Based solidly on Scripture, the early Church fathers declared that there is no salvation apart from the Church. Thus how we think about and relate to the Church is of eternal consequence. Yet what is the Church?
Life on Court Square
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.
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.
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.
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.
The congregation has approved these covenant partners to serve in leadership roles at First Pres.
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.
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.
If God is love, and if love never fails, then we are left with a wonderful promise: Our Father will never fail.
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.