Life on Court Square

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  1. Grace, Not Guilt

    Grace, not guilt, is what should drive us to spiritual disciplines. You see, when it comes to spiritual disciplines, it is easy to slip into guilt mode.

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  2. Join Me on a Spiritual Journey

    Next week, Wednesday, Feb. 17, is Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent. Lent is a penitential season of preparation that helps us remember and live out the reality of both our Lord’s death and His resurrection.

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  3. In 2020, ‘God showed up in a mighty way’

    Even in the midst of a pandemic that brought challenges to how we do ministry, First Pres is thriving and positioned for growth in 2021. Watch elder Lila Gardner reflect on First Pres’ 2020 and her hopes for the new year.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Pause or reset? Which button has God pushed?

    Lately I’ve been wondering what “button” God has pushed. You see, in many ways most of us have been living like, and perhaps even hoping that, God has merely pushed a “pause” button and that soon things will go back to “normal.”  Yet as the “pause” drags on, I’ve begun to think that perhaps God has pushed the “reset” button.

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  7. Courtyard update: some delays, some opportunities

    The Courtyard Committee continues to move ahead with plans to finish First Presbyterian’s first outdoor space. Although the initial finish date was the end of this month, several issues slowed the project down. The delay, however, has provided some exciting new options.

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  8. Courtyard construction starting soon

    During the Covid-19 crisis, the courtyard committee has continued work on our newly opened space adjacent to the church. After the building at 11 Court Square was demolished in March, the committee was able to fully assess the scope of the project, and courtyard construction will begin soon.

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  9. 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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  10. Weather alert: February 20, 2019

    Due to the weather, the church office is closed today. All activities for February 20, 2019, are cancelled. GriefShare will not be held, but will begin next week.

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