Please join us in worship, fellowship and service as we come together, as brothers and sisters in the body of Christ.

SUNDAY WORSHIP and SUNDAY SCHOOL at First Pres

10 a.m.  Inside AND Virtual Worship Service

Inside our Family Life Center, with social distancing and masks.

Watch the service live on our FPC Facebook Page (Fpc Carthage), and after the service virtually by clicking on the Facebook link on our website's FPC Virtual tab.

10 a.m. Children's Sunday School classes

ages 3 - 12th grade

11 a.m.  Oudoor Worship Service

Outside on the FPC Lawn, weather-permitting. Please wear your masks until seated and bring a lawn chair.

Communion is the 3rd Sunday of each month at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. worship services.

Women in Faith

TEMPORARILY ON HOLD.

Ladies Bible Study & Fellowship Circle is at 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month in our Family Life Center.

"The beginning of wisdom is to acquire wisdom. Acquire understanding with all that you have." Proverbs 4:7

Men in Faith

TEMPORARILY ON HOLD.

Men's Group meets on the 1st & 3rd Tuesdays in our Family Life Center at 6:15 p.m.

"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another." Proverbs 27:17

​Youth in Faith                                                                                               

"One of the greatest values of the church is providing a community for you and your kids. A place where they can feel safe, have meaningful discussion with a caring adult, and to ask the tough questions. We all need this type of community." -Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner & Carey Nieuwhof

​During the school year, grades 7-12 meet Sunday evenings at 5 p.m. in our Family Life Center to have fun, be challenged, and explore what it means to be a Christian.

Yoga Faith

Mondays in our Family Life Center               

2:00 p.m. Floor Mat Class

3:15 p.m. Chair Class

​​Classes are $5 per person, per class.
All ages welcome. Beginners encouraged!

"I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well." Psalm 134:14

Food Bank 1st Saturdays

at the Robbins' Food Bank of Robbins Area Christian Ministries.

7:30-10 a.m. FIRST SATURDAYS - every month.

To carpool, meet in the FPC parking lot on the first Saturday of every month at 7 a.m.

Serve as many Food Bank First Saturdays as you'd like - to fit your schedule!

Upcoming Dates

February 6

March 6

April 3

May 1

June 5

July 3

August TBD

September 4

October 2

November 6

December 4

Gratefully, so much food is distributed that we even more plastic grocery bags are needed. Please donate bags to the FPC Family Life Center Donation Station

before our next Food Bank visit.

Because of COVID-19, programs, events, and even worship is in a stage of constant transition.  Please stay tuned to announcements on Sunday mornings, our website, Google Calendar, and through our One Call Now phone tree as we update and make changes to our calendar.

​​​​​​​Additional Upcoming Opportunities

Wednesday & Thursday Study Hall

The Family Life Center will be open during regular church hours Wednesdays and Thursdays for students in need of internet service and/or a change of study scenery.  Students should sign up in advance by emailing Rick at revmartindale@hotmail.com.

A parent of a 6th grader and under needs to supervise their child.

Seventh graders and up may work independently.

Adult volunteers are needed in order for FPC to host student study days.

To volunteer, contact Michelle Tortora at mrstortora@hotmail.com.

FELLOWSHIP OF THE LEAST - PENNY FOR A PRAYER

If you would like to participate in the Fellowship of the Least Coin, be sure to pick up information and a devotional book this Sunday in the lower vestibule of FPC.  Just a penny for each prayer goes a long way in helping impoverished women and children around the world.

HOSPICE BLESSING BAGS

First Presbyterian's Family Life Center serves as a collection site for ministries and missions.  This year, FPC welcomes a new local ministry – HOSPICE CARE BAGS for patients and their families.

Kleenex, Gripper Socks, and Dollar Store Large-Print Word Searches are needed, in addition to toiletries, snacks, calendars and writing pens.

First Presbyterian Carthage, NC polos are available for order!

Men, women, and children's sizes can be purchased, ranging from sizes small to 6XL.

Contact the church office for your order form today!

(910) 947-2924

infofpc397@gmail.com

You can easily serve your community by simply dropping off any of these items at our Family Life Center Donation Station any time you’re at FPC:

  • small Operation Christmas Child shoebox items that our FPC Youth will pack into 350 shoeboxes in hopes bring the Gospel to c

  • gently used children’s books for ages 7-11 for Carthage Food Pantry’s book drive

  • raisins and crackers for BackPack Pals of Moore County – an organization of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC

  • instant mashed potatoes for the Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care

  • plastic grocery bags for our Robbins Food Bank First Saturdays

  • necessities and games for our local nursing home outreach

Visit the “Serve” tab to learn more ways you can easily serve!

The Church Mouse
  FPC's monthly newsletter
For More Information

For more information about First Presbyterian Church, our upcoming events, or details on receiving a password to read our newsletter online, please email us at infofpc@gmail.com or give us a call at 910-947-2924.

Presbyterian Women's News Updates

To receive Presbyterian Women’s updates via email – or to receive a call to help in times of need – call, text, or email Helen McDonald at hmcd2946@gmail.com, or (910) 690-2463.   

Get your church news heard

on our CHURCH WEBSITE announcement page and Google Calendar;

in our monthly CHURCH MOUSE newsletter;

and/or in our weekly Sunday BULLETINS!

Simply email church announcements, events, calendar dates, celebrations, and prayer requests to FPC – infofpc397@gmail.com.

*Information is due by Tuesday for Sunday’s bulletin.

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