This is the text of the charge Dr. Bush gave at the conclusion of worship today (and an audio file for listening and downloading is here): “There are several things I want to say to you on my last Sunday with you. “The first is a word of gratitude. The Apostle Paul puts it very … [Read more…]
Out of what may be an overabundance of caution, tonight’s activities at First Presbyterian are cancelled. While the threat of dangerous weather seems to be in other areas of North Alabama, we too are under a tornado watch. It seems irresponsible to go ahead with programming in light of this. Other churches in the community … [Read more…]
Unfortunately no worship audio will be available for March 26, and none is anticipated for April 2, 2017. We expect to record and post worship recordings again on Palm Sunday, April 9.
Save the date for the Athens-Limestone Empty Bowls Project 2017. April 19 at First Presbyterian Church’s Revival building. Empty Bowls is co-hosted by 1st Presbyterian Church and Athens Main Street. Join us in this wonderful initiative to help feed the hungry in our area. Proceeds to benefit local charities that provide food and meals. April … [Read more…]
On January 11, Wednesdays@First started up again in the Rodgers Center, with a video and book study of Philip Yancey’s What’s So Amazing About Grace? “Grace is the church’s great distinctive. It’s the one thing the world cannot duplicate, and the one thing it craves above all else for only grace can bring hope and … [Read more…]
Deb Kohlhase – a faithful member of this church – spoke to the Presbyterian Men at their monthly breakfast this morning about the renewal and the work of Habitat for Humanity of Athens/Limestone County where she serves as executive director. It has been a difficult few years for our local Habitat affiliate, but they are … [Read more…]
Big Brothers/Big Sisters is looking for mentors in Limestone County. Mentorship consists of being involved in the life of a young person (5-18) in difficult life circumstances. Mentors will receive training. If you would like more information, would like to volunteer to be a mentor please call Nick Thomas at 256-998-5566.
On August 21,we will start a new series of sermons, looking at how Abraham and Sarah (in the book of Genesis) handle the ambiguities of life between God and the world. Here is an overview: “Living Between Grace and Gratitude: The Gospel According to Abraham & Sarah.” In the book of Genesis, Abraham and Sarah … [Read more…]