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Life on Court Square

  1. 5 new elders being installed in January

    Five new elders will be installed on the church’s session, or governing body, in January.

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  2. 5 things we learned on mission in London and Dubai

    Pastor Jon Heeringa and two of our covenant partners recently returned from nearly two weeks in London and Dubai. There, they learned about Christian outreach in the Muslim world. Jon says he took away several main lessons from their time. Here are Jon’s thoughts, with a short video on each.

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  3. The power of one Bible

    On December 2, we will take a special offering to provide Bibles to new Christians in places where getting Bibles is not only difficult; it could be against the law. But the Word of God is the power to save, and so we are helping equip these new believers so they are grounded in truth.

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  4. We Want to be a Praying Church

    The leaders of First Presbyterian recently identified several priorities for 2018. At the top of the list: to grow in our commitment to prayer, both corporately and individually.

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  5. Celebrate Christmas on Court Square

    Hope. As we celebrate Christ’s birth this year, we’ll be focusing on the hope that he brings us. During Advent, the four Sundays leading up to Christmas, we will worship together each Sunday and focus on a specific aspect of that hope. We also have several special events during the season. Join us as we remember that Christ has come and he is coming again.

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  6. Slideshow: Disciple Now Youth Retreat

    Nearly three dozen of our youth dug into God’s word, worshipped together, enjoyed fellowship, and served the community during a retreat held in town November 10-12.

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  7. Jesus is on the Move

    “Asian is on the move.” It’s one of my favorite lines in C.S. Lewis’s classic “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe,” and my affinity for the line has grown on this trip because it is clear Jesus is on the move in the Persian and Arabian world.

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  8. From prisoners to friends

    It’s a jail break! Or at least that is the best metaphor I can come up with. This is a land in bondage but it feels like in the process of transferring prisoners from the jail of Islam to what might be an even more secure jail of consumerism/materialism our Lord is staging a jail break. And make no mistake the Dubai Mall attached to the Burj Khalifa and the Emiratis Mall with its Ski Dubai facility are as much temples of demonic worship as the Grand Mosque. Yet God is at work and in powerful ways.

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  9. The worth of worship

    The words “worth” and “worship” are related, so what is worship worth to you?

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  10. The key to growth: Talking about Jesus

    I love it when I get a “Sacred Echo.” A few years ago I read a book by that same title that noted that God will often give us a “Sacred Echo” by repeating Himself in a variety of contexts. God certainly did this yesterday.

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