2017 graduate of Project Ballet, attends Dominican University of California - Colin F Dorion, 2017 graduate of North...

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UNAFRAID: Living with courage and hope in uncertain times.

People have always experienced fear, and always will. It’s part of who we are and how we are wired. In many ways, fear is even a good thing that warns us of potential dangers. But sometimes, our fears may be based on false information and threats that are not real....

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Outdoors 9:30 Service Begins

The cautious "re-opening" process continues with the July 19 start of 9:30am Sunday in-person worship in the church's north parking lot. Bring your own chairs or utilize those provided. In the event of bad weather the service will be cancelled with text alerts. There...

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Meet our new Church Coordinator, Jiin Jung

In her own words... It's my joy to write this and share with you. After 2 years of break in Korea, I finally came back to the States in May. I made great memories with my family and friends over those 2 years at home. It was a long and great break after 5 years of...

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Racism Topic for Table Talk Group

Beginning July 8, the Women’s Wednesday morning Table Talk will begin reading “How to be Anti-Racist” by Ibram X. Kendi.  If you would like to join us, please contact Rev. Ann Pitman to receive the link for our ZOOM meetings: Meetings...

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Smock 3-B Program Returns July 13

Smock Senior Ministries is planning a healthy balanced start-up schedule for its popular programing. The 3B program will return on July 13 with Marj Sapp leading the Body, Brain, Belief format. Presby-Day will return on September 17, and trips to Black Pine Animal...

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New Members

Joyfully received into FPC membership by Session: Beth Iserman, Tony Borton, Henry Epling, Tommy Epling, and Julia Epling.

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Member Deaths

Kathleen Fryback Paddock, 97, passed away unexpectedly at 5 AM on Sunday June 21. She was the daughter of the late Dee F. and Ireta B. Fryback of Decatur. Born September 18, 1922, she was a 1940 graduate of Decatur High School. She was the first female in her family...

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New Music Director Announced

We are excited to announce that we have hired Brent L. Neuenschwander as our Director of Music Ministries and Organist. Brent is currently the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church in Findlay, Ohio, but he was born and raised in Berne, Indiana. In fact, he is...

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JUST LOCAL: Love Bomb!

As we play our part in rebuilding beautiful downtown Fort Wayne by helping to encourage people to continue to shop local, especially downtown, and support our businesses and visit our parks and many attractions, we have come up with our JUST LOCAL movement. JUST LOCAL...

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Communities of faith and people across the nation are joining the movement to confront the sins of racism and white supremacy, protesting the unlawful and unjust killings of innocent Black individuals and demanding that Black lives of every age, gender, gender identity and sexuality are no longer ignored, dismissed or pushed to the margins of our society.
With all this in mind, we invite you to participate in the Presbyterian Week of Action, Aug. 24–30.
#weekofaction #blm #endracism #tostaysilentistobecomplacent #pcusa #fortwayne #indiana

It’s such a beautiful day!
Pc: @pastoralcarrie
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