We are God’s well-loved children! We are young, not-so young, married, single, in partnerships, widows, and widowers. We are ethnically, racially, politically, socially, economically, and theologically diverse, and we love each other! We like to say that we are blessed to be a blessing! We use who we are to build relationships with each other and the neighbors around us.



The session has voted to remove the mask mandate for fully vaccinated people. If you are not fully vaccinated, you must continue to wear a mask at worship. Please observe responsible distancing as a courtesy to others worshipping with us in the sanctuary.


Special thanks to those who volunteered to help host the Presbytery of Florida at our meeting this Tuesday, Aug. 3, here at First Church. Unfortunately, due to the steep rise of Covid-19 cases in the panhandle, the meeting is cancelled. Special appreciation goes to Aline Trusell, FPC Administrative Assistant, who organized the meeting from start to finish.


We are inviting ANYONE (vaccinated or masked) who wants to sing, to participate in our SUMMER CHOIR program! We will gather at 9:15 AM in the Fellowship Hall on August 15, to prepare a simple anthem sing in morning worship. Contact Brad Thoreson, Music Director, if you have questions! To view the score and listen to the music, visit: www.firstchurchlh.org/summerchoir

Chancel Choir resumes rehearsals Wednesday, August 4 at 6 PM in the sanctuary. This first rehearsal will be a listening sing-through in preparation for our fall and winter choral programming.

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Chris Stanley 8/14

Jason Stanley 8/16

Ruben Corbitt 8/17

Jack Machtley 8/18

Charles Willis 8/24

Alex Stanley 8/26

Garry Terrel 9/2

Don Wright 9/2


Laura & Chris Stanley 8/5

Nancy & Jodie Mills 8/12

Sue & Huey Hayes 8/14

Lisa & Roy Martin 8/19