Joining More Light Presbyterians

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More Light Presbyterians We at More Light are delighted to welcome First Presbyterian Church of Urbana to the MLP Family! Thank you for your congregation’s commitment to inclusion and welcome of all God’s children. We are delighted to have you on board!! In addition to being able to access the many resources More Light has to offer, First Presbyterian Urbana …

Earth Care Sunday – October 14, 2018

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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 Fellowship Time – after worship Sunday School for all Ages – after worship Sunday Seminar – 11:00 a.m. in Fellowship Hall CROP Walk – 2:00 p.m. starting at Faith United Methodist Church …

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 …

Sunday School Starts 9-9-18 Following Worship!

firstpr0 Education Ministry, FPCU Worship, Ministries

All ages will meet for 45-60 minutes, beginning with a snack in the Youth Center immediately following worship. High School students and teachers have Sunday School in the Youth Center. Elementary and Middle School children have Sunday School together in Room 6. Worship music will be offered to Elementary students (first two Sundays of the month) and to Middle School students …

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 …