Are you amazed by what humans can do?

When working together, humans can do some pretty amazing things.  From the tallest sky-scraper to the smallest nano-chip, it’s easy to be in awe of what human ingenuity can accomplish.  I’m anticipating the delight of the Thanksgiving dinner that awaits us Sunday after worship… a delicious spread of contributions from members and friends. But, before[…]

Called to Feed

Last Sunday, we learned about the taste of love as we remembered the saints and celebrated communion.  Something happens when we eat together… we are fed in body and in soul.   At First Presbyterian, we are called to feed.  Whether it’s Sunday worship & fellowship, our Godly Play children’s ministry, or the Welcome Table,[…]

Learning to Love

Last Sunday, we wrapped up our journey through the Lord’s Prayer with the proclamation that the kingdom, the power, and the glory are God’s forever, despite all the evil in the world that would seek to convince us otherwise.  Especially in these trying times we trust God’s kingdom, power, and glory. And, in that trust,[…]

Stand With Your Neighbors

We hope to see you at tomorrow’s One Beacon event: 6-9pm at Salem Tabernacle (7 Delevan Ave). It was originally planned in response to the anti-Semitic flyers that appeared on our church door.  After the shootings last Saturday – at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA and the Kroger supermarket in Jeffersontown, KY[…]

Too Much Eating Alone?

We weren’t meant to eat alone.  Cultures all over the world are rich with traditions of shared food that go way beyond basic nutritional necessity.  As creatures, we were made to eat.  As humans, we were made to eat together. This Sunday during the sermon, we’re going to to spend some time exploring John 6, in[…]

Heaven On Your Mind?

Holiness.  Chances are, you may not think about holiness very much… though the yearning for it may be deep inside you.  Heaven, on the other hand, is something a little more familiar. Even though you may not believe in it, you know what it’s supposed to be like… Or do you?  We’ll learn how the[…]