Life at First Presbyterian

Announcements – August 2017

Crossville Gospel Challenge 1517-2017—One of the most significant outcomes of the Reformation was the translation of the Scriptures into languages that could be read by common people. To celebrate the greatness of this event in Christian history, churches of Crossville are collaborating for public readings of the Four Gospels. Each one of the Gospels will be read aloud in its entirety at four hosting churches, which will all be on Saturday evenings, beginning at6PM.  Check the poster on the bulletin board by the mailboxes for times and places and other information concerning this upcoming event.


Bread of Life Dinner—”Whoever despises his neighbor is a sinner, but blessed is he who is generous to the poor.”   (Proverbs 14:21)  Our church will provide the evening meal and a worship service at Bread of Life Rescue Mission on Tuesday, August 22nd.  A sign-up sheet for servers and food preparation is in the Fellowship Hall.  Food should be at the church no later than 5:00 p.m.  (If you plan to take your food directly to Bread of Life on the day of the dinner. please call Carol Sparks at 931-287-4440.)  Questions?  Please see Jim or Carol Sparks.


Shall We Gather Concert—Thursday, September 28th at 7:00 p.m.  Seating is limited so please reserve your free ticket (s) early.  Check with the church office for details.


Support CCS and Save Money at the Same Time

The Smart Savings Card is now available as a fundraiser for Crossville Christian School. During the month of August, you may purchase a Cumberland County card at the same low price of $10. You get savings on dining, retail stores, automotive services, beauty services, etc. and the savings for a new/renewal of Sam’s Club membership alone pays for the price of the card!

Please see Darlene Gendjar to purchase your Smart Savings Card or you may purchase it at the CCS office. Thank you for your support of our educational and spiritual ministry to the children in our community

Support Covenant College Young Women by Donating to the 2017 Love Gift

The 2017 PCA Women’s Love Gift is an investment of the discipleship of young women at Covenant College. The Covenant College Chapel Department is hiring a chapel associate for discipleship and your gift will support this new position. A primary focus for the chapel associate for discipleship will include ministering to the young women on Covent’s campus.

To donate during the month of August, please make out your checks to First Presbyterian Church with “2017 Love Gift” in the memo section.


Coming Soon:

9/12 —Continental Breakfast & Introduction to Women’s Bible Study—9:30 a.m.  All women invited.

9/26—Women’s Bible Study begins with Nancy Guthrie’s “The Promised One”.  A fresh look at the book of Genesis 9:30 a.m.