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Posts from January 2018

FPCU Goes Bowling!

The Fun and Fellowship Committee invites you to a fun night of bowling Friday, February 23, 6:15 p.m. at the Illini Union. We’ll share pizza, drinks, and 1.5 hours of bowling fun! Meet downstairs in the Union at 6:15 p.m., and we’ll finish up by 8:00 p.m. Cost is approximately $14 per person and includes…

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Bible Study – 8:15 a.m. Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5 for morning and evening services Special Meeting of the Congregation and Annual Meeting of the Corporation (after worship) Sunday School for Children and Youth – after worship Seminar: Funeral Prearrangements – after…

Souper Bowl of Caring

PYC (Senior High Youth) encourage you to support this year’s Souper Bowl of Caring! “Lord, even as we enjoy the Super Bowl football game, help us be mindful of those who are without a bowl of soup to eat.” More than 20 years ago, this simple prayer inspired the initiation of a youth-led movement to…

Silence Before Worship; A New Way of Beginning Worship

Silence Before Worship American Christians who travel to Greece or Turkey often express shock at the outward shabbiness of Orthodox churches. Where our landscape is filled with beautiful stone Gothic, or Georgian, or Italian Revival churches, or even modern gems like our own sanctuary, churches in Greece and Turkey most often look like stone heaps.…

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Bible Study – 8:15 a.m. Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5 for morning and evening services Sunday School for All Ages – after worship Seminar: Organ Donation   From the Pastor/Head of Staff   “Jonah and the Gourd Vine,” by Jack Baumgartner  …