Weekly Announcements

June 23, 2019


Name Tags
  • Please wear your name tags on Sunday and other church functions. Cindy would be most grateful!
  • Contact Trip Stewart if you need a new one.
Summer Office Hours
  • Please be aware that the church office closes at 3:00 p.m., on Fridays until after Labor Day.
  • As in years past, the week of July 4 (July 1-5, 2019 ), the church building will be closed for semi-annual maintenance.


Thank You...Thank You...Thank You!!!On behalf of the Children’s Ministry and myself, I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all who volunteered before and during VBS to make this week such a success! When we pour ourselves into events such as VBS that strengthen and encourage our children’s faith to grow, we are truly living into our baptismal vows. Thank you all so much! Jill Kimbirl, Director of Children’s Ministries.

Children’s Summer Sunday School 
Please join in the fun as we deepen our faith together.
  • Pre-K through Rising 6th grade
  • The class will meet on the 2nd floor of the Children’s Sunday School wing in the middle room that faces the playground. Sunday School begins at 10:00 a.m., and our theme is “At Home with God.”
June Prayer Lunch
Gather for a mid-week boost this June! Lunch (optional) is served in the Fellowship Hall from 12:00-12:30 p.m., for $6, followed by an educational opportunity, including health awareness, mission, or Bible study. Reservations are helpful, but not required. Prayer Lunch concludes by 1:00 p.m. Enjoy the following opportunities this month:
  • June 26: Dr. Cynthia M. Benz will present a devotion.
  • There will be no Prayer Lunch in the month of July
Wild Wacky Wednesdays
Get ready for our exciting Wild Wacky Wednesdays!  Visit our website fpcgastonia.org for more details.

Date: July 10th
  • Destination: Morning Mission - Crisis Assistance Ministry in Charlotte & Kinso Park formerly Sky High Sports
  • Drop Off Time:  8:00 a.m. at the Circle in front of the Sanctuary
  • Pick Up Time: 5:00 p.m. at the Circle in front of the Sanctuary 
Date: July 31
  • Destination:Tweetsie Railroad
  • Drop Off Time:8:15 a.m. at the Circle in front of the Sanctuary
  • Pick Up Time:6:00 p.m. at the Circle in front of the Sanctuary
Date: Aug 7th
  • Destination:Morning Mission at Meals on Wheels Center & White Water Center
  • Drop Off Time:9:00 a.m. Circle in front of the Sanctuary
  • Pick Up Time:5:30 p.m. Circle in front of the Sanctuary
Date: Aug 14th
  • Destination:Riverbanks Zoo, Columbia, SC
  • Drop Off Time:8:30 a.m. Fellowship Hall
  • Pick Up Time:6:30 p.m. Fellowship Hall
Sunday, June 23:
Middle Schoolers Return from Massanetta Springs
9:00 a.m. THRIVE
10:00 a.m. Sunday School
11:00 a.m. Worship

Monday, June 24:        

Tuesday, June 25:
9:30 a.m. Staff Meeting
9:30 a.m. Newsletter Editing Team
5:30 p.m. Missions Ministry Meeting

Wednesday June 26:
12:00 p.m. Prayer Lunch
1:00 p.m. Newsletter Mailing

Thursday, June 27:
7:00 p.m. Thrive Rehearsal

Friday, June 28:
3:00 p.m. Office Closes

Saturday, June 29: