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First Week of Advent – Dec 3rd

And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant.” — Luke 1:46–48 RISE Beckoning empty skies, a light comes breaking through burning ever so powerful.  Painted star of early morn; its glow will find us peace. From the…

Hurricane Relief

Here is the list of supplies we are collecting at PCPC to fill backpacks to help with relief from Hurricane Michael. There are local pilots flying Hurricane Michael Relief daily. They have planes, they need donations and supplies! Over 3,500 Floridians are living in shelters, please help.  Folks wishing to make a financial gift for…

World Communion Sunday

Children Learn About Communion

As we prepare as a congregation to celebrate World Communion Sunday on October 7th, our second-grade disciples have been learning about communion in the Welcome to Worship class. Second-grade children are transitioning from attending Godly Play into participating in the full worship experience. They participated in a three-week worship preparation class with their parents taught…

Easter Sunday-When Words Fall Short

When Words Fall Short READ JOHN 20:1-18 Together as a Christian community, we have come to the end of our solemn preparations for Easter, much like Mary’s sorrow ended when she saw Jesus by the empty tomb. Perhaps one thing we’ve noticed this season, especially if we’ve been reading these Words Matter reflections, is how…

Palm Sunday-Historical and Cultural Contexts of Words

Historical and Cultural Contexts of Words READ MATTHEW 21:1-11 Matthew, like all the evangelists, has a particular audience in mind as he writes his Gospel. It is generally agreed that Matthew is writing to the Jewish-Christian audience, some of the first Jews to recognize Jesus as the Messiah. His readers, then, would have been familiar…