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Church News

Catch up on what’s going on around First Pres by reading our weekly worship bulletins, our weekly Church Life (current news and events), or with our bi-monthly newsletters, “The Chimes.”

Announcements

Blanket Drive

On our cold nights in January and February, it is wonderful to have a warm house and a cozy blanket to wrap yourself in. Not everyone is lucky...

Restaurant Walk

February Restaurant Walk sign-up is now open throughout January! Meals will take place throughout February at Carlos & Carlos in downtown...

Nursery Help Wanted!

Are you in need of a “baby fix”? We are experiencing a “baby boom” in the nursery. The church nursery is in need of additional volunteers, and we...

Share a part of your Christmas Story

In the season of Advent, our sermon series will focus on objects from the Christmas narrative that have particular significance to us as Christians...

Restaurant Walk Signups are Open!

You can sign-up throughout September — Our popular Restaurant Walk is returning! Sign-ups will be open throughout September, with meals taking place...

What Did You Do Over the Summer?

Children's Ministries is sponsoring a church-wide photo collage of "What I Did Over the Summer". We will begin collecting photos of your...

Bon Voyage Pastor Alex!

I can’t believe it! The Sabbatical I planned to take in the summer of 2020 is now a reality in the summer of 2022. Finally, after multiple waves of...

Farewell TC!

Dear First Pres Family, It is with joy and sorrow that I tell you that I have been offered and accepted a position back in my home state of...

Chimes

Chimes Newsletter July & August 2021

DARING GREATLY – The other day, my son, Lucas, made a very astute observation about the weekend. He said to me, “Saturday and Sunday are days where you’re not supposed to work, right?” I said, “Well, yes, that’s true for a lot of people. We’re supposed to get two days of rest from our work on Saturday and Sunday.”