First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, a Member Church of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and More Light Presbyterians


Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Urbana! We believe that everyone who enters these doors is God’s guest. This is a safe place, to search for and find God, to ask questions along with others who know that the life of faith is not about having all the answers, and to open doors to paths that might be familiar and some that might be entirely new. Read more …


  • ‘Healthy Church’ in Taiwan is a blessing for mission co-worker
    August 13, 2020 When a mission co-worker is invited to speak at a Sunday service, the road that takes them there and the service itself can look very different than what we are used to.
  • Getting faith formation and worship resources into people’s homes
    August 13, 2020 Church and worshiping community leaders, are you looking for ways to support families in faith formation at home during a time of pandemic? Would you like your community to have access to a children’s Bible, hymnal and prayers in their home?
  • Unleashing the power of poor and low-income Americans
    August 13, 2020 How would the political landscape change if the needs and demands of poor and low-income voters were better represented in the electoral process? That’s what a report issued this week by The Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, attempts to answer.
  • PHS Launches Live Webinar Series
    August 13, 2020 Kristen Gaydos | Presbyterian Historical Society The Presbyterian Historical Society recently launched PHS LIVE, a webinar series that treats history fans and researchers with how-to sessions using the society’s online resources. In March, Philadelphia mandated that all nonessential businesses close to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. It was during this […]

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#ThursdaysinBlack: “When will our voices be heard?” Indigenous leaders in Canada and the United States are seeking justice and solidarity for thousands of missing and murdered indigenous women. Continuing the commemoration of the International Day of Indigenous People on August 9, we listen to their painful stories, and join in their resistance and resilience to rape and violence.
Photo: Ojibwe Elder Mary Lyons is one of many indigenous leaders calling for justice and change. Photo credit: Martina Thalhofer
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Regular morning worship featuring guest minister, Rev. Robert Rasmus, guest pianist, Han Check Kang, Director of Music, Sinhaeng Lee, Organist, Ted Turner, and vocalists, Christopher Mason, Lewis McAdow, and Bob Sheward.
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Evening Prayer and Visio Divina, featuring Director of Music, Sinhaeng Lee, and baritone, Lewis McAdow, singing Psalm 141. The illumination from the Saint John's Bible is "Magnificat, a Canticle of Luke."
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