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Welcome to the online home of First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, PA   We are a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) with over 500 members. We are glad you have found the website of this lively, loving and faithful congregation. We invite you to explore and discover why so many thoughtful Christians in our region make this church their spiritual home.

 

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Ice Festival3-cropThe Clarks Summit Festival of Ice is on January 27, 28 & 29, and First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit will have an ice sculpture outside and a variety of activities inside during the festival.

Join us for a weekend of warm food, great entertainment, and anChili art show featuring local artists, photographers, and sculptures. -learn more-


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  • January 25 - We continue our series of in-person classes studying the Lord's Prayer. Wednesdays at 6:00 pm.  Through February 15. Learn more about education opportunities here.
  • Ice Festival3-cropJanuary 27 - 29 - Clarks Summit Ice Festival. Join us for an art show, chili cafe, face painting, and other exciting events.
  • souperbowlFebruary 12 - Souper Bowl Sunday. Tackle Hunger by placing your donation in our collection soup pots after worship. All donations benefit the AEM Food Pantry
  • Upcoming Christian Education events  - All are invited for a light lunch followed by an  introduction to the Lenten season.
    • February 19 - Lent: Before the Alleluias. Learn more about this important season. Immediately after worship.  There will be a light lunch served.
    • March 12 - Exploring Faith Practices
    • April 2 - Holy Week program
  • adopt-700x646April 8 - 9:00 am Highway Clean-up - Our congre-gation participates along the Morgan Highway, meeting at the Clarks Summit Methodist Church.  Our next dates are April 8 and June 10.  Supplies are provided, but dress for the weather.
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  • Immerse Bible Group - Want to read the Bible with others in a supportive, non-threatening small group? We have a new convener who is looking forward to  restarting our very popular Immerse Bible reading groups. -Learn more-   Sign up.
  • Scholarships - scholarshipDid you know that First Presbyterian offers various scholarships for post high-school students?  And that we offer scholarships for church-related education and events? -Learn more-
  • Presbyterian Church (USA) - The 2022 General Assembly has concluded its meeting. Curious about the decisions? Want to learn more? Here is a summary
  • The FPCCS Endowment Fund - Your session has created the FPCCS Endowment Fund to ensure a long-term source of funds to sustain us well into the twenty-first century . -more-
  • Upper Room Devotional Booklets - The current issue is available at the church. If you or someone you know routinely takes one home, please leave a message on the church voicemail (570-586-6306) or send a message to office@fpccs.org and we will mail it out.
  • St. Francis Clothing Center is now accepting clothing. Please donate warm winter clothing, including coats. Donations may be placed in Fellowship Hall.
  • The 120-year old Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study has become an online-only free digital resource. This move broadens the reach of the book’s audience by sharing its inspiring content in a timelier manner and also demonstrates good stewardship of church resources. 
    The Mission Yearbook dates back to 1892 as a simple calendar of prayer to help women’s societies pray for missionaries on designated days. It has the longest history of any denominational mission and prayer book in the United States.
  • Going on vacation?  Did you know that you can set up your on-line giving so your pledge goes to the church even if you can't.  Click on the  big green pledge button and and set up your periodic giving. You can also direct a gift to any program.  Missions, music, youth programs, OGHS and the Deacon's Fund are just a few of the many programs that can use your gifts.
  • The Presbyterian Church (USA) is governed by its Book of Order. More than a mere "rule book," the Book of Order is a collection of wisdom, a statement of our church's values, and reasonable operating principles for how the church of Jesus Christ will do its work in the world. The Presbyterian Book of Order is available for downloading here.
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