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SUMMER HYMN FESTIVAL: On Sunday, June 5, at 5:00 p.m., First Praise and the Chancel Choir will present a program of hymns and spiritual songs in our Sanctuary. The event is entitled “Great Day! Hymn Festival” and will feature both classic and modern selections. A love offering will be received for Samaritan’s Purse - Ukraine Response (online gifts may be made anytime at Please mark your calendars and invite family and friends to come sing along with us as we share the gospel of Christ through music!

FOOD TRUCK PARTY VBS will be June 13-17. Children 4 years old through 5th grade (completed) are invited. We only have space for 50 children, and you must register in advance. Register online at by May 31, as the registration website will be closed after that date. The cost is $15 per child with a $30 maximum per family. This includes a VBS T-shirt. Money can be turned in to the church office or mailed (536 Stanley Street, Orangeburg, 29115). Make checks payable to First Presbyterian Church and include VBS in the memo line. If you want to ensure that your child gets a certain shirt size, you need to register by May 15.

A DUO PIANO CONCERT will be presented in our sanctuary on May 22, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. Myungsook Song Stoudenmire, a piano faculty of Charleston Southern University, received a Doctoral degree of the Musical Arts from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Janet Elshazly has piano performance degrees from Illinois Wesleyan, The University of Illinois and The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC, where she received her DMA. Stoudenmire and Elshazly have performed extensively together. (See the May edition of the newsletter for more details.)

WORSHIP IS IN-PERSON AND VIA LIVESTREAM ON SUNDAY MORNINGS AT 11:00. Use these links to access the church’s YouTube Channel and Facebook Page for sermons, Sunday School videos for children, devotions, and our church members reading books for our children.

YOU CAN GIVE TO THE CHURCH ONLINE OR VIA TEXT.  To give online go to the following website. Then enter the amount you want to give, select a fund, choose your frequency and enter your email address. Click continue and enter your payment information to complete the transaction. If you create an account, you can log-in when prompted and use a saved payment method.

To give by text, text firstpresb and any amount to 73256. Click the link you receive in your text message response and follow the prompts to give. Text giving even saves your payment information so you can quickly give again.

Of course, you may continue to give by mailing your contributions (536 Stanley Street, 29115) or dropping them in the secure dropbox on the office door.