First Press Newsletter

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First Press switches to a bi-weekly schedule over the summer months, from June 27 – September 19.

NOTEworthy: Give Peace in Our Time

Give Peace in Our Time Ethan McGrath This week’s anthem is one of those lovely pieces that encapsulates a number of cultures all at once. The music was written by a native Tennessean, Ethan McGrath, who traveled all the way to Cambridge for his musical studies. This...

Stephen Ministry at FPC

Did you know we have Stephen Ministers in the congregation? Do you wonder, what even is a Stephen Minister? Stephen Ministers are trained, Christian caregivers who walk alongside someone experiencing loss or transition or crisis. They meet weekly (in person or via...

Afghan Refugee Resettlement

Let’s help collect supplies for Afghan refugees resettling in Wake County. See below for a list of items that we will be collecting through October. Healthy Home Bundle Small trash can, bucket, or laundry basket 4 pack of Toilet Paper Roll of Paper Towels Dish Soap...

Weekly Mission Spotlight: Diaper Train

Founded in November 2010 as the first diaper bank in Wake County, The Diaper Train provides diapers to low-income families. Committed to improving the lives of babies and toddlers, the program is run by volunteers and serves 1,000 individual children each month. In...

Coffee & Donuts October 21

CALLING ALL ADULTS It is time for another fun social gathering in the church parking lot…so let’s just have at it! October 21 from 10:00 am-12:00 noon. If you participated in similar gatherings back in April and May, please come again. If you were not able to come, we...

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