The FPC Nominating Team has begun our work of preparing to nominate Elders and Deacons for the Class of 2022. We met as a team with Pastor Greg leading us through Scripture and Spiritual Training to prepare our hearts and minds for the task ahead. He also shared the ECO Constitution and FPC Constitution.
Continue reading “Message from Elder Gordon Davis, Chair FPC Nominating Team ”...
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!
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.
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.
Continue reading “Message from Elder Emil Albertini, Chair - Vision/Blue Sky Team ”...
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.
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.
Continue reading “Congregation Update by Session 5-2021 ”...
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!
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.
Continue reading “Rev. Dr. Greg Cruice - FPC’s Transitional Senior Pastor ”...
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!
Join us for a new Bible study following the First Presbyterian Church morning worship in the Sanctuary: "Next Hour with Michael Nelson." It's a great discipleship opportunity. ALL WELCOME!!