Learning

Thy Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. (Ps 119:105)

People at First Presbyterian Church desire to know God.  We know God because of Jesus, and we learn about Jesus through the Bible.  The Bible comes alive through faith, and faith comes alive through the Bible. The faith given to us by God through the Holy Spirit opens our ears to hear and opens our eyes to see Truth.  As we learn about God and strive to live as God asks of us, we are always turning together to the Bible. Let’s study and learn together!

We  offer opportunities for people of all ages to study and learn together about God’s Word.  From June through August we gather at 9:15 a.m. for Sunday School every Sunday for all ages.

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Children participate in activities, make crafts and art, sing, and learn about God, God’s love, and God’s love for them.  The children have fun while learning the foundational stories in the Bible.  Recently, the children have been learning several praise songs: the more they sing, the louder they sing!

(Your child doesn’t need to be dressed like the young man pictured above to come to Sunday School! Come as you are.)

 

Right now, we are at work on regrowing our youth program.   When they have met, the youth group has talked about a variety of things, all with an eye to how God calls us to live according to Scripture.  We encourage youth to ask questions, to explore, to think and talk, to serve, and to grow through Scripture into healthy, hopeful, and helpful disciples.dsc02136

Our pastor leads Bible study on Wednesdays at 10 am and 6 pm.  Currently we are exploring the book of Hebrews. During Advent we studied the Messianic Prophecies. This past Lent and Easter season we engaged in a study titled First Persons by Ron Kerr, examining the lives of people who could have encountered Jesus, to gain new insights in Scripture and culture of the time. Over the past few years, we have read and discussed Ross Douthat’s Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics, Gary Anderson’s Charity: the Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition, and the Scripture used in Handel’s oratorio Messiah.  A group of us gather every Sunday morning for Bible study using the Present Word curriculum.  Come and learn alongside us!