Partnership with Accion in Merida, Yucatan

Partnership with Accion in Merida, Yucatan

Accion began in the early 1980’s under the direction of the Rev. Oscar Dorantes of Merida, Yucatan.  Oscar, a native of Yucatan, was educated at Birmingham Bible College in Birmingham, Alabama in the 60’s.  After returning to Mexico, he was ordained and served a...
An Old Window Gets a New Life

An Old Window Gets a New Life

You never know what kind of calls you’re going to receive when you’re the church receptionist… When we were building the Poplar Street Building in 2000, our receptionist answered a call from a former member who said she had a stained glass window that was...
Those Magnificent Chandeliers

Those Magnificent Chandeliers

We are blessed with a beautiful church, “a model of elegance and good taste” The Mecklenburg Times announced in April 1895 in anticipation of the re-opening of the First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte following an extensive and quite expensive (just over $30,000)...
If Walls Could Talk

If Walls Could Talk

Most members of First Presbyterian have seen the photographs of all the ministers who have served our church that hang on the walls of the Session room. But do you know what other room in the church has walls covered with photographs showing 100 years of our history?...