November 20, 2016: “Consecration: Talents”

An audio file of the sermon from November 20 is available at this link. The Scripture readings are Deuteronomy 16:9-17 and Matthew 25:14-30. “The way Jesus tells it, everyone who takes risks for the Master are the heroes of the story of God with the world. He doesn’t make any distinction between the faithful risk-takers. … [Read more…]

November 13, 2016: “Consecration: The Tent”

An audio file of the sermon from November 13 is available at this link. The Scripture readings are Exodus 35:30-36:11 and Ephesians 4:1-14 . “God doesn’t need your money and your time and your skills just to check off items on his to-do list. No, we’re asked to make these kinds of sacrifices so that … [Read more…]

November 6, 2016: “An Election Day Sermon”

In colonial America, there was in many places a tradition of holding a worship service on the morning of election day, before voting began. The preacher would remind the community of God’s covenant, which included the political order. Those standing for office were to fulfill the duties of office for the good of the community … [Read more…]

Veterans at First

Following Veterans Day last Friday, we recognized members of First Presbyterian Church who are veterans of the armed forces during the fellowship lunch on Sunday. We thank each one for his or her service.

A Video Walk-Through

This video shows a walk through the back part of the former tire and appliance store we are renovating to serve the community on Washington Street. You can begin to see it coming together! The video begins at the back of the large multi-purpose space, with the kitchen/snack area to your left. We then simply … [Read more…]