Author Archives: First Presbyterian Church

Feeding 5,000: before and after (July-August series)

We have reached the second month of summer, when we all tend to be scattered about, whether at the beach, the lake, the mountains, visiting family, or building houses and relationships in Jamaica, as 14 of you are doing right … Continue reading

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This Sunday: My Marbles Are Gone

Friends, It finally happened.  After almost 12 years at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson Weller has lost his marbles. Well, that’s at least the conclusion I’ve drawn from this Sunday’s sermon title.  Tomorrow is our annual Youth Sunday service, when the youth group … Continue reading

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Recent Reading Recommendations

For those interested in yesterday’s summer reading recommendation, The 4:8 Principle, it is available in a number of different formats on Amazon. Additionally, the collection of journal entries that Columbia Seminary president Steve Hayner and his wife Sharol wrote while Steve … Continue reading

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This Sunday: Perfect Makes Practice

Friends, Since late April, we have been studying Paul’s letter to his friends in the city of Philippi.  This Sunday, we begin the last chapter of his letter, which includes some of the best-known verses that Paul wrote.  For example: … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

Today marks the day of Jesus’s ascension, 40 days after his resurrection.  We are observing this day with a brief chapel service at 12:15.  You may enter on the Sutherlin Ave. side of the building.  See you there!

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Links from Sunday’s Worship Service

Friends, As mentioned yesterday, here are two sets of links: Organizations providing relief in Nepal: World Vision, Red Cross, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (not yet set up specifically for Nepal) Dr. Steve Hayner’s site on Caring Bridge has been deactivated, but … Continue reading

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This week at FPC

Here’s what’s going on this week at First Presbyterian Church: Tuesday, April 14: VIP Committee at 11:00 AM, Session meeting at 7:00 PM Wednesday, April 15: Chapel service at 12:15 PM, Wednesday Night Supper Finale (and Youth) at 6:00 PM … Continue reading

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