Teaching Discipleship: Peter — Upper Room

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The second installment of our summer sermon series, Teaching Discipleship, focused on the impetuous disciple, Simon/Peter. Peter, named the Rock by Jesus for his foundational role in the spreading of the Word after Pentecost.  Pastor Linda explained how Peter, above all of the other disciples, could be a great inspiration for those of us who see ourselves as perhaps disciples […]

Teaching Discipleship: Peter — Sanctuary

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The second installment of our summer sermon series, Teaching Discipleship, focused on the impetuous disciple, Simon/Peter. Peter, named the Rock by Jesus for his foundational role in the spreading of the Word after Pentecost.  Rev. Cochran explained how Peter, above all of the other disciples, could be a great inspiration for those of us who see ourselves as perhaps disciples […]

Teaching Discipleship: Andrew — Upper Room

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We’re starting a new summer sermon series entitled ‘Teaching Discipleship,’ that will focus on the disciples who followed Jesus.  We begin with the first disciple who responded to Jesus – Andrew.  Andrew was the type of person who consistently brought others to Jesus, beginning with his brother, Peter.  He was the one who always seemed […]

Teaching Discipleship: Andrew — Sanctuary

We’re starting a new summer sermon series entitled ‘Teaching Discipleship,’ that will focus on the disciples who followed Jesus.  We begin with the first disciple who responded to Jesus – Andrew.  Andrew was the type of person who consistently brought others to Jesus, beginning with his brother, Peter.  He was the one who always seemed […]

Upper Room: The Day the Church Was Born

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Pentecost and Communion Have you ever felt like a fish out of water?  That’s pretty much what the disciples felt like after the Ascension.  They were approaching Pentecost, was originally one of the major Jewish holidays, and were working on replacing Judas so they had their full group of 12 in place.  Now they were […]

Sanctuary: I Have Soup

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Baccalaureate Sunday, Pentecost and Communion Pentecost was originally one of the major Jewish holidays.  It was a celebration of God’s bounty – a feast celebrating the harvest’s first fruits.  In reality, it was a celebration of God’s faithfulness, even when the Jews had lost their own faith and turned away from Him.  The Holy Spirit […]

Followers of Christ: Saints – Upper Room

As we end our sermon series on the ‘Followers of Christ,’ we take one final look at those who put Christ at the center of their lives – the Saints.  Rev. Campbell looks with us at what it means to be a Saint of God.  Today’s world is a scary one – bombings, murders, violence […]

Followers of Christ: Saints – Sanctuary

As we end our sermon series on the ‘Followers of Christ,’ we take one final look at those who put Christ at the center of their lives – the Saints.  Rev. Campbell looks with us at what it means to be a Saint of God.  Today’s world is a scary one – bombings, murders, violence […]

Followers of Christ: Witnesses — Upper Room

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The theme today as we look at Followers of Christ is Witnesses.  The featured video gives us a hard look at how we are called to witness to others.  As Christians, we are called to be in the world, but not necessarily of the world.  Today, there is a lot of anger and violence, fraud […]

Choir Favorites Concert Service – Sanctuary

Today, the Chancel Choir presented a selection of their favorite anthems from the 2016-17 choral year.  Many thanks to choral director Dr. Jerry Smith, organist Sue Scott, accompanist Sharon Smith, guest soloist Debbie Hart, percussionist John Monks and the entire FPCP Chancel Choir for a beautiful morning of music and memories. Musical Selections (in order […]