On May 17, 2018 (5:30 - 8:00 p.m.), First Presbyterian Church will gather at the Customs House Museum to kick off a capital campaign with a gala to mark the first step toward an exciting and momentous bicentennial celebration. Our Bicentennial Planning Committee has chosen three words to describe the opportunity and gift that this milestone 200th birthday presents to our church and our community.
They invite us:
To REFLECT on the legacies we enjoy as gifts from previous generations of our congregation.
To REJOICE with our extended family as we gather to celebrate with special events during a year-long homecoming for our congregation.
To RENEW our commitment to build on the foundation that we have received.
The first step on this bicentennial journey is a capital campaign to raise $1,500,000 over the next three years to rejuvenate our church. We will focus our campaign efforts in three areas: 1) Expand and relocate the important ministry of Loaves and Fishes, 2) Renovate the Activities and Outreach Center with a focus on ministries to children and youth, 3) Replace the aging heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system (HVAC) in the educational building.
Please pray for our church as you review carefully the detailed capital campaign materials that will be provided to you over the course of the next few weeks and make every effort to be present for this historic occasion in the life of our congregation.
Grace and Peace,