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Associate Minister Position

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, FL is searching for the man whom the Lord has set apart and is calling to serve Him alongside of us as an Associate Minister. If you are interested in being considered for this pastoral role please click here.

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Prayer Focus: College Students

  Please be in prayer for the college students of FPC and those in our surrounding community. Pray they would be able to discern God's Spirit daily, especially regarding His desire for the professional direction of their lives. Pray they would obey the Holy Spirit in all that they do and that they would be given power to resist the devil's deceptions daily.

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Menu for August 31, 2016

The menu for August 31, 2016 is: Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans and a roll. Dessert is coconut cake for $1.00 per serving.  If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar instead of the hot meal. Pizza is available for $1.00 per slice. The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who are having the hot meal or the salad bar; $2.50 for children who are having the hot meal or the salad bar; $1.00 per slice of pizza, with a maximum family donation of $15.00. Reservations Required Please be considerate of the kitchen crew and reserve your meal(s) so they know how much food to prepare. You can make your reservations by signing up on the form below or by calling the church office (676-0711) by 10:00 am on Wednesday morning. The meal begins at 6:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall of the Family Life Center.  

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Officers for 2017

The Nominating Committee will be meeting to consider members to serve in various important positions in the church. Please keep the following members of the Nominating Committee in your prayers as they perform their duties: Rob Thullbery (Clerk of Session), Kay Weaver (Deacon Chairman), Stewart Hurst (Chairman of the Congregation), Suzie Hershberger (Sunday School Superintendent), Jim Underwood (Discipleship Chairman), and Pastor Chad Reynolds. Further, we ask that you prayerfully consider who you think would serve the church well, and communicate your nomination suggestions to the committee members. Nomination forms are located in the Narthex, and church office, or can be downloaded from the church Further, we ask that you prayerfully consider who you think would serve the church well, and communicate your nomination suggestions to the committee members. Nomination forms are located in the Narthex, the church office, or the Elders Nomination Form can be downloaded here and the Deacons Nomination Form can be downloaded here. Nomination forms are due back to the church office by September 11, 2016.  

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New Inquirers Class

Pastor Chad will begin a new inquirers class on September 11 (through October 9) at 10:45 am for those who are interested in joining our Church or knowing more about us. Please call the Church office (676-0711) or see Chad to sign up. Location of the class is to be determined and will be announced at a later date.  For more information on the class, click here.

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The vision of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales is to be a Christ-centered fellowship of believers, devoted to glorifying God through true worship, personal evangelism, discipleship, and servanthood.

First Pres News

  • Lake Wales Women’s Bible Study August 29, 2016 Lake Wales Women’s Bible Study Are you interested in a fast pace but comprehensive study of the New Testament? The Bible Study starts Sept. 7th at the Lake Wales Women’s Club (275 E Park Ave) from 12:00 to 1:30 PM every Wednesday. The Bible Study begins with the gospel of Matthew and will continue with one book each week, ...
  • The Poor in Spirit – Matthew 5: 3-12 August 29, 2016 There is a saying that my wife has displayed quite prominently in our home, atop the television stand where we are all likely to see it on a regular basis. It reads, “Happiness is an inside job.” I imagine she purchased the placard that hosts this saying at Hobby Lobby or some such place. I ...
  • Associate Minister Position August 28, 2016 First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, FL is searching for the man whom the Lord has set apart and is calling to serve Him alongside of us as an Associate Minister. If you are interested in being considered for this pastoral role please click here.
  • Prayer Focus: College Students August 28, 2016   Please be in prayer for the college students of FPC and those in our surrounding community. Pray they would be able to discern God’s Spirit daily, especially regarding His desire for the professional direction of their lives. Pray they would obey the Holy Spirit in all that they do and that they would be given ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon August 28, 2016   Next week’s sermon: Those Who Mourn based on Matthew 5:4.
  • Menu for August 31, 2016 August 27, 2016 The menu for August 31, 2016 is: Meat Loaf, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans and a roll. Dessert is coconut cake for $1.00 per serving.  If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar instead of the hot meal. Pizza is available for $1.00 per slice. The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who are ...
  • Prayer Focus: Our Ministries August 23, 2016 Please be in prayer for all our many ministries – the various choirs starting with infants and going through to adults, children’s Bible clubs at our area elementary schools, Middle and High school youth groups, Ekklesia, MOPS, Soccer, and more. As the various ministries here at First Presbyterian Church get back in the “swing” of ...
  • Next Week’s Sermon August 23, 2016   Next week’s sermon:The Poor in Spirit based on Matthew 5:3.
  • The Blessing of Christ – Matthew 4:23 – 5:2 August 23, 2016 This is the introductory sermon to a ten week series on the Beatitudes (5:3-16). Throughout the series we will see how the Beatitudes give us an understanding of the character that is present in the hearts of the kingdom’s citizens. Such character will be visible in their lives now as they live out the hope ...
  • Menu for August 24, 2016 August 22, 2016 The menu for August 24, 2016 is…Parmesan Pork Chops, Mac & Cheese, Broccoli and a roll. Dessert is Cherry Cobbler for $1.00 preserving. If you prefer, you may choose the Salad Bar instead of the hot meal. Pizza is available for $1.00 per slice. The suggested donation for Ekklesia meals is $5.00 for adults who are having ...

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The vision of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales is to be a Christ-centered fellowship of believers, devoted to glorifying God through true worship, personal evangelism, discipleship, and servanthood.