Category: Pastor’s Column

A Grouchy Goat on Christmas Eve


I’m a goat. I’ve been a goat for as long as I can remember – which is a good while now. My little beard is gnarled and gray. My horns are gnarled too. I can remember though, when they were…

The Gospel Coalition

The Gospel Coalition

There are a lot of things going on in the individual lives of the members of First Presbyterian Church. We are busy people seeking to serve the Lord with our minds and hearts and souls and bodies by the grace…

Elders and Deacons

Elders and Deacons

The deadline for nominees to be submitted from the congregation to the Nominating Committee is Sunday, September 13, 2015.


Seal of the ARP church defines stewardship as “the conducting, supervising, or managing of something; especially : the careful and responsible management of something entrusted to one’s care.” In the New Testament the word oikonomia is often translated as stewardship. It refers to the…

100 Years and Counting

For the Lord is good; His steadfast love endures forever, and His faithfulness to all generations. Psalm 100:5 One of the aspects of Paul’s letters I am coming to appreciate more and more over the years is his mention of…