Mission and Outreach at FPC

Salvation Army Giving Tree

First Pres will be doing our annual Salvation Army Giving Tree(s).  Since intial posting, there has been a change in how we will be doing the the Giving Tree for Salvation Army.  FPC will have a virtual tree instead of physical trees in the lobby.  To participate, please visit our Adopt an Angel Virtual Tree web page.

If you would like to help but do not want to participate in the virtual giving tree, you can make a financial dontation to First Presbyterian Church with Salvation Army Giving on the memo line.

For any questions, please contact Debe Colby at 242-1923 or outreach@firstpresgj.org.

Nursing Home Giving Tree

We will be doing our Nursing Home Giving Tree this year with several different options.

Option 1 
There will be a tree in the lobby with tags that you can pick. These tags are for residents at Mesa Manor. There will also be a clip board with the tag number and a place for your name. When you take a tag, please put your name by that tag number. Return your wrapped gifts with the tag attached to the church by Thursday, December 17.

Option 2
We need 31 WALMARTgift cards ($25 each) for the Peachtree Assisted Living facility. The residents at this facility are mentally challenged adults in their 20s and 30s. They do not have a lot of money and would be receiving the gift card so that they could go in their van on a shopping adventure at Walmart. If you are buying gift cards, please consider buying them through Scrip at the church since that would benefit our youth as well. Gift cards need to be at the church by Thursday, December 17.

Option 3
Larchwood and Mantey Heights have decided that there are several gifts that all of their residents would enjoy. These gifts are: (1) decorative twin bed blankets or throws; (2) non-slip socks; (3) puzzle books (crossword, word search, multi-type puzzles). We need about 100 of these items. If you would be willing to purchase one or multiple of these items, please wrap them, label with a card or gift tag whether they are for a male or female and what the gift is, and return them to the church by Thursday, December 17.

If you have questions or need help with one of the options, please contact Debe Colby at 242-1923 or outreach@firstpresgj.org.

Operation Christmas Child

First Presbyterian Church collected shoeboxes on Sunday, November 15. Thank you for helping to bring Good News and great joy to children around the world through Operation Christmas Child. Millions of boys and girls will experience God’s love through shoeboxes collected this year.

Through Operation Christmas Child, Samaritan's Purse has established church networks in over 100 countries to empower pastors, train teachers, supply Bibles, and prepare the way for those who preach the Gospel. Children often invite their parents to attend the churches where they received their shoe-boxes. Many struggling families and broken marriages have been restored as mothers and fathers discover how deeply Jesus loves them.