Celebrating Communion
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Celebrating Communion

Communion is one of the Sacraments that Jesus commanded His followers to celebrate. It is designed in our Reformed tradition to be a communal celebration. COVID-19 and needed practice of social distancing cause us to need to be creative as we follow Jesus’ commands. We plan on celebrating Communion together on Maundy Thursday as we live stream…

A Note From Peter March 30
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A Note From Peter March 30

Last week I read about a group of people who went on a rafting trip down the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon for 25 days, and during that time they were completely cut off from the outside world without cell phone or internet coverage.  When they emerged from the Grand Canyon a week ago,…

A Note From Peter, March 23
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A Note From Peter, March 23

A Note from Peter Recently a friend shared with me a post from missionaries who are serving in Mexico.  In it they said that with more and more countries closing their borders, universities, schools and public events being cancelled for several weeks, and the encouragement from our governments to work remotely and prevent the spread…

A Note From Peter March 23
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A Note From Peter March 23

A Note from Peter Recently a friend shared with me a post from missionaries who are serving in Mexico.  In it they said that with more and more countries closing their borders, universities, schools and public events being cancelled for several weeks, and the encouragement from our governments to work remotely and prevent the spread…

Overflow Shelter at First Pres Closed
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Overflow Shelter at First Pres Closed

Hello overflow shelter volunteers, A quick and important update for you: The First Pres shelter site has shut down as of Saturday, March 21. City with Dwellings is continuing their incredible diversion work in response to the pandemic. Earlier this week, Russ May — one of the leaders of City with Dwellings — communicated the…

Note from Peter on the Coronavirus
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Note from Peter on the Coronavirus

News of the Coronavirus has us all concerned, and I suspect you’re worried about what’s going to happen as the disease spreads just like I am.  It’s easy to become fearful and to panic in moments like this.  How are we to respond as Christians, and what would God have us do? On Thursday I…

Note From Peter
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Note From Peter

Yesterday we introduced two new documents to our congregation in worship and at the Congregational Meeting.  The first is new wording for the Apostles’ Creed which is a Statement of Faith we recite regularly in our worship services at First Pres.  You will recall that during the sermon series on the Apostles’ Creed we did…

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