Sunday Service

Date: March 12th, 2023

Matthew 7:7-23 & Romans 12:1-2

Series Archive

Changing perspectives on God’s global work

First Pres recently hosted Perspectives, which brought together Christ-followers from a number of local churches to learn about what God is doing around the world and how we can join that work. We asked one of the participants, Laura Atkins, about the experience. What...

Inspiring biographies to help us persevere in faith

Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of...

How a First Pres couple is serving Cubans

Covenant Partners Patrick and Amy Werner continue their work serving the people of Cuba, with their latest trip focusing on helping a cancer ministry and encouraging pastors. Here are some highlights of what they did while in Cuba. (They plan to share more details at...

Expressing your faith: 3 easy ways to talk about God every day

One of the great lies is that a personal faith needs to be a private faith. But that’s not true. A personal faith should be very expressed. If you call Jesus, Lord, you know what he commanded you to do? Talk about him everywhere, all the time and all over the place....

6 new additions to our resource library

We've added some new additions to the church library. Go check them out! Books for Adults Screen Kids by Gary Chapman & Arlene Pellicane. "Today, children spend more time interacting with screens and less time playing outside or interacting with family. Screen...

Why are people leaving churches in America?

The theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer noted that whenever you're lonely, there's always a church. There's always a church. You can find it just about any place. But not everybody wants to take advantage of that, do they? Why not? I mean, there's so much access. It's so...

The good news in just 5 words

When it comes to telling others about Jesus, we often make it harder than it really is. What if it wasn't so complicated after all? And what if one of the most unlikely people in the Bible shows us the way? If we head to Jesus' tomb on the day of His resurrection, as...

Check out these fall youth opportunities

It's time for our regular youth programs to get started again at First Pres. Here are some highlights. Sunday Morning Discipleship Starting, on Sunday, Aug. 27, our discipleship groups and Sunday school classes are back between the worship services (10:15-11 a.m.)....