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 …

Rice & Oat Packing Event

firstpr0 Church News, Local Mission

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.

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 …

Sunday, September 17, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Adult 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. Sunday School for All Ages – following worship ReVision Mission Study Session Eight – 11:00 a.m. Facing Racism Study – 5:30 p.m. PYC Kickoff – 6:00 p.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Picture: The sculpture is …

Sunday, September 10, 2017

firstpr0 FPCU Worship

Adult 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. Sunday School for All Ages – following worship ReVision Mission Study Session Seven – 11:00 a.m. Welcome Sunday Potluck – Noon Picture: “Peaceable Kingdom,” by John August Swanson From the Pastor/Head of Staff No other artist …

Sunday, September 3, 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 Six – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Photo: Wisconsin Protest, 2011 Most of us are familiar with the expression “burning bush.” We know that the story behind it can be found in the book of Exodus, …

Sunday, August 27, 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 Five – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff According to Norse mythology, the god Odin had two ravens that sat on his shoulders. He would send them out to range over the landscape, and they would gather …

Sunday, August 20, 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 Four – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Art: “Christ and the Woman of Canaan” by Sadao Watanabe Following the news out of Charlottesville, Virginia, has been stunning, for the obvious reasons, but also because many of …