Grow With Us

Our church offers a variety of programs and classes for all ages aimed to help your family deepen your faith in Christ.

We gather every Wednesday night for a church-wide fellowship dinner at 6:00 PM in our Fellowship Hall, coupled by programs for children, youth and adults. A nursery is available for our youngest kids.  A small donation is requested to help cover the cost of your meal.

You can also join us on Sundays at 9:45 for Sunday School, with classes for all ages.

 

Opportunities for Children to Grow

JAM KIDS (3rd through 5th graders)

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 5:00 PM in the CHOIR ROOM, 5:30 in the BELL ROOM, 6:30 PM in the JAM ROOM

3rd through 5th graders are invited to join us for choir and handbells before dinner starting at 5:00 PM, and after dinner gather for Bible Study, where they are introduced to the practices and teachings of our faith.

JAM SUNDAY SCHOOL

SUNDAYS at 9:45 AM in the JAM ROOM

3rd through 5th graders are also invited to join us for Sunday School, taught by Heather Foster.

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JAM Jr. Kids (Kindergarten through 2nd graders)

WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 5:00 in the BELL ROOM, 5:30 in the CHOIR ROOM, 6:30 PM in the JAM JR. ROOM

Kindergartners through 2nd are invited to join us for choir and chimes before dinner starting at 5:00 PM, and after dinner gather for Bible Study, where they are introduced to stories from Scripture.

JAM Jr. SUNDAY SCHOOL

SUNDAYS at 9:45 AM in the JAM ROOM

Kindergarteners through 2nd graders are also invited to join us for Sunday School, taught by Melissa Stevens & Morgan Colmenero.

 

JELLIES STORYTIME (2 through 4 years old)

WEDNESDAYS at 5:30 PM in the JELLY ROOM

We call our pre-school aged children "Jellies,' and they and their parents are invited to join us for Storytime every Wednesday, where they'll read a book and sing songs together, introducing them to basic faith concepts like God, Jesus, Church and the Bible.


Opportunities for Youth to Grow

YOuTH FELLOWSHIP (8th-12th graders)

SUNDAYS at 5:00 PM in the YOUTH ROOM

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Youth Fellowship at First Presbyterian Church is an excellent opportunity for young people to grow deeper in their faith and closer to one another. Each week we gather for dinner starting at 5:00 PM, followed by a fellowship activity or service project, led by our dedicated team of youth advisors.

CONFIRMATION CLASS (6th & 7th graders)

SUNDAYS at 5:00 PM in the YOUTH ROOM

Taught by Pastor Howard Dudley, confirmation will be offered in 2017 and is offered every two years for our 6th & 7th graders. After joining Youth Fellowship for dinner every Sunday Night, our confirmands learn together the essentials of the Christian faith in the Reformed tradition in preparation for becoming full active members of the church. If you are interested in registering your youth for confirmation class, please speak to Pastor Howard Dudley.

YOUTH MUSIC & DEVOTIONS

WEDNESDAYS at 6:30 PM in the YOUTH ROOM

Every Wednesday Night, all youth, from 6th - 12th grade, are invited to join us in the youth room for a time of singing, led by Kristen Anderson, our Director of Music, followed by a time of prayer and Bible Study. High School discussion and study is led by David Bradham & Mary Gage. Middle School discussion and study is led by Ann & Cotton Johnson.

YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL

SUNDAYS at 9:45 AM in the YOUTH ROOM

All youth, from 6th - 12th grade, are invited to join us in the youth room for Sunday School every Sunday morning, where we discuss the Scripture reading of the day and tackle some of the big questions of our faith, led by Brian Foster.


Opportunities for Adults to Grow

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THE PASTOR'S BIBLE STUDY

WEDNESDAYS at 6:30 PM in the FELLOWSHIP HALL

Following our church wide fellowship dinner each week pastor Howard Dudley leads us in discussion and study of the Bible, Reformed theology and Christian discipleship.

CoVENANT SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

SUNDAYS at 9:45 AM in the LIBRARY

The Covenant Class studies and discusses a variety of topics, and is led by Gerald Hatley & Harry Byrd.

SEEKERS SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASS

SUNDAYS at 9:45 AM in the PARLOR

The Disciple Class studies and discusses a variety of topics and is led by Will & Mary Gage. This year the Seeker's Sunday School Class will be reading and studying "Making Sense of the Bible" by Adam Hamilton. This book takes a deeper look at what the Bible is, why it matters and what it teaches.

HEBREW STUDY

WEDNESDAY MORNINGS at 6:00 AM in the LIBRARY

Interested in learning the language of the Bible? You can start your Wednesday Mornings studying elementary Hebrew with us in the church library. Led by AC Williams & Rob Kelly.

PERKY PRESBYS

The Perky Presbys are a gathering of the most mature members of our congregation for fun and fellowship. The Perky Presbys gather on the second Tuesday of each month for lunch or dinner. For more information contact the church office (910-892-4121).

MEN OF THE CHURCH

FIRST SUNDAY at 8:30 AM in the FELLOWSHIP HALL

Our men of the church gather for breakfast every first Sunday at 8:30 AM, with a special program or guest speaker. The men of the church also gather throughout the year to serve in mission to the church. If you're interested in getting involved, contact pastor Howard Dudley.

WOMEN OF THE CHURCH

Interested in deeper fellowship in faith? Consider joining one of our three circles for Women of the Church. The women of the church have opportunities to study and pray together, but also to serve the church in hospitality. If you're interested in getting involved, contact Paula Pope.