Upcoming Events

SUMMER ENNEAGRAM WORKSHOPS

For many years First Pres offered workshops on the enneagram, an ancient wisdom about personality and how it works. Now these seminars are being offered again by the Spiritual Formation Committee on three Saturdaysfrom 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $15 and includes continental breakfast and lunch. 
June 15: Know Your Number. Learn the basics of Enneagram theory - centers of intelligence, triads, and stances. Identify your number.
June 29: Growing into your Healthiest Self. Learn how to use energy from your wings and stress and security numbers, to deal with lost childhood messages and wounds so that they no longer control you.
July 13: Growing Home: The Spirituality of the Enneagram. Learn about Holy Ideas and Virtues as well as spiritual practices for each number as it moves toward integration and reconnects with essence.

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REFLECTIONS ON PRESBYTERIAN WORSHIP

The Rev. Dr. Michael Waschevski will lead this summer series in which participants will engage the history of Presbyterian worship, the theology of our worship and sacraments, and contemporary worship practices in both the Presbyterian Church (USA) and American denominations in general. In addition to selections from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Book of Order, chapters from Rhythms of Worship by Stevens and Waschevski will frame each week’s reflections. The class will meet on Monday evenings from 7-8 p.m. on July 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 in Room 237.

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY CONVERSATIONS

The Rev. Drs. Brian Coulter and Michael Waschevski will host a gathering on Tuesday, June 18 at 6 p.m. (refreshments provided) to preview items of business before the General Assembly as well as review the process for how General Assembly decisions are made. On Sunday, July 21, at 5 p.m., Michael will host a post-Assembly gathering to learn of business that will be before the presbyteries for vote following their approval by the General Assembly. Young Adult Advisory Delegate (and First Pres FW elder) Lauren Stark will be joining us so that we can hear her insights into the deliberations and decisions, as well as her experience of the General Assembly.