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Midday Noels 2022

Midday Noels Concerts 2022

Thursdays, December 1, 8 and 15 | 12:00-12:45 PM

Once again, FPC offers its holiday ‘gift to the city’ with a variety of creative musical offerings.  In addition to in-person seating, all three concerts will be streamed live here at fpcsanantonio.org/noels and will be available for viewing on our YouTube.com channel after the concert.


Hot Lunch & Grab and Go Lunches:

Following the concert, we will be offering a hot lunch ($15) in Westminster Hall or ‘Grab and Go’ lunches ($5), available on the sidewalk just outside our sanctuary doors.


Concerts:

December 1 | Merry Organ Pipes Celebrate the Season!

Our highly skilled organist, Dr. Jae Ha, and trumpeter Brandon Pauley provide musical and seasonal inspiration from the choir loft of First Presbyterian Church.  Jae will conclude the concert with excerpts from “The Planets” by Gustav Holst, a highlight you will not want to miss!

December 8 | Shimmering Songs and Sparkling Singing

Our FPC Chamber Singers present four beautiful choral pieces of the season, interspersed with captivating vocal solos that span diverse genres including opera and popular song

December 15 | Christmas with the Monte Vista Strings

We are pleased to welcome the Monte Vista Strings, a string quartet featuring some of the finest professional musicians in the San Antonio area. Founded in 2003 by violinist Andrew Small and a trio of colleagues from the San Antonio area, Monte Vista Strings and Jazz has evolved into one of the Austin – San Antonio – Texas Hill Country region’s most respected musical performance and entertainment companies.

Poinsettias for Christmas

Christmas Poinsettias

Order yours before December 11!

Download the Order Form

Each year during the Advent season the congregation has an opportunity to remember a loved one, honor an individual or recognize an occasion by purchasing a poinsettia to be placed in the Chancel by the Sanctuary Flower Committee. If you would like to participate, the cost is $15 to reserve a plant for one individual or one couple. Proceeds have enabled the Sanctuary Flower Committee to make many special gifts to beautify the church over the years. Your check should be made payable to the Sanctuary Flower Committee. Requests received later then December 11, 2022 will miss the insert printing deadline.

Form & Payment Return Options:

  • Mail form & check to First Presbyterian Church, c/o Sanctuary Flower Committee, 404 North Alamo, San Antonio, 78205-1918

  • Place form & check in the Poinsettia mailbox in the FPC workroom.

Advent Festival

Sunday, November 27 | 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Westminster Hall

All ages come join the FPC Family in celebrating the start of Advent through the eyes of a child. Volunteer at bit.ly/adventfestival22. Register for free childcare (babies – 3yrs) and get more information by emailing Rebecca Sweet at rebeccas@fpcsat.org.

More information on the Christmas Season at First Presbyterian at fpcsanantonio.org/christmas.

Fall 2022 Ministry Guide

Welcome Home to FPC for Fall 2022

Now updated for November -December 2022! Check out all of our Sunday school classes, Bible Studies, programs, events, and many more ways to get connected at FPC.

Our mission is to glorify God as we continue to Love Jesus Christ, Love One Another, and Love the City. We offer three regular worship services in addition to Sunday school classes for kids, youth and adults of all ages.

Download Ministry Guide PDF

Sunday Cookie Bakers

Calling all Bakers!

We are again offering home-baked cookies during our Sunday Fellowship time and need your help to ensure we have enough each week for all to enjoy. Please consider signing up for one or more days in the coming months.

Our hospitality reflects the hospitality of God who embraces all people with love and grace. Your delicious cookies can bless someone’s Sunday and make them feel welcome to the FPC family.

Help us Love One Another!

Sign Up to BAKE!

Don’t forget to be kind to strangers, for some who have done this have entertained angels without realizing it! – Hebrews 13:2

Pastor’s Bible Study

On Location: The Peoples and Places of the Bible

fpcsanantonio.org/pbs

Wednesdays | 6:30 PM Covenant Hall

Thursdays | 9:30 AM (Large Group) & 10:30 AM (Small Groups)

Covenant Hall & Live Stream at fpcsanantonio.org & the FPC App

Join us this fall as we unlock the beauty of the Bible and our understanding of God’s Word by learning more about the historical, cultural and geographic context of God’s covenant history. Join Dr. Bob Fuller in Covenant Hall Wednesday evenings at 6:30 PM (Preview Edition), or on Thursday mornings. Questions? Contact Sheila Figueroa at sheilaf@fpcsat.org. For small group placement, please contact Lellen Lane at lellenlane@aol.com or (210) 860-1395.

Hurricane Ian Giving

Please continue to pray for the well-being of our fellow neighbors in Florida, South Carolina, and all those in the path of Hurricane Ian.

Disasters can strike anywhere at any time and do not spare anyone. The damage and destruction that is left after a disaster can be felt for weeks, months and even years. Donating plays a massive role in times of disaster, as your donations go straight to support the World Renew Disaster Response Services that will help provide families with the resources necessary to rebuild their lives.

All checks are payable to World Renew.


Joy! Christmas Pageant

Joy! Christmas Pageant

11:00 AM Traditional Service

(Rehearsal – Saturday, Dec. 4)

A Savior has been born! He is Christ the Lord! Come hear the story of God’s love told through our FPC children during the 11:00 am service.

Contact Rozlyn Miller at rozlynm@fpcsat.org for more info.

Congregational Meeting

Congregational Meeting 

Sunday, December 5 | After Each Service | FPC Sanctuary

A special congregational meeting will take place to call a new Officer Nominating Committee. The meeting will take place immediately following each of our two services (9:00 AM & 11:00 AM). Note: there will be no 11:02 Contemporary Service.

Men’s Ministry Quarterly Dinner

Sunday, November 13 | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM | Westminster Hall

Join us as men of all ages come together for food, fellowship, and a message! Interested in joining a small group of men for study, prayer and fellowship? Speaker: Pastor Mitchell Moore. Contact Cody Heffron at codyheffron@yahoo.com or Trebes Sasser at tsasser@rpitx.com for questions about Men’s quarterly dinners. To Register for Dinner, click HERE

Interested in joining a men’s small group? Contact Gardner Peavy at gardnerpeavy@gmail.com for more information.