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December 2019 & January 2020
Historic Houses of Worship Tour
December 26, 2019 4 - 9 PM
Frederick Presbyterian Church will once again participate in the Frederick Historic Houses of Worship Tour on Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 4 – 9 PM. FPC will offer various musical performances in the sanctuary and refreshments in Heritage Hall. For more information, please use the following link which directs you to the Visit Frederick website. Historic Houses of Worship Candlelight Tour
A Contemplative Service of Word and Table
Saturdays, 5 PM in the Sanctuary
There will be no Saturday services on December 21st, 28th or January 4th. Saturday Worship will resume January 11th.
Advent and Christmas at FPC
Celebrate Christ's birth with us!
Sunday, December 15: Christmas cookie coffee hour
Bring a batch of your favorite Christmas cookies – and your favorite Nativity scene, too! We’ll enjoy both the sweets and the displays during Fellowship hour, immediately after Worship.
Sunday, December 22, 10:30 am: A Service of Lessons and Carols (during Sunday Worship)
Immediately after Worship, the Myers Family will host a special Christmas Fellowship time at their home, the Manse, next door to the church (117 W. 2nd Street).
Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24:
4:30 pm: Prelude of Music
5:00 pm: Christmas Eve Service for all ages.
8:00 pm: Prelude of Music
8:30 pm: Festival of Christmas Candlelight Service (with Communion)
Thursday, 4:00-6:00 pm: December 26: Historic Houses of Worship Tour
We will welcome visitors to our sanctuary and will serve cookies. (Greeters and cookies are needed!)
Alcoholics Anonymous has received FPC’s support for more than 40 years. The church provides meeting rooms and kitchen space for more than 20 weekly meetings as well as seasonal all-night meetings. FPC also offers space for weekly meetings of Al-Anon, a support group for friends and family members of problem drinkers.
Food Bank Donations
Monthly - 1st Sunday
The first Sunday of every month, FPC congregants are encouraged to bring food or hygiene items to donate to the Frederick Food Bank. Donations are down, and the number of Food Bank clients is rising—people are in need year-round. Please bring donations with you to worship.
Wednesdays at 6:30pm, during the FCPS school year
For more than 30 years, FPC has partnered with our neighborhood school, Parkway Elementary, to provide a mentoring program for children in grades K-1. The Parkway community liaison selects children for the weekly program, which includes crafts and educational activities, story time, and a nutritious dinner. The longest-running program of its kind in Frederick County Public Schools, Open Door is an intergenerational celebration of learning and relationship in a happy, loving environment.
FPC Sunday School
Spiritual Exploration for All Ages
2019-20 School Year
The new Sunday School year kicks off on Sunday, September 15th, and continues through mid-June. Classes for children, teens, and adults meet at 9:30am on Sundays (one hour before Worship). All are welcome.