Sunday, August 13, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. ReVision Mission Study Session Three – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Rescue of Peter by Yongsung Kim Art has the power to reveal perspectives on experience we might never have imagined. Like the image that will be on our bulletin …

Sunday, August 6, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

We Gather in Worship “Jacob Wrestles the Angel” by Jack Baumgartner Meditation Dietrich Bonhoeffer “Cheap grace is preaching forgiveness without repentance; it is baptism without the discipline of community; it is the Lord’s Supper without confession of sin; it is absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace without the living, incarnate Jesus …

Donations for Jeanes CCAP Early Childhood Education Center

firstpr0 Church News, International Mission

The Malawi preschool, Jeanes CCAP Early Childhood Education Center, should be completed soon and we hope to bring supplies that can be used in the preschool. Pictured here with donations to the preschool are LLauren Smith, church member and Stephanie C. Smith, who is Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.    

Sunday, July 30, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available during worship (9:30-10:30) for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. ReVision Mission Study Session One – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff You can see it in the painting, “The Hidden Treasure,” by Rembrandt. Shovel in hand, treasures laid in clothes, not yet covered, but will be in …

Sunday, July 23, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5.   From the Pastor/Head of Staff   Suppose you live in a community that has had a market in an old building. After 60 or so years, the enthusiasm for the market wanes, and finally the market closes. What to do with …

Sunday, July 16, 2017

firstpr0 Church News, FPCU Worship

Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Parables are more than simple stories. They reveal their meanings in layers. Megan McKenna, in her book Parables: Arrows of God, makes the case that parables are often best understood in the light of other stories. Noting that the parables can …

Twice Is Nice Thrift Shop

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Location:   607 West Elm Street, Urbana (Between Orchard & Coler) Hours:       9 am – 3 pm on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday Phone:      (217) 328-2724 First Presbyterian Church invites you to visit Twice is Nice, a thrift shop located  in a graceful old house which the church owns. The shop is open Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Twice …