Life on Court Square

Category Archives: People

  1. Day of Service shows our love to Harrisonburg community

    We love our city. That’s why we held a Day of Service on October 17.

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  2. We love Jesus!

    We exist because we love Jesus. So, we asked our newest covenant partners to tell us about their love for our Savior. Here’s what they said.

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  3. True friends when the wheels get stuck

    Within eight hours of Pastor Jon’s recent sermon about the friends who helped get their paralyzed friend to Jesus, the words rang true for me. The scriptures came alive!

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  4. Jon’s sabbatical this summer

    We have been blessed for nearly seven years to have Pastor Jon Heeringa ministering in our midst, equipping us for ministry through preaching, leadership, teaching and pastoral care. Week in and week out, he gives his time and energy to helping us become a vibrantly growing church mobilized for ministry. Being a pastor comes with particular challenges, especially emotionally and spiritually, and so it is good for those in ministry to take periods of intentional rest every so often.

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  5. Meet First Pres’ newest leadership candidates

    The congregation has approved these covenant partners to serve in leadership roles at First Pres.

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  6. Grow in Your Faith and Marriage

    We are excited to offer a United Marriage class to couples who want to make their marriages even better. What makes this class different from anything you’ve probably ever experienced is that the material and the classroom dynamics motivate couples to do far more than complete assignments.

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  7. Meet Michael Bright, our 45 Club student intern

    Michael Bright joined our Wednesday-night ministry team as an intern this fall. He has been working with the 45 Club kids (grades 4 and 5). We asked him some questions so we could get to know him.

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  8. Meet the newest candidates for church leadership

    Meet the elder and trustee nominees who will be elected in August to begin service in 2019.

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  9. 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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  10. Meet Betsy Dishman, our new director of children’s and family ministries

    First Presbyterian Church has hired Betsy Dishman as its new Director of Children and Family Ministries, and she begins work in November.

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