Changing Lives


Habitat Mission

July 10, 2020
Dear Pastor Leek and Members of First Presbyterian Church of Leesburg, I wanted to write and express the thanks of our Board, Staff and especially our homeowners for your continued benevolence and missions giving support for habitat lake -Sumter's home-ownership ministry. Becau...

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Thank you for the Online Services!

June 09, 2020
“Thanks for the church services online . . . great job!  Thanks for allowing the bagpipes into the church services.  Doug and Marion Bolton”

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Loved the Service

June 01, 2020
Message: Loved the service this morning! The prelude was absolutely beautiful, as was all the music. Pastor RJ’s sermon was just what I needed to hear today! Thanks to all who made it happen! Lynne Frazier

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Casting My Burdens

May 10, 2020
Marie Davids: Thank you for the May 10th, Mother's Day message. I will make every effort to cast my concerns, burdens, disappointments on Him.

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Love the Online Service

May 03, 2020
Just a line to let all of you know how much we appreciate the service that we get on our computer.  Last Sunday was the first time we were able to get it on first try and felt like we were at Church at 10:00 am.  Dotty Ramsey's bells were beautiful and we loved the ...

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Online Worship

April 21, 2020
Thank you to everyone who has participated in making our online church services a success.  They have been wonderful and inspiring.  Thank you all very much. Deb Douglass

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Happy Easter

April 12, 2020
Happy Easter! We just watched the Easter service. You all outdid yourselves. Thank you so much for a beautiful, purposeful, and meaningful service. I know today must have been stressful, dealing with technology out of your control, but I hope you know that we all appreciate...

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Dear Friends in Christ

March 30, 2020
Dear Friends in Christ, Thank you once again, and this time for the service broadcast for the 29th.  The service represents a lot of work and dedication.  It no doubt feels different to you and takes a special kind of effort in what may feel like an empty space.&n...

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Love the Church

February 28, 2020
I visited your church three times in January. Love your church! Best worship services ever! We will be returning to the Leesburg area in mid March and hope to be at worship one or two more times. ? God Bless You, Susan Asbury"

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Gifford Scholarship

February 03, 2020
Dear First Presbyterian Church: Thank you so much for choosing me as one of the recipients of a Gifford Scholarship.  Going back to college after so long has been an exciting and scary experience.  However, with the love of my family and First Presbyterian Church,...

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I want to extend to you my sincerest appreciation...

March 14, 2018
I want to extend to you my sincerest appreciation for the hospitality and grace demonstrated to the children and staff of the Ugandan Kid's Choir during their recent visit to your church. You may already be aware, but your congregation profoundly blessed us with their generosity...

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I am no longer a member...

March 14, 2018
I am no longer a member of First Pres (as I moved to Michigan). You will always have a very special place in my heart. So, I would like to be a part of the "capital campaign". Here's my donation. I watch Pastor Roy's sermons every Sunday. First Pres will always be in my pra...

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Notes from a seasonal resident...

March 14, 2018
Notes from a seasonal resident who is new to First Pres: It's amazing . . . the enthusiasm of your congregation . . . everyone has a big smile . . . the music is fantastic . . . the people respond . . . friendliness permeates the building . . . First Pres is just a wonderful pac...

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I gave my pledge on Sunday...

March 14, 2018
I gave my pledge on Sunday. However, I get a yearly payment so I wanted to share this additional gift toward the (church) budget. "Yours in Generosity"

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What a blessing!

March 14, 2018
What a blessing! We found a church with an awesome worship service and music program. The sermon attracts full attention and the music has Ed singing at his best. Thanks, First Pres, for a magnificent Sunday commitment.

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My husband, son and I all agree...

March 14, 2018
My husband, son and I all agree that we feel the immediate warm welcome of your church and parishioners, upon entering that space! We know from experience that that kind of warmth and good feeling doesn't just appear out of thin air - it is demonstrated and encouraged from leade...

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It's Sunday morning...

March 14, 2018
"It's Sunday morning, and I'm a week late, but it felt like I was at First Pres this morning. Just watched the service of last week (on TV) and it was great . . . Like "almost being there". The baptism was so special. Even enjoyed the congregational meeting!! Thanks for send...

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A local young mother with four young children ...

March 14, 2018
A local young mother with four young children came to meet with Pastor Roy. She was referred to FPC through her neighbor. Her neighbor is a relative of one of our members. With Pastor's guidance and your generosity, she received help to "get on her feet". Her husband left the...

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Congratulations to everyone...

March 14, 2018
Congratulations to everyone at First Presbyterian and Gloria Dei who helped make the October 9th food distribution a new record high. 370 individuals were served 6737 pounds of food! That is a 45% increase in the number of individuals served and a whopping 55% increase in the a...

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Wow . . . what amazing inspiration...

March 14, 2018
"Wow . . . what amazing inspiration from the awesome children 's sermon, to the fabulous debut of the First Thespians , to the beautiful songs, voices and sign language of Sufficient Grace as well as the Chancel Choir! As always our Pastor gives us great analogies and makes us t...

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My home is...

March 14, 2018
My home church is South Pointe here in Leesburg. I love it there. Earlier, I saw in the newspaper your invitation to our Celebration of Heritage. After my service that Sunday, I went to your church. What a wonderful afternoon of music, song, good food and friendly people! Th...

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The Lifeboat Project...

March 14, 2018
The Lifeboat Project is very thankful for your generous contribution. We continue to fight against the horrendous evil of human trafficking and use every penny for victim services.

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I very much enjoyed...

March 14, 2018
I very much enjoyed being part of your 4th of July celebration concert yesterday. My husband, son, and I all agree that we feel the immediate warm welcome of your church and parishioners, upon entering that space! We know from experience that that kind of warmth and good feelin...

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Pastor shared with me his sermon notes...

March 14, 2018
Pastor shared with me his sermon notes. I opened the email at home. Before I read the 3rd sentence, the tears were flowing. Before I got to the end, I was sobbing. There I was in my computer room crying the "ugly cry" as Oprah would say. I was reminded in that moment when my...

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