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How can I connect to Jesus?

Jesus says that if we want to grow in our spiritual life, we have to abide, or remain, in him. With so much competing for our attention and affections, how do we do it? The good news is God has shown us how. Here are a few, and while it’ll take time and space to use...

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3 ways God is especially with us

Immanuel means God with us. In the birth of Jesus, God proved that He is indeed with us—but I’ve been thinking about where and how we experience God with us. God is omnipresent, so we can experience His presence anywhere, but I want to highlight three places He is...

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Thank you from Pastor Scott

I am deeply grateful to the Session for sending me on a sabbatical January 1 – March 31, 2023! I have been, and continue to be, called to serve First Pres. as a Pastor, and to give of myself fully to the Lord and to the ministry and mission of this congregation. I am...

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One way to slow down and listen for God

I find it hard to slow down. I really do. It's a hectic world we live in, and I love to stay busy, but it really is important that we slow down at times. It's important that we take time for rest and time to meditate, and one of the ways we can do that is with God's...

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