Square Dance Nola, special edition for our mission group from Los Angeles

carrie Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:00am

This Sunday, after worship we are all invited to a special edition of Square Dance Nola specially arranged for a work group who will be in town from the Presbytery of the Pacific in Los Angeles. “Lost in the Holler” is providing the music and the dance calling is going to be by Rev. Dan Wally Baker.

Please bring a dish to share and invite your friends to this kid fun family friendly all ages event.

We will wrap up by 1.30 pm so there will be plenty of time to get out to Jazz Fest in the afternoon too.

Second Annual Jazz Fest Concert #rockthechurch

carrie Sat, 04/23/2016 - 1:04pm

We welcomed back our friends Langhorne Slim with an impressive lineup including the Deslondes, Aurora Nealand, Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony, Joey Savoy, the Lostines during the first weekend of Jazz Fest.  

The ambiance was spectacular and we were able to raise money for the ministries of FPCNO through beverage sales.

A very special off-site wedding performed by Pastor Fred

carrie Fri, 04/22/2016 - 12:00am

We were honored to take part in the first-ever wedding to take place in the newly opened University Medical Center of New Orleans on Friday, April 22, 2016. Yolanda Welsh and Michael Cheeks had been looking forward to their wedding, planned for November 2016, since Michael proposed last August. Their plans changed when Yolanda was admitted to UMC last week and they learned that her stage 4 kidney disease was now at stage 5. Michael and Yolanda decided to move up their wedding and contacted the hospital’s attorney and staff for guidance on notarizing their marriage paperwork.

A Community Voice by Southern United Neighborhoods

carrie Thu, 04/21/2016 - 12:00am

A Community Voice by Southern United Neighborhoods

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Legal services, Healtcare Services, Loan and Morgate Lenders, Affordable Housing Programs, First-Time Homebuyers Classes

Langhorne Slim films music video "Changes"

carrie Sat, 01/23/2016 - 12:00am

First Presbyterian Church is enjoying our most recent 15 minutes of fame thanks to Americana indie rockers Langhorne Slim & The Law.  

We were honored to be the location for the music video, "Changes," which premiered on the Conan O'Brien, show, CONAN, which aired on TBS.  

January/February Newsletter 2016

In this issue:

  • Welcome to some new members.
  • Ash Wednesday pancake supper.
  • Mardi Gras recipes.

Socially Conscious and Agriculturally Responsible

terry Thu, 10/15/2015 - 1:17pm

Our supplier, Pumpkin Patch Fundraisers, exercises sustainable agricultural practices. All Pumpkin Patch products are non-GMO. Cover crops are used to prevent soil erosion & suppress weeds, reducing the need for the use of herbicides. These responsible agricultural practices mean that we provide a great product, which has less of an impact on the environment.  

Pumpkin Modeling Debut with Culture Shock

carrie Mon, 10/12/2015 - 1:11pm

The pumpkins got a supporting role in a recent jewelry photo shoot in the patch.  Christine Alexis, the designer of Culture Shock  jewelry contacted us about doing a photo shoot in the patch and we were so flattered.  As it turns out we have a lot in common with this young local company.  The pumpkin patch business model is socially conscious and agriculturally sustainable.  Culture Shock is too!

The Pumpkin Patch it OPEN!

carrie Wed, 10/07/2015 - 11:49am

The pumpkins have arrived!  The patch is open!

The First Presbyterian Church Program of Hope Pumpkin Patch is open daily starting Monday, October 5th until we sell out. The proceeds go to benefit the Program of Hope Homeless Ministry and Christian Education at First Presbyterian Church.

Admission is free! Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes will be sold. Prices start at $0.50 for the baby pumpkins/gourds and go up from there.

Hours:
Monday-Friday: 3pm-7pm
Saturday: 10am-7pm
Sunday: 1pm-7pm

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