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First Sunday of Lent / Kirkin’ O’ the Tartans

  • First Presbyterian Church 310 Main St Greenwood, MS, 38930 United States (map)

Join us for a Celebration of our Scottish Presbyterian Heritage the weekend of March 3-4, 2018! Guest Preacher: Dr. Richard Gibbons, Senior Pastor, First Presbyterian Church (ECO), Greenville, SC

9:30 a.m. — Kirkin’ Lecture in the Church Parlor with Dr. Gibbons speaking

10:00 a.m. — The Lyon College Pipes and Drums Concert on Main Street

11:00 a.m. — Kirkin’ O’ the Tartans worship service with Flags and Tartan Banners procession
Scripture: Philippians 1:9-21
Prayer of Dedication: Deacon Lizzie Powers
Children’s Church: Lindsay and Zach Luke

12:15 p.m. — Kirkin’ Luncheon in Shuler Hall with the Reel McCoy Celtic band playing.  (requires ticket)

You may purchase tickets from the Church Office or outside the sanctuary on Sunday mornings.

Dr. Richard Gibbons, Guest Preacher

Since September 1, 2007, Dr. Richard Gibbons, a native of Scotland, has been the senior pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Greenville, SC, one of the largest churches in the state, with an active membership of 3,500, including 60 staff and 6 pastors.

In addition to providing 21st century leadership focus at the heart of the city, Dr. Gibbons’ main focus is serving as the primary preacher and leader of the pastoral staff, bringing spiritual insight, purpose, and direction to the officers, staff, and congregation of the church and for many in the Greenville community through his popular Sunday morning television broadcast. First Presbyterian Church, Greenville, is an active and thriving congregation dedicated to serving those in need locally, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Gibbons holds joint honors in Ecclesiastical History and Systematic Theology from the University of Glasgow and a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Highland Theological College. He has also served as the Chair of the ECO Theological Task Force, and last summer was privileged to be Chaplain of the Day for the United States Senate. He and his wife, Ruth, have one adult son.

Earlier Event: March 9
Kirkin' Golf Tournament