March 5, 2017: The Real Jesus – Meeting Jesus

An audio recording of the sermon for March 5, 2017 is at this link. A downloadable PDF file of the worship bulletin is at this link. “Today we begin that series of six Sundays that lead to the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord on Easter, the season of Lent. For those who observe … [Read more…]

February 26, 2017 – Philippians: Rejoice

An audio file of the sermon from February 26 is available for listening or download at this link. A downloadable PDF file of the worship bulletin is at this link. An excerpt from the sermon: “Here is a thought, though: suppose Paul isn’t so much commanding an emotion, as encouraging a new way of thinking … [Read more…]

Empty Bowls Project

Save the date for the Athens-Limestone Empty Bowls Project 2017. April 19 at First Presbyterian Church’s Revival building. Empty Bowls is co-hosted by 1st Presbyterian Church and Athens Main Street. Join us in this wonderful initiative to help feed the hungry in our area. Proceeds to benefit local charities that provide food and meals. April … [Read more…]

February 19, 2017 – Philippians: Loyalty

An audio file of the sermon from worship this morning is available for listening or downloading at this link. A PDF file of the worship bulletin can be downloaded at this link. An excerpt from the sermon: “This is not a problem you can solve on your own. It wasn’t something people could solve on … [Read more…]

February 12, 2017- Philippians: Encouragement

An audio file of the sermon from February 12 is available at this link. A PDF file of the worship bulletin is here. From the sermon: “This advice and instruction comes down to this: We who are Christians are asked to live the gospel and not just to proclaim it. People don’t need any help … [Read more…]

February 5, 2017: Philippians-Integrity

An audio file of the sermon from February 5, 2017 is available at this link. The Scripture readings are Joshua 1:1-9 and Philippians 1:27-2:18. A PDF file of the worship bulletin is at this link. “John Lennon famously wrote a song that begins, “Imagine there’s no heaven….” It’s a very idealistic song, and by idealistic … [Read more…]