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Generation to Generation | Confirmation Sunday

2022-05-15T13:54:50-07:00May 15th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Michelle Vecchio-Lyzenga preaches "Bring What You Have" on John 21:1-19 this Confirmation sunday. One of the beautiful things about Christian community is the generational richness and diversity in our midst. We often gather as one, but within the larger whole are generations with unique experiences, perspectives, and stories to tell. From our youngest members to our senior saints, God’s goodness is reflected in us all. Join us this spring as we bear witness to God’s faithfulness from generation to generation. Together in worship we will hear from future church leaders and cherished leaders from our past, be encouraged and challenged [...]

Generation to Generation | University Sunday

2022-05-08T14:33:18-07:00May 8th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Dr. Charlene Han Powell and our graduating University students share their thoughts on Matthew 6:19-21, 24-34. One of the beautiful things about Christian community is the generational richness and diversity in our midst. We often gather as one, but within the larger whole are generations with unique experiences, perspectives, and stories to tell. From our youngest members to our senior saints, God’s goodness is reflected in us all. Join us this spring as we bear witness to God’s faithfulness from generation to generation. Together in worship we will hear from future church leaders and cherished leaders from our past, be [...]

Generation to Generation | Words to Clear Heads and Warm Hearts

2022-05-01T14:06:12-07:00May 1st, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Earl Palmer preaches "Words to Clear Heads and Warm Hearts" on 2 Timothy 1:3-7. One of the beautiful things about Christian community is the generational richness and diversity in our midst. We often gather as one, but within the larger whole are generations with unique experiences, perspectives, and stories to tell. From our youngest members to our senior saints, God’s goodness is reflected in us all. Join us this spring as we bear witness to God’s faithfulness from generation to generation. Together in worship we will hear from future church leaders and cherished leaders from our past, be encouraged and [...]

Cal University Study Hall

2022-05-05T21:00:08-07:00April 27th, 2022|All Church, News, Serve, University, University News, Young Adults|

Calling all university students!  Are you a student needing a place to study with free coffee/snacks, good wifi, and a daily (free) hot dinner? Come to Cal University Study Hall! Study Hall is open 1 pm–10 pm, Thursday, May 5 to Tuesday, May 10. Help Support Cal Study Hall Want to help make study hall happen? Sign up here! Serve one (or more) 3 hour shift where you help set out snacks, serve dinner, and generally hang out with college students as they study for finals. For more information, contact Kathy Timpte at [email protected]

Generation to Generation | Could it be True?

2022-04-24T12:37:31-07:00April 24th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Aeryn Seto Johnson preaches "Could it be True?" on John 20:19-31. One of the beautiful things about Christian community is the generational richness and diversity in our midst. We often gather as one, but within the larger whole are generations with unique experiences, perspectives, and stories to tell. From our youngest members to our senior saints, God’s goodness is reflected in us all. Join us this spring as we bear witness to God’s faithfulness from generation to generation. Together in worship we will hear from future church leaders and cherished leaders from our past, be encouraged and challenged by our university [...]

Why Jesus? | Jesus the Risen One

2022-04-17T14:53:39-07:00April 17th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Dr. Charlene Han Powell preaches "Jesus the Risen One" on Mark 15:42–16:8. Jesus Christ is one of the most controversial figures in all of history. For many, he was a great moral teacher. To others, he was a political revolutionary. And yet, for billions of people around the world, Jesus is their Lord and Savior. The question remains: why? What about Jesus is so compelling, so wonderful, so true? Why do we choose to believe in and follow this man that C.S. Lewis once observed was either a lunatic, a liar, or lord? This Lent, we at First Pres will [...]

Palm Sunday—Preparation and Proclamation

2022-04-10T16:07:06-07:00April 10th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Michelle Vecchio-Lyzenga and Rev. Tom Elson meditate on Preparation and Proclamation through on Luke 19:28-40. Jesus Christ is one of the most controversial figures in all of history. For many, he was a great moral teacher. To others, he was a political revolutionary. And yet, for billions of people around the world, Jesus is their Lord and Savior. The question remains: why? What about Jesus is so compelling, so wonderful, so true? Why do we choose to believe in and follow this man that C.S. Lewis once observed was either a lunatic, a liar, or lord? This Lent, we at [...]

Why Jesus? | Jesus the Disrupter

2022-04-03T14:42:00-07:00April 3rd, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Dr. Charlene Han Powell preaches "Jesus the Disrupter" on Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32. Jesus Christ is one of the most controversial figures in all of history. For many, he was a great moral teacher. To others, he was a political revolutionary. And yet, for billions of people around the world, Jesus is their Lord and Savior. The question remains: why? What about Jesus is so compelling, so wonderful, so true? Why do we choose to believe in and follow this man that C.S. Lewis once observed was either a lunatic, a liar, or lord? This Lent, we at First Pres will [...]

Why Jesus? | Jesus the Tempted

2022-03-27T14:50:56-07:00March 27th, 2022|Sermons 2022|

Rev. Mark Stryker preaches "Jesus the Tempted" on Luke 4:1-13. Jesus Christ is one of the most controversial figures in all of history. For many, he was a great moral teacher. To others, he was a political revolutionary. And yet, for billions of people around the world, Jesus is their Lord and Savior. The question remains: why? What about Jesus is so compelling, so wonderful, so true? Why do we choose to believe in and follow this man that C.S. Lewis once observed was either a lunatic, a liar, or lord? This Lent, we at First Pres will explore these very [...]

Easter Memorial Dedication Flowers Available to Order

2022-04-11T22:00:54-07:00March 23rd, 2022|News|

Join us in flowering the Sanctuary this Easter Sunday, April 17. Blooming and green plants may be ordered in the next two weeks in memory of loved ones. On Easter, their names will appear in the worship slides and bulletin. If you'd like to take your plant(s) home, they may be picked up after the 11 am Easter service or during the week following. Click here to place your orders! Please order by Friday, April 8.

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