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September 15, 2020
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September Sermon Series: Pilgrim’s Progress

Pastor Johanna’s September sermon series, Pilgrim’s Progress: The Christian Journey seeks to glean insight as to the nature of the Christian journey from John Bunyan’s famous […]
August 28, 2020
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Shalom Podcast Episode

The latest episode of 1stCast dives into FPCC’s theme for the coming year: Shalom – Peace and Wellness in all aspects of life. In this podcast, […]
August 28, 2020
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Walk the Exodus

To kick off our year of thinking about Shalom, we begin in September with Shalom of the Body, and an ambitious project to come together to […]
August 25, 2020
a black and white photo of a woman from behind holding a sign over her head reading "Black Lives Matter", rainbow stripes down the sides of the photo, and a bar across the bottom reading "Presbyterians affirm Black Lives Matter https://www.pcusa.org/weekofaction", and the PCUSA logo in the top right

Presbyterian Week of Action for Racial Justice

In July we took a 21-Day Challenge to educate ourselves on racial justice. This week the Presbytery is sponsoring a Week of Action for Racial Justice, […]
August 25, 2020
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New Podcast Episode

In this podcast, Lisa and Pastor Johanna talk about ways to combat the low grade feelings of depression many people are feeling nowadays. They also discuss […]
June 25, 2020
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New Episode of 1stCast: A Team Teal Journey

Lisa and Pastor Johanna are back, this time talking about PJ’s recent diagnosis of ovarian cancer. She’s out of surgery and on to the next step […]
June 23, 2020
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Streams of Mercy, Never Ceasing Fundraiser

We are a spiritual community hub, creating points of entry into experiences of Christ, even while our community is attending remotely and then moving into a […]
June 23, 2020
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Reopening FPCC Survey Results

Thank you to all 71 respondents who took our recent survey on reopening! Your feedback is invaluable in helping us make decisions about when and how […]
June 12, 2020

Racial Justice Resources

In an effort to help people engage and learn about issues of racism and discrimination in the US and the church, we put out a call […]
July 31, 2019

Introducing Pastor Johanna

It has been two long years, but at last your Pastor Nominating Committee is thrilled to announce that we have found the next pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Concord!
April 5, 2019

First Press: April/May

God’s Pick-Me-Up by Darryl McCollum, CLP The middle of March was turning out to be very stressful. It seemed as if every aspect of life was […]
February 7, 2019

First Press: February / March

Pastor Notes by Darryl McCollum, CLP Happy New Year – I know by the time this is read the baby New Year will have learned to […]
November 10, 2018

First Press: Winter Issue

In This Issue: Deny Yourself – Cover Article by Darryl McCollum, CLP Worship & Music Christmas Concert December 9th African Children’s Choir January 2nd Preschool Fundraiser […]