In 2019, First Pres’ leaders adopted a vision statement that we will use to guide as us we make decisions about how to serve God as a church. In the new year, we will explain more about this vision statement through a series of sermons from Dec. 29-Feb. 23.
Category Archives: Worship
Four children and youth from our congregation were baptized during a worship service held at the North River, and another of our adult covenant partners renewed her baptism vows. Watch highlights from the day.
We’ve all had the thoughts. You know, the ones that you have late at night when you can’t get to sleep, or during those moments when life isn’t going very well. “There’s got to be more to this life than I see and what I experience.”
Celebrate the Easter season with several special events at First Presbyterian Church.
The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, which this year is on February 14. To begin the season, First Presbyterian Church will hold an Ash Wednesday worship service at 7 p.m. in the sanctuary.
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.
It’s almost time to start making some musical noise once again.
First Presbyterian Church will mark Holy Week, the week when we remember Christ’s last week before his crucifixion and resurrection, with several events.
As we prepare for Holy Week and, specifically, Maudy Thursday, that night when Jesus instituted the Lord’s Supper in the Upper Room, we have an opportunity to reach back and see the deeply historic significance of the meal.
The Church in Antioch, which I think is a great model for our church today, was a disciplined church. Look at Acts 13:2-3; “While they were worshipping the Lord and fasting the Holy Spirit said, ‘Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.’ So after they had fasted and prayed, they placed their hands on them and sent them off.”