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July 23, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Greetings to one and all, WOW!  What an amazing week! VBS brought in over 90 children each day, along with the 50+ volunteers who turned up to help each day.  Everyone learnt that God’s Heroes (yes, that means us) have Heart, Courage, Wisdom, Hope and Power and it was all tied together with the Bible […]

July 16, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Dear friends, Tomorrow is the day! Yes, Vacation Bible School is here. Many of you have noticed the colorful bulletin boards and decorations in some of the classrooms and hallways. Please take a moment to thank Lynn Sorensen for her vision, preparations and her time. I am very appreciative of the many volunteers who came […]

July 9, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Greetings to one and all, I hope and pray everyone had a good Fourth of July celebration this past week and now the clock ticks in the lazy days of Summer.  Well, not really!  Yes the clock ticks, but there is plenty going on, especially as we continue on our drive to find a Director […]

July 2, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Dear Family and Friends of First Pres!   This week at our Session meeting, we were visited by members of the Presbytery’s Committee on the Minister for our Triennial Visit.  These visits are designed for the elders of the church to share joys and concerns with Presbytery and share what we are doing in various […]

June 25, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

  Dear family and friends of First Pres, It’s good to have all our mission folk back from Central America; we’ve been praying for you daily and celebrate your safe return and your faithfulness in ministry while away these past few weeks!  Some have asked me to summarize last week’s message on Mission since you […]

June 18, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Dear Family and Friends of First Pres, Today is Father’s Day and it’s a day that can either conjure up images or memories of positive moments or induce reflections of sadness for a poor relationship with dad (the same can be said for Mother’s Day, too). So, I would like to have us reflect upon […]

June 11, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Dear family and friends of First Pres, Kelly and I thank you for the time away the last two weeks.  We have a dear friend who has a cabin on 25 acres abutting the Chattahoochee National Forest in northeast Georgia with a wonderful view of Georgia’s second highest mountain, Rabun Bald.  It rained for the […]

June 4, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Greetings to one and all in the name of Christ, Today, as we celebrate Pentecost, and the beginning of the church, we are excited for many reasons, but on at least two counts as a part of this church. Firstly, we are excited to commission some of our members who will form the traveling team of […]

May 28, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Greetings to one and all, This weekend we recognize and acknowledge Memorial Day, which is the last Monday of May.  As a reminder, on Memorial Day, the flag of the United States, is raised briskly to the top of the staff and then solemnly lowered to the half-staff position, where it remains only until noon.  It is then raised […]

May 21, 2017 – Pastor’s Letter

by Kristen

Dear Family and Friends of First Pres, Kelly and I wish to thank you for your gracious action at last week’s congregational meeting in awarding us a one-time stipend in recognition of my work here in 2016.  We have been so reminded of what a blessing it is to journey with you these last five […]