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

FPC Calendar   

Family Life Center (FLC)    

Conference Room (CR)      

Sunday, July 25th

10:00 a.m. Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences /Virtual Worship and Children’s Church 

Sunday, August 1st                 

10:00 a.m.    

Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences / Virtual                                                                        and Children’s Church

2 Cents a Meal Offering 1st Sunday offering

Place in regular offering basket in envelope with amount, marked “Special Offering.”

Baby gifts due for Choir Director                                                                                         -

FPC Carthage Elementary Supply Drive begins

 

Monday, August 2nd               

6:30 p.m.      

2021-22 Women’s Bible Study Kick-Off (FLC)

All ladies are invited to join us as we kick off our 2021-22 year

on Monday, August 2nd at 6:30 p.m. in the FLC with an awesome guest speaker,

Gracie Williams, of Sanford’s Blandonia Presbyterian Church.

Enjoy door prizes and to-go desserts! 

For a copy of this year’s study book, What My Grandmothers Taught Me,

call Helen at 690-2463. 

Study books are $10.

Day Circle begins Thursday, September 2nd at 11 a.m. 

If interested in participating in a night group, please email Helen at

hmcd29426@gmail.com ASAP to coordinate details that work best for the group.

 

Tuesday, August 3rd                 

6:30 p.m.      

Fellowship and Mission Committee (CR)

 

Sunday, August 8th                 

10:00 a.m.     

Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences / Virtual

and Children’s Church

 

Monday, August 9th                 

6:30 p.m.      

Worship Committee

 

Saturday, August 14th             

7:30 a.m.      

Robbins’ Food Bank, meet 7 a.m. at FPC to carpool

 

Sunday, August 15th              

10:00 a.m.      

Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences / Virtual

Communion and Children’s Church

                                               

11:00 a.m.

Congregational Meeting to elect Nominating

Committee

2:00 p.m.      

Session Meeting

 

Thursday, August 19th             

4:00 p.m.      

Presbytery Meeting

 

Sunday, August 22nd              

10:00 a.m.      

Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences / Virtual

and Children’s Church

 

Monday, August 23rd              

First day of the 2021-2022 school year!

Deadline for August Church Mouse Newsletter

 

Sunday, August 29th                

10:00 a.m.     

Multiple Indoor Worship Experiences / Virtual

and Children’s Church

Be sure to join us Wednesdays starting September 8th at 5:30 p.m. for children’s night,

and Sundays starting September 12th at 5 p.m. for Youth  Group grades 7-12. 

FPC Basket Ministries & Missions

JULY FOCUS:  

Sandhills/Moore Coalition & Robbins Food Pantry

AUGUST FOCUS:

School Supplies for Carthage Elementary students in-need

Pencils

Washable Markers

Glue Sticks

Dry Erase Markers

Loose Leaf Notebook Paper

Clorox Wipes

Lysol Wipes

Baby Wipes

Kleenex/Tissues

 

Please donate simple items to show God’s love

to our neighbors!

 

Sandhills/Moore Coalition for Human Care

instant potatoes

 

Robbins Food Pantry

food and plastic bags

Nursing Home Ministry

Pinelake Nursing Home

 First Health Hospice and Palliative Care

puzzles, word searches, crosswords, adult coloring books, pens,

colored pencils, crayons and snacks

(Little Debbie Cakes, Lance crackers, etc.)

 

Carthage Food Pantry

Please hold children’s books donations at this time.

 

Back Pack Pals

While school is out for the summer, crackers and raisins already purchased

for Back Pack Pals may be donated to our

Nursing Home Ministry, where there is also a need.

Women in Faith

Ladies Bible Study & Fellowship Circle is at 11 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month in our Family Life Center (summer break July & August / December Christmas break).

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

 

Ladies... mark your calendars!

On Monday, August 2nd at 6:30 pm we will kick off our 2021-2022 new Bible study, “What My Grandmothers Taught Me” with a guest speaker.

Look for details late this month. If you would like a study book contact Helen McDonald at 690-2463 or hmcd2946@gmail.com.

Men in Faith

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

*Currently on break. Will resume soon.

 

​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.

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

August 14 (due to Robbins Farmers Day on August 7th)

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

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.

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.

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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!

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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.   

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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.

2010 - present

2010 - present