Human nature and human family

It is inevitable that one pays closer attention to things that have a closer impact on us. I confess, hurricane Fiona didn’t garner my scrutiny until it was evident that Fiona was going to barrel into the place where my daughter is currently living. I now lean in to...

Children & Family E-News: September 28, 2022

Dear Families, Fall is in the air (finally!) as well as a hurricane! 🤪 I hope all of you are well!  ____________________________________________________________________________________ This Sunday Sunday school for all ages at 10am! Preschool (ages 3 & 4) – CORL...

Wondering with our children

As children gathered last Thursday morning for a Noah’s Ark Godly Play story, as the preschool children gather for Godly Play at their weekly chapel time, and as we all are welcomed to join the Godly Play moment during Sunday’s worship, we are reminded of the gift of...

Children & Family E-News: September 21, 2022

  Dear Families, It feels like summer again outside, but fall is in full swing at FPC! Here’s what’s happening! ____________________________________________________________________________________ This Sunday Sunday school for all ages at 10am!...

Children & Family E-News: September 14, 2022

Dear Families, Hope you’re having a great week! Take a look at what is coming up at FPC! ____________________________________________________________________________________ This Sunday New Sunday school classes begin at 10am!! Preschool (ages 3 & 4) –...

It’s been awhile — say hello!

This past week in the Discipleship Committee meeting, there was an incredible amount of energy about this new church year especially around being more warm and welcoming to everyone. More, you might say? Prior to COVID you all were very welcoming and engaged members...

Children & Family E-News: September 7, 2022

Dear Families, Happy Wednesday!! Fall Kickoff is almost here! Read about the details and upcoming events below. ____________________________________________________________________________________ This Sunday Join us for our Sunday School Kickoff and Nursery Open...

The forgiveness we give

What does it mean to forgive someone? Sometimes on the evening news we will hear about an incredible story of forgiveness, something that sounds impossible.  A father will forgive his daughter’s murderer; a woman will forgive the stranger who held her up at gunpoint...

Children & Family E-News: August 31, 2022

Dear Families, School is in and Labor Day is almost here! I think that means summer is officially over and fall is upon us! We are extra busy getting things ready at FPC and can’t wait to see you all very soon! ...

All the new things

Last weekend I walked into a building and felt transported back to fourth grade. The halls had the same smell, the floor the same linoleum, the doors the same wooden trim, as the school I started after moving to North Carolina. In response, I felt both energized and...