Your Church Family, a Source of Reassurance

A lament in the wake of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice
carrie Fri, 07/15/2016 - 11:33am

So much sadness. How can I post a friendly update about worship this Sunday without commenting on the tragedy in Nice? These are hard times, and having a foundation of faith with a loving church family can be a source of support and reassurance.

This Sunday as we welcome long time church friend Laurence M. Hamric, J.D., M.Div. to the pulpit as our speaker.

Kathy Crighton will preside over the installation of our new officers, Diane Kleinfeldt, Zane Fisher, and Tracy Rene Helms-Capasso as Ruling Elders on the Session and Linda Wilson as a new Deacon.

The Good Samaritan and the Gutter Punk

photo (c) brendangates Flickr Creative Commons
carrie Mon, 07/11/2016 - 11:33am

Thank you to Justin Wood for being the guest speaker this past Sunday. What a wonderful sermon about the Good Samaritan and a timely scripture for all Christians following the common lectionary.

PC(USA) Stated Clerk speaks out on police killings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castile

carrie Fri, 07/08/2016 - 10:28am

As we are shocked and horrified by recent events, we look to our leaders in the Presbyterian church for guidance.

https://pres-outlook.org/2016/07/pcusa-stated-clerk-speaks-police-killings-alton-sterling-philando-castile/

Holiday Weekend, Communion Sunday, Farewell to Friends

carrie Fri, 07/01/2016 - 1:06pm

We hope to see our members, friends and new faces as well this Sunday at 11am before everyone rushes back to celebrating our nation's independence with a patriotic pool parties, barbecues and concerts with fireworks! It's going to be a joyful service with some patriotic hymns and wonderful music. We will be bidding our friends from First Presbyterian Church Greeneville, TN farewell with special refreshments after the service.

Friends from Greeneville TN return to serve New Orleans

carrie Mon, 06/27/2016 - 12:39pm

We are delighted to host Rev. Greg Cartwright, the Associate Pastor for Families at First Presbyterian Church Greeneville, TN as our guest preacher yesterday and this coming Sunday as well. Greg and his own family love New Orleans, having lived here for years before being called to Greeneville. He is here for two weeks leading a mission group which is working on projects around our church as well as working with other charitable organizations around New Orleans.

It's Wedding Season!

carrie Wed, 06/08/2016 - 12:09pm

Congratulations to our most recent newlyweds Rynnie and Tyler!

For information on booking a wedding, please see email our wedding coordinator, Sue weddings@fpcno.org. Non members and guest pastors are welcome in our sanctuary.

Rev. Claire Brooks, guest minister and advocate for Evergreen Life Services

carrie Sun, 06/05/2016 - 12:00am

A big thank you to our guest pastor this morning, the Rev. Claire Brooks, who is retired from Chinese Presbyterian Church in Kenner. She is the chairperson of the Board of Directors of Evergreen Life Services, which serves over 1,300 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities offering a wide range of community-based services designed to not only meet basic needs, but also teach life skills and help each individual reach his or her own personal potential.

We bid farewell to Pastor Fred

carrie Tue, 05/31/2016 - 12:00am

We bid farewell to Pastor Fred Powell, III, today and thank him for his ministry as the 16th Pastor of FPCNO. His sermon today was a moving acount of Elijah and the 450, trusting in God, and our faith that God is leading us in the right direction.

We enjoyed a reception after worship with cake and refreshments. We wish Fred well as he moves on to his next calling.

Square Dance Nola, special edition for our mission group from Los Angeles

carrie Thu, 04/28/2016 - 12:00am

This Sunday, after worship we are all invited to a special edition of Square Dance Nola specially arranged for a work group who will be in town from the Presbytery of the Pacific in Los Angeles. “Lost in the Holler” is providing the music and the dance calling is going to be by Rev. Dan Wally Baker.

Please bring a dish to share and invite your friends to this kid fun family friendly all ages event.

We will wrap up by 1.30 pm so there will be plenty of time to get out to Jazz Fest in the afternoon too.

Second Annual Jazz Fest Concert #rockthechurch

carrie Sat, 04/23/2016 - 1:04pm

We welcomed back our friends Langhorne Slim with an impressive lineup including the Deslondes, Aurora Nealand, Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony, Joey Savoy, the Lostines during the first weekend of Jazz Fest.  

The ambiance was spectacular and we were able to raise money for the ministries of FPCNO through beverage sales.

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