FPC
  Ministry of Missions


    The Ministry of Missions is asking you to donate any "gently used household items" that would help foster children who have turned 18 and forced to live on their own get started. Think of what you would need to set up housekeeping in your first apartment. 

When a child ages out of the Foster Care program at 18 years they are on their own! They have to furnish their own apartment among other "adult" things they may not be ready for.

Please bring these items to the Church Fellowship Hall until September 1, 2013 and they will be delivered to the Gaston Country Foster Care.  


         THANK YOU














Gather. Grow. Go...
To the Glory of God.

Join Us This Week!


8:30 AM 10:55 AM
Sunday School 9:45 AM

Fellowship/Coffee Time
9:30 AM

Infant and Toddler Nursery Provided

Children's Worship Center (ages 4-6)
Way of the Child (ages 7-11)
offered during 10:55 AM service

First Presbyterian Church

107 W. Academy Street
Cherryville, NC. 28021
Phone: 704.435.6064



Welcome to First Presbyterian Church, a loving church that embraces God’s grace and serves our community and the world.

Learn more about our church family on Sunday mornings, where you’ll find worship services filled with warm smiles and joyful voices – a place where you can together as a family gather, grow, and go, to the Glory of God.

 

 

 
Are you looking for a way to serve or get connected.
Our many ministries are looking for you.
Check out some of our ministries in the slide show below.
Contact Pastor Lowe or the church office to get more information.
Let us help you put your God given talents to work for Him. 
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    Mark Your Calendars...

C.A.R.E. TEAM MEETS EVERY THURSDAY! JOIN EITHER CARE TEAM C, A, R, OR E.
GIVE ONE HOUR A MONTH TO THIS WONDERFUL MINISTRY!! YOU WILL BE BLESSED AND WILL BE A BLESSING TO OTHERS!! New C.A.R.E. year starting!!          C.A.R.E Team's C, R, & E meet at 7 pm, team A meets at 5 pm. 


FIRST PRESBYTERIAN HAS A FOOD PANTRY MINISTRY.  PLEASE HELP STOCK IT SO THAT FOOD CAN BE MADE AVAILABLE TO THOSE IN NEED.  PLEASE DROP OFF ITEMS SUCH AS SOUP/CRACKERS, CANNED MEATS  SUCH AS TUNA, BEEF STEW, VIENNA SAUSAGES, CHICKEN, SPAM, ETC; CAN SPAGHETTI  AND MEATBALLS, RAVIOLI, BEEF MACARONI, ETC; OODLES OF NOODLES, LITTLE DEBBIE SNACK CAKES, CEREALS, KOOL-AID PACKS AND OF COURSE CANNED GOODS AND LOAVES OF BREAD.  THERE IS A COLLECTION BOX IN THE FELLOWSHIP HALL LOBBY.



"The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the
work of his hands.  day after day they pour forth speech; night
after night they reveal knowledge.  They have no speech, they
use no words; no sound is heard from them.  yet their voice goes
out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world."
ps. 19:1-4  niv.



"IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD, AND THE WORD WAS WITH GOD, AND THE WORD WAS GOD. HE WAS WITH GOD IN THE BEGINNING.
THROUGH HIM ALL THINGS WERE MADE; WITHOUT HIM NOTHING WAS
MADE THAT HAS BEEN MADE. IN HIM WAS LIFE AND THAT LIFE WAS THE
LIGHT OF ALL MANKIND. THE LIGHT SHINES IN THE DARKNESS, AND THE
DARKNESS HAS NOT OVERCOME IT."  JOHN 1: 1-5  NIV.

"The angel said to the women, "Do not be afraid", for I know that you are looking for Jesus who was crucified. He is not here, He has risen, just as he said. Come see the place where He lay.  Then go quickly and tell his disciples,
He has risen from the dead and is going ahead of you into Galilee.  There
you will see Him.  Now I have told you."  Matt: 28: 5-7 NIV

                              THE TOMB IS EMPTY FOR HE HAS RISEN!!!


APRIL 1-3RD:  HOLY WEEK SERVICES AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH,
12:05 TO 12:35PM.  SANDWICH LUNCH SERVED AFTERWARDS IN THE
FELLOWSHIP HALL.  ALL ARE INVITED.

APRIL 3:  GOOD FRIDAY: OUR LORD IS CRUCIFIED AND LAID IN A TOMB

APRIL 5:  EASTER SUNDAY!!!SUNRISE SERVICE AT CITY CEMETERY AT 7AM.
EASTER BREAKFAST FOR FPC AT 7:45 IN FELLOWSHIP HALL.

APRIL 5:  SUNDAY SCHOOL AT 9:45.  ONE WORSHIP SERVICE AT 10:45AM.
COME CELEBRATE THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD.


PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY ON APRIL 9 AT 6PM

Please join us the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall to crochet or knit a prayer shawl. We will teach you if you do not know how to crochet or knit. Have you ever had one of those days where you just needed a hug? We've all been there ourselves, and we also have those friends who need a hug more than we do. If you're looking for a special project to make for a friend in need, now is the time to discover the "Prayer Shawl Ministry". A Prayer Shawl is the greatest gift you can give someone who is having a tough time in life or someone who is recovering from a serious surgery or unfortunate illness and they just need a "pick me up".  Let's share God's love in hug.

APRIL 9: PARKINSON'S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP AT 6:30PM

APRIL 9 THRU APRIL 12: CREATION CLASS MUSEUM TRIP TO KY.


APRIL 12: REGULAR MORNING SCHEDULE:  5 CENTS A MEAL
OFFERING WILL BE COLLECTED.  SOLES FOR SOULS COLLECTION DUE TO DAY.


APRIL 17 & 18:  CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL UPTOWN CHERRYVILLE.

APRIL 19: REGULAR MORNING SCHEDULE.


APRIL 26: REGULAR MORNING SCHEDULE.  MIN OF EVANGELISM, PRAISE, AND OPERATIONS MEET AT 2PM.
STATED SESSION MEETING AT 3PM.



"PRAISE GOD FROM WHOM ALL BLESSINGS FLOW"

"FOR GOD SO LOVED THE WORLD THAT HE GAVE HIS ONLY
BEGOTTEN SON, THAT WHOSOEVER BELIEVETH ON HIM SHOULD NOT PERISH, BUT HAVE EVERLASTING LIFE."
JOHN 3:16 KJV

 

UPCOMING FOR MAY 2015: MAY 14TH ASCENSION OF THE LORD

DAY.  TRIP TO MT. MITCHELL.  REDCROSS BLOOD DRIVE IN

THE FELLOWSHIP HALL ON MAY 15TH.

THE TOMB IS EMPTY!!! HE HAS RISEN AND IS ALIVE AND SEATED AT THE RIGHT HAND OF GOD THE FATHER ALMIGHTY. PRAISE GOD!!!


LOOKING FOR A CHURCH HOME?  PLEASE COME VISIT WITH US

AND CONSIDER US.  WE ARE A BIBLE BELIEVING CHURCH.

















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