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Summer Cookout photo gallery

Summer Cookout photo gallery

The First Pres family kicked off summer with our annual cookout on Court Square, with games in the Courtyard and lots of food and conversation. Here are some scenes from the cookout. Hover over the photos and use the arrows to scroll through.

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Starting this fall, a new opportunity for worship

Starting this fall, a new opportunity for worship

We want to make more room for God’s family to grow in depth and in number here at First Pres, so the elders have unanimously voted to add an additional worship opportunity on Sunday mornings starting in August. Starting Aug. 25, a contemporary service will be offered...

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Inspiring biographies to help us persevere in faith

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...

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How a First Pres couple is serving Cubans

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...

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Photos: Easter at First Pres

Photos: Easter at First Pres

We came together as a community to mark the final week of Jesus' life, reflect on His sacrifice and then the celebrate the resurrection. Here are some highlights.

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3 books that can help you love the Bible more

3 books that can help you love the Bible more

We know that the Bible is God's word to us and that we need to read it, but sometimes it's a challenge. Our newly renovated church library features some books that can help. Here are three. Read It, See It, Say It, Sing It:  Knowing and Loving the Bible In Hunter...

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What is Lent, and why do we observe it?

What is Lent, and why do we observe it?

It’s Lent. But what does that mean? Lent starts with Ash Wednesday and continues for 40 days (excluding Sundays) until Easter. It’s a period of preparation for when we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. Here are some common questions about the season. Why is Lent 40...

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6 new additions to our resource library

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...

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