Christmas Stories: Points of Grace – Upper Room

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On the fourth (final) Sunday in Advent, we begin wrapping up our series on ‘Christmas Stories’ with a discussion on ‘Points of Grace.’  We know, as we listen to the stories of the birth of Jesus every year at Christmas, that God worked quietly in the background for centuries to both arrange for the prophesies of the […]

Christmas Stories: Points of Grace – Sanctuary

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On the fourth (final) Sunday in Advent, we begin wrapping up our series on ‘Christmas Stories’ with a discussion on ‘Points of Grace.’  We know, as we listen to the stories of the birth of Jesus every year at Christmas, that God worked quietly in the background for centuries to both arrange for the prophesies of the […]

Christmas Stories: Our Story – Upper Room

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On the third Sunday in Advent, Mark Hovermale discussed Our Story.  The question is, how do our stories fit into the bigger Christmas picture?  Our stories are where the stories of faith and hope meet.  Our stories are the stories of the messy lives that we live.  We aren’t the only messes – the Bible is […]

Christmas Stories: A Story of Faith – Upper Room

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On the 2nd Sunday in Advent, we heard from seminary student and FPCP member Rich Rej speak on the subject of Faith as it relates to Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus.  Joseph was what we would consider today to be a great guy: a just man, a skilled and honest craftsman, a solid citizen, […]

The Greatest Story Ever Sung – Sanctuary

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Presented by the FPCP Chancel Choir, directed by Dr. Jerry Smith, with organist Sue Scott and accompanist Sharon Smith, and featuring soloists Kimberly Swan and Dan Scruggs. This concert shares the Christmas story through carols and anthems, from the prophesies of old through the call to the faithful as we share in the joy that is the […]

Grateful Together – Upper Room

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As we approach Thanksgiving, we look at ways to be grateful for what we have.  We have been blessed in so many ways, even if we don’t realize it.  We are thankful for our lives here in Plymouth and the surrounding communities, but we can still learn from the example of the Samaritan woman that Jesus met […]

Grateful Together – Sanctuary

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As we approach Thanksgiving, we look at ways to be grateful for what we have.  We have been blessed in so many ways, even if we don’t realize it.  We are thankful for our lives here in Plymouth and the surrounding communities, but we can still learn from the example of the Samaritan woman that Jesus met […]