Epiphany Sunday: Star Search – Upper Room

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“This wasn’t what I was expecting.” This is likely how the Magi felt when they arrived at the stable – the place the star had led them.  They probably were expecting to meet a king or a mighty leader, or be led to a palace or a place of great importance and opulence.  Instead, they […]

New Years Eve: A Sign for the New Year — Sanctuary

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This fun family service focused on ‘A Sign for the New Year.’  Whether the sign comes from the angels to the shepherds on that hillside above Bethlehem long ago, or it comes from a GPS system today that shows us where to go, Emmanuel – God with us – is a sign for us all.

Christmas Eve: Family Service, 10:30am

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The Christmas Eve Family Service is a special tradition at the First Presbyterian Church.  Our children and youth presented an insightful message about the real meaning of Christmas, followed by a short sermon for children of all ages presented by Rev. Cochran.  Bet after listening to it, you won’t look at beef jerky the same […]

Advent: Herod — Upper Room

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During the early years of Jesus’ life, Herod was the appointed king of the Jewish people.  King Herod was a determined, evil ruler, very self-centered and self-focused.  He did whatever was necessary to make sure he got what he wanted, and no one got in his way, especially not a small baby, without suffering the […]