Welcome to First Presbyterian Church, in historic Athens, Alabama!
We serve each other, the Athens community, and the world on the square in downtown Athens. Our church family is a community of believers who welcome all who come seeking the grace and peace of God.
If you are looking for a place where you will be accepted, nurtured, and nourished in your journey of faith — or if you are still examining the claims of Christianity — then you are welcome at First Presbyterian Church. We hope to see you soon!
Mexico Mission Journal – Final Post-Greetings from home, sweet home, Athens, Alabama! We arrived in Athens on Saturday evening around 7:30 ish after a long day of driving, all done by our expert chauffeur Kayo. Some of you may have already heard that once we unloaded all the Pinson, Miller, and Gregg belongings, Doug took over the driving job to ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Day 5-Hey, y’all! We have finished our fourth workday in the colonias, and almost all of our assigned tasks have been completed. As Doug said on our way home in the van, “Can y’all believe we finished Thursday already?” This morning, we had our usual breakfast, only today, Colleen and Vicky dined with us, as well ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Day 4-Greetings from your mission team in Texas and Mexico! We have had an amazing day serving the Lord today, and it all began with a beautiful rainbow or two. This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast, again. We had the usual fare; however, today we had bacon, and it was possibly the ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Day 3-Buenos tardes, amigos and amigas! We have completed our second day of work in the colonias, and we are home early … and we poured a roof this morning! This morning, Julie from Weslaco FPC joined us for breakfast. (Yesterday, Jennifer joined us!) What a treat it is to connect with our Weslaco friends while ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Day 2-Hola, good friends! We have completed our first day serving the Lord in the colonias of Reynosa, and while we are a bit dirty and tired, we still had a great Monday. After breakfast this morning, we had our morning devotional, and then it was off to the races! As usual, we had already iced ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Day 1-Greetings from your Mexico Mission team in Weslaco, Texas! We have safely arrived and will soon be tucked in safe and sound in our “home away from home,” the Weslaco First Presbyterian Church. Our trip here, via the church bus, was easy for the most part. We departed from Kay-May, where we picked up our ... [Read more...]
Poke Sallet Follies-Tickets are now on sale at the Senior Center located at 912 West Pryor Street. The 2018 show will depict 200 years of local history and has been endorsed by the Alabama Bicentennial Commission. Cast members include First Presbyterian’s own Larry & Kay Burlingame, Deb Kohlhase and her husband David Foreman. Show dates are March ... [Read more...]