Life on Court Square

Life on Court Square

  1. Grateful for these guys

    With it being Clergy Appreciation Month, I’ve been thinking about how much I appreciate Billy and Scott. Psalm 133:1 talks about how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell together in unity, and truly it is.

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Helping Our Neighbors by Seeking Them Out

    This was the first week First Pres served a “Brown Bag” meal on Tuesday and we had quite a surprise!

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  5. 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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  6. Surrounded by heroes

    Lately I’ve been thinking about heroes. Partly this is because we are in the middle of a sermon series on Biblical heroes, but more of it is because I feel like I’m surrounded by heroes.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Anxious? How are your media and scripture intake?

    I really enjoyed my vacation and one of the best parts of it was that I didn’t watch the news even once in a three week span. Oh, I read an occasional article or news story, but usually I just skimmed the highlights.

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  10. Looking for a way to learn more about racism? The Color of Compromise is a good start

    What is going on? In March, I asked it as we began facing the COVID-19 pandemic. And then, a few weeks ago, just as it seemed life was starting to head toward normal, I asked it again as racial divisions erupted across the country. What is happening? Why are we still grappling with racism? Why is there still so much pain and tension over race relations?

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