Stained Glass Window Renovation

In the ongoing project of renewing the historic stained glass in the sanctuary, the window panel most at risk is being removed today. Unlike the windows repaired and returned already, this one is being taken apart by painstakingly removing one piece of glass at a time. The risk of the window crumbling and shattering was … [Read more…]

August 21, 2016: “Living Between Grace and Gratitude: Call

Audio of the sermon from August 21 is here. The worship bulletin is here. The Scripture readings are Genesis 11:27-12:9 and Hebrews 11:8-12.   “It isn’t because Abram is such an admirable person that he receives this call and promise. He does quite a few profoundly un-admirable things. We aren’t told in the Bible about … [Read more…]

Athens State University Honors Louise Steele

Louise Steele was awarded Athens State University’s highest honor, the President’s Medal, this past Saturday. The resolution President Glenn read rehearsing her many achievements in life was impressive. He didn’t mention, though, that people here at First Presbyterian have known how impressive she is for most of a century!