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  • Youth Sunday | Firstpres

    YOUTH SUNDAY Home / Ministries / Youth Sunday MINISTRIES Adults Care College Age First Pres Kids Library/Resources Missions Music Studies and Groups Youth Columbarium OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • Middle School | Firstpres

    MIDDLE SCHOOL Home / Ministries / Youth / Middle School AΩ Middle School Sundays Sunday mornings, Middle school will meet in the AΩ house at 9:45 a.m. ​ Wednesdays Middle School AΩ | 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays | In the AΩ House. Sponsor a Student To sponsor a student on any of these trips and contribute financially, please contact us by clicking here . Connect with Us Check out our Facebook page for more info and event details! ​ Forms Need a First Pres Release Form or a Discipline Agreement Form ? Click on the form you need now! Volunteering with AΩ or going on a trip with us as a leader? Here's the Background Check . ​ Questions? Contact Amanda or call 806.350.5209 ​ Get Added to Our Email List Fill out this short form to be added to our parent & student email list. We try to keep emails to a minimum, so don't worry - we won't fill up your inbox! We do send out emails periodically throughout the year. YOUTH Middle School High School OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Submit Thanks for submitting!

  • Youth | Firstpres

    YOUTH Home / Ministries / Youth Are you ready for 2024??? ​ ​ We hope you are off to a great start at school. We had an epic time in Dallas for our annual Middle School retreat! We have more exciting events coming up so stay tuned... ​ NEW TO AΩ? Scan the QR code below to help us get to know you! WANT TO SERVE AT AΩ? Scan the QR code below to take a quick, 5-minute Spiritual Gift Assessment and tell us why you want to serve. Scan the QR code below to join our AΩ Parents GroupMe: @aoyouth LISTEN + WORSHIP JOIN US @ The AΩ House... Sundays we meet from 9:45am - 10:45am – Middle and High School are combined. Join us as we study Acts! We have Bible study, fellowship, and free donuts! Wednesday nights Middle School AΩ programming lasts from 6:30pm – 8pm, and High School AΩ programming lasts from 8pm – 9:30pm! Join us as we worship, spend time in small groups, and study the book of Matthew together! Upcoming Events... cancelled YOUTH Middle School High School OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • First Pres Live | Firstpres

    Stay Connected with First Pres LIVE Home / Ministries / First Pres Live Sunday Morning Worship Services Each Sunday, worship services will be posted here by 6 p.m. February 25, 2024 8:30 a.m. Gospel February 25, 2024 10:55 a.m. Traditional MINISTRIES Adults Care College Age First Pres Kids Library/Resources Missions Music Studies and Groups Youth Columbarium OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve ALL Church Retreat 2021 Video Talk. Pray. Know. VBS 2023 Murray's House Stewardship 2021

  • HOME | Firstpres

    We're open Monday - Thursday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - noon. Join us as we worship together We'd be thrilled to have you as our guest at any of our worship services or events throughout the week. Wherever you are in life, there is a place for you here. Gospel Worship Sunday // 8:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary Traditional Worship Sunday // 10:55 a.m. in the Sanctuary 1105 Contemporary Worship Sunday // 11:05 a.m. in the Fellowship Center (downstairs) What we’re about . . . Our mission statement is . . ."to discover and live the way of Christ in the expansive grace of God." We do that by living out these Core Four Strategies: WORSHIP, GROW, CONNECT, SERVE. These four standards are the tangible ways we carry out this mission statement to our Amarillo community and the world. Click on the banners below to find out more.

  • High School | Firstpres

    HIGH SCHOOL Home / Ministries / Youth / High School YOUTH Middle School High School OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Scan the QR code below to help us get to know you better! NEW TO AΩ? AΩ Sundays Sunday mornings, High school guys will meet in the AΩ house at 9:45 a.m. AΩ Wednesdays High School AΩ | 8:00 p.m. Wednesdays | in the AΩ House. Sponsor a Student To sponsor a student on any of these trips and contribute financially, please contact us by clicking here . Connect with Us Check out our Facebook page for more info and event details! ​ Forms Need a First Pres Release Form or a Discipline Agreement Form ? Click on the form you need now! Volunteering with AΩ or going on a trip with us as a leader? Here's the Background Check . ​ Questions? Contact Amanda or call 806.350.5209 Get Added to Our Email List Fill out this short form to be added to our parent & student email list. We try to keep emails to a minimum, so don't worry - we won't fill up your inbox! We do send out emails periodically throughout the year. WANT TO SERVE @ AΩ? Scan the QR code below to take a quick, 5-minute Spiritual Gifts Assessment and tell us why and how you want to serve! Submit Thanks for submitting! Play Video Share Whole Channel This Video Facebook Twitter Pinterest Tumblr Copy Link Link Copied Now Playing 04:54 Play Video A&O Promo Now Playing 05:50 Play Video High School SKI-CO trip '18 Now Playing 06:17 Play Video Sonlight Backpacking Trip 2017 Now Playing 13:53 Play Video A&O 2016-17 Video! Video Links See what's going on with AΩ, and some of our past trips and events

  • Connect | Firstpres

    CONNECT Home / About / What We're About / Connect Just like a strong strand of rope, as we connect with each other within these walls and then, with others in our community and beyond, we form solid bonds, able to weather the storms. Together, we can accomplish much more than alone. Together, we can make a much greater impact. CORE 4 STRATEGIES Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • GROW Across Generations | Firstpres

    September 2020 Exciting progress continues on our construction projects for the GROW Across Generations Capital Campaign. The slab was poured at the new A&O house this week. Framing the walls of the new house is next on the agenda! The steps and ramp at north entry have been poured—handrails and cast stone signage will be installed the 2nd and 3rd weeks of October. We plan to open the north doors to the Great Hall for use this weekend, September 27, but only the steps. Those requiring an accessible entrance will still need to use the south entry. The Lift outside of the Sanctuary is installed and operational, but we have to wait on a state inspection for congregational use. We would ask you to pray for that process so that we can get the Lift going and fully-functional for our members. The Children’s Wing first floor demolition is complete and the mechanical trades are beginning work on plumbing, electrical, and HVAC rough-ins. There is a lot going on, but we can definitely see significant progress. Please join us in prayer for the continued progress and how the Lord will use all of these improvements for His glory! August 2020 Here is a quick update on our GROW Across Generations Capital Campaign improvements. The concrete pour for the AO house began this past week. Something about the concrete going in makes this feel like it's REALLY happening! The Lift outside of the Sanctuary should be received in about 3 weeks. It will take a few weeks to install, but we're getting closer here, too. If you've been by the church, you know that the 1st floor of the Children's Education building is completely sealed off as abatement and demo happen. All personnel, Opportunity School, and Critter Land activities have been moved to the 2nd floor temporarily. While the North entrance is still not usable, it's coming together as well. We appreciate your continued prayer and your patience as we all deal with the construction in our building. It's exciting to anticipate how the Lord will use all of this for years to come. July 2020 Construction for our "GROW Across Generations” capital campaign is in full swing and a big mound of dirt certainly isn’t all we have to show for it. The foundation prep for the new building is underway and the new personal lift system for the Great Hall has been ordered. The staff of Opportunity School and our own Children’s Ministry are preparing to shift their operations to make way for abatement and demolition in the the first floor of the Children’s Education building. Parking will be limited as work continues in the west parking lot on the new youth facilities. As many members who have undergone renovations to their homes and businesses can attest, this is going to get messy. And though it seems the inertia of getting a multimillion dollar job off the ground is great, we serve a God who is greater! Now, as much as ever, is the time to lift this project to the Lord in prayer and supplication, asking for His wisdom and guidance for our general contractor, Casey Wood; our architects, Bill Merriman and John Montag; our friends at Opportunity School like Jill Goodrich and her staff; and our own staff here at First Presbyterian. We praise Him for the overwhelming support of you, the congregation, and your faithful insight, prayer, and monetary commitments to see this inspired vision come to reality. ​ We also want to thank all of you who are partnering with us on this project financially. These exciting changes will serve our community for years to come and grow the Kingdom of Christ! North Entrance Under Construction ​ You may have noticed that our North Entrance is under construction at the moment. We're sorry for any inconvenience to those of you who normally park on the north side of the building, but we're looking forward to an updated North Entrance including an accessible ramp, a larger upper landing, and beautiful signage portraying our name along 11th Street. Once inside the Great Hall, a new single-person lift for ease of mobility will be featured on the north side of the Narthex entrance. Here is what's included in Phase I of our GROW Across Generations Capital Campaign 1) A new 5,500 square foot A&O House that accomplishes the stated goals of the Youth Ministry and is energy-efficient, easily accessed, and beautifully designed. It will be both completely modern in function and classically reminiscent of the architecture of the original structure. 2) A wonderful update to our North Entrance including an accessible ramp, a larger upper landing, and beautiful signage portraying our name along 11th Street. Once inside the Great Hall, a new single-person lift for ease of mobility will be featured on the north side of the Narthex entrance. 3) A renovated and updated Children’s Education wing complete with modern access control and security features, a fire suppression system, a more visitor-friendly and inviting aesthetic, and new interior and exterior play spaces for a wider range of ages. Much inquiry, thought, and planning has gone into the design of this remodeled first-floor, and it will be highly functional for our children, staff and parents. 4) New site work including: removal of the existing A&O house, replacement and expansion of the south parking lot to include more senior parking, removal of the storage facility along 10th Street to allow better viewing of the campus, and a new storage facility on the west block. ​ Murray's House on 6th Street As a church, we made the important decision to give to missions a tithe of what money we raised. Part of that money will go to world missions, and part of it will stay here in Amarillo. We're all excited about Murray's House, the storefront on 6th street we purchased for an outreach center, that's being worked on and renovated so that it is ready to launch this fall. There has been significant progress made by adding two bathrooms, making it handicap accessible, LOTS of cosmetic upgrades, as well as new windows and doors. Our own members have done all the interior painting over the course of a few evenings and Saturday mornings. We’ve added a wonderful basketball and volleyball court in the lot behind the building as well as new fencing to keep it nice and secure. As the building starts to take shape, we are excited to see how God uses it to allow our church, as well as our missions partners Young Life, Speiro Legacies, and Square Mile Community Development, to meet the needs of the San Jacinto neighborhood. Ways Murray's house will be used include, but are not limited to health and nutrition classes and application, education support like tutoring, Bible studies, and after school programs… this building will truly represent the practical application of God’s love in a hurting and broken world.

  • Adults | Firstpres

    ADULTS Home / Ministries / Adults We do better in community. As iron sharpens iron, the key relationships in our lives are meant to challenge, support, and strengthen us. While worship services are powerful, we know that spiritual development happens within smaller community. ADULTS Women Men Famliy & Adult Singles Senior Adults OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • Weddings | Firstpres

    WEDDINGS Home / Ministries / Weddings We are delighted you're considering First Pres as the location for your wedding. Our purpose is not simply to do your wedding ceremony, but to help you build a strong and lasting marriage with Jesus Christ at its center. ​ Our facilities and staff are made available to you in order to help you fulfill God's plan for you and your future spouse. We do have certain expectations for each ceremony and couple which are designed to help you in planning your wedding, but more importantly, to help you get your marriage off to a great start! ​ To obtain a wedding packet with information on weddings at First Pres, call 373-4242 or send an email . ​ Our facilities are not available for non-resident weddings. 1/15 MINISTRIES Adults Care College Age First Pres Kids Library/Resources Missions Music Studies and Groups Youth Columbarium OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve

  • Directions for 'Text to Give' option | Firstpres

    How do I 'Text to Give?' Home / Giving Text to Give 1. Open a new text message to 806-208-4288. ​ 2. Enter the amount, in whole dollars, you’d like to give. 3. Press 'Send.' 4. First time users, follow the link provided to a secure website where you add your information, including debit/credit card information. 5. Choose either ‘Budget Pledge 2021’ or 'Gifts and Offerings' from ‘Choose a Fund’ dropdown. 6. You can make this a recurring gift if you choose to. 7. Press the ‘Submit’ button. ​ Your giving is set apart as gift to the Lord for the church to allow for works of mercy, kindness, evangelism, teaching, and many other forms of ministry. Your gift is ultimately an act of worship unto the Lord. ​ ​

  • Kids Events | Firstpres

    I'M NEW Information for New Visitors MEMBERS Resources and Information GET INVOLVED Working Together for Christ KIDS EVENTS Home / Ministries / First Pres Kids / Kids Events FIRST PRES KIDS Nursery/Early Childhood Elementary Events OTHER INTERESTS Studies and Groups Worship Grow Connect Serve Check out some of the fun we had at our ALL CHURCH event "Pumpkin Roundup" in the past. This event is in October at the Gilmour's Ranch near Palo Duro Canyon. We hope you'll make plans to join us! Pumpkin Roundup Pumpkin Roundup Pumpkin Roundup Pumpkin Roundup 1/46

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