Advent Teaser

Our Advent theme is What to Expect When You're Expecting. Here's what to expect when you worship with us at 9:00 or 11:00 on December 2! #FirstPresbyterianChurchColumbiaMO #worship #Advent

Obligatory Giving Tuesday Post

E-Giving is coming to First Presbyterian Church! No cash? No checkbook? No problem! You can still be a "disciple making a difference." #FirstPresbyterianChurchColumbiaMO #Egiving #onlinegiving #stewardship #GivingTuesday

Be Peter

Late Tuesday afternoon I went out the front doors of the church to retrieve the chalk and the sign board inviting passers-by to "chalk about gratitude" on the sidewalk. I found more than chalk. I found a crowd gathering. It turns out that First Presbyterian Church is a Pokemon gym, and the crowd--young and old, white and black--was forming to do battle. "Wait!" one competitor cried. "Can I have a piece of chalk?" "Sure," I said. And this is what he wrote on the sidewalk: I asked him what it meant. "Aren't you the preacher?" he cried, as if the meaning should have been obvious to me. I admitted that I was, in fact, the preacher. He reminded me that when Peter and another disciple heard the ne

Post-Turkey Day Worship

Close out your Thanksgiving weekend by worshiping with us on November 26! It's also the best way to close out the Christian year. The Christian year begins with Advent, a season of longing for Christ to come, and it ends with Christ the King Sunday, a day to celebrate Christ's lordship over creation. See the video for more details! #FirstPresbyterianChurchColumbiaMO #worship #GospelofJohn #ChristtheKing #politicsandreligion #churchandstate #PontiusPilate

"Why Do We Do That?" Part 2: Call to Worship

Greetings, friends! We hope you'll take a few moments to enjoy the latest installment of our semester-long worship video series entitled"Why Do We Do That?"! In this series, we examine the different defining practices of our Presbyterian/Reformed worship services. In this video, we hear why the Call to Worship is a meaningful and important part of our gathered worship life at FPC. Please enjoy words from Pastor Marvin Lindsay and FPC member Richard Baumann. Keep checking back for the latest from this series and other great entries to our FPC blog! Preston

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