THIS WEEK AT FPC

THIS WEEK AT FPC


ORGAN CONCERT - The Binford Organ Recital Series presents Stephen Buzard this Sunday, May 22nd at 3 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Buzard is the Director of Music & Principal Musician at St. James Cathedral in Chicago. Click here for more information.


FINAL CHANCE FOR NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY PHOTOS - Schedule yourself or your family for a photo session to update photos for the FPC directory. A few time slots are still available for this Sunday. Sign up now at fpctusc.org/photos


NEEDED: CLOTHES FOR HAITI - Donate new or gently used Boys, Youth, & Men’s summer and church clothing for our mission partners at StreetHearts. Bring your donations to Warner Hall by this Sunday. Please, NO winter clothing!

  • Clothing - sizes 3T - men’s Small (athletic shorts, t-shirts, polo shirts, khaki shorts/pants, light weight button down shirts)
  • Shoes - child size 9 - men’s size 12 (tennis shoes & flip flops)
  • Socks - child size 9 - men’s size 12
  • Underwear - sizes 3T - men’s Small

VALET PARKING RETURNS! Pull up in the front circular drive on Greensboro Avenue beginning at 9:30 a.m. to have the valet parkers take care of your car. 

WHAT TIME & TALENTS DO YOU HAVE TO OFFER? This year we strive to Be Engaged in the work of our church and remain engaged in our mission to serve our community. Visit fpctusc.org/be-engaged to share your time and talents!


PENTECOST PICNIC & VBS KICK-OFF - Join us for our Pentecost Picnic and VBS Kick-off on Sunday, June 5th following 10AM Worship. Everyone is welcome! The folks from Christ Episcopal Church will also join us. Wear red, bring your camping chairs & picnic blankets. Food will be provided. There is no charge and no RSVP required. Just show up!


UNIONTOWN COLOR RUN is on Saturday, May 21st. Click here to learn more about the run and free family-friendly training.

FPC T-SHIRTS & SWEATSHIRTS - Want a shirt with the new FPC logo on it? Stop by the office or visit fpctusc.org/shirts to get one for yourself! Blue short sleeve - $20, Grey long sleeve - $25, Grey sweatshirt - $30.

SUNDAY SCHOOL CLASSES -

  • Children and Youth gather for Sunday School each Sunday.
  • ages 3-5 meet on the the Preschool floor
  • 1st - 5th grades meet in Rooms 209A & B
  • 6th - 12th grades meet in Rooms 218 and 219
  • Nursery available on the preschool hallway for children under age 3.

Adult Classes are meeting - some in-person, some by Zoom, and some a hybrid mix. Click here to find a class for you.


VBS 2022 - VBS will be June 6-9 from 9 a.m. to noon this year! It’s time to register! And we still need volunteers to help with everything from set-up to breakdown, preparing snacks, leading energizers, teaching bible stories and more! If you have the time, we have a role for you! For more information and to register or volunteer, scan the QR code with your phone or visit fpctusc.org/vbs2022.


YOUNG ADULT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY gathers for lunch at 11:30AM every Wednesday. For more information and this week's location, contact Rev. Andy Spaulding.


SUMMER CAMP AT LIVING RIVER - Check out the great camps offered by our presbytery at Living River this summer for kids ages Pre-K through college Freshmen.

  • June 12-17 - High School Work & Mission Camp
  • June 12-17 - Middle School Night Owl & Mission Camp
  • June 19-23 - Elementary Camp
  • June 24-26 - You & Me Camp
  • June 2-July 2 - Creative Elementary Camp
  • June 2-July 2 - Creative Middle School Camp

Visit livingriver.org for more info!

UNIONTOWN COLOR RUN is on Saturday, May 21st. Learn more and register at fpctusc.org/color-run.


GLOBAL MISSION FESTIVAL & PLEDGE - Thank you for meeting our mission partners at our brunch on Sunday, May 15. If you haven’t yet made your pledge to support our mission activities in 2022, visit fpctusc.org/gmf now. Also, the mission committee would like to know your ideas about mission. Contact Mission Committee Chair Tommy Smith at tesmith.nhd@gmail.com or Rev. Lou Ann Sellers at lasellers@fpctusc.org with your thoughts.


VBS VOLUNTEERS - VBS will be June 6-9 this year! We need volunteers to help with everything from set-up to breakdown, preparing snacks, leading energizers, teaching bible stories and more! For more information and to volunteer, click here.


PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN PANTRY benefiting Turning Point - For the month of  MAY, we need disposable diapers (size 4 of 5), mouthwash, and toothpaste. This is our ongoing mission project to help those in need while serving God’s grace. Place your donations on the cart in Warner Hall.


SUPPORT UKRAINE - To support the people of Ukraine through Presbyterian Disaster Assistance’s response of funding for emergency humanitarian aid including food, shelter, medicine, diapers, hygiene items, send a check to the church office made out to “First Presbyterian Church” and designated “Ukraine” or text PDAUKR to 41444. 


PART-TIME SUMMER EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS - We need childcare workers! We try to offer childcare to our families with young children any time we gather for worship or events. We need summer (and holiday) workers for 2.5 hours each week on Sunday mornings. Local college students can work this summer and continue into the school year even! If you can help or want more information, contact Melinda Leavelle at (205) 454-9653 or mrm.leavelle@gmail.com.


UPERK IS HIRING - Do you know anyone who might be interested in working at a Christian-centered business whose mission is to Connect, Grow & Serve in the Tuscaloosa community? UPerk is hiring for full-time and part-time positions. Prior experience is great but not required - you can gain on-the-job experience! All applications are welcome! Click here for details!


VALET PARKING IS BACK! For those interested in volunteering to help with the program, contact Deacon Tana Latham at (205) 861-4480.


BE AN USHER - We are looking to CONNECT and GROW our list of those willing to SERVE as Ushers for FPC!  We are particularly short on Ushers for the early service. If you can help, please contact Elaine Kizzire at (205) 886-2279 or ekizzire@hamnerrealestate.com.


HELP PREPARE OUR SANCTUARY FOR SERVICES - Contact Susan Elmore at (205) 799-9867 or suselmore@msn.com to join her wonderful group of volunteers who make sure the Sanctuary is prepared for services each Sunday (checking pencils, prayer cards, & more in the pews).

PHOTOGRAPHERS NEEDED - The next time you’re in your small group or at an FPC event, snap a picture of your group and share it with Suzanne Cornett at scornett@fpctusc.org. We need new pictures for our websites and publications and want to show your smiling faces!