Events, News & Announcements
Enrich your Christmas experience by journeying with us through Advent, December 1-24, 2019.
New Member Sunday is November 17th! Join us as our shared ministry grows.
Sunday, October 27th from 1:30 - 3:30 pm is our Community Open House.
Our Gratitude Grows!
Join us on Sunday, September 15th at noon for our Annual First Pres Fish Fry with our very own Fish Fry Guy. We will have an important building update, and opportunities to sign up for how you can be a part of our community's future. Jon will provide the fish and hushpuppies, please bring side dish to share!
Schedule of Events:
12:00pm: Food Served
12:30pm: Table Conversations
12:40pm: How YOU can help!
12:50pm: Sanctuary tours begin
Because of repairs being made in our historic sanctuary, we are currently holding Sunday services in the fellowship hall. A church member will greet you at the parking lot entrance (off of Exchange Street) and point you in the right direction. Join us for worship (and coffee & donuts) at 11:00, then help us turn the chairs around, so that we can serve our neighbors soup and sandwiches at 2:15!
Join us for Pentecost Sunday~June 9th at 11am. This is a family friendly service of worship with a time for all ages to creatively engage in activities about the Holy Spirit.
Happy Easter! We turned the ugly cross, a symbol of death, into something more beautiful—A symbol of beauty, new life, and hope. Thank you to all who brought flowers on Easter and participated in this lovely tradition.
Scenes from Maundy Thursday services, prayer stations, a laying down of burdens, music and holy communion.
The Lenten season is a time of spiritual reflection, discipline, self-examination, contemplation, prayer and growth. Journey with First Pres this year, as we follow Christ's journey to the cross. Every Sunday we worship at 11am, child care is available. Free parking in lot on Exchange Street.
Wednesday, February 27, 6-7:30pm, join us for a First Pres Mardi Gras Potluck BBQ! Revel in community, friendship, and liveliness. We'll have mask making and beads for all. Milton Ward will provide his famous BBQ, Pastor Kori will bring the King Cake. Please invite a friend and bring a side dish to share.
Youth Sunday is February 24!
Join us on Sundays at 11am for the season of Epiphany, January - March 3, 2019. Epiphany is a season of growth, when we are invited to see how God is made known to the world, specifically through the life and public ministry of Jesus Christ. Throughout this season we look for glimpses of the holy in our rhythms and routines. How might our life's journey involve noticing God in the everyday?
Baptism of the Lord Sunday is January 13, 2019 — FAITH ALIVE DAYS:
Epiphany Story, Song and Poetry Service of Worship:
Welcome Christmas with candlelight at 5pm December 24th.
Wednesday is our Advent and Christmas Hymn Sing,
join us at 6:30pm to take Buddy the Elf's advice and sing loudly for all to hear!
Blue Christmas Service of Healing and Wholeness, Wednesday, December 19 at 6:30pm:
A prayer as you decorate for Christmas, or drive around looking at Christmas lights:
As you prepare for Christmas, or any other shopping needs, support First Pres through Amazon Smile!
Make some time in your advent season to focus on community,
God and the hope of light overcoming all darkness. Wednesday dinners are at 6pm and Sunday worship at 11am.
DAILY DEVOTIONAL: Looking for ways to reconnect with your Maker during your daily routine? Try visiting d365.org, or download the free app on your phone.