NOTEworthy July 19

NOTEworthy July 19

On the Nature of Daylight Max Richter This week, I want to provide a different sort of experience through this column. It can often be wearisome to be “preached at,” and I am no preacher. In fact, by the very nature of my profession, I’m probably...

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Weekly Mission Spotlight: Raleigh Rescue Mission

Weekly Mission Spotlight: Raleigh Rescue Mission

In Wake County, there are over 6,000 homeless individuals, over 4,300 homeless school children and over 99,400 individuals in poverty at risk of being homeless. Located at 314 E. Hargett Street and founded in 1961, Raleigh Rescue Mission (RRM) is a...

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VBS 2020: Compassion Camp

VBS 2020: Compassion Camp

First Pres families with children got to experience a “take-home” VBS June 22-26. Our theme was Compassion Camp: Be Loved, Be Kind, Be You and it engaged 20 families with Old Testament and New Testament scripture, music, movement with yoga, mission...

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NOTEworthy July 19

NOTEworthy July 12

Not One Sparrow is Forgotten - arr. Hawley Not one sparrow is forgotten, E'en the raven God will feed; And the lily of the valley From His bounty hath its need. Then shall I not trust Thee, Father, In Thy mercy have a share? And through faith and...

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Stepping Out of the Boat: June Reflections

Stepping Out of the Boat: June Reflections

It has been an enriching learning experience for Ken and me to "step out of the boat" by participating in the June Bible Study on Acts under the leadership of Rev. Laurie Taylor Weicher. Our study was shared by approximately 40 FPC members/friends....

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Weekly Mission Spotlight: StepUp Ministry

Weekly Mission Spotlight: StepUp Ministry

StepUp Ministry has been serving the community in Wake County since 1988. Guided by a principle of compassionate accountability and focused on transforming lives through employment and life skills training, StepUp Ministry empowers low income...

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PW Circle 8: Quilt Project for Habitat for Humanity

PW Circle 8: Quilt Project for Habitat for Humanity

In the fall of 2019, Circle 8 began a project to make quilts for the six new condos that our church was helping to build. Many circle members and several people outside the church shared their talents. The results were lovely. As a way to...

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NOTEworthy July 19

NOTEworthy July 5

Lobet den Herrn - Johann Sebastian Bach Praise the Lord, all nations, and praise Him, all peoples! For His grace and truth rules over us for eternity. Alleluia Psalm 117 This week’s music is an exquisite and very very very difficult piece credited...

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Managing Anxiety During the Pandemic

Managing Anxiety During the Pandemic

Holding Hope Virtual Chats: Managing Anxiety During the Pandemic Join church members Amy Propst (Clinical Social Worker and Therapist) and Elizabeth Sparrow (Clinical Psychologist) in a new YouTube series of short video sessions as they discuss...

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