Life on Court Square

Life on Court Square

  1. Bell Ringers Needed

    Volunteer this holiday season and share this experience with a family member or friend. This is a great opportunity to involve children, teens and grandchildren. We need at least two individuals to cover each time slot at the Salvation Army Bell Ringing Booth at Belk. Reserve your time on the sign up at www.signupgenius.com/go/5080D4DACAC2FA2F49-salvation Thursday, December 12, 2pm -3pm Thursday, December 12, 3pm -4pm Thursday, December 12, 4pm -5pm Saturday, December 14, 10am -11am Saturday, December 14, 11am -12pm Saturday, December 14, 12pm -1pm Saturday, December 14, 1pm -2pm

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  2. Highlights from our river baptism service

    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.

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  3. 8 opportunities to grow your faith and connect with each other this fall

    A bunch of our regular groups are starting up again in September, so it’s an ideal time to jump in to grow and connect with each other.

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  4. 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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  5. Seeking Children’s Ministry Assistant

    Employment Opportunity First Presbyterian Church of Harrisonburg, VA is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Children’s Ministry Assistant. This part-time position requires daytime availability, and includes Sunday mornings and Wednesday evenings.

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  6. Advocating for a Summer of Service

    Our mission at First Presbyterian is “Loving Christ Jesus, Boldly Proclaiming Truth, Serving Our Neighbor, Growing God’s Kingdom”. First Presbyterian Local Missions Committee is encouraging everyone to put their faith into action this summer by volunteering with one of our local mission partners.

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  7. Love never fails

    If God is love, and if love never fails, then we are left with a wonderful promise: Our Father will never fail.

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  8. Love endures all things

      That word love always makes you think of romantic ideals, happy things, joyous moments. Here in I Corinthians 13:7, though, Paul throws in a word that seems out of place.

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  9. Love delights in truth

    Let us be honest with ourselves. When something bad happens to someone you do not like or to an enemy, have you ever thought or said, “this person is getting what he or she deserves. I am glad that this has happened?” When you have these kinds of thoughts, you delight in evil.

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  10. Love does not keep score

    We live in a sports-obsessed world where winning, getting our fair share, demanding our “rights” and looking out for ourselves is justified, even admired. Our fortunes — or at least our attitudes — often hinge on whether or not our teams win or whether our perceived needs and wants are fulfilled. But winning is not love and neither is the pride or justification in winning — or even in being right.

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