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Lenten Services 2024

Lenten Services

Lent is a solemn religious observance commemorating Jesus Christ’s 40 days of fasting and temptation in the wilderness, as recounted in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Observing Lent… Read more »

FUPC in Bloom

First United Presbyterian Church of Fayetteville is blessed to have a beautiful campus and devoted gardeners. Now, in May, the grounds are full of gorgeous flowers. Find these flashy beauties… Read more »

The Meaning of Pentecost

Pentecost

We can think of Christmas as the birthday of Christ, but the birthday of the church is Pentecost. Pentecost, observed 50 days after Easter Sunday, commemorates the descent of the… Read more »

Earth Care Sunday

Earth Care Sunday comes on April 21st, with a special 11:00 worship service focused on our stewardship of God’s creation. There will be activities for children, refreshments, and a hike… Read more »

It’s Friday

A moving poem by S.M. Lockridge, shared by the Gateway Church.

The Olan Mills Cross

Back in the days when we had physical church directories, they were sometimes produced by Olan Mills, a chain of commercial photographers. This company produced church directories from 1932 to… Read more »

Directory Crosses

Crosses turn up in many places at FUPC. We currently use a digital directory, but for many years we had a physical directory people could keep with their phone books… Read more »

Knox Building Crosses

These button-trimmed crosses are on the wall in Knox building, in the children’s Sunday School area. Two of the crosses are the familiar Latin cross shape, and two have the… Read more »

Jan’s Cross

For this Lent’s theme of “Lift High the Cross,” we have been celebrating all the crosses at FUPC. Today, Jan wore this cross-bedecked Lenten vestment — possibly for the last… Read more »

Phil’s Cross

Pastor Phil sent this photo of a fabric cross prepared for Palm Sunday in Comayagua, Honduras. Phil Butin, who came with his wife Jan as co-pastors in 2010, has been… Read more »

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