WORSHIP AT 8:45 & 11AM!  Join us for Worship at 8:45AM in the Chapel or at 11AM in the Sanctuary. Also, Sunday School meets at 9:45M each Sunday. Click here to check out the latest Sunday School schedule.

CHRISTMAS PAGEANT AND SERVICE OF LESSONS & CAROLS - Join us for this special service at 11AM this Sunday, December 3rd in the Sanctuary as our children present the annual Christmas Pageant.

ADVENT AT FPC - This Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent. Pick up a copy of this year’s devotional - Come, Emmanuel for your family this season. Check out the latest edition of The Pulse or visit for a full list of activities and programs at FPC this Advent.

UKIRK MEETS THIS WEEK! College students are invited to join in the fellowship on Tuesday from 6:30-8 p.m at UPerk! Free dinner provided!

YOUTH SMALL GROUPS on Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. in Youth Rooms.

JOIN US ON WEDNESDAY EVENING, November 29th for dinner catered by Southern Ale House at 5:15 p.m. followed by Cookie Decorating in the Living Room at 6 p.m. Dinner costs $8 per person with $20 max per family. Reservations required by noon on Monday (tomorrow). This week’s menu: Spaghetti, Salad, and Bread. Click here for full details and to make your reservations.

M&M’s CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON - Mature Members - make plans to join us on Wednesday, December 13th at 11:30 a.m. at Bright Star for our Christmas Luncheon. Catch the bus from FPC at 10:15 a.m. RSVP to the church office by Sunday, December 10th.

CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT - Join us next Sunday, December 10th at 6 p.m. in the Sanctuary for our Carols by Candlelight Service.

CHRISTMAS POINSETTIAS - Help make our Sanctuary festive during Advent. Purchase a poinsettia in memory or in honor of a loved one for $15 each by December 10th. Payment must accompany your order. The poinsettias may be picked up after the Christmas Eve services. Drop by the church office to fill out a form and leave your payment or click here to purchase online.

CHRISTMAS CAROLERS WANTED! Your family is invited to help us spread the Christmas spirit on Sunday, December 18th. We will gather for lunch in the Dining Room (after 11 a.m. Worship) then go Christmas caroling to FPC homebound and those living in care facilities.

WOODEN BOWLS TO BENEFIT KENYA - Consider purchasing a turned, wooden bowl as a donation to benefit Kenyan mission projects with our partners at Tumutumu Hospital and the School for the Deaf! Bowls are displayed at and can be purchased this Monday - Friday, Dec. 4th-8th at UPerk. Bowls are crafted by Charlie Durham and Joe Perkins.

STILLMAN COLLEGE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT CONCERT will be on Sunday, December 3rd at 6 p.m. in Birthright Alumni Hall on the Stillman College campus. Admission is free.

OFFICER NOMINATIONS - The Nominating Committee is in the process of preparing a slate of candidates for Elders and Deacons for the Class of 2027. The office of Elder is one of servant leadership undertaken by people of wisdom and maturity of faith. Elders are called to discern the will of God for the church and then lead the people of God in that direction. The office of Deacon is one of compassion, service and sharing the redeeming love of Christ with all - but especially with those carrying heavy burdens. All FPC Members have the right to nominate other church members. After prayerful consideration, please list your nominations below and place in the offering plate. You can click here or email Mike Henderson (

MEN’S PRAYER BREAKFAST - All men are invited to join us for prayer breakfast at 7 a.m. at UPerk this Tuesday, December 5th.

KNOW OF UA STUDENTS NOT CONNECTED WITH OUR CAMPUS MINISTRY? Share with our UKirk team at so we can connect with them!

GET PLUGGED IN at FPC! Click here to find different activities, groups, and ways of service at FPC!


  • Nursery through ages 3 meet in Room 213
  • Pre-K - 1st grade meet in Room 209
  • 2nd - 5th grades meet in Rooms 205
  • 6th - 8th grades meet in Rooms 218
  • 9th - 12th grades meet in Rooms 219

Adult Classes are meeting - some in-person, some by Zoom, and some a hybrid mix. Click here to find a class for you. Nursery also available in Room 209 for children under age 5 during both Worship Services.

YOUNG ADULT MEN’S BIBLE STUDY gathers for lunch at 11:30AM most Wednesdays. For more information and this week's location, contact Whit Whitfield at (205) 394-0485.

ANGEL TREE - Thank you for adoption our angels this year! This is the 20th Anniversary of the Angel Tree Mission Project at FPC. This year we will assist 114 children. Gifts are due back by Sunday, December 3rd.

ALTERNATIVE GIFT MARKET - Stop by the table in Warner Hall today or visit Consider a donation in honor of your loved one for our local mission partners - Peoples’ Loan Program, The House Tuscaloosa, Turning Point, and Tuscaloosa Safe Center.

BE AN USHER - Looking for a way to get plugged in and be a help at FPC? We need Ushers! If you can help or want to learn more contact Jennie King at (205) 454-0261 (call or text).

COOK FOR UKIRK! The students are back (& hungry)! Can your Circle, Committee, or Sunday School class provide a homecooked meal on Tuesday nights? Contact Bess Miller at or (205) 657-0083.

CANS FOR CHANGE - Return your can where you collected your pocket change for the Literacy Council over the last few months. Please return the can by October 29th. Questions? Contact Phillip Ward.

TABLE OF GRACE - The newly opened client-choice food pantry developed by Grace Presbyterian needs volunteers! It is open three days a week. Register to volunteer at Questions? Contact Shelley Hancock or Robert Smith.

ARE YOU IN YOUR 70’S OR BEYOND? Did you know there are tax advantages to giving to your church through your IRA? Those who are 70 ½ can make direct charitable contributions from their IRA tax free (up to $100,000 per calendar year). At age 73, any such charitable contributions made directly from an IRA as a part of RMD (Required Minimum Distribution) are also tax free. There are additional advantages giving this way. Contact the Stewardship Committee Chair Emily Deal to learn more.

JOIN OUR MISSION PARTNERS! Several of our local mission partners would love to have a representative of FPC serving on their boards. If you are passionate about non-profit work in Tuscaloosa and have time to give, please contact Rev. Sellers at or Deacon Susan Campbell at to learn more.

BE A READING RASCAL - Volunteer to read regularly to First Pres Preschool classrooms. Click here for more info & to sign up!

VOLUNTEER WITH THE HOUSE TUSCALOOSA – The House Tuscaloosa has opened, and volunteers are needed at the used bookstore. Times and jobs vary. Visit or call Lori Maxey at (205) 210-8595 to sign up.

DRIVERS NEEDED FOR FEED MY SHEEP to take our neighbors in need to the Community Soup Bowl for lunch on weekdays. Requirements are minimal! For more info, contact Sandy Durham at (205) 292-3209.

HELP WITH WORSHIP - Click here to find out more about how you can help with worship including being a lay reading and providing flowers.

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 We need new pictures for our websites and publications and want to show your smiling faces!