First Presbyterian Church is famous for its chocolate covered peanut butter and coconut Easter Eggs. In 2019, under the guidance of Mrs. Faye Hodges, the Egg Crew produced approximately 80,000 eggs. For seven weeks a volunteer crew of church members and friends from throughout the community gather to mix, mold, dip and wrap eggs. Browse the photo galleries below to see them in action.
Throughout the years the community has supported the church’s egg ministry in many ways. Various businesses, restaurants, and professional offices help by displaying and selling the eggs. Other community members come and work diligently along with our members. To read about how it all started click here.
We thank all of those who had some part in ensuring another successful year. Each of you are important to us – if you helped make, helped sell, bought or simply gave moral support – you are appreciated.
2019 marked the 29th year that the church has produced and sold the eggs. In 2015, to commemorate the Silver Anniversary, a limited edition of coconut eggs hand-dipped in dark chocolate were offered. Since the dark chocolate was so popular, we have offered a limited edition of coconut dark chocolate eggs each year. By popular demand in 2019 we also offered peanut butter eggs dipped in dark chocolate.
Each year First Presbyterian Egg Ministry has offered financial support to various charities and endeavors in the community. In 2019 we provided support to: Kernersville Police Department's Camp for Kids, Kernersville Fire Department's Safety Seat Program, Crisis Control, Next Step Ministries, Kernersville Local Schools Student Needs Program, Kernersville Library for Children's Books, Kernersville Police Department's Christmas Shop With a Cop Program, Shepherd's Center, and First Tee of the Triad -- Teaching Youth Core Values thru Golf. In addition, the Egg Ministry provides support for First Presbyterian's Scholarship Fund and Youth Mission activities.
Click on the following links to read about the history of the Egg Ministry and view photos from this year's activity.