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May 2021

INTERGENERATIONAL GAME NIGHT

May 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Friday, May 15th – between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Game Night goes Intergenerational! Everyone had so much fun at the previous game nights that it has been decided to open it up to members of all ages. In the past, participants played charades, enjoyed guessing games, had scavenger hunts, and now, have learned an entertaining drawing game. Join others as everyone will meet virtually between 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15th. If you interested, send Barb Martin your…

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Bike Ride

May 22, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Athens, Ohio Public Library, 30 Home St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Bike Ride this Saturday, May 22nd ALL ARE WELCOME! We will meet at the Athens Public Library 12:00PM Our plan is to ride from the Library to West Side Park where there will be a water and snack break. For those who wish to go on, we will travel to the Eclipse Company Store. Feel free to head back to the library from West Side Park, or continue on. The ride is up to you. BYO Bike or book a…

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June 2021

Outdoor Worship Service

June 13, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Strouds Run State Park Athens, OH 45701 United States + Google Map

Outdoor Worship Service at the Bulldog Shelter, Strouds Run State Park.   10:30 a.m.   SUNDAY, JUNE 13TH   The church will supply bottled water and a dessert. If you wish, you may bring your own picnic lunch. Make sure to bring your outdoor chairs. There will be games for the children.

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September 2021

Blessing of the Animals

September 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Strouds Run State Park Athens, OH 45701 United States + Google Map

Everyone’s pets, whether they be small or large, with feathers, fur, or fins, along with their families and friends, are invited to gather at the Bulldog Shelter at Stroud’s Run on Saturday, September 18th, at 11:00 a.m., for a Blessing of the Animals celebration.  This service witnesses to God’s and First Presbyterian Church’s love, care, and concern of creation.  As mutual interdependence with God’s creatures is recognized, the Church’s witness of stewardship of creation is strengthened.  For the harmony of…

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October 2021

World Communion Sunday

October 3, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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The first Sunday in October is designated as World Communion Sunday, which celebrates our oneness in Christ with all our brothers and sisters around the world. Paul tells us that we are to “discern the body” when we partake of Holy Communion, mindful that we note our relationship to all our brothers and sisters in Christ in the celebration. One is not to go hungry while another is drunk! (I Cor. 11:21).

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Organ Concert

October 17, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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WHAT:           A WONDERFUL PIPE ORGAN RECITAL WHEN:           SUNDAY, OCTOBER 17,  4:00 pm WHERE:         FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, ATHENS, OH WHO:             DOUGLAS  CLEVELAND,  ORGANIST COST:             FREE  !! COVID  Protocol: Masks Required   In honor of Janice Robison’s fifty years as FPC’s organist, First Presbyterian Church is pleased to host one of Janice’s favorite organists, Douglas Cleveland Solo Organ Recital by Douglas Cleveland October 17th - 4:00 p.m. - First Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Douglas Cleveland is the John Delo Faculty Fellow in Organ…

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December 2021

Blue Christmas Service

December 19, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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“Comfort, comfort my people, says God” There are many moments in our lives when we need comfort. There are tough times when we yearn for consolation. The suffering people who looked for the long-awaited Messiah were given a hope-filled image of God in the writings of Isaiah. It expresses the belief that no matter what happens to us, God will be there to comfort and support us. Christmas can be a time for many when we are in need of…

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

December 24, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service featuring First Presbyterian Chancel Choir.  Special music will include a 30 minute organ recital beginning at 7:00 p.m. Come and join us for this service of lessons, carols, and candlelight.

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March 2022

Ash Wednesday Service

March 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the season of Lent. It occurs forty days before Easter, not including six Sundays (which are considered feast days), and recalls Jesus's forty days in the wilderness, itself mirroring the Israelites' forty years in the desert. During this service, the pastor marks those who attend with ashes as a reminder that "we are dust, and to dust we shall return."

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April 2022

SLAVALACHIA

April 30 @ 1:30 pm - May 1 @ 3:00 pm
First Presbyterian Church of Athens, 2 North Court St.
Athens, OH 45701 United States
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Musical performance by American/Belarusian/Ukrainian folk alliance Sunday, May 1st Noon to 3PM First Presbyterian Church Soup lunch and Concert. Join us for a church-sponsored soup lunch followed by a 1:30 concert to benefit https://uafirstaid.com/, an organization founded by Ukrainian Ohio University students who returned to Ukraine at the start of the war to help their people by providing tactical medical supplies direct to soldiers and hospitals in Ukraine. Benya Stewart (Athens), Brother Hill (Dayton) and Siarzhuk Douhoushau (Belarusian based in…

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