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 …

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 …

Sorting Days at Twice Is Nice

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Many thanks to Wednesday, July 11 Sorting Day volunteers! They cleaned dishware, priced curtains, organized the linen room and evaluated electronics. The place looks great! Please join us at our next Sorting Day on Saturday, July 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  

Solar Power Hour on Sunday, July 15 at 11 am

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Solar Power Hour in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thinking about going solar? Residents throughout Champaign County and Piatt County have an opportunity to participate in Solar Urbana-Champaign 3.0, a grassroots program combining volume purchasing with community education to make solar more accessible and affordable. Property owners and renters alike may participate in this program! Regardless of …

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 …