First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, a Member Church of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and More Light Presbyterians

Local Mission (Page 3)

The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability Final Seminar

A full house of 55 attendees today for the final of this powerful seminar series: The Arc of Human History: Challenges to Sustainability. Extinction and Biodiversity in the Modern Era: Worrisome Trends and Practical Solutions. Jeffrey Brawn: Professor and Department Head, UI Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. The rate at which our planet…

C.O.P.E. (Cost of Poverty Experience)

Thursday, November 2, 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the Royal Community Building 109 W Main St, Royal. $15 per person. Experience poverty firsthand through a 2.5 hour role-playing event that allows you to face some of the real-life scenarios low-income families have to manage every day. From choosing between paying the power bill or…

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

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…

Rice & Oat Packing Event

Saturday, September 23, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Fellowship Hall. Help reduce hunger in Champaign-Urbana. Join us for our fourth annual impact event to pack rice and oats for local food pantries. There will be two 1-hour shifts available: 3:00-4:00 p.m. and 4:00-5:00 p.m. This is a fun family activity for children 6 years and older.