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Children’s Sunday School Music

The Sunday morning gathering takes place each Sunday morning at 9:45 a.m. in Room 215-B. 

        Sunday, April 22

             8:30 a.m. Worship Service

             9:30 a.m. Youth Hospitality Bar

             9:45 a.m. Children’s Musical Gathering

             9:45 a.m. Sunday School

11:00 a.m. Worship Service/Baptism

2:45 p.m. Outreach Committee

4:00 p.m. Session Meeting/Confirmation Exam

5:30 p.m. SNS Path, Trek and Youth – Confirmation Practice

Welcome to Dr. Elizabeth Caldwell, author and Religious Education Professor at Vanderbilt. She is presenting to the Parenting Sunday School Class (Room 208) and all are invited. Her new Story Bible is available for sale in Wilson Hall.

Sunday Night Summit: Join us tonight for another night of our “&Faith” series. This week we will discuss how our technology relates to our faith.

         Monday, April 23

9:00 a.m. Preschool

4:30 p.m. Bulletin and Enews Deadline

       Tuesday, April 24

9:00 a.m. Preschool

9:15 a.m. Preschool Moms Bible Study

5:30 p.m. Congregational Care Committee

6:00 p.m. Mission Committee

Wednesday, April 25

9:00 a.m. Preschool

10:00 a.m. Bible Study Brunch

10:30 a.m. Wednesday Morning Bible Study

5:15 p.m. Carillon Handbell Choir

6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Live Dinner

6:30 p.m. Chancel/Chapel Choir

6:45 p.m. WNL Adult, Youth and Children’s Programs


WNL: Our church family will gather for one more WNL for the 2017-18 season.

THANK YOU TO OUR FABULOUS CHEF: Nancy Moody; dedicated helpers Lucy Battle, Margaret Roberts and Mary Lou Wilson; and the entire kitchen crew that cleans up our mess!

Join us for a meal at 6:00 p.m., Birthday Blessings for April, May and June and then stay for the programs.

Since it falls on the 25th, our Student Leaders decided to throw a “Christmas in April” Party! Join us for dinner at 6:00 p.m., then stay for the party from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Wear an ugly sweater, and bring some cookies for the cookie exchange!  


Presbyterians and the Spirit

Pastor Chris will explore the places where Thomas Merton’s Catholicism and the Reformed/Presbyterian tradition come together in the life of the Spirit. We will look at a variety of Reformed/Presbyterian writers who encourage us along the path that Merton walked, with a distinctively Protestant foundation.


Jump roping with Cara Moyers in the courtyard.


Christmas in April end of WNL party in room 210.

     Thursday, April 26

9:00 a.m. Preschool

9:30 a.m. Senior Adult Ministry Bridge Group

12:00 p.m. Primetimers Luncheon - Titos

5:45 p.m. Stephen Leaders

6:00 p.m. Strategic Planning Meeting

7:00 p.m. Mom’s Bookclub – Home of Sarah Fox

Primetimers Luncheon: Please join us on Thursday, April 26, 12:00 p.m. for a luncheon at Tito's Mexican Restaurant, 4001 Hughes Crossing, Suite 111 (Berry Farms) Franklin, Tn. If you have any dietary questions the restaurant number is (615) 595-2500. More info, contact: Jay Strunk (615) 807-1061. Sign up on the senior bulletin board in Wilson Hall.

Mom’s Bookclub: We will discuss the second half of Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist. We will meet Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m. at the home of Sarah Fox. Sign up on the blue connection card or email Sarah at Come join other Mom’s for a relaxing evening and book discussion. 

Friday, April 27

9:00 a.m. Preschool

10:30 a.m. Sisters in Spirit

    Saturday, April 28

7:30 a.m. Men’s Bible Study

Carillon Handbell and Chancel/Chapel Choirs

The Carillon Handbell Choir Rehearsal is Wednesday (5:15-6:00 p.m.) in Room 215-A. The Chancel/Chapel Rehearsal is Wednesday (6:30-8:30 p.m.) in Room 215-B. 

Sisters in Spirit Prayer and Study Group

WHO: Women of any age    

WHAT: Lifting each other, our faith community, and our world up in prayer and informal book discussions beginning with Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott.   

WHEN: Fridays at 10:30 am    

WHERE: FPC Parlor  

Mission Trip

Last June Cathy and Hank McCall took Sebber Banda and Tom McDow up on an invitation to “come and see what God is doing” in Mozambique’s Tete Province. For more than a decade, The Outreach Foundation has helped to facilitate a creative holistic evangelism project in Tete Province that demonstrates God's love through churches, schools, clinics, water projects, health initiatives, leader training and more. Tom has let me know there is room on the upcoming trip and invites FPC members to consider the opportunity. "It was a joy and education to have walked these grounds with this group, meeting so many new friends. Both Hank and I were influenced, blessed and changed by the experience.” Trip leaders will be project director Rev. Nedson Zulu, Public Health Nurse Sebber Banda and Outreach trustees Berry Long and Tom McDow, (Tom is our local friend and a great person to experience this journey with!) The dates are June 11-21, 2018, so decisions must be made quickly. Mark the Connection Card.

Basic Essentials Cart

DID YOU KNOW? We collect Manger items year-round at the Basic Essentials Cart in Wilson Hall. Keep your “Manger Eyes” open year-round for sales of popular items and we will get them to GraceWorks to store in their warehouse until Christmas 2018 rolls around. Indicate on the items “Manger".