YOU are a Beloved Child of God!
If you haven’t been feeling beloved lately, come see how true it is at Forest Hill Presbyterian Church. No matter where you are on your faith journey, you’ll be accepted and welcomed here as a beloved child of God. Whether you are certain of your beliefs or full of doubt, curious about Christianity or looking for a place to belong and serve, there’s a place for you here. We’re a caring community with members devoted to lifelong learning, spiritual growth and social justice. Our progressive, inclusive, open and affirming community exists to:
Bread Making: The Spiritual Practice of Gratitude, Presence, and Care ~ Saturdays, Oct. 26 – Nov. 23
Bread making is a way to share stories, faith and recipes while baking bread. This Small Plate offering is offered Saturdays, Oct. 26-Nov. 23, 10am-noon in the church kitchen. $5 per class, limited to 8, register for each individually. Led by Deanne Lentz and Chris Henry.
A Small Plates book study will explore Robin DiAngelo’s White Fragility: Why it’s so hard for white people to talk about racism on Sundays, Oct. 20-Nov. 24, 5-6pm. We’ll study why racism is a challenging topic for white people and discover barriers that prevent us from being allies in the work of racial justice and reconciliation. $15 for materials.
A single pint of blood can help up to 3 people. We are hosting a Blood Drive, Sun. Dec. 22 from 12:15–5:15pm in South Hall. If you’re in good health, make an appointment online at RedCrossBlood by typing FHC in the red Sponsor block at the top of the page. The Drive is open to the public, so ask your friends to join you at church Dec. 22 and give the gift of life! Contact Rob Reynolds with read more »
As part of their mission of helping furnish apartments for families ready to move into permanent housing, Family Promise needs furniture, kitchen supplies, and linens. If you’re moving or anticipating a move, here’s how to donate furniture & other items to Family Promise: read more »
Put yourself on the map of Forest Hill Church. Fill out the Forest Hill Church Gifts, Skills, and Passions Questionnaire online and grab hold of the opportunities your faith community presents. Faith matters…you matter!
Several women meet at church each month to pack boxes of cookies, books and toiletries to send to deployed men and women. Please send the names and addresses of any folks you may know who are serving overseas to Doris Bartlett or Nancy Burcham.
If you enjoy knitting, crocheting, or even fleece-tying baby blankets, consider donating to the Deacons’ ministry that gives each infant born in our congregation a lovingly-made blanket as a welcome to our church family. Email Deacon Chris Bell to learn how to knit or read more »
Each Sunday a different lay person leads the Call to Worship and reads the scripture lessons. If you’ve wondered whether you can be a Lay Reader, contact Linda Martin to let her know of your interest. Whether you’ve been a Lay Reader and wish to continue or want to try it for the first time, she can read more »