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Worship Bulletin Sunday June 5, 2016, Sermon “Simple? Yes. Easy? Not so much.” - Rev. Claire Brooks

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Sunday School - begins at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday.

(SCHEDULED MEETINGS)

  • TUESDAY – June 7th, 9:00am Presbytery meeting at Chinese Presbyterian Church, 2901 W. Esplanade Avenue. (First Presbyterian Church clerk of session or member of the session are wisely asked to attend).
  • WEDNESDAY, June 15, 6:30pm Session meeting.

            

(SCHEDULED EVENTS AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN)

  • FRIDAY – SUNDAY- June 3rd – June 5th, Bethesda Church conference will be held at FPC. Pastor Jibo will occupy room 207 on Friday, June 3rd from 6pm- 10pm;  and the Fellowship Hall on Sat., June 4th from 10am – 9pm and Sunday, June 5th from 9am – 3pm.
  • FRIDAY June 3, 8:00pm – 11:00pm Tango dancing.
  • WEDNESDAY – June 8, 6:30pm-8:00pm Karate classes with Bruce Sandifer in room 207.
  • SUNDAY – June 12th, Communion Sunday. Following worship service, a “Baby Shower” for Candice Bellau and Kelly Mallary  will be held in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to come and have fun.
  • MONDAY – June 13th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm Square Dance.
  • THURSDAY – June 16th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Public Community Listening Session Regarding Youth Transfer Policies. This meeting will be held in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church. This event is free to the public.
  • MON.-FRI. June 20th - 27th, South Dakota Mission Group residing at FPC for mission work around the city.
  • SAT.-FRI. June 25th – July 4th, Greenville, Tn. Mission Group residing at FPC for mission work around the city.  They are willing to do any sprucing up of the building if needed and will supply all material.

 

(SCHEDULED OFF-SITE EVENT)

  • TUESDAY – June 7th, 5:30pm Cub Scout Pack (with a twist!) is forming! Come join parents and volunteers from FPCNO, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and the Broadmoor Improvement Association at a Wine and Cheese party for parents and interested volunteers at the Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor St). Senior District Executive, Mr. Yoni Sunshine, will share ways that this cooperative effort will offer boys (and GIRLS too, under a new pilot program)  can change lives for the better, engage our youth in the riches of Louisiana’s outdoor culture and teach skills and virtues that will last our kids' whole life long. This is also an opportunity for adults, whether you are parents or not, to make positive and meaningful differences in young lives—and in your own! Come and discover all the fun that is Cub Scouting!!

 

Date: 

Friday, June 3, 2016

Worship Bulletin May 28, 2016, - Sermon "450 to 2? Great Odds! " Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Sunday School begins at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday

A reception will immediately follow worship service this Sunday, May 28 for Rev. Fred Powell, III and Frank Peralta in the back of the church. Stay and wish both of them well on their new venture.

  • MONDAY – May 30th, Memorial Day (Church Office CLOSED).
  • FRIDAY – SUNDAY- June 3rd – June 5th, Bethesda Church conference will be held at FPC. Pastor Jibo will occupy room 207 on Friday, June 3rd from 6pm- 10pm;  and the Fellowship Hall on Sat., June 4th from 10am – 9pm and Sunday, June 5th from 9am – 3pm.
  • TUESDAY – June 7th, Presbytery meeting at Chinese Presbyterian Church, 2901 W. Esplanade Avenue. (First Presbyterian Church clerk of session or member of the session are wisely asked to attend).
  • THURSDAY – June 9th, 6:00pm Our Cub Scout Pack (with a twist!) is forming! Join parents and volunteers from FPCNO, Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and the Broadmoor Improvement Association at a Wine and Cheese party for parents and interested volunteers at the Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center (3900 General Taylor St). Our Senior District Executive,  Mr. Yoni Sunshine, will share ways that this cooperative effort will offer boys (and GIRLS too, under a new pilot program)  can change lives for the better, engage our youth in the riches of Louisiana’s outdoor culture and teach skills and virtues that will last our kids' whole life long.
  • SUNDAY – June 12th, Communion Sunday. Following worship service.  A “Baby Shower” for Candice Bellau and Kelly Mallary  will be held in the Fellowship Hall. All are welcome to attend.
  • MONDAY – June 13th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm Square Dance.
  • THURSDAY – June 16th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Public Community Listening Session Regarding Youth Transfer Policies. This meeting will be held in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church. This event is free to the public.
  • MON.-FRI. June 20th - 27th, South Dakota Mission Group residing at FPC for mission work around the city.
  • SAT.-FRI. June 25th – July 4th, Greenville, Tn. Mission Group residing at FPC for mission work around the city.  They are willing to do any sprucing up of the building if needed and will supply all material.

What’s happening at First Presbyterian Church?  Weekly Schedule

Sunday                          9:30 am         Adult Bible Study in the Session Room.

                10:15 am – 11:00 am        Children’s Sunday School in room 207.

                                      11:00 am        Sunday Worship.

Wednesday                  9:00 am         Program of Hope (worship, with and outreach to the less fortunate in our neighborhood, all are welcome to volunteer  or seek help!) in the Sanctuary.

Thursday                      6:00 pm         Evening Prayer and Anointing in Room 207 located on the second floor.

 

 

 

Date: 

Friday, May 27, 2016

Worship Bulletin May 22, 2016, Easter Sunday - Sermon "Apples to Apples" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

This Sunday, May 22 after worship the Session has called a Special Congregational meeting following the 11am service. Please stay for this meeting.

  • Children’s Sunday School will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday
  • WEDNESDAYS – May 4th -25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm A Supper Series “From Jesus to Christ” Come have supper at FPCNO Wednesday nights in May and enjoy the PBS FrontLine documentary telling the largely hidden story of the very beginnings of Christianity.
  • THURSDAY – May 26th, 6:30pm Session meeting.
  • MONDAY – May 30th, Memorial Day (Church Office CLOSED).
  • SUNDAY – June 5th, Communion Sunday.
  • SUNDAY – June 12th, after worship. Baby Shower for Candice Bellau and Kelly Mallary.
  • MONDAY – June 13th, 7:00pm – 10:00pm Square Dance.
  • THURSDAY – June 16th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm Invitation to a Public Community Listening Session Regarding Youth Transfer Policies. This meeting will be held in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church. This event is free to the public.

Date: 

Friday, May 20, 2016

Worship Bulletin May 15, 2016, Easter Sunday - Sermon "An Invisible Holiday" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Sunday School will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday

●  WEDNESDAYS – May 4th -25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm A Supper Series “From Jesus to Christ” Come have supper at FPCNO Wednesday nights in May and enjoy the PBS FrontLine documentary telling the largely hidden story of the very beginnings of Christianity.

●  TUESDAY – May 17th, 6:30pm Deacons meeting.

●  SUNDAY – May 22nd, the Session has called a Special Congregational meeting following the 11am service. Please schedule to stay for this meeting.

●  THURSDAY – May 26th, 6:30pm Session meeting.

●  MONDAY – May 30th, Memorial Day (Church Office CLOSED)

What’s happening at First Presbyterian Church? Weekly Schedule

Sunday                    9:30 am   Adult Bible Study in the Session Room.

             10:15 am – 11:00 am Children’s Sunday School in room 207.

                              11:00 am   Sunday Worship.

Wednesday             9:00 am   Program of Hope (worship, with and outreach to the less fortunate in our neighborhood, all are welcome  to volunteer  or seek help!) in the Sanctuary.

Thursday                6:00 pm   Evening Prayer and Anointing in the Session Room located by the church offices.

Date: 

Friday, May 13, 2016

Worship Bulletin May 8, 2016, Mothering Sunday "Ascension Sunday" - Sermon "Our Crazy Life" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Sunday School will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday

●  WEDNESDAYS – May 4th -25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm A Supper Series “From Jesus to Christ” Come have supper at FPCNO Wednesday nights in May and enjoy the PBS FrontLine documentary telling the largely hidden story of the very beginnings of Christianity.

●  MONDAY – May 9th, 7:00pm Square Dance.

●  SATURDAY – May 14th, 9:00am Women United in Prayer.

●  SATURDAY – May 14th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm Lakeview Crawfish Boil.

●  TUESDAY – May 17th, 6:30pm Deacons meeting.

●  SUNDAY – May 22nd, the Session has called a Special Congregational  meeting following the 11am service. Please schedule to stay for this important meeting.

●  THURSDAY – May 26th, 6:30pm Session meeting.

 Announcing the 7th Annual Bite The Tail Off Homelessness Charity Crawfish Boil - Benefitting Program of Hope Homeless Ministry                        Lakeview Presbyterian Church, Canal Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70124

This annual event held each year at Lakeview Presbyterian church helps to support the mission work of Program of Hope homeless ministry located at First Presbyterian Church on Claiborne Avenue and promises to be a day filled with food, music and fun! Each week, Program of Hope serves both the spiritual and physical needs of between 80-100 homeless men, women, and children in a welcoming and nurturing environment.  Funding shelter nights and help providing public transportation are two of the many services that are offered at Program of Hope and to which we have dedicated the funds of this annual event. Our goal this year, is the same as in years past, to receive enough donations/sponsors to cover the cost of the event so that all proceeds for ticket sales go directly to purchasing vouchers. Your continued support and participation is vital to make this event a success and makes a meaningful impact on this vital mission and shares the love of Christ to the lives of the homeless community that it serves.  To make a donation or to volunteer for this event, please call Jeff Craig at 504-352-6190. Advance tickets are available (Adult $15 / Children $8) by calling the Lakeview Presbyterian church office at 504-408-7892 or contact Jeff Craig at 504-352-6190.

 

Date: 

Friday, May 6, 2016

Worship Bulletin May 1, 2016, Communion Sunday - Sermon "Now THAT Day was a Sabbath!" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Sunday School -  will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am every Sunday

  • Fellowship Luncheon and Square Dance Sunday, May 1st. We invite you to stay after worship for a fellowship lunch and square dance with “Lost in the Holler” a local bluegrass/mountain band! We will be finished by 1.30, with plenty of time to get out to JazzFest for the afternoon/evening!
  • TUESDAY - May 3rd Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all. Everybody can participate on Give NOLA Day! Individuals can make online donations to participating nonprofits. The minimum donation is $10. All donations made on May 3rd will give your favorite nonprofit the opportunity to earn lagniappe dollars, awards, and hourly prizes.
  • WEDNESDAYS – May 4th -25th, 6:00pm – 7:30pm A Supper Series “From Jesus to Christ” Come have supper at FPCNO Wednesday nights in May and enjoy the PBS FrontLine documentary telling the largely hidden story of the very beginnings of Christianity.
  • SATURDAY – May 7th, 9:30am Women United in Prayer
  • MONDAY – May 9th, 7:00pm Square Dance.
  • SATURDAY – May 14th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm Lakeview Crawfish Boil.
  • THURSDAY – May 26th, 6:30pm Session meeting.

What’s happening at First Presbyterian Church?   Weekly Schedule

Sunday                    9:30 am   Adult Bible Study in the Session Room.

             10:15 am – 11:00 am  Children’s Sunday School in room 207.

                              11:00 am   Sunday Worship.

Wednesday             9:00 am   Program of Hope (worship, with and outreach to the less fortunate in our neighborhood, all are welcome  to volunteer  or seek help!) in the Sanctuary.

Thursday                6:00 pm   Evening Prayer and Anointing in the Session Room located by the church offices.

 

Announcing the 7th Annual Bite The Tail Off Homelessness Charity Crawfish Boil

Benefitting Program of Hope Homeless Ministry, Lakeview Presbyterian Church, 5914 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70124

Saturday, May 14 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

This annual event held each year at Lakeview Presbyterian church helps to support the mission work of Program of Hope homeless ministry located at First Presbyterian Church on Claiborne Avenue and promises to be a day filled with food, music and fun!

Each week, Program of Hope serves both the spiritual and physical needs of between 80-100 homeless men, women, and children in a welcoming and nurturing environment.  Funding shelter nights and help providing public transportation are two of the many services that are offered at Program of Hope and to which we have dedicated the funds of this annual event. 

Our goal this year, is the same as in years past, to receive enough donations/sponsors to cover the cost of the event so that all proceeds for ticket sales go directly to purchasing vouchers. Your continued support and participation is vital to make this event a success and makes a meaningful impact on this vital mission and shares the love of Christ to the lives of the homeless community that it serves.  To make a donation or to volunteer for this event, please call Jeff Craig at 504-352-6190.

Advance tickets are available (Adult $15 / Children $8) by calling the Lakeview Presbyterian church office at 504-408-7892 or contact Jeff Craig at 504-352-6190.

Date: 

Friday, April 29, 2016

Worship Bulletin April 10, 2016, Easter Sunday - Sermon "Who ARE You, Lord?" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

About the Affirmation for this Sunday, April 10, 2016 

The Confession of 1993, (Presbyterian Church of New Zealand) - This affirmation of faith speaks in ‘triads’ that reflect our trinitarian theology. While the Presbyterian Church was established in New Zealand in 1840, since then it has moved from being a Church for white, Scottish settlers to an ethnically diverse Church that integrates orthodoxy with a respect for the gifts of South Pacific culture and reverence for creation which is very much a part of “Aotearoa”  (The native Maori name for New Zealand.) This affirmation of faith seeks not only to answer the question “Who ARE You, Lord?”, but to tie together the work of God-with-us, and identify the gifts that God gives us through faith. 

  • Children’s Sunday School - will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am on the following Sundays:  4/17, 5/8 and 5/22.
  • SUNDAY - April 17th after worship Annual Congregational meeting, to vote on 2016 Budget, the pastor’s Terms of Call and the election of New Officers.  All members are asked to stay after worship for this meeting. This meeting is also contingent on leasing negotiations with the Lycee’ Francais.
  • THURSDAY - April 21st Planned Parenthood Statehouse Rally in Baton Rouge. Join Planned Parenthood at the Louisiana Capitol in Baton Rouge to lobby for healthcare for women, families and minorities on April 21st. There is a bus that will leave from uptown New Orleans to Baton Rouge from the Costco parking lot at 7am. Register at www.standwithlouisianawomen.org
  • FRIDAY - April 22nd Langhorne Slim concert, at First Presbyterian Church doors open at 7pm show starts 8pm. Tickets $20.00.Get tickets @ http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2518890
  • SATURDAY - April 23rd F.P.C will be hosting the Housing and Job Fair in the Fellowship Hall from 10am-3pm.  See David Capasso for more info.
  • SUNDAY - April 24th Minute for Mission (Helen Patterson, “Restore The Mississippi Gulf Coast”).
  • TUESDAY - May 3rd Hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, GiveNOLA Day is the community’s one-day, online giving event to inspire people to give generously to the nonprofit organizations that are making our region stronger, creating a thriving community for all. Everybody can participate on Give NOLA Day! Individuals can make online donations to participating nonprofits. The minimum donation is $10. All donations made on May 3rd will give your favorite nonprofit the opportunity to earn lagniappe dollars, awards, and hourly prizes.

Date: 

Friday, April 8, 2016

Worship Bulletin March 27, 2016, Easter Sunday - Sermon "A Walk to Remember" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

CHILDREN'S EASTER EGG HUNT will begin at 10:15am.

EASTER MONDAY—March 28th The church office will be closed in observance of Easter.

WEDNESDAY – March 30th. Session meeting.

SECOND SUNDAY OF EASTER— April 3 we will be celebrating the Lord’s Supper on this, the first Sunday in April and The Annual Congregational meeting after worship to vote on 2016 budget, the pastor’s Terms of Call and the election of new officers.  All members are asked to stay after worship for this meeting.

FRIDAY – April 22nd Langhorne Slim concert, doors open at 7pm in the First Presbyterian Church sanctuary.  Tickets $20.00. Get tickets @ Langhorne Slim New Orleans, LA, 2016

SATURDAY – April 23rd F.P.C will be hosting the Housing and Job Fair in the Fellowship Hall from 10am-3pm.  See David Capasso for more info.

SUNDAY –April 24th Minute for Mission (Helen Patterson, “Restore The Mississippi Gulf Coast”).

Children’s Sunday School - will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am on the following Sundays:   4/3, 4/17, 5/8 and 5/22

What’s happening at First Presbyterian Church? Weekly Schedule

  • Sunday  9:30 am    Adult Bible Study in the Session Room.
  • 10:15 am – 11:00 am    Children’s Sunday School. (April 3 & 17;  May 8 & 22).
  • 11:00 am    Sunday Worship.
  • Wednesday  9:00 am    Program of Hope (worship, with and outreach to the less fortunate in our neighborhood,  all are welcome to        volunteer  or seek help!) in the Sanctuary.
  • Thursday 6:00 pm    Evening Prayer and Anointing in the Session room located by the church offices.

Date: 

Friday, March 25, 2016

Worship Bulletin March 6, 2016 - Sermon "Thoughts from an underemployed, tattooed, 30 year old with slightly green hair" Mr. Justin Wood, deacon

This Sunday, March 6 we welcome the band ("Lost in the Holler", Justin LeCuyer,  Ashley Hooper and Dan Wally Baker.) as our guest musicians.  

 Mr. Justin Wood will preach;  Rev. Kathy Crighton will serve communion.

The Passion of Christ: A New Orleans Musical!! 

Fox Broadcasting will host this national broadcast on air live from Waldenberg Park in New Orleans on Palm Sunday evening, March 20, 2016 8-10 PM. Hosted and narrated by New Orleans native, Tyler Perry, it will tell the story of the last hours of Jesus Christ, featuring a cast of top entertainers performing popular tunes arranged by music producer Adam Anders (Glee, Rock of Ages.) Set in modern day, The Passion will follow Jesus as he presides over the Last Supper, betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected. The story will be performed live on stage at the Mississippi River, while featuring a procession of hundreds of people carrying a 20-foot, illuminated cross from the Superdome to the live stage at Waldenberg Park. First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans has been invited to have a tent at Waldenberg also.

Would you like to help stage the Passion? "The Passion of Christ: the Musical" (which Fox is broadcasting live from New Orleans on March 20th) has a pressing need for some volunteers, to carry the enormous cross that will be used during the production. Carrying a 20 foot, 650-pound cross through the streets of New Orleans from the Superdome to Waldenberg Park is quite an undertaking. They are looking for 100 volunteers to walk the route, taking turns carrying the cross. If you are available to help on March 20, contact Pastor Fred Powell. They are also seeking short (filmed) interviews with people from all kinds of backgrounds, beliefs, ages, and races to represent New Orleans. They are interested in people who have a powerful story and who have a very personal reason for walking in the procession.

Daylight Savings Time – Sunday, March 13 (remember to set your clocks ahead 1 hour, spring forward).

Children’s Sunday School - will begin at 10:15am – 11:00am on the following Sundays:   3/20, 4/3, 4/17, 5/8 and 5/22

HOLY WEEK AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

  • PALM SUNDAY  – 11:00 am worship, March 20 th. Join us as we celebrate Jesus' entrance to Jerusalem in word and music. We may have special musical guests from Africa!
  • PASSION!! Make plans to attend the live, local PASSION event, a rock/pop musical staged at Waldenberg Park at 8 pm. This will be televised nationally as well on Fox. 
  •  HOLY THURSDAY –6:00 pm Thursday, March 24th. Start in the Fellowship Hall with a "Stations of Deliverance" Passover experience as you make a personal, quiet, journey with Jesus through food and prayer at your own pace to 6 different stations that tell the story of Exodus and Jesus last Supper with his disciples (6pm to 6.45 pm). Then we will gather for a short communion service in the sanctuary at 6.45.
  •  GOOD FRIDAY PRAYER CENTERS -Noon to 3pm and 6pm to 7 pm Friday, March 25th. The sanctuary will be open for prayer both in the afternoon and the evening. We will have a labyrinth, stations of the cross and other devotions to help you participate in Christ's passion and death. 

 EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE - 7 am, Sunday, March 27th with Parkway Presbyterian Church at the main shelter in Lafrenière Park in Metairie.

 

CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG HUNT and EASTER BONNET COMPETITION FOR ADULTS AND KIDS – 10:30 am, Easter Morning, Sunday, March 27th. Make a wild and crazy beautiful bonnet and wear it before church on Easter Morning. We also ask that you bring either plastic eggs or a bag of candy to put in the eggs...for the kids (and well, may be couple of Gold Brick Eggs for adults…) Bring your children and grandchildren for the fun!

 EASTER SERVICE of THE RESURRECTION - 11am Easter Sunday, March 27th  Bring your family and friends for this joyous Communion service. In all the excitement, please don’t forget to bring canned goods and donations for the hungry!

 EASTER MONDAY—March 28th The church office will be closed in observance of Easter.

 

Date: 

Friday, March 4, 2016

Worship Bulletin February 28, 2016 - Sermon "An Alternate Energy Source" Rev. Fred J. Powell

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • Children’s Sunday School - Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10:15am to 11:00am.
  • Donations of Easter “filled eggs” for the EASTER EGG HUNT – Please keep in mind to buy candy that will not soften inside of the plastic eggs.
  • The Passion of Christ: A New Orleans Musical!! Fox Broadcasting will host this national broadcast on air live from Waldenburg Park in New Orleans on Palm Sunday evening, March 20, 2016 8-10 PM. Hosted and narrated by New Orleans native, Tyler Perry, it will tell the story of the last hours of Jesus Christ, featuring a cast of top entertainers performing popular tunes arranged by music producer Adam Anders (Glee, Rock of Ages.) Set in modern day, The Passion will follow Jesus as he presides over the Last Supper, betrayed by Judas, put on trial by Pontius Pilate, convicted, crucified and resurrected. The story will be performed live on stage at the Mississippi River, while featuring a procession of hundreds of people carrying a 20-foot, illuminated cross from the Superdome to the live stage at Waldenburg Park. First Presbyterian Church of New Orleans has been invited to have a tent at Waldenburg also.
  • Would you like to help stage the Passion? "The Passion of Christ: the Musical" (which Fox is broadcasting live from New Orleans on March 20th) has a pressing need for some volunteers, to carry the enormous cross that will be used during the production. Carrying a 20 foot, 650-pound cross through the streets of New Orleans from the Superdome to Waldenburg Park is quite an undertaking. They are looking for 100 volunteers to walk the route, taking turns carrying the cross. If you are available to help on March 20, contact Pastor Fred Powell. They are also seeking short (filmed) interviews with people from all kinds of backgrounds, beliefs, ages, and races to represent New Orleans. They are interested in people who have a powerful story and who have a very personal reason for walking in the procession.

March Calendar

  • Women United in Prayer – Saturday, March 5, 9am.
  • Daylight Savings Time – Sunday, March 13 (remember to set your clocks ahead 1 hour, spring forward).
  • Square Dancing – Monday, March 14, 7pm

HOLY WEEK AT FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

PALM/PASSION SUNDAY  – 11:00 am worship, March 20th. Join us as we celebrate Jesus' entrance to Jerusalem in word and music. We may have special musical guests from Africa! PASSION!! Make plans to attend the live, local PASSION event, a rock/pop musical staged at Waldenburg Park at 8 pm. This will be televised nationally as well on Fox. 

HOLY THURSDAY –6:00 pm Thursday, March 24th. Start in the Fellowship Hall with a "Stations of Deliverance" Passover experience as you make a personal, quiet,  journey with Jesus through food and prayer at your own pace to 6 different stations that tell the story of Exodus and Jesus last Supper with his disciples (6pm to 6.45 pm). Then we will gather for a short communion service in the sanctuary at 6.45.

GOOD FRIDAY PRAYER CENTERS -Noon to 3pm and 6pm to 7 pm Friday, March 25th. The sanctuary will be open for prayer both in the afternoon and the evening. We will have a labyrinth, stations of the cross and other devotions to help you participate in Christ's passion and death. 

EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE - 7 am, Sunday, March 27th with Parkway Presbyterian Church at the main shelter in Lafrenière Park in Metairie.

CHILDREN’S EASTER EGG HUNT and EASTER BONNET COMPETITION FOR ADULTS AND KIDS – 10:30 am, Easter Morning, Sunday, March 27th. Make a wild and crazy beautiful bonnet and wear it before church on Easter Morning. We also ask that you bring either plastic eggs or a bag of candy to put in the eggs...for the kids (and well, may be couple of Gold Brick Eggs for adults…) Bring your children and grandchildren for the fun!

EASTER SERVICE of THE RESURRECTION - 11am Easter Sunday, March 27th  Bring your family and friends for this joyous Communion service. In all the excitement, please don’t forget to bring canned goods and donations for the hungry!

EASTER MONDAY—March 28th the church office will be closed in observance of Easter.

What’s happening at First Presbyterian Church?

Weekly Schedule

Sunday                9:30 am     Adult Bible Study in the Session Room.

        10:15 am – 11:00 am    Children’s Sunday School. (Feb 28).

                          11:00 am    Sunday Worship.

Wednesday         9:00 am    Program of Hope (worship, with and outreach to the less  fortunate in our neighborhood, all are welcome to  volunteer

and or seek help!) in the Sanctuary.

Thursday             6:00 pm    Evening Prayer and Anointing in the Session room located by the church offices.

 

Date: 

Thursday, February 25, 2016

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