Upcoming events:
​Advent and Christmas Worship Opportunities and Events

Sunday, December 16, Third Sunday of Advent
Thrive begins at 8:45 a.m. with a special contemporary cantata of music and scripture.
Children’s Christmas Pageant & Advent Vespers (featuring members of our Music Ministry), 5:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall

Wednesday, December 19
PWS Christmas program 9:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Sunday, December 23 Fourth Sunday of Advent
11:00 Worship in the Sanctuary (No Thrive) - Worship featuring the Carolina Brass; special music by the FPC Choir and Handbell Ringers, as well as other featured musicians.

Christmas Eve Worship Opportunities
11:00 a.m. Children’s Worship in the Chapel - children, please bring a  stuffed animal to help welcome the baby Jesus. (All
     toys will be returned at the end of the service.)
6:00 p.m. Festival of Light in the Sanctuary; childcare available for infants through Kindergarten.
11:00 p.m. Candlelight Communion in the Chapel

Our Mission and Vision

​​Following the Word with Christ’s heart into the world with open arms spreading the Good News, we are committed disciples of Christ engaged in God’s Word, joyfully united in worship and work, urgently taking the Good News into our community and the world.

Worship Opportunities

​​You are invited to Sunday school & worship on Sundays:

9:00 A.M.  THRIVE worship in the Fellowship Hall 

10:00 A.M. Sunday school

11:00 A.M. Worship in the Sanctuary


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We are a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a long tradition of service and leadership in the Gastonia community and in the Presbytery of Western North Carolina.
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