ORDER EASTER FLOWERS BY APRIL 2
To help decorate the church for Easter, you may purchase Easter Flowers in honor or memory of loved ones. Please Click Here or fill out the form from the literature racks or Sunday bulletin, and return it with your payment to the church office.
The Gallivan-Mills Scholarship is granted each year to college undergraduate and seminary students who are FPC members. Academic merit, Christian commitment, Christian service work, and personal testimony are all key elements of the application. Financial need is considered, but not required. Applications are available at the FPC Reception Desk and online at FirstPresGreenville.org/gmscholarshipapp.pdf. Submit a fully completed scholarship application, three letters of reference, and academic transcripts to the Gallivan-Mills Scholarship Committee (drop off at the Reception Desk) no later than Friday, March 31. Questions? Contact Lee Miller (LMiller@arthurstatebank.com).
If you would like to place flowers in the Sanctuary in honor or memory of loved ones on March 26 or April 2, please contact Joyce Galloway (email@example.com, 235.0496).
Children’s Ministry, Tina Jones
REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER@1ST CAMPS!
Review the brochure and register online for Summer@1st summer camps, VBS, and Day Missionsby Clicking Here. Weekly camps are available for infants through rising 6th grade, June 5–July 28. EveningVBS (rising K4–4th grade) and Morning Day Missions (rising 5th–12th grades) will be June 25-29. Pick up a brochure from the literature racks for details.
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY SUMMER INTERNSHIPS
The Children’s Ministry Team is in search of two college students to serve as summer interns. A heart for children’s ministry and a good work ethic are necessary. An interest in pursuing a ministry career would be an even bigger plus. For an application and further details, contact Tina Jones at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Congregational Care Ministry, Stan Johnson
STEPHEN MINISTRY COMMISSIONING MARCH 19
This Sunday, March 19, at the 11:00am service, we will commission a new class of Stephen Ministers. Our Stephen Ministers are trained to provide confidential, ongoing Christian care to those experiencing a wide range of life needs and crises, including the hospitalized, terminally ill, bereaved, elderly, disabled and handicapped, those going through separation or divorce, those in job crisis, and many more. Please lift up our Stephen Ministers in prayer as they minister to those in need.
If you or someone you know would like the one-to-one care of a Stephen Minister, please call Tammy Burkhalter at 672.0327.
Family Ministries, Phil Hargrove
TAMING THE TECHNOLOGY TIGER MARCH 19
On Sunday, March 19, during the Sunday School hour (9:45–10:30am), all adults are invited to Harper Chapel for “Taming the Technology Tiger.” Students daily navigate the terrain of Instagram, Snapchat, Whisper, and Twitter, even dealing with addiction to technology and cell phone supercomputers—the new security blanket of their generation. Led by Pastor Phil Hargrove and Senior High Director Sean Gajda, this Family First presentation will answer your technology questions, equip you to win against the technology Tiger, and give you hints for keeping your family safe and winning back “family time” in the constant information attack. Please join us!
Membership Development, Claire Ripley
COME TO OUR NEW MEMBER WEEKEND!
Are you exploring membership at First Pres? We invite you to our New Member Weekend April 28-30. Click Here for details and registration. We look forward to welcoming you!
Missions & Evangelism, Brian Stewart
HOLLIS NIGHT AT ZAXBY’S MARCH 20
Next Monday, March 20, is Hollis Night at the Zaxby’s on Church Street, 5:00-8:00pm. Ten percent of the proceeds from your dinner will benefit the Hollis Academy Library! (Be sure to tell the cashier that you are representing Hollis in order for the proceeds to be credited to the school.) This is an easy and delicious way to help the students at Hollis!
GREAT ALASKA SPORTING CLAY CLASSIC
Only a few team spots are left for the 4th annual Great Alaska Sporting Clay Classic on Friday, March 31, at the Clinton House in Clinton, SC. This year will feature two levels of competition: the new Palmetto Church Challenge (with a special Clergy Bonus) and the Team and Individual Challenge. This event supports the ministry of Steven and Natalie Hall, serving with SEND North in Alaska. Register online at GASCCSC.eventbrite.com. Questions? Contact Drew Brown (242.3491, email@example.com) or Steven Hall (907.320.0158, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Mother’s Morning Out Ministry, Beth Plyler
2017-2018 MMO REGISTRATION
Mother’s Morning Out registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now available. For MMO details, contact Beth Plyler (email@example.com) or Click Here.
Prayer Ministry, Stan Johnson
HEALING OUR FAMILY LEGACY CONFERENCE
A Generational Healing Conference, Healing Our Family Legacy, will be held on Friday evening and Saturday, March 24-25, in Fellowship Hall. Guest Conference Leader Rev. John Rice will help you identify your family’s “life-giving” generational traits and how to block the transmission of “life-diminishing” traits to future generations. These include: depression, suicide, addictions, miscarriage, divorce, unforgiveness, greed, violence and certain other medical conditions with a familial tendency including cancer, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, arthritis and some hematological disorders. Review the conference brochure and register online by Clicking Here, or contact Tammy Burkhalter (firstname.lastname@example.org, 672.0327). Brochures are also available in the literature racks. To reserve childcare, please contact Evelyn Penkert (email@example.com, 672.1843).
Stewardship Ministries, Andy Douglas
A HOUSE IN ORDER SEMINAR
Is your financial house in order? Do you spend more time planning your vacation than you spend planning your financial future? On Thursday, March 23, 12:00–1:30pm or 5:30–7:00pm in Fellowship Hall, join us as we begin the process of fulfilling our scriptural obligation to be good stewards of God’s gifts to us, led by financial expert Bruce Owens. The seminar and meal are free, and free childcare is available. Register at FirstPresGreenville.org or contact Susan Stewart (firstname.lastname@example.org, 672.1756) by Friday, March 17.
Women’s Ministry, Claire Ripley
WOMEN’S MINISTRY DESSERT APRIL 4
Our Spring Women’s Ministry Dessert will be Tuesday, April 4, 6:30–8:00pm in Fellowship Hall. Enjoy delicious cakes by Phyllis Crist, and hear keynote speaker Kay Burklin, Director for Mission to the World. Invite a friend to join you! RSVP to Charlotte Joye (email@example.com, 672.0309) by Friday, March 31.