Making Family Movie Nights More Meaningful

The Santa Clause is a series of comedy films starring Tim Allen is their go-to for the silliness of the season. Finding they usually land their course on network TV, it makes this annual experience something to look forward to every year.  With three siblings, they each have their own Santa mug to fill with cocoa and relax together. Small says, “In today’s world, having everyone together like that is a big deal.”  It makes family nights meaningful and creates lasting memories.

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You Are What You Love

- By Rev. Pat Hammond - 

These cultural liturgies tell us that we don’t really need God—we’ve got this. And when this happens God is pushed to the margins of our life and we become the center of our world. It really does become all about me.

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Sculpting a Vision of Servant Leadership

- By Nathan Esser -

In short, the plan describes the “what” and the ministry teams describe the “how.” The overall strategic plan is wrapped with a church-wide emphasis on servant leadership. 

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Honduras Missions Team Extends a Welcome to Participate

- By Jennifer Noble - 

There’s space available for people to join First Presbyterian’s service in South America. A small sample of leadership from the Honduras Vision Team tells of opportunities they have witnessed firsthand through their experience and what January’s trip will be like.

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Being the Visible Face of Christ

- By Rev. Pat Hammond - 

With every card, every note of sympathy and encouragement, every text message and email, every phone call – Christ became visible through you and your actions. You helped me make decisions when I was overwhelmed, you lifted me up when I was beat down, and you took care of my family when I could not.

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Don’t Miss God in the Transition

- By Jana Elkins -

There can be many reasons why we miss God in transitions: lack of trust, lack of faith, fear of the unknown, the list is endless. But is it really worth it to miss God in His transitions of our lives because of our own insecurities towards Him, not so much the situation? Is it worth the risk to go for it with God and not be afraid of the transitions, because God's transitions always leads to transformation?

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Wake Up! Playlist

Four tracks in “Commodity” would make an ideal addition to a morning devotional, perhaps bringing motivation to break out of sleepy rest into prayer and movement. This playlist is provided with suggested activities to add depth to the music’s themes. 

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