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Welcome!

Our Church is a warm and loving church, and we want you to feel comfortable and at liberty to call on us for anything you need pastorally. We would love to have you be our guest for Sunday School and worship. When you visit our church, you will find a caring congregation that will gladly welcome you, preaching/teaching that is centered on the Word of God, ministries to meet the spiritual needs of every age, and a corporate outlet for truth-filled and moving praise and worship.

 

Contact Us

First Presbyterian Church Sweetwater
1311 McCaulley (14th and McCaulley)
PO BOX 956
Sweetwater, Texas 79556
Map  •   Directions
Phone 325-235-5491

Regular Schedule

Sunday
  • Sunday School Class
    – 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • Worship Service
    – 10:45 AM to 11:55 AM
Thursday
  • Lunch with Kary Ann's Clan
    – 11:30 AM
  • Choir Practice
    – 5:30 PM

Announcements

  • Mission and Vision

    Our mission is to make disciples for Jesus Christ.

    Our vision is to be an oasis of God's love.

  • Sunday School

    Sunday School classes for all ages meet each Sunday. Everyone meets  in the fellowship for Fellowship and Doughnuts at 9:30am. 

    Adult Sunday School  Class will be studying the Book of Romans. Here is a list of lessons and teachers for this fall semester.

    Children and Youth will have lessons from the currciulum: Young Children and Worship.

  • Hoyt Place Worship

    We are excited to lead worship every first Sunday of the month at Hoyt Place, from 9:00-9:30 a.m. We will sing, hear the Word of God, and share Communion. Come join us in this wonderful ministry of fellowship!

  • Children and Youth

    Ruth Ann Campbell is leading the middle school and high school group. Lou Ann Cumbie works with the IBKs-In Between Kids- 2nd-5th grades, and Little Ones 3yrs-1st Grade. Click here for Schedule of Activities.

    Stephanie Wiele will lead Children's Church for ages Preschool-3rd grade the last Sunday of each month. They will meet right after the Noisy Offering.

    Be sure to look on the Photo page for pictures of the youth.

  • Plarning

    The plarning group will meet every Wednesday from 1:00 until 3:00 In the Fellowship Hall.  We are still actively making mats to donate to the Homeless.  We deliver the mats to "Mission Dignidad" in San Angelo. It is Project Dignidad@ Nazareth Presbyterian Church. Some are folding bags, some are cutting bags and others are actually making balls of "plarn"(plastic yarn) to be crocheted into mats. All are invited to join in this project.  

     

  • Kary Ann's Clan

    Kary Ann's Clan will meet Thursday September 3 at 11:30am at Neal's.

  • Presbyterian Women

    Presbyterian Women meet the Wednesday, September 2.   There is business meeting at 5:00pm and Bible study at 5:30pm led by Kay Staton. The study this year is: Come to the Waters by Judy Record Fletcher.

  • August 2015 Newsletter

    Monthly newsletter for August is available.

  • August 2015 Calendar

    Monthly calendar for August is available.

  • 134 Years Of Ministry and Back to School Celebration

    Sunday was a  joyous celebration featuring  Elliott Powell, a Christian music artist and ordained Presbyterian minister. Elliott travels the world, most recently completing his Holy Land Tour in Jerusalem and Israel. It was a blessing to hear his comforting and powerful music as we celebrateed a new school year and 134 years of our church’s existence.

    Visit Elliott Powell's website for more information about his ministry.  

    Listen to the music of Elliott Powell's Ministry.

  • Blessing of the Backpacks and Binders

    On August 16th, Rev. Kary Fry gave the Blessings of the Backpacks and Binders. All students and teachers received a special blessing from God.

  • Feed Our Kids

    A huge "THANK YOU" to all the volunteers who helped with Feed the Kids.  Our members made cookies,  brisket for sandwiches, prepared the meals,  helped with crafts, led singing, told Bible stories and were group leaders. Here are pictures of the week.

  • A Day in Galilee Vacation Bible School

    Vacation Bible School for the children was held Saturday, July 18th at Highland Heights Methodist Church.  We had a wonderful time spending  "A Day in Galilee" with the children, youth and adults. Thank you to all the volunteers!  See all the happenings on the photo page.

  • Committee Meeting

    Committees meetings meet the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm. Everyone is invited to join a committee. You are needed!  The committees are:  Christian Education, Congregational Care, Mission and Outreach, Property / House and Grounds and Worship. 

  • Noisy Offering

    "Noisy Offering" is collected the last Sunday of the month separate from our regular offering.  The youth and children of the church go into the congregation with a can to collect loose change.  When they have collected all the change, they return to the front of the church and empty their cans into a large metal pan.  This makes a very loud and joyous noise!  Currently the Noisy Offering money is helping support  The Nolan County Ministerial Alliance.

  • Reverse Offering

    Collections for the Nolan County Food Pantry are collected through Reverse Offering. Items are provided from the collection plate on the first Sunday of each month. Put in your offering and take out a slip of paper with item needed. Bring your items the next Sunday and place in the grocery basket at the entrance of the church or there is basket in the hallway by the church offices. Food, personal hygiene, gently worn clothes and shoes, or cash donations are always appreciated anytime through out the month. The donations are greatly appreciated.

  • Candlelighting and Church Bell Ringing

    The children and youth have begun lighting the candles and ringing the church bell each week. If you child would like to volunteer, be at the entrance of the church by 10:35am before worship.

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Upcoming Events

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SUN
Noisy Offering
Noisy Offering ~ loose change is collected to support Ministerial Alliance.
Worship Service
10:45 AM
Weekly worship services are held each Sunday at 10:45AM
Sunday School
9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
SEP

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THU
SEP

06

SUN
Hoyt Place Worship
9:00 AM to 9:30 AM
Worship Service
10:45 AM
Weekly worship services are held each Sunday at 10:45AM
Sunday School
9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
SEP

09

WED
Plarning
1:00 PM
SEP

13

SUN
Worship Service
10:45 AM
Weekly worship services are held each Sunday at 10:45AM
Little Ones
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sunday School
9:30 PM to 10:30 PM
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