David Kay Memorial Public Seminar Series: Meeting the Challenges of Global Warming

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David Kay Memorial Public Seminar Series: Meeting the Challenges of Global Warming. Sundays, October 14, 21 and 28. at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Most climate scientists agree that carbon dioxide, which is released into the atmosphere following the burning of fossil fuels such as coal and petroleum, is the primary long-lived greenhouse gas responsible for climate change.  The …

Theology Discussion Group Begins Sunday

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Theology Discussion Group begins Sunday 9-9-18 EVENING at 6:30 p.m. in the Library. Anyone is welcome to come even if you didn’t sign up. No readings are required for the first session. One bite at a time. You may know that answer to the question, “How do you eat an elephant?”, but it applies to theology as well. Theology brings to …

Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice

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Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice in Scott Park on Saturday, September 8 from 11 am until 1 pm The weekend before San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit, the Peoples Climate Movement will lead a national mobilization for climate, jobs, and justice.  September 8 will be a moving demonstration of the breadth and depth of the climate movement. Across the country, tens of thousands of people …

Annual Tent Sale

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First Presbyterian Church of Urbana and it’s thrift store, Twice Is Nice, are having their annual tent sale. The annual thrift shop sale will be Saturday, Aug. 25 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the church; 602 W. Green St. and the shop at 306 W. Elm St. This sale clears the store’s basement storage area of overstocks and …

Malawi Trip Update 6/24/2018

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Please continue to pray for our Malawi team, who are currently in Malawi and will be returning July 3. The delegation includes preschool expert Kathleen Liffick plus nine church members: John Dimit, Cindy Fraser, John Harden, Nathan Holder, David and Jean Oliver-Holder, Lauren Smith, and Donald and Nancy Uchtmann. The major priorities for this visit include re-energizing the shallow well …

Seminar Series: “Reformation Roots”

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Sundays, February 4, 18, 25, March 11, 18 and 25, at 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Beginning today (February 4), Warren Hapke and Pastor David will be leading a 6-session DVD-based series called “Reformation Roots.” We live in the post-Reformation era when denominations are trying to discover common ground rather than points of disagreements. Many of those earlier areas of …