Posts from April 2016

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Friday, April 29th

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Dear Church Family, Wednesday night we had the first gathering of the church’s book club. It was wonderful to talk about books and how they have deepened our faith and shown us the world in a new way. One of the authors we read was Fred Buechner. Something he wrote years ago has always stuck […]

Friday, April 22nd

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Greetings all, here is your e-votional for the week… “There were also women looking on from a distance; among them were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James the younger and of Joses, and Salome.  These used to follow him and provided for him when he was in Galilee; and there were many other […]

Friday, April 15th

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This week’s E-votional comes to us from Sarah Thebarge’s blog. It is about her most recent stay here with us at First Presbyterian. Find this and more of her blog entries at sarahthebarge.com WHEN I DECIDED TO SAY ‘I LOVE YOU’ Contrary to what you may have thought when you read the title of this […]

Friday, April 8th

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This is a poem Becca Stevens, our upcoming King Speaker, wrote and shared during Holy Week.  The poem belongs to Becca and the prayer at the end belongs to me. I remember when I wrote this piece. It was during a holy week, and I was walking through the park and noticing how the chestnut tree was […]

Friday, April 1st

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E. Stanley Jones was a famous Methodist missionary who ministered in India during the last century. He was so well-known there for his preaching and teaching that he gained the nickname “the Billy Graham of India.” His preaching was not, at first, very impressive. Here is a story he tells on himself about the first […]