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EASTER SCHEDULE

Join us for our Easter events! 10:00 AM- Children’s party, including egg hunt (enter through sanctuary or Sutherlin Ave. entrance and follow signs to Day School 11:00 AM- Worship of God, celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus, communion 

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UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Recently, we have decided to transition to a professionally-managed web page.  This will enable us to keep information more up-to-date and put more information on the site.  That page is currently under construction, and we look forward to displaying it … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve services

5:00 PM- children’s pageant and worship service with lighting of candles 11:00 PM- traditional service with lighting of candles Both services are in the sanctuary at 937 Main St.  We will be collecting cans of food for God’s Storehouse, so … Continue reading

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A word from one of our missionaries!

Ellie Honea, our missionary in Japan and a child of First Presbyterian Church, has posted some Advent thoughts that we would like to share. Enjoy!  (click here)

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Advent begins!

(the following is Rev. Thompson’s December newsletter article) When I was growing up in Tazewell, we lived in an old Victorian house surrounded by maple trees nearly the same age.  They would cover our big yard with a thick mat … Continue reading

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Confessions

In this month’s sermon series, we have been talking about the foundations of our faith.  Upon the foundation of Jesus Christ as he is revealed in Scripture, we have built a tradition of articulating our faith through confessions.  You can … Continue reading

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September Series

Friends, Do you ever have those moments when you wonder, “Am I crazy…or is everyone else?”  I have to admit that I have these from time to time, usually when I find out about some new idea that has come … Continue reading

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August Newsletter

Friends, So far this summer, we have been on the road with the Israelites as they have gone from slavery to the Promised Land, and then from Jerusalem to exile and back.  We have learned about the ways that God … Continue reading

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Summer Series: On the Road

Friends, The summer is always a fun time to preach, because it lends itself toward some interesting and creative sermon topics.  The slower pace and lack of major church holidays mean that we can more gradually explore books of the … Continue reading

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This Sunday

Friends, It has been a week of tragedy and horror in the news, with the bombings in Boston, the explosion in Texas, and the continued trial of Kermit Gosnell in Philadelphia grabbing the headlines.  Amidst so much death and evil, … Continue reading

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