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Repentance and Resurrection

Teacher, which commandment in the law is the greatest?  Jesus said to him, You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind... And... You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Since its founding in 1821, the roots of...

What to Expect at the Sanctuary Reopening

What to Expect at the Sanctuary Reopening

Our sanctuary will reopen for worship on Sunday, October 23, after 18 months of worshiping in the Wood Fellowship Hall. The Opening Doors Capital Campaign has allowed us to expand the chancel and made it handicap-accessible, repair and refinish the wood floors,...

A Note About Our Parking Lot

Church Parking Lot on 312 W Trade St   Dear FPC Family, There are so many exciting updates underway on our campus over the summer that will be ready for us to enjoy as the fall rolls around! I hope you are following along with our regular construction updates. I...

FPC Senior Pastors

• William Addison Alexander, Jr. • James Robert Howerton • George Carswell Hughs • Albert Sidney Johnson • Cyrus Johnston • William Morris Kincaid • Charles Edgar Stanberry Kraemer • Abner Johnson Leavenworth • Arnold DeWelles Miller • Robert Hall Morrison • Pendleton...

2022 Will Appleby Award Recipient

2022 Will Appleby Award Recipient

Addison "Addie" Williams has been named the 2022 recipient of the Will Appleby Award for Spirit, Leadership, and Dedication. Addison is a senior at Providence High School and the daughter of Doug and Beth Williams and sister to Finn. She was baptized in this church,...

A Helping Heart

A Helping Heart

WILLIE ATKINS’ SERVICE IMPACTS THE CHURCH, MEMBERS’ LIVES In the year 1973, the price of a gallon of gas was 39 cents; a gallon of milk was 62 cents; the average price of a new home was just $32,500; Richard Nixon was president; Super Bowl VII was won by the Miami...

The Good Samaritan Fresco

The Good Samaritan Fresco

Immediately upon entering the front doors of the Fellowship Hall, a dramatic image of the Samaritan bending over a beaten and bloodied stranger serves as an important reminder of the intimate relationship between the teachings of Christ and the work we are called to...

Mixed Income Developments Panel

Mixed Income Developments Panel

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a mixed income housing development? Are you curious as to how developers make the financials work, particularly in areas like Uptown where land costs are high? This panel discussion answers these questions and more...