Finding God in Doing Laundry

  By Pastor Amy Pagliarella, guest blogger I was still thinking about Pastor Chris’ sermon this morning as I (finally)… Read More

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We’re a PokeStop!

Pokemon Go! is a brand new app that’s got everyone, young and old(er), hunting for pokemon. First Pres is getting… Read More

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How to Keep Seeing First Pres on Facebook

  Facebook just changed its algorithm (again!) so you see more adorable cat and baby photos on your newsfeed, but… Read More

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The Practice of Saying No: Sabbath

On Sunday, Pastor Christine posed the question to us: Why should we keep Sabbath? Does it make any difference in… Read More

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Rummage Sorters Needed

Do you love fashion? Do toys strike your fancy? Then we want your expert eyes to help find the perfect items… Read More

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Stephen Ministry—God’s Love in Action

“Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” -Galatians 6:2   We are a… Read More

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Small Group Q&A with the Summer Bible Study at the Beach

Get to know our many small groups! We will feature a different one in Faith Connections throughout the year. The… Read More

New! Youth Chime Choir

All 3rd through 8th graders are invited to join the Youth Chime Choir! Come for choir and stay for chimes: Tuesday 3:45-4:15… Read More

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Summer Service Opportunities

Hunger doesn’t take summer breaks. We need your help to ensure that the 200 people we serve at Soup Kitchen… Read More

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Special Church Personnel News

On July 6, at a special meeting of the Session, Pastor Corey Nelson shared the bittersweet news that he has accepted a new… Read More

Mending More Than Fences

  By Jen “Pen” Richards This past June, 61 of our senior high students and 18 advisors (including myself) spent… Read More

2016 Summer Reading List

  Summer Reading on Christianity and Islam: Titles recommended by Adult Faith Formation and The Syria-Middle East Workshop: Mohammad and… Read More

The Practice of Encountering Others: Community

  One of the great disappointments of modern living is that we tend to be around lots of people but… Read More

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