We are a gathering of Christ followers in Lexington, North Carolina, and we invite you to join us on the journey of faith.

 

Our Vision: First Presbyterian Church is a loving community in Christ where we Call People to Faith, Develop them as Disciples, and Send them to Serve.

SUMMER: Sunday Schedule

    Church School: 9:00 a.m.
    Worship in Sanctuary: 10:00 a.m.

SUMMER: Office Hours

    Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (closed 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. for lunch)
    CLOSED: Fridays

Contact Us

    Mail:   P.O. Box 586, Lexington NC 27293-0586
    Phone:   336-248-2140
    Fax:   336-248-6626
    Office Email:   office@fpclexnc.com

Our Location

    300 South Main St.
    Lexington, NC 27292

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Worship Service Survey

In an effort to strengthen the overall worship life of the congregation, the Session has formed the Worship Service Action Learning Team to engage the congregation in discussion about our Worship Services and Christian Education and to make recommendations to the Session. You may complete the survey by filling out a paper form (available at the church office) or online here. Thank you for helping make our Church all it can be!

Presbyterian Table Summer 2016

The Presbyterian Table meets Thursday nights at 6:00 PM, reserving a table at a different restaurant each week. Anyone who wants to eat out is invited to come sit at "the Presbyterian table." This is an informal group open to all with each person being responsible for his or her own expense. We invite you to join us any week for good food, fellowship, and lots of laughter.

SCHEDULE:

  • June 2 - Southern Sisters, 11 East Main Street, Thomasville
  • June 9 - Cafe 35, 103 South Main Street, Lexington
  • June 16 - Village Grill, 31 W Second Avenue, Lexington
  • June 23 - Dion's, 5479 Old US 52, Lexington
  • June 30 - Villa Arianna, 116 E Main Street, Thomasville
  • Don't Go on Vacation!

    Well summer is just about here, and most everyone is making plans for some time away from the rush of normal life. I am looking forward to a week with my family at my parent’s house on Hatteras. I know other people are planning trips to the North Carolina mountains or to Florida or out west.

    The change of pace of summer is something that many people look forward to. Life in the summer is a little slower with many of the activities we are involved in on hiatus. This different pace provides a much needed breather in the midst of a hectic world.

    2016 Summer Sunday Schedule

    Summer Schedule  
    Beginning Sunday June 12th, we will begin operating on a “summer schedule” through the end of August.

    Sunday School will begin at 9:00 a.m., and Traditional Worship in the sanctuary will be held at 10:00 a.m.

     

     
    Following is the full list of changes that the summer schedule will bring:

    Sermon Schedule

    June 26, 2016
    Called, Equipped, and Empowered to Serve
    Jeremiah 1:4-8; Romans 12:3-8: 1 Timothy 1:3-14

    July 3, 2016
    Freedom to the Rescue!
    Romans 7:14-8:1; Matthew 11:28-30

    July 10, 2016
    On The Road To Jericho
    Luke 10:25-37

    July 17, 2016
    Choosing the Better Part
    Luke 10:38-42

    July 24, 2016
    Wrestling With God
    Genesis 32:22-32

    Cookout on the Lawn - June 26

    We're having a cookout on the lawn on Sunday, June 26, immediately following the morning worship service. We'll be serving up hamburgers, veggie burgers, and hotdogs fresh off the grill, along with baked beans, chips, dessert, and your choice of tea, lemonade or water. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and plan to enjoy some summer fellowship!

    If you plan to join us for lunch on June 26, please let the church office know by June 19.

    *If it rains, we will dine indoors instead.

    Leaving a Legacy, Securing the Future

    The United States is in the midst of a major demographic shift. In 2013 the older population - persons aged 65 or older - represented 14.1% of the U.S. population. In the next 20 years that percentage is expected to rise to 21% of the population.

    The Baby Boom Generation (born 1945 - 1964) is nearing retirement age and accounts for the expected growth in the retired age group. Interestingly, the birth rates for those generations following the Baby Boom Generations were not as robust, and so there will be fewer workers available to replace those retiring Baby Boomers. This presents a challenge to the business sector in the coming years, but it will also effect participation and giving in the church at large.

    Time and Talent 2016: My Commitment to God's Mission

    With the arrival of Spring comes a fresh opportunity to commit your time and talents to the work of First Presbyterian Church for the 2016-2017 church year as we seek to “Call people to faith, Develop them as disciples, and Send them to serve.” We ask that everyone complete and submit the “My Commitment to God’s Mission” survey. Printed copies of the form may be obtained from the church office or downloaded and printed from our website here, or you may fill out and submit the form online by clicking here. Please note that the Personal Discipleship Plan at the end of the survey is meant for your own use and does not need to be submitted to the church office with the rest of the form. Our thanks to each of you for your willingness to serve.

    Welcome to Online Giving!

    A major study of giving patterns in churches have revealed that an increasing number of people are looking to make donations through online means. The reasons are clear: 1) People are paying many other bills through online portals, and they would like to do the same for the church; 2) Online giving makes it easy to give even when one cannot be at church.

    A number of people give to First Presbyterian Church with “billpay” offered through their banks. An individual schedules a gift through the bank’s bill pay system, and a check is sent to the church through the mail from the bank. There are no fees associated with this method.

    Others would rather give more directly through online giving offered through the church’s website. We now have the ability to offer this to those who would like to support our church’s ministry.

    You will see on the right hand side of our website a box called “My Online Donation.” This offers two ways to give. The first is a “quick give” where you do not set up a donor account. The second way is to set up a donor account through the donor portal.
    A donor account allows you to:
    • to set up recurring giving which is automatic each week or month.
    • to track your donations for the year which is helpful for tax purposes.
    • to set pledge goals for yourself.

    Shelter Volunteers Needed

    Our thanks go out to all who have volunteered at Crisis Ministry’s Homeless Shelter for the coming year, whether in preparing and serving a meal or staying overnight. Men, there are still dates available for those who would like to volunteer to stay overnight at the shelter. If you would like to volunteer for an overnight stay on one of the following dates, or if you would like more information about volunteering at the shelter, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Samanta Henderson: Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 25, Dec. 16, and Dec. 23.

    Right Now Media Library

    I am excited to announce a new way that First Presbyterian Church can help you develop as a disciple of Jesus Christ. We have partnered with RightNow Media to make available to you a large library of free video resources. It's essentially the "Netflix of Video Bible Studies" because you will have instant access to thousands of great videos for kids, youth, parents, married couples and more. You can view these videos from your phone, tablet or computer. You can also view them in a group setting through a TV or projector. There are over 2000 videos from some great teachers including Max Lucado, Francis Chan, Bill Hybels, Andy Stanley, and more.

    Our Changing Context for Ministry...

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