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We are a welcoming congregation that seeks to cultivate disciples of Jesus Christ in a community of learning, healing and sharing. Located in the heart of Flourtown, at the intersection of Bethlehem Pike and East Mill Road, we are rich in history and we are boldly forging our future for which we know God is preparing us. Our congregation believes in the importance of family; commitment to our neighborhood and world through mission; and nurturing spiritual values through our ministries of worship, education, and fellowship. Read more...
Free Pastry & Pie Making Workshop Series: Learn the secrets to making the best pies from trained Pastry Chef, Sandy Foster, in this four-week, make it and take it series of workshops. Class size is limited; registration is required and includes all four sessions. For safety: Since pies will be baking in hot ovens, we request no children, please.
Where: First Presbyterian Church in Springfield, E. Mill Road and Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown
When: Thursdays, October 3, 10, 17, 24 10 a.m. to noon
What: Week 1: Tips for making the easiest, flakiest pie crust ever Week 2: A delectable fresh fruit of the season pie Week 3: What would fall be without a pumpkin pie Week 4: A surprise; Pastry Chef Sandy’s favorite
How: Registration is for the four-week series. Supplies and equipment will be provided. Each week you will take home a delicious pie to share with friends or family. Your only responsibilities are to arrive at FPC at 10 a.m., with a rolling pin - your favorite, borrowed, or newly purchased, and ready to have fun!
Click Here to Register. Registration will close when class is full, but no later than September 25.
Upcoming Fruit Sundays: Apple Sunday - September 29. Baked goods and fresh fruit bowls available for purchase after worship; all proceeds will be used to purchase food items for Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry and Whosoever Gospel Mission.
Trunk or Treat - October 27 from 4:00 to 5:30 in the church parking lot. A fun filled and safe space for our community kids and their families to come out to enjoy treats, games and crafts among the decorated car trunks.
***If you'd like to decorate a trunk, please email your name and phone number to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Plastic Grocery Bags Wanted: Here is your chance to get rid of all those pesky plastic grocery bags! Whosoever Gospel Mission has a constant need for bags for their thrift store. We will now be collecting bags as part of our Sharing Cupboard - please leave your donated bags on the bottom shelves of the cupboard (and don't forget to bring a few cans in with them as well!)
Don't forget the Sharing Cupboard! Canned and packaged food items are desperately needed each week, especially during the summer months. Your contributions are much appreciated and always delivered to Germantown Ave. Crisis Ministry on Tuesdays. The community is welcome to drop off food donations on Sunday mornings between 9 am and noon, and most Monday-Thursday evenings from 7:30 - 8:30.
Ongoing Weekly Events:
Bell Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm
Chancel Choir rehearsal: Thursdays 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Senior Luncheon: Fridays 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Presbyterian Women Circle 1: 2nd Thursday of the month, Room 101, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Presbyterian Women Circle 3: 2nd Tuesday of the month, Room 101, 7:30 - 8:30 pm
Sunday Morning Schedule
10:15 Children & Worship
in the Oasis Room
11:15 Adult Education
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