Whether this is your first time checking us out, or you’ve been with us your whole life, we are SO glad to journey with you! We hope to connect with you in worship, study, service and relationship in the days ahead and invite you to learn more about us on this site. On these pages, you’ll find out a bit more about our mission statement, how our major ministry areas connect with the life of First Presbyterian, as well as a little bit more about our membership/inquirer process. If you haven’t visited us yet, please click here to find out more about what to expect on a Sunday morning.
Held on the 4th Sunday of each month at 10:10, 11:25 and 11:40am, this brief, optional session is for those who aren’t sure if membership if for them, or who want to hear more about FPCA and the membership process before registering for On Ramp. It’s just 20 minutes, and leaders will be available to offer a tour of the building or answer individual questions. No registration necessary.
At our On Ramp class, you’ll learn about our beliefs, our ministries, opportunities to serve, and the vision of our church. On Ramp is required for membership at FPCA, but you can attend without any obligation. 2 ½ hours, held 4 times per year, at various times. Check the calendar on our website, contact the office, of see the Sunday bulletin for dates, times and to register. This session is free but registration is expected. Complimentary child care provided. Call the church at 610-395-3781 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
The dates for this year are:
Tuesday, March 3 – 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Sunday, June 7 – 12:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Wednesday, September 16 – 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, November 14 – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Following On Ramp, you’ll reconnect with leaders and others considering membership at this celebration lunch or dinner. You’ll uncover your unique gifts, how you can use them to impact our community and our world, and learn more about how we, as Christians, can become a more faithful disciple of Christ. 2 ½ hours, held 6 times per year, at various times. Check the calendar on the website, contact the office, or see the Sunday bulletin for dates, time and to register. This session is free but registration is expected. Complimentary child care provided. Call the office at 610-395-3781 or email email@example.com to register.
After that, all that’s left is coming to a monthly meeting of our Elders (ruling body of the congregation) to formally join (it takes about 20 minutes). If you have special circumstances of concerns regarding the process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we would be happy to discuss those with you.
Saturday, January 24 – BREAKFAST – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Tuesday, February 24 – DINNER – 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday, April 18 – BREAKFAST – 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Wednesday, May 20 – DINNER – 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday, October 14 – DINNER – 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Saturday, November 14 – LUNCH – 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM