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First Presbyterian Church of Punta Gorda

Upcoming Events


PRAYER MEETING - A weekly prayer meeting is held on Sunday evenings at 6:00pm in the Conference Room. Come and be a part of what God's Spirit is doing in our church community.

WEDNESDAY MORNING BIBLE STUDY - Pastor Larry Yerger's Bible Study meets every Wednesday at 10:00am in Fellowship Hall.  We are currently studying Psalm 119.  All are welcome to join us.

WHAT IS YOUR SHAPE - Have you discovered the unique purpose God has for your life?  This study is designed to take you to the next level of purpose, to reveal how God has designed you, and help see how that fits the intention for which you were created.  In three sessions we'll unpack for you the five elements of God's blueprints for S.H.A.P.E.ing you.
                     Spiritual Gifts     Heart/Passions     Abilities     Personality     Experiences
Join us on Mondays, March 27th and April 3rd at 10am at our church to discover your SHAPE.  Each session is about 1 1/2 hours long.  Please use the sign up sheet in the church foyer so that we can be sure to have the correct number of study guides for you. 
PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY - Reconvenes on Tuesday, March 21st, at 10:00am.  Our study is "Everything is Possible with God - Understanding the Six Phases of Faith".  We meet at the home of Sharon and Robert Cuzner, 2615 Rio Grande Drive, Punta Gorda Isles on the first and third Tuesday of each month.  The study is about one and a half hours long with time for fellowship and refreshments.  All women are invited.
TENEBRAE SERVICE ON MAUNDY THURSDAY, APRIL 13TH, 7:00PM - On Maundy Thursday our Choir will present a dramatic work called "The Shadow of the Cross".  This service will be filled with familiar music and narration and culminates in a very familiar and reflective song.
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE ON SUNDAY, APRIL 16TH, 7:00AM - This service will be held in the east parking lot.  Please bring your own chair.
NEW PICTURE DIRECTORY - A new picture directory is being put together in March.  Please sign up in the church foyer to have your picture taken on Sundays in March, following each service, in Fellowship Hall.
R.O.M.E.O.S. (Retired Old Men Eating Out Someplace) & J.U.L.I.E.T.S. (Joyful Understanding Ladies Inconspicuously Eating Together Someplace) - meets at the Sky View Café at the Punta Gorda Airport at 8:00am on Thursdays, March 23rd and April 6th & 20th.  Come and enjoy the food and fellowship.
THE SECOND CUP (of coffee) - You're invited to be part of a Bible study discussion group, led by Dave Sifferd.  This study is on the Book of Acts, using the NIV Bible as the textbook.  Bring a friend and join us on in Fellowship Hall for a Second Cup.  Our next meetings are Thursdays, March 23rd and April 6th & 20th at 9:30am.
PRAYER SHAWL GATHERING - If you like to knit or crochet, please gather with us in Fellowship Hall the second Monday of each month at 10am.  Our next date is Monday, April 10th.
AFTERNOON TEA - All ladies are invited to an Afternoon Tea on Saturday, March 25th, at 2:30pm in Fellowship Hall.  Tea and refreshments will be provided.  Please wear a "hat", gloves are optional.  Sign up in the church foyer by Sunday, March 19th.
SINGLES MINISTRY - "Sociable Singles" will meet for dinner the first Friday of each month and for lunch on the third Friday of each month.  Our first dinner is Friday, April 7th, at 5:00pm at the Smoke'n Pit Bar-B-Q restaurant, 2200 Kings Highway, Port Charlotte.  If you would like to carpool, meet us at the church at 4:30pm.  Sign up in the church foyer. 
POTLUCK DINNER & MOVIE - Plan to attend our next Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, April 19th, at 5:30pm.  The movie "Risen" will be shown.  Please sign up in the church foyer and share the following (last names beginning with): 
                   A-H (Meat)          (I-O) Dessert          (P-Z) Salad or Vegetable     
"THE STORY OF MOSES" EXCURSION - Join us for this event to see "The Story of Moses" on Saturday, April 22nd, 7:00pm, at Cattlemen's Arena in Wauchla, FL.  The cost is $22 per person for assigned stadium seating.  We will carpool from the church at 5:30pm.  The deadline for sign-up is April 9th.
GAME MORNINGS - Join us for Game Mornings from 10am to Noon in Fellowship Hall.  We will meet Tuesdays, March 28th and April 11th and 25th. Curious?  Come one and all - either to play or observe.

HELPING MISIÓN PENIEL - Please volunteer to help with serving a meal at Misión Peniel, once a month on Fridays.  The next trip is Friday, March 24th, carpooling from the church at 12:15pm. 

LOAVES AND FISHES MINISTRY -  Are you interested in making a meal when there is a short-term need in the congregation due to an illness or loss?  Are you willing to deliver a meal that someone else has fixed?  If so, please use the sign up sheet in the church foyer.  If you have any questions, please speak to Kay Callahan, our Deacon of this ministry.




First Presbyterian Church 
25250 Airport Road 
Punta Gorda, FL 33950