Today’s Empty Bowls Project luncheon is the result of a lot of hard work by people who want to make a difference by fighting hunger in this community. In these pictures you can see a cross-section of this community. The mayor is here, and the president of the Chamber of Commerce, and the president of … [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…]
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…]
An offering to the mission of God in the world and a contribution to downtown Athens.
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.
Louise Steele was awarded Athens State University’s highest honor, the President’s Medal, this past Saturday. The resolution President Glenn read rehearsing her many achievements in life was impressive. He didn’t mention, though, that people here at First Presbyterian have known how impressive she is for most of a century!