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In observance of our County’s health mandate to guard against the spread of the coronavirus, wearing of masks is required upon entering the church building and for all indoor activities; including worship, classes, and meetings.

In-person Worship with masks
Online Worship via our website


New Sermon Series:

The Call to be a Courageous Christian

Sunday, January 9 at 9:00 & 10:30 AM

Be Blessed ~ Matthew 5:1-12, Dale Flowers preaching
What does it mean to live up to the words of Jesus?  A composite of Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 5-7, known as The Sermon on the Mount, helps us understand the nature of the gospel and who we are meant to be as followers of Jesus in today’s world.
Out of concern for Covid safety given the highly contagious omicron variant we have discontinued food and beverage service after worship for the month of January.  Thank you for your understanding and support of this decision.

No Second Sunday evening worship this month.

It’s time to put away the See’s Candy and holiday desserts! 2022 is here and elementary kids are beginning a new series on Self-Control-choosing to do what we should do instead of what we want to do. Not an easy task! But fortunately, kids will discover as they follow Jesus, the Holy Spirit can give them the power and wisdom to trust God and make the wise choice.  


Adult Ed Class: Anxious to Talk About It:  Helping White People Talk Faithfully About Racism

by Rev. Carolyn B. Helsel (2nd Edition)

Resumes January 9, 9:00 AM in Room 114

A Book Discussion facilitated by Laurel Quast


Adult Ed Class: Isaiah's Hope

Taught by Tim Stafford

Starts January 9 at 10:30 AM in Room 113

In these difficult times we could use a dose of well-grounded hope. Isaiah provides it--lots of it. His times were as bleak as ours, and more. And he sees quite clearly what is wrong. But he portrays bright hope in beautiful, thoughtful terms. This six-week class will be meditative, providing plenty of space to think about how we can apply Isaiah's words to our own rancorous era.

Presbyterian Women:

New Insights on the Apostle Paul

Tuesday, January 11, 10:00 AM, Room 113

All are welcome at this event!

Pastors Dale Flowers and Kent Webber present their experiences from a recent study course, The Christian Movement in the Mediterranean. They will share new insights on the Apostle Paul and photos, having traveled by boat and on land to several of his missionary destinations in Turkey and Greece. 

Movie Night: News of the World

January 13, 6:30 PM, Room 113 
We will view and discuss News of the World (PG-13). Set in Texas, just after the Civil War, this film has themes of redemption, sacrifice, patience, and reaching across racial and cultural lines to listen to and appreciate the stories of others.  

New Members Class

Saturday, January 22, 9:30 AM - Noon

Would you like to know more about our church or become a member?  If so, we invite you to attend our New Members Class.  We’ll discuss essential Christian beliefs, the structure, mission, and core values of First Presbyterian Church. You will also learn more about our church programs and ministries, and how to make use of your gifts as an active participant. This class will also give you an opportunity to get to know other new people in our church.

The class is open to everyone, whether you desire to become a member or not. If you have questions about the class contact Allie Shoulders, Director of Adult Discipleship or Pastor Emily Stockert.  

Caregivers Support Group

Thursday, January 13, 6:00-8:00 PM, Online

Meets via Zoom the second Thursday of each month


Resumes Thursday, January 13, 6:00-8:00 PM, Room 113

Meets weekly in-person on Thursdays.

Now when Jesus saw the crowds, he went up a mountain. He sat down and his disciples came to him. and he began to teach them. ~Matthew 5:1-2
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