A community cornerstone in Christ since 1850.
"For I was hungry and you gave me food,
I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink,
I was a stranger and you welcomed me,
I was naked and you gave me clothing,
I was sick and you took care of me,
I was in prison and you visited me."
Matthew 25:35-36 NRSV
The Family Life Center also serves as a donation collection site for FPC ministries,
including items needed for local food banks, school supplies, international discipleship missions,
and aging outreach ministries.
Food Bank 1st Saturdays at the Robbins' Food Bank of
Robbins Area Christian Ministries.
FIRST SATURDAYS - every month.
Serve as many Food Bank First Saturdays as you'd like - to fit your schedule!
To carpool, meet in the FPC parking lot on the first Saturday of every month at 7 a.m.
Gratefully, so much food is distributed that plastic grocery bags are always needed.
Please donate bags to the FPC Family Life Center Donation Station
before our next Food Bank visit.
FPC Carthage collects boxes of instant mashed potatoes for
Simply drop off boxes at our
Family Life Center Donation Station anytime throughout the year.
Simple gifts of raisins and crackers in support of BackPack Pals of Moore County
with the Food Bank of Central & Eastern NC, help local children and their families who struggle with the most basic of needs.
NEEDS BEYOND FOOD
Through Robbins Food Bank, Robbins Area Christian Minsitries distributes other much-needed items for
Toilet paper and plastic grocery bags are always needed for every family, and many are in need of household crock pots, blenders and nutribullets. Any of these gently used small appliances are gladly accepted, along with a few basic cleaning supplies - Swiffer Wet Jet liquid refills and floor mop pads.
Every year, FPC Youth help share the Gospel with children around the globe with a simple gift - Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes.
In November, you can help FPC Youth fill shoeboxes for 350 children!
Simply provide small items for shoeboxes that will be distributed internationally by Samaritan's Purse.
FPC's Family Life Center serves as a donation site for missions and ministries. Our Youth Group is packing OCC shoeboxes for National Collection Week – once the date is set your offer to donate items needed for girls and boys ages 2-14 would be greatly appreciated. Please consider dropping off any of the following items at the Fpc Carthage Family Life Center Donation Station: socks, underwear, shirts, washcloths, soap, crayons, coloring books, small toys, and small musical instruments, as well as plastic shoe box size containers. Youth will volunteer at an OCC Processing Center in in November or December!
Check out this video to learn more!!!
Operation Christmas Child
2023 National Collection Week
(To be determined)
Every year, National Collection Week takes place the third week in November when more than 4,500 drop-off locations are open across the country. Throughout the year, you can also Build a Shoebox Online, or mail or drop off your gift-filled shoeboxes to our offices in Boone or Charlotte, North Carolina.
Please stop by the FPC Family Life Center to drop off shoebox items Monday - Thursday
during regular office hours,
or on Sunday mornings.
Learn more about
"The Amazing Journey
of a Simple Shoebox Gift."
home of the Bulldogs
Each year First Presbyterian Church has a school supply drive for children at Carthage Elementary School. Watch out for upcoming notices of the drive and join us as we provide for children at Carthage Elementary School.
supporting Carthage Elementary students in need
Many residents of Carthage’s Peak Resources Pinelake nursing home do not have close by family or loved ones
to help with certain necessities.
You can help by donating small items of comfort including:
pajamas and sweats (various sizes)