Matthew 25 Initiative Update

At its regular stated meeting on Sunday, June 19, the session of First Presbyterian Church voted to enlist our church as a part of the denomination’s Matthew 25 initiative. This commitment gives focus to current mission efforts which already align with Matthew 25’s goals of building congregational vitality, ending structural racism, and eradicating systemic [...]

Matthew 25 Initiative Update2022-06-21T13:08:01-05:00

Pastoral Call – A Letter to the Congregation – June 12, 2022

  June 12, 2022   Dear Friends in Christ,   We’ve spent the past year reading the Gospel of Luke together, and I’m struck by the ending. Jesus ascends into heaven. But then, as Luke begins the Acts of the Apostles, he tells the same story—the Ascension. Why does he repeat the story? I [...]

Pastoral Call – A Letter to the Congregation – June 12, 20222022-06-15T12:05:48-05:00

Christmas in July – Kid City Block Party

Save the date: Tuesday, July 26th 5:00-7:00 For: Christmas in July Block Party for Kid City and Summer Pre-K participants and families Christmas in July is a project to support and encourage families who participate in summer learning opportunities at Dalton Public School’s Kid City and Summer Pre-K transition programs. Families have the opportunity [...]

Christmas in July – Kid City Block Party2022-06-07T12:11:10-05:00

Matthew 25 Initiative

Following its May stated meeting, the session has begun exploring what it means for First Presbyterian Church to join the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Matthew 25 initiative. The project focuses congregational work and mission on congregational vitality, eradicating systemic poverty, and dismantling structural racism. Both the Missions Team and Session will be in conversation about [...]

Matthew 25 Initiative2022-06-01T10:04:44-05:00
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