2017 Champaign-Urbana CROP Walk

firstpr0 Fun & Fellowship, Local Mission

Will be held on Sunday, October 8, starting at 2:00 p.m. from Saint Matthew Lutheran Church in Urbana. You can help out in a number of ways, by either walking the 10 km (~6 mi) walk (there will be shorter options as well for those who cannot or do not wish to complete the full walk), by sponsoring walkers, or …

Sunday Seminar: “Biblical Interpretation 101”

firstpr0 Education Ministry

Upcoming Sunday Seminar: “Biblical Interpretation 101” led by Rev. Oliver-Holder, next Sunday, September 24 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. In this introduction to Biblical Interpretation, we will examine the principle challenges of faithful interpretation, namely, the importance of language and historical and social settings.  

Journey of the Universe: Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation

firstpr0 Earth Care, Education Ministry, Local Mission

Upcoming Seminar Series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Sundays, October 1 through November 5, 11:00 a.m., Fellowship Hall. October 1:  Journey of the Universe: Story of Cosmic, Earth and Human Transformation. This a documentary film tells the epic 14-billion-year story of the universe—how galaxies and stars, planets and living organisms emerged. The film explores man’s place in …

PCUSA Ending Racism Study Group

firstpr0 Church News, Education Ministry

In 2016, the 222nd General Assembly approved a new church-wide, anti-racism policy: Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community. Our denomination has also published six study guides which provide tools for empowering church communities to have important conversations about race and racism in relation to Christian faith. Everybody is invited to join in a series of six conversations, led …