Pastor’s Message: Feb. 28, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: A Deeper Practice In my Ash Wednesday sermon this week, I talked about how the purpose of spiritual disciplines is to help orient our hearts towards God, to seek the treasure of our lives in God’s presence with us, and purpose for us. The...

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Pastor’s Message: Feb. 21, 2020

MESSAGE FROM REV. SUE BENNETCH: “For dust you are…” Next Wednesday, Feb. 26 is the beginning of Lent, a season of fasting and prayer.  In the Christian tradition it begins with Ash Wednesday,  which was officially recognized in the church in the 13th century, a 40 day season of reflection...

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Community Workshop: Constructive Conversations

We invite you to a community presentation, “Constructive Conversations: Engaging Our Faith in Public Life” on Saturday, Feb. 29. Rev. J.C. Austin will lead an exploration of some basic commitments and tools that people of faith can use to be active citizens and good neighbors, especially in divisive times. The...

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Pastor’s Message: Feb. 14, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Youth in Action “What’s going on with youth ministry these days?” I’ve heard several versions of this question recently, and this is a good time to answer it! Over the past few months, we’ve been living into the experiment that our hard-working Design Team...

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Pastor’s Message: Feb. 7, 2020

A MESSAGE FROM REV. J.C. AUSTIN: Leadership in Action This Sunday, there are two special elements happening in worship of which I want to make you aware. The first is that it is Scout Sunday. First Presbyterian has chartered Troop 302 for over 100 continuous years, beginning just six years...

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