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July Newsletter Article

Some months, I struggle to find enough things to say to you in this newsletter. Most months, I have just the right amount of things to say. This month, I am not sure how I can squeeze everything that I … Continue reading

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This Sunday

Friends, In the late 100′s, the ancient theologian Tertullian said, “the blood of martyrs is the seed of the church.”  He had witnessed Christians being killed in horrible ways for their beliefs, yet in the process inspiring many others to … Continue reading

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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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