Session responds to new CDC Covid Guidelines

Posted on by Sue Campbell

At the Session meeting on Tuesday, July 27, the Session learned and discussed the latest CDC guidelines concerning COVID that had come out that day. In the past, the Session has discussed and followed CDC guidelines concerning this virus. Based on the new guidelines, the Session made the decision to implement for a period of time these actions. Please pay close attention to the wording and the requests. We are not shutting down worship services, nor doing away with all gatherings. We are asking that the following Session actions be followed. Those who are not comfortable with large gatherings for any reason are reminded that our service is available at the church Face Book site.  Rad more for the CDC statement of July 25 and the Session's response:.

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Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

Posted on by Sue Campbell

The FPCJAX Music Ministry is gearing up for a Fabulous Fall beginning Wednesday August 4th!  Be watching for more info on the Chancel Choir and First Bells & More!

Links to livestream

Posted on by Sue Campbell

The full worship service is broadcast live on Sunday mornings at 10:30 am.    Watch Livestream on FaceBook or listen on BlogTalk Radio.  If you don't have internet, you may call in at 10:30am to 516-418-5703.  Archived sermons can be accessed under Messages on this website.

Message from Elder Emil Albertini, Chair - Vision/Blue Sky Team

Posted on by Sue Campbell

Our church has formally been in transition now for six months under Pastor Greg's leadership. In this time, the Session has met many, many times, including formulating a new arrangement of organizing how we address the needs of our church, always moving forward Scripturally.  One of the teams, the Vision/Blue Sky Team, is addressing God's plan for FPC. Our denomination, A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO,) encourages congregations when between permanent Pastors to enter into a transitional period.

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Dinner for 8

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Currently there are 40 people (young and not so young, married and singles) enjoying dinner for 8. Groups will be re-shuffled in July with your choice of having 6 or 8 in your group.  This is a great way to get better acquainted with our church family AND enjoy a fabulous meal together. If you aren't in a group, sign up now in Covenant Hall so you can be in the next rotation. Please call Sharen Gaff 904-382-6303 or Peggy Davies 904-496-5101 if you have any questions about Dinner for 8.

Congregation Update by Session 5-2021

Posted on by Ann Rowan

The Elders of the Session are the spiritual leaders of First Presbyterian Church, and we have been working on several important initiatives to take our beloved 180-year-old church into the future.  The journey is exciting but long, and we ask for your continued prayers in support of our efforts.  We've been working on five critical issues the Word of God and with the guidance of our transitional pastor, Dr. Greg Cruice. Proverbs 3 Verses 5-6. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths. 

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55 ALIVE Noah’s Ark Encounter

Posted on by Ann Rowan

Make your plans now! September 20th-24th, 2021. Register early and get a $10 discount. The Ark Encounter and Visit the Creation Museum Contact Sonny Stroud to register. Don’t miss this amazing exhibit –a modern engineering marvel!

Rev. Dr. Greg Cruice - FPC’s Transitional Senior Pastor

Posted on by Ann Rowan

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT! First Presbyterian is very pleased to announce that Rev. Dr. Greg Cruice was overwhelmingly approved by Session to serve as FPC’s transitional pastor beginning January 1, 2021. We look forward to having Rev. Cruice. His ministry has been a great blessing to First Presbyterian through the years.

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Men’s Bible Study with Joe!

Posted on by Ann Rowan

Men!  Join us for a men's Bible study Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. with our Bible teacher, Joe Zelenka, (former JAGS "long snapper".)  We meet at Panera's on Southside and Bay Meadows.  It's a great time of  food, fellowship, and study!

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