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Worship this Sunday, January 27: 9am, 11am
Save the Date! All Church Auction: Many Hands for Mission
Saturday, March 2, 6:00 PM
Exmoor Country Club
Please join us for the All Church Auction on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Exmoor Country Club. The date has been moved forward for 2019 so that there will be more time between the ACA and the Spring Rummage Sale. The Keynote speaker will be Laura Sabino, Executive Director of Lake County Haven. All of the net proceeds from the ACA will go through the First Pres Mission Committee to support the church’s mission partner grants. We pray God uses these grants to help people experience the abundant life God wants for us. Please mark your calendar. We look forward to seeing you there!
Third Thursday Taize Service
Thursday, February 21
and every third Thursday of the month
6:30 PM in the chapel
Step back from everyday life to be refreshed and encounter God in the silence. Without preaching or teaching, this is a gracefully simple service of contemplation in a prayerful setting, with scripture, prayer, song, silence, and light.
Done in 60 Minutes: How the Bible became the Bible
Sunday, January 27
10:10 AM or 12:10 PM in the chapel
The 12:10 PM session will include a light lunch
Did you ever wonder how we got the Bible? Who wrote its various books? Do we have any actual original copies of any of those books?
If these questions resonate with you, you won’t want to miss the upcoming Done in 60 Minutes session on How the Bible Became the Bible by Pastor Chip Hardwick. The two identical presentations will cover the questions above, and more!
For more details on Done in 60 Minutes: How the Bible became the Bible or
to read about the follow-up book club,
Worship is at the heart of our life.
We invite you to join us on Sundays at 9 or 11 a.m. for a worship service.
During the summer months (Memorial Day – Labor Day), we have a “come as you are” service at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary and a concurrent service in the Playground for children, families and the young at heart.What to Expect
Our Prayer for This Time"God of abundant grace, in this season of transitions, hear the murmurings of our hearts, seeking hope for healing. God, you are always present, yet we often don’t see your light. Open our eyes to the treasure we have in each other, and help us to cross the threshold towards growth in Jesus Christ, guiding us on a path to reconciliation. Prepare us, as we travel together, to accept the challenge of change in the mystery of your grace. Filled with your Spirit, we ask that you step with us into this clearing with the transformative power of your love. With gratitude we pray. Amen."
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