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!
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...]
Ballroom Dance Classes-They’re back! David Foreman & Deb Kohlhase will lead another series of ballroom dance instruction starting March 29th. All proceeds from this year’s class will go to local nonprofit organization Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, Inc. (KALB). Classes will be held at Revival on Thursday evenings starting March 29 from 7:00 – 8:00 PM. Cost is $75 per person, which ... [Read more...]
Welcome our New Minister!-First Presbyterian Church is very excited to welcome our new minister, Dayton Wilson, his wife Michelle, and son “D”!!! Everyone come out to any or all of these events to “Welcome them”. He will be in town to attend Empty Bowls Lunch on Friday, the N.A.P. meeting Saturday for final approval, and will be attending ... [Read more...]
It’s Maranatha Youth Retreat Time!-This is an awesome weekend for youth at the beautiful Camp Maranatha! Open to all youth grades 6 – 12. See below to register and visit Maranatha.camp for more info. Download Flyer | Download Registration Form
Mexico Mission Journal – Friday & Saturday-Unidos, unidos, en su nombre, unidos. Two countries, two languages, one heart. Dear Friends, this will be the last entry in the 2017 Mexico Mission Journal. I am trying to type this as we head out on Interstate 10, having left Baytown early this morning. Because we left our hotel at 6:00 A.M., before the ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Thursday-Buenos tardes, amigos and amigas! We have completed our last “big” work day of the mission trip, and as I write this, the others are trying to gather in their gear and prepare to pack up early tomorrow morning before we head over to the colonias. It is the new normal for us, as we ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Wednesday-Hola, amigos and amigas! We have completed another great day serving the Lord in Reynosa. Yes, it was hot, but today, it was also somewhat cloudy and there was a breeze all morning. What a blessing! Today, we were scheduled to pour the ring and columns. This involves mixing lots of concrete and passing buckets ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Tuesday-Hello from your Mexico Missionaries What a full day we have had today! Our mornings always begin with coffee, (prepared by Doug the night before,) then a great breakfast prepared by the two Diane’s and Charles Bell, (our Weslaco FPC helper,) which is followed by our morning devotional. This morning, we spent part of our ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Monday-Hola, dear friends! We have spent a wonderful day serving others in the colonias today. We are following a slightly different schedule this year. The folks from Faith Ministry have requested that we arrive in the colonias a little later in the morning, so we are having breakfast at 6:00, devotional at 6:35, and departure ... [Read more...]
Mexico Mission Journal – Sunday-Greetings from your mission team in Weslaco, Texas. Guess what? It is hot in Texas today! The word on the street is that the temperature will reach the 100’s every day we are here. We will surely have some acclimating to do this week. As is our new normal, our day began on Saturday morning ... [Read more...]