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COLLEGE STUDENTS’ SUMMER COMMUNITY
FPC members Terry and Christine Bruner invite all college students and friends to their home for one more summer gathering. Join us for singing, food, and community together on Wednesday evening, July 26, at 7:00pm at 15 McDaniel Court, Greenville, 29605. Questions? Contact Morgan Guest at 864.275.7390.


Children’s Ministry, Tina Jones

ALASKA MISSION TRIP ENVELOPE FUNDRAISER

On Sunday, July 30, a group of FPC members will travel to Alaska to conduct Vacation Bible School during SEND International’s missions conference. Please help support this mission by picking up an envelope this Sunday from mission tables in Memorial Hall and Fellowship Hall. Enclose the suggested amount ($1 to $100) or more, and return it by Sunday, July 30, to the church office or offering plate. We greatly appreciate your prayers and support!


Educational Ministries, Tim Leslie

WEDNESDAY LUNCHTIME BIBLE STUDY ENDS

Wednesday, July 26, will be our last lunchtime Bible Study for the summer. Fall Wednesday Advantage will begin September 6. Watch for details!


Missions, Brian Stewart

SAVE THE DATE! 2017MISSIONS CONFERENCE

On Missions Conference Sunday, August 27, our Sunday morning preacher will be Dr. Tharwat Wahba, Professor of Evangelism, Cairo Theological Seminary. During the Sunday School hour, 9:45–10:30am in Fellowship Hall, we will hear a presentation on “Human Trafficking in Greenville County.” Speakers will be Zaina Greene from SWITCH (SwitchSC.org) and Greenville County Sheriff Will Lewis. That evening at 5:00pm, we will host a Middle Eastern dinner, followed by a panel discussion on “What is it like to live as a Christian in Egypt?” Among our participants will be leaders from our sister church partners in Cairo. 


REGISTER NOW FOR OCTOBER DR MISSION TRIP

Join in missions with a trip to the Dominican Republic October 8-14. The team will offer a medical clinic and continued care for needy families in the DR. No medical training is necessary to participate. For information on joining the team, please contact Autumn Clark (aclark@firstpresgreenville.org, 672.0370) by August 1.


VOLUNTEER WITH MIRACLE HILL MINISTRIES

There are numerous opportunities to serve orphans, the homeless, and addicted adults in the Greenville community through Miracle Hill Ministries. For information about how you or your Sunday School Class, Bible Study, or small group can serve—on a one-time or regular basis—please contact Jean Nickell, jeannickell5@gmail.com or 420.0764. 


DONATE LIGHTLY-USED ITEMS

Have your kids outgrown their jeans, shorts, or pants? School-appropriate pants and shorts (for ages 4-13) are especially needed throughout the year in the Hollis Academy Health Room. As you clean out your closets this summer, remember to donate your lightly-used items to help our friends at Hollis get off to a great start. Place items in the Hollis cubicle or leave them at the Reception desk. Thanks for your support!


Prayer Ministry, Stan Johnson

PRAYER CONFERENCE AUGUST 12

Join us for a one-day conference on prayer taught by Rev. John Rice, entitled ”Praying as Jesus Taught His Disciples to Pray,” Saturday, August 12, in Fellowship Hall. Sign-in and a continental breakfast will begin at 8:15am, followed by the conference at 9:00am. Topics will include “Praying with Jesus’ Power and Authority,” “The Lord’s Prayer and a Story of Persistence,” and “A Ministry of Blessing.” The conference will close with a service of praise, worship, and healing prayer at 2:15pm. Please register by August 7.

Register online by Clicking Here, or contact Tammy Burkhalter (tburkhalter@firstpresgreenville.org or 672.0327). There is no registration fee, but nominal donations to help cover the cost of breakfast and lunch will be encouraged at the conference.


TUESDAY EVENING PRAYER SERVICE

The Tuesday Evening Prayer Service with Communion will be held in Harper Chapel on Tuesday, July 25, at 7:00pm.


PRAYER ROOM MINISTRY

We encourage you to become part of an amazing Prayer Team! The Prayer Room here at First Presbyterian is a beautiful room located on the third floor in Room 310, where prayer intercessors come for one hour each week to pray over the requests of the church and community. If you love to spend time in prayer and want to be involved, please contact Tammy Burkhalter of Congregational Care (tburkhalter@firstpresgreenville.org, 672.0327).


Stewardship Ministries, Andy Douglas

UPCOMING FINANCIAL CLASSES

Andy Douglas, FPC’s Director of Stewardship Ministries, will offer the Financial Peace University class this fall on Wednesday nights in concert with Wednesday Advantage, and also on Sunday evenings to accommodate those who are committed to other ministries on Wednesday nights. He will also teach a class for parents called Smart Money, Smart Kids—Raising the Next Generation to Win with Money, to help parents and grandparents generate discussion with their children concerning working, spending, saving, and giving, along with other challenging issues like avoiding debt for life, paying cash for college, and battling discontentment. For course details and online registration, go to:

Wednesday FPU: FPU.com/1044455

Sunday FPU: FPU.com/1044456

Wednesday Smart Money, Smart Kids: SmartMoneySmartKids.com/classes/1044454

Questions? Contact Andy Douglas (672.1753, adouglas@firstpresgreenville.org).


Student Ministries, Charlie Buchanan

JUNIOR HIGH mFUGE CAMP AT NGU

Our Junior High students will be serving the Greenville area through mFuge camp at North Greenville University July 24-29. They will participate in engaging worship, gospel-centered teaching, in-depth fellowship, and local missions. Please pray for these students, their work, and the advancement of the gospel this week.

 

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