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…]

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 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 – 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…]