Upcoming events

Calendar for October

Next Tuesday, October 15

11:00am Special Care

1:00pm CUICHM

2:00pm Staff Meeting

6:15pm Chairs of Session

7:00pm Session


WE ARE CREATING A TIME CAPSULE to be opened at our 250th Anniversary Celebration.   We want letters and would love pictures or other rollable items. Please bring your contribution to Leslee Kirkconnell.


ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!  THIS Sunday, October 13 we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the union of Westminster Church and First Presbyterian Church.  Our church will not be open until 10:00 on this particular Sunday.  Join us at Westminster Church (now Century Palace-1202 State Street) for breakfast and the union celebration. 

Our schedule:
8:15 Shuttle service begins from TPC
8:30 Coffee & Tours
9:00 Breakfast  (last shuttle leaves TPC) Donations for the meal appreciated.
10:00 Reenact walk to First Presbyterian (2 block procession) rain or shine!
10:30 Worship with Communion (The Presbyterian Church)

Shuttle Service To Century Palace

If you can walk, please do, but if you need a ride please come and park where you normally would.  Meet drivers at the 10th Ave entrance. Shuttles will run from 8:15-9:00am.  David Muffett will be there to assist.  Shuttles will also return you back to church for worship. 


The Century Palace parking lot will be unavailable due to resurfacing.  However, they have secured us parking across 12th Ave behind the old clinic.  You can also use street parking or our regular church parking areas.  Please DO NOT park in the Library lot!

Rain Plans

Please bring an umbrella if the weather looks inclement.  We march rain or shine!


PEACEMAKING OFFERING on Sunday October 13:   25% of your gifts stay with The Presbyterian Church for peacemaking causes.  25% stays with the Presbytery of Western Kentucky and 50% goes to the Presbyterian Mission Agency for peacemaking efforts around the world.  Thank you for your generosity!  You may use the envelopes provided on October 13 or simply mark your check ‘peacemaking offering.’ 


OUR NEXT EXHIBIT in Fellowship Hall will feature the Sunny 16 Camera Club. Please join us for a Gallery Hop and reception on Friday, October 18 from 5-8pm.

FALL FESTIVAL AND BLESSING OF THE PETS will be Sunday October 27, beginning 4:30pm in the Courtyard.  WE ARE COLLECTING ITEMS FOR THE HUMANE SOCIETY! Always needed: bleach, paper towels, non-clumping kitty litter, treats for dogs/cats/small critters; Dawn dish detergent, laundry detergent, batteries (AA, AAA, D), Office supplies.  See their website for more information - bgshelterpets.com.  Please bring items to the office through October. 

CANDY NEEDED FOR OUR FALL FESTIVAL. Individually wrapped goodies to have for our festival attendees.  Please bring to the office for David or Leslee before October 25. 

CHILI COOK-OFF AND BAKE SALE:  Sunday October 20th @11:30 - Come along and taste some great chili and delicious baked goods, and have some fellowship after the Sunday service. We need our great chefs to bring their best chili! Bakers are needed for their delicious dessert treats.  Sign up here with our Perfect Potluck- https://perfectpotluck.com/meals.php?t=ISRB5112&welcome=1 or call the office.  ALL PROCEEDS will benefit our Youth trips next summer! For more information speak to David Clarke.

BRUSH AND LENS, an exhibit of members, continues until October 17th in our church gallery. Fellowship Hall. Artists include Shannon Dyche, Myra Dwyer, Doug Humphrey, Linda Leigh, Alan Reeves, Sheila Backfisch Reeves, Bud Schlinker, Diane Simmons, Gail Smrtic, Peg Truman, and Mark Hendershot with Peg Truman.


RICE is needed for the Food Pantry.  We like to give out a bag of beans and one of white rice to those who come for help and our rice supply is beginning to run low.  Next time you shop, please consider picking up a bag or two and putting in the drawer under the stairs labeled LOCAL PANTRY.  Thank you! 

Preaching this Sunday:  Matthew Covington
Last Sunday:   When the Apostles Asked Jesus to Increase Their Faith by Matthew Covington

  • Peace and global Witness Offering

    September is the 'Season of Peace' when the PC(USA) highlights peacemaking and global witness efforts. It culminates in a special offering on World Communion Sunday (October 6).  For more information, click the picture.  To donate, click here.  40% of the offering stays with The Presbyterian Church to aid local peacemaking efforts. 

  • chili cook-off and bake sale

    Sunday October 20!  11:30am in Fellowship Hall.  Come enjoy delicious chili and help us raise funds for Youth Trips next summer.  Think you have the best recipe?  Sign up here and bring it on!  We need chili chefs, cornbread and then those sweet treats - individually wrapped baked goods for the Bake Sale.  The Chili Champ is the one who get the most 'votes' (dollars) in their jar.  All proceeds benefit our youth for next summer's activities.  Contact David Clarke with questions. 

  • Round table pulpit bible study

    Continues on Mondays, 5:00pm in Fellowship Hall. Led by the Rev. Dr. Matthew Covington, this is a time of study and conversation around the upcoming worship scriptures.  Bring your Bible and a friend. 

  • fall festival - blessing of the pets

    Join us on Sunday October 27 for our annual Blessing of the Pets and Fall Festival!  Beginning at 4:30 we will have a special service of pet blessing - all pets (or pictures) welcome. Our youth will be ready for fun in Fellowship Hall (and beyond) with our Fall Festival - games, snacks, crafts, fun!  Costumes encouraged - pets too!  Email David Clarke with questions.

  • christmas market and brunch

    We look forward to hosting the community for a day of mission and shopping!  Join us for unique gift shopping from local artisans, delicious homemade brunch items, free coffee and hot chocolate and open restrooms during the Christmas Parade!   Vendor fees benefit Habitat for Humanity (vendor space is full).  Brunch purchase benefits Living Waters for the World.