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Autumn Bonfire Night Announcement

SMPC will be having a Bonfire and Pumpkin carving night of fun! Friday, October 24, 2014 6pm – 10pm (younger families are welcome to leave a little early, older kids are invited to stay!) Games, Pumpkin carving CONTEST (yes, a prize will be awarded!), Stone Soup, bonfire, s’mores, and horseback riding! All you need to […]


Easter Egg Hunt March 30, 2013 at 3 PM



Burning of the PAID IN FULL Mortgage for The Potter’s House

San Mateo Presbyterian Church had an official “burning of the mortgage note” on January 13, 2013. The mortgage was actually paid off in November of 2012, but with the all holiday celebrations, we decided to hold the ceremony in January. Reverend Noel & Betty Jane White attended, and Rev. Noel gave the service that day […]


Congregation Christmas Tree at The Potter’s House



Fish Fry Fundraiser Dinner May 17, 2012

Another great success for the fundraiser fish fry dinner to help pay off the mortgage on The Potter’s House. We served a record 285 meals, and we didn’t run out! A great time, and a great meal was has by all. Thank you to all the volunteers who came out to set up, prepare, cook, […]


Fellowship Luncheon After Communion Services May 6, 2012

We had another beautiful 1st Sunday of the month Communion Service followed by our monthly fellowship luncheon. There was a great variety of delicious foods and desserts (as always) and everyone enjoyed visiting with their old friends and new friends alike. This is a good time for visitors to meet with our church congregation and […]


Fried Chicken Fundraiser Dinner April 19, 2012

Another great success with our monthly fundraiser dinners at The Potter’s House. We sold 275 chicken dinners and sold out of every last piece of chicken, beans, rolls, desserts, everything. This meant that we were able to lower the mortgage principal another $1,600. A SPECIAL THANK YOU GOES OUT TO MARY BAIRD WHO PERSONALLY CUT […]


Easter Egg Hunt & Picnic 2012

The Annual Easter Egg Hunt and Picnic was held at The Potter’s House April 7th this year, and it was a great success! A big THANK YOU to all those who worked so hard to making this such a fun day for the children (and the adults as well). One of the most popular attractions […]


Fish Fry Dinner Fundraiser March 15, 2012

WOW, we had another successful fish fry fundraiser dinner this month. With the County Fair, the Bassmaster Elite Bass Tournament, and Bike Week all going on at the same time in Palatka, we had standing room only, a parking lot over flowing, and we ran out of fish, and had to turn away a few […]


Lunch Bunch at Corky Bell’s

The San Mateo Presbyterian Church LUNCH BUNCH had another great outing to Corky Bell’s in East Palatka on Wednesday. Although we had a smaller than usual group (12) we still had a lot of fun and a great time. The weather was perfect, and we spent time out on Corky Bell’s dock watching the Bass […]

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