Life on Court Square

Life on Court Square

  1. Thank You from South Africa

    We are grateful beyond measure for the gift you sent for food boxes for our grannies and orphans. Your gift helped us provide 24 boxes of food for our precious families in desperate need.

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  2. Ethiopian Christians say thanks to First Pres

    We recently sent funds to our sister congregation in Jimma, Ethiopia, to support them as they face the coronavirus. We received a letter from them with some photos of their people with the supplies they were able to obtain with the funds.

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  3. 2 practical ways to clothe those in need

    As we continue our sermon series, “While We Wait,” we want to give you practical takeaways. For Pastor Jon’s sermon about clothing those in need, we suggest two practical takeaways right here in our community.

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  4. From Pastor Jon: 3 ways to respond to the coronavirus pandemic

    As we navigate the realities of the coronavirus, First Pres has responded by following health officials’ guidelines to close our building to all groups of 10 or more. Pastor Jon wants to encourage you to be the church in the midst of the challenges.

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  5. It’s the most often-repeated phrase in the Bible, and we’re going to study it this Lent

    I have become convinced that fear dominates so much of our lives.

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  6. Preparing our Hearts for Resurrection Sunday

    Join us in this season of Lent as we prepare our hearts for Resurrection Sunday! There are various special services and events as well as Sunday services.

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  7. An exciting Sunday at First Pres

    Can I tell you how excited I am about this weekend?

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  8. Faith or fear?

    Will we respond in faith or fear as we move on in God’s work?

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  9. ECO National Gathering: Like drinking from a water hose

    Have you ever tried drinking from a firehose? It will quench your thirst and give you a good soaking too! That is what the ECO National Gathering is like. It quenches a deep thirst for God and soaks one in his presence.

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  10. Jon’s sabbatical this summer

    We have been blessed for nearly seven years to have Pastor Jon Heeringa ministering in our midst, equipping us for ministry through preaching, leadership, teaching and pastoral care. Week in and week out, he gives his time and energy to helping us become a vibrantly growing church mobilized for ministry. Being a pastor comes with particular challenges, especially emotionally and spiritually, and so it is good for those in ministry to take periods of intentional rest every so often.

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