Besides our weekly online worship service, we are now offering an outside worship service on Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. in the church parking lot, if the weather allows. Feel free to join us!
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Coming Soon! We are planning on donating desperately needed school supplies to children in Cocke and Sevier counties again this year. The Sunset Gap Back to School Drive will have online sign-ups this year due to COVID-19. Look for the link being sent via Constant Contact in your Inbox soon. We will be only supplying […]
Dear Friends in Christ, You are in my prayers as we navigate the disaster of this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. I know most people are feeling the impact — health-wise, financially, emotionally. Our lives have been turned upside down in the span of just a few short weeks. Please know that the PC(USA) is with you […]
We meet every Wednesday evening, weather permitting, at Avalon Golf Course for a casual 9-hole round with our FPC family. If you are interested in joining us, please contact the church office or Wayne Walls who coordinates our tee times.
Upper Room has decided to release a free digital copy of their May-June publication due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This release will be available through June 30. Click the link below: https://destination-site-production.s3.amazonaws.com/pdfs/UR_May-June2020.pdf
Food Pantry Update – Food Donations Needed! Our Shepherd of Hope Food Pantry continues to service the needs of our community during this COVID-19 situation maintaining the regularly schedules days and hours. On March 23rd we served 112 guests and on April 6th we had 76 guests. All volunteers are wearing gloves and face masks […]
Building God’s Household Our second special PCUSA offering for 2020 is the Pentecost offering, designed to help children at risk. Your Outreach committee has designated Susannah’s House to receive 40% of our collective offering, with 60% going to Presbyterian Mission Agency. Susannah’s House is an intensive outpatient alcohol and drug treatment program for mothers in […]
The FPC Merry Mask Makers rose to the challenge when John Knox Center sent out a request for fabric face masks for their summer campers and counselors. The FPC team made a combined total of 110 face masks for the camp! Way to go ladies!
Dear church family, In response to the seriousness of the coronavirus outbreak, the church’s Emergency Response Team wants to do everything we can to support our members who may become more isolated during this difficult time from friends, family, and their church community. So, we are searching for volunteers to be part of our […]
At its meeting last night (May 26), the Session decided to postpone the decision to return to in-person worship in the sanctuary until it convenes for its next meeting on June 29. Based upon the high number of members who are in the high-risk category for contracting Covid-19 and the high number of people who […]