401 SE 15th Ave.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

Fall Fellowship Kicks off at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale with Annual Rally Day Celebration

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 16, 2016  — First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale will kick off the fall season by hosting its annual Rally Day celebration on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Members and non-members are invited to partake in this free event featuring informational booths from the Church’s ministries and programs, and family-friendly activities including crafts, face painting, a balloon artist, petting zoo and cotton candy machine.

“Our Rally Day is one of our most exciting events because it allows us to introduce First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdaleto newcomers as well as spend a wonderful day with our existing members,” said Mona Petersen, Director of Adult Education Ministry and Small Groups at First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale. “One of the greatest things about Rally Day is for everyone to meet and greet, build new friendships, and discover what’s planned for our upcoming season.”


Everyone is invited to Fellowship Hall, located at 451 Tarpon Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, directly across from the Sanctuary, to explore the display tables.  The tables will feature displays from several of the church ministries and programs, including the Adult Activity Center, Adult Education Ministry, Women’s Ministry, Happyland Day School, Youth Ministry and Missions Ministry. Just outside Fellowship Hall kids can visit the animals at the petting zoo.

“With so many programs and classes, First Presbyterian Church provide numerous opportunities for individuals of all ages to enhance their spiritual growth. First Presbyterian Church, as we like to say, is ‘where faith comes alive,'” said Petersen.

Participants are invited to partake in Rally Day activities, before, in between, or after worship services. Rally Day activities will end at noon. First Presbyterian’s Rally Day schedule of events is as follows:

1st Traditional Worship Service
8:30 a.m., Chapel–in–the-Sky, located on the third floor of the Neumann Center 451 Tarpon Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Contemporary Worship Service
9:30 a.m., Fellowship Hall located at 451 Tarpon Drive – Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

2nd Traditional Worship Service
11 a.m., Sanctuary, 401 SE 15 Ave. Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

For more information about First Pres Rally Day, the weekly worship schedule or the diverse array of ministries and social programming, please visit www.firstpres.cc, call (954) 462-6200 or click here to visit the Church’s Facebook page.

About First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale
Founded in 1912, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale is located on the banks of the New River in the historic Colee Hammock neighborhood in downtown Ft. Lauderdale. With more than 1,800 members, and a strong core of volunteers, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale prides itself in offering something for everyone, regardless of age. Since 1947, First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale has operated Happyland Day School, a pre-school for ages two to Kindergarten that provides a quality Christian environment for the children of the community. Adult, youth and children choirs as well as youth groups offer ample opportunity for fellowship at any age. An Adult Activity Center is open to senior citizens and features weekly lunches, entertainment and monthly bus trips. First Presbyterian Church of Ft. Lauderdale offers two regular Sunday services as well as special worship services held throughout the year to commemorate significant days. For more information, please visit the website at www.firstpres.cc.