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From Josh Stewart | September 6, 2017

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Dear friends,  The widespread destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey is nothing short of mind-blowing. We continue to remember and support countless people in need through our prayers and by donating to thoughtful organizations such as Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) for example...

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From Robyn Michalove | August 16, 2017

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Media coverage in recent days about the events in Charlottesville have dominated the news headlines. Photos, tweets and sounds bites expose our deep-seated fears and insecurities in our nation and in our communities. Of course, prejudice and racism are not new to our country, but the current...

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From Karl Travis | August 2, 2017

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On December 23, 1956, when First Pres members worshiped in their Penn Street sanctuary for the first time, the building sparkled with newness and hope. The windows were resplendent. The pews hadn’t attracted a spot of dust. The steeple shone white and pure above it all, adorned with newly...

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From Josh Stewart | July 19, 2017

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Dear friends,  One evening during our youth mission trip to Alabama, our group was relaxing after a hard day of work by watching the sunset over the bay.  While enjoying the moment with our youth, I noticed that Jim Koss was wearing an old t-shirt with the image of a ship on it. The...

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From Karl Travis | July 12, 2017

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Among the many wonderful opportunities for growth and service available to First Pres members, I am particularly excited by our young Men’s Ministry. Kicked off with an off campus retreat in January, the monthly gatherings have gained traction and are quickly gaining an important spot in...

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From Josh Stewart | July 6, 2017

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Dear friends,  (SPOILER ALERT!  What’s most important in this letter are the words of our youth at the bottom, so be sure to scroll down and read them!)  If you haven’t realized yet, I love themes. I love themes and mottos and titles. When I was in Austin...

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From Karl Travis | June 21, 2017

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Today begins summer, at least officially, though it’s merely a technical note; with temperatures in the high 90s for some weeks now, it has felt like summer for a long time. 130 kids and over 50 adult helpers are downstairs in the Gym and Youth Room, enjoying Vacation Church School. Some...

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From Robyn Michalove | June 14, 2017

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Dear Friends, A passion of mine is engaging people in service and outreach. Whether at Community Crossroads or in local non-profits, we all have gifts to share as disciples of Christ. And, as many of you have experienced, when we give of ourselves, we gain much through our interactions and our...

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From Josh Stewart | June 7, 2017

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Dear friends,  I am saddened by the increase in child and adolescent suicide. I am aware that many of our youth are impacted by suicide or suicide attempts and as we strive to serve these youth, it is important that our faith community is aware of media messages and portrayals of suicide...

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From Karl Travis | May 10, 2017

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The opposite of faith is not doubt; it is fear. Yet, fear is natural and widespread. It is little surprise, then, that angels and others of God’s messengers – especially and also Jesus – so frequently greet Biblical characters by saying, “Do not be afraid.” From...

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