Pastor’s Message

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: LOOKING AHEAD TO ADVENT This weekend is not only Thanksgiving weekend, but it is the beginning of both the season of Advent and a new church year. So I want to talk a little about why we celebrate Advent, how we will be doing it...

On the Way: The Road Ahead

Listen By The Rev. J.C. Austin   Last summer I flew on an airplane for the first time in two years, since the pandemic began, and there were a lot of things that had changed. Everyone was wearing a mask, for starters, but there were also face shields on top of...

Pastor’s Message: Nov. 19, 2021

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: BALANCING HOSPITALITY AND SAFETY This week, I want to inform you about some changes to our building access that the Board of Trustees has approved on a trial basis, and which we will begin next Monday, November 22 and run through...

Pastor’s Message: Nov. 12, 2021

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: AN EXCITING SUNDAY This Sunday, November 14, is a particularly busy and important day for First Presbyterian, and so I want to highlight two of the special activities that are happening that day and encourage you to be present and...

Pastor’s Message: Nov. 5, 2021

 MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: A GREAT JOY I am pleased to announce that we will be reopening the “physical” Church Office on Monday, November 8. As you know, we closed the Church Office at the church property in March 2020 in response to the onset of the...