First Presbyterian Church

 

 

SERVE ON THE FIRST PRES WEDDING GUILD
The First Pres Wedding Guild is inviting ladies who love weddings to serve as members of the Guild. There are several areas in which to serve, with varying time commitments. Please contact Dawn Stewart (dawnstewart@mindspring.com) for details on this joyful ministry opportunity.

SERVE AS A CASHIER ON WEDNESDAYS

Would you like to meet new members and greet visitors in a casual setting? You and your smiling face are exactly what we need! Join in service and fellowship as a Wednesday cashier (11:30am–12:30pm or 5:15–6:15pm) by contacting Autumn Clark (aclark@firstpresgreenville.org). Rotating schedules are available to meet your needs.

SANCTUARY FLOWERS

To place flowers in the Sanctuary in honor or memory of loved ones on February 17, 24, or March 3, please contact Joyce Galloway at 235.0496.


Activities Ministry, Lindsay Graham
TURNER MEMORIAL PRAYER BREAKFAST
Our 41st Annual Turner Memorial Prayer Breakfast on Friday, March 8, will feature Clemson Wide Receiver Hunter Renfrow. Doors open at 6:00am; program begins at 7:00am. Purchase tickets ($15 each, cash or check; limit 4 per family) beginning Sunday, February 24, at 9:30am in the Loggia.

JIM JOHNSON BASKETBALL SUPPER

The Jim Johnson Basketball Supper will be Sunday, February 24, at 5:30pm in Fellowship Hall for grades 4-12 awards, team photos, and scholarship presentations.

Children’s Ministry, Tina Jones

SWEETHEART DANCE FOR 1ST-8TH GRADE GIRLS!
All girls in grades 1-8 are invited to bring Dad or a special someone to the Sweetheart Dance on Friday, March 15, 6:30–8:30pm in Fellowship Hall. Cost of $20 per couple or family includes dinner. Reserve your spot at FirstPresGreenville.org.

JOIN THE SPECIAL NEEDS BUDDY MINISTRY!

Do you love working with children? We are looking for three more members to be one-on-one buddies to children with special needs so that parents can feel comfortable attending worship or Sunday School together. If this kind of ministry sounds like a good fit for you, contact Tina Jones (tjones@firstpresgreenville.org, 672.7031).

SUMMER@1
ST SUMMER CAMPS
Register for a variety of week-long camps at First Pres, June 3–July 26. Ages 3 months through 4 years enjoy worship, free play, crafts, music, Bible lessons, snacks, and more. Rising K5 through 6th grade participate in worship, play, discipleship, snacks, crafts, Bible lessons, and variety of electives. for Camp details and registration,Click Here or pick up a brochure from the literature racks. Questions? Contact Beth Plyler Summer@1st Director (summer@firstpresgreenville.org, 672.0347).

First Presbyterian Academy, Tom Roe
ACADEMY BOOK FAIR MARCH 15-22
Support First Pres Academy! Visit the DINO-MITE Scholastic Book Fair on March 15 and 18-22, 8:00am–3:00pm in the Church Gym. Books for all ages of children will be available, as well as a few titles for adults. The Book Fair is a great place to find gifts for young people you know, and proceeds help purchase books for the Academy Library. Mark your calendar now to support the Academy!

IGNITE Worship, Graydon Tomlinson

IGNITE WORSHIP 2019 SUMMER INTERNSHIP
College-age students interested in worship ministry are invited to apply for the summer Ignite Worship Internship, which will immerse the participant in all duties of modern worship ministry, from creative planning, to musical development, to personal discipleship. This paid internship lasts 10 weeks, from the end of May to the beginning of August. All applications must be submitted by February 28; hiring decisions will be announced the last week of March. Click Here for application, or contact Graydon Tomlinson (gtomlinson@firstpresgreenville.org).

Men’s Ministry

ALL MEN INVITED TO THURSDAY GATHERINGS
Men of all ages are invited to join us weekly for:
Bible, Fellowship, & Breakfast each Thursday, 7:00–8:00am (Formal Dining Room). Study the Bible one book at a time, Genesis through Revelation, currently in Matthew. Optional breakfast ($3.50) at 8:00am. Questions? Contact Carl Evans (carl.h.evans@gmail.com, 770.5647) or Harry Bolick (harrybolick@charter.net, 270.2514).
Christian Men’s Fellowship each Thursday, 12:00–1:15pm (Formal Dining Room). Optional lunch ($7) at 12:00noon, followed by the presentation; topics range from biblical to First Pres to life in our times. The speaker and topic each week are posted in the GrapeVine calendar. Questions? Contact Lee Shelton (SheltonL@bellsouth.net or 239.0096) or Bob Jones (rhjones@charter.net).

PURSUIT:
MEN’S DISCIPLESHIP WEEKEND
All men are invited to join us for Pursuit, March 8-10 in Windy Gap, Weaverville, NC. Men will be challenged spiritually, laugh heartily, experience adventure, begin new friendships, and deepen existing ones. Our own Shelton Sanford is one of the conference speakers. Cost is $195 ($150 for the first 65 registrants; use code “1PRES”); financial assistance is available if needed. Register online by Clicking Here. For more details, contact Michael Trotter (803.984.5242, trottermichael1@gmail.com) or Will Sykes (williambsykes@gmail.com, 320.2667).

Missions, Brian Stewart

SUPPORT MIRACLE HILL WITH YELLOW BAGS!
Go on a “closet cleanse” to help homeless children, women, and men in the Upstate! Pick up yellow bags at church this Sunday, fill half full with gently used items, and return them to the church next Sunday, February 24. Miracle Hill Ministries will use the donated items in their nine area thrift stores, where all proceeds minister directly to the homeless, addicted, and orphans. Suggested donation items: gently used clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories. Questions? Contact Jean Nickell (jeannickell5@gmail.com, 420.0764).

Singles Ministry

CSI SINGLES DINNER FEBRUARY 15
The next Christian Singles Interacting dinner will be at Logan’s Roadhouse (53 Beacon Drive, Greenville 29615) on Friday, February 15, at 6:00pm. All singles are welcome! Contact Dave Preuninger at davidpreuninger@charter.net to reserve your place at the table.

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