Scripture Lessons for February 18, 2018

First Lesson of Scripture: Genesis  9: 8 – 17

Second Lesson of Scripture: Mark 1: 9 – 15

Worship 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel & 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary with the Chancel Choir, Sunday School for all ages at 9:45 a.m.

Lenten Kirk Nights You’re invited to “A Conversation about Race” led by the Rev. Al Butzer based on Debbie Irving’s book, Waking Up White, and selected passages from the South African Dutch Reformed Church’s “Confession of Belhar,” recently added to the Presbyterian Church’s Book of Confessions. Purchase and read Waking Up White prior to the series to derive the most benefit. These Kirk Night discussions will be held on Wednesday evenings from February 21 through March 14 in Stanton Hall, and each Kirk Night begins with a dinner prepared by FPC’s Fellowship Ministry.

Lenten Bible Study Thursdays, February 22 – March 22, 3:00 p.m. Lenten study in Stanton Hall taught by Sandy Cowden and Jacqui Horton based on The Passion of Christ as reported in the Gospels.

Peeps & Pizza!

Saturday, March 10th, 10:00 a.m. – 1 p.m. in Stanton Hall come create your own Bible story shoe box diorama using Peeps and enjoy some pizza! We’ll supply the Peeps, construction paper, scissors, and glue, but please bring a shoe box and any extra supplies you wish to create a peeps masterpiece! Sign up today at https://ekbeghin.wufoo.com/forms/z1hps6w0eb7sod/ or in our church office.

Say Cheese for the New Directory! After each worship service from Sunday, January 28, through Sunday, March 25, photos for our new church directory will be taken in Stanton Hall. Photographers for these free photos will be Rendy Adams and Emily Lowery. Bring your family and a smile!

RISE AGAINST HUNGER PEVA YOUTH EVENT Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization that coordinates the distribution of food and other life-saving aid around the world.

What: Presbytery of Eastern Virginia Middle & High School Youth Event in Stanton Hall

When: Sunday, March 4, 2018
9:00 a.m. Youth Mixer Program and Worship

12:00 noon Meal Packing and lunch Cost: $20 per person

Registration: Contact the Rev. Lyndsey McCall (lyndsey@firstpresvb.org)

Say Cheese for the New Directory!

After each worship service from Sunday, January 28, through Sunday, March 25, photos for our new church directory will be taken in Stanton Hall. Photographers for these free photos will be Rendy Adams and Emily Lowery. Bring your family and a smile! Questions? contact ebeghin@firstpresvb.org.

Adults of all ages are encouraged to join us for casual round-table conversation about God, the Bible, life, and Christianity while eating tacos and drinking (whatever you choose!) at 5:00 p.m. at Pelon’s Bar and Grill across the street from the church. Come join the adults of all ages in lively and compassionate conversation. All perspectives and beliefs are welcome. This is hosted by First Presbyterian Church of  Virginia Beach, but folks from any church (or NO church!) are welcome. So come hungry and thirsty! Care and activities for children, nursery – 5th grade will be available at the church. Drop your children off between 4:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m., and pick them up no later than 6:30 p.m.

Here are the dates for Pelon’s!
Feb 25th
Mar 18th
April 22nd
May TBD