Weekly Mission Focus: Food Bank of NC

The Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina (the Food Bank) is a nonprofit organization that has provided food for our friends and neighbors facing hunger in 34 counties in central and eastern North Carolina for 40 years. The Food Bank is...

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Honorary Life Member: Alice Winslow Moore

Honorary Life Member: Alice Winslow Moore

At the recent FPC All Church Retreat in Montreat, we spent a lot of time discussing hospitality, and how as a church, we practice Christian hospitality. Alice Winslow Moore, one of this year’s Honorary Life Membership award winners, embodies...

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Honorary Life Member: Eleanor Elizabeth Howell

Honorary Life Member: Eleanor Elizabeth Howell

It is my privilege to speak about Eleanor Howell today. Last October, many of us here at First Presbyterian Church were shocked and saddened to learn of the death of this vibrant, active, Christian member of our congregation. On this special day...

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NOTEworthy: May 3

Verleih uns Frieden - Felix Mendelssohn I sometimes find it strange that I ended up studying and making a career out of classical music. I’ve always been more interested in new things than old, never been a huge history buff, and grew up with more...

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PW Circles: May 2020

PW Circles: May 2020

Circle 4 Cancelled Circle 6 Cancelled Circle 8 Date: May 12 Time: 6:30 p.m. Location: Zoom Meeting Zoom Host: Barbara Styers Circle 9 Cancelled Circle 10 (Couples Circle) Date: May 9 Time: 7:00 p.m. Location: Zoom Meeting Zoom Host: Kathy...

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Habitat for Humanity: Success!

Habitat for Humanity: Success!

As a part of the Presbyterian Build Coalition, FPC members and staff volunteered this spring, prior to the pandemic, to build homes in the Raleigh area for Habitat for Humanity. Below is a link to see photos taken during the build and the finished...

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NOTEworthy: April 26

NOTEworthy: April 26

"Haec Dies" by William Byrd This week, we will be taking it back now, y’all - a couple centuries back. William Byrd (1540-1623) was one of the most significant composers of the Renaissance era, and almost certainly the most significant composer of...

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Parking Lot Maintenance

Parking Lot Maintenance

Over the next few weeks, FPC will be resurfacing and relining the main and rear parking lots in phases. The timing on the entire project will be dependent on the contractor availability and daily weather. The initial phase will resurface the...

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Church Office Operations: Update

Church Office Operations: Update

Office / Mail / Financial Operations Throughout the COVID-19 travel restrictions, your FPC operations staff continues limited office work coverage on a rotating basis from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, primarily for mail and other deliveries, maintenance, and...

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NOTEworthy: April 26

NOTEworthy: April 19

“Hallelujah” from Heavenly Home by Shawn Kirchner Well, it’s finally Easter, y’all!! That means that it’s time for some “Hallelujahs!” This week’s piece, “Hallelujah” by Shawn Kirchner, is a revitalized setting of an old Sacred Harp tune. Sacred...

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