SUNDAY

Modified in-person Sanctuary worship

Sunday, November 28:
First Sunday of Advent

Rejoice! service at 9 am
Sanctuary service at 11 am
Masks are required.

 

Taking attendance at FPC: The is a QR code in your bulletin (and to the left here) directs to an online form; just point your smartphone camera at the code and follow the prompts. If you do not have access to a smartphone, you can pick up a physical copy of an attendance card as you enter the Life Center or Sanctuary. If using the paper form, place it in the offering at the end of the service. On the back of the card is a prayer request form. Your submitted prayers will be prayed for by staff members and kept in strict confidence.

 

Sunday, November 28: First Sunday of Advent

Pastoral resident Rachel Fitch begins our Advent sermon series, The End of the World As They Knew It, with a look at “The People in the Pews.” Scriptures: Psalm 25:1-10 and Luke 21:25-36. Nursery care will be available, first floor of Mullin Life Center.

9 am Rejoice! service in Mullin Life Center
9 am Rejoice! bulletin here

10 am church school

11 am Sanctuary service
11 am Sanctuary bulletin here
Livestream begins Sunday at 11 am

Church School, 10 am

  • Wacky Advent Words, led by Matt Logan and Kevin Murray, begins in Memorial 304.

  • On video, Sandie Gravett discusses Matthew and Luke’s theological genealogies of Jesus, and what they say about Jesus as the Messiah of God and savior of the world. YMBC will watch in Redhead Hall. Agape will watch in the Garden Room. ​Video is also available on our home page.

  • Celebrating Advent through Christmas with Scripture and Art: New class begins in Main 125. Think about the Christmas story in fresh ways by seeing how artists have interpreted it through the ages: this week’s focus is The Anunciation. Led by Rev. Dr. Jerry Beavers, hosted by the Commitment Class. Zoom option available, contact Yolanda Baxter for link.

  • Seekers will meet in the Bride’s Room. Current study is Parables of Jesus. Contact Gerard Davidson.
  • Preschool & elementary kids can come to the  BibleMax Theater (Corl 305) for the movie “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” No children or youth church school classes this Sunday. Both resume December 5 in the Corl and Memorial Buildings, with Advent themes and activities.

 

Prayer requests

How can we pray for you? Prayer request form.

 

Spiritual formation this week

Videos, small groups, activities, and more on our Digital Formation page.

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An Extra Note…

OUR FAITH COMMUNITY has been serving God with joy since 1824. (The Greensboro Historical Museum was our church in the late 19th century.) We celebrate that history, but we are more excited about our future! We believe we are called to share Christ’s message of love and grace in the things we do and say. We are not perfect, but like Presbyterians everywhere, we are reformed and always reforming. We think you can find a spiritual home here. Come and see!