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The Pastor's Blog

An Interfaith Community Event

by Dr. Sylvia Campbell Understanding that, as God’s people, we have the responsibility of protecting the earth and all creatures who live within it, PCPC has established a subcommittee on Creation and Environmental Stewardship. The goal of the subcommittee is to act in ways to bring faith communities together to work towards being responsible stewards…

A Prayer Upon Graduation

Triune God,in your will our lives are lived, and by your wisdom truth is found.We pray for graduates who finish a course of study,and move on to something new.Take away anxiety or confusion of purpose,and give them confidence in the future you plan,where energies may be gathered upand given to neighbors in love.We ask that…

Good Friday Prayer

Grieving God,on the crossyour Son embraced deatheven as he had embraced life:faithfully and with good courage.Grant that we who have beenborn out of his wounded sidemay hold fast to our faith in him exaltedand may find mercy in all times of need. Amen. -Rev. John DeBevoise

Prayer for Maundy Thursday

God of love, you gave Jesus all power, and in humble service he washed the feet of his friends, and shared a meal with them. Teach us to love one another as Christ has loved us, so that everyone will know that we are his friends, and your children. We pray remembering that Jesus is…

Prayer for Tuesday of Holy Week

“God as we walk through Holy week toward the cross, may we remember the wonder of who You are.Beyond sin Your love is inexhaustible, beyond brokenness Your forgiveness is incomprehensible.Beyond betrayal, Your grace is poured out eternally, beyond death Your life is unimaginable.Beyond human understanding, Your ways are always higher than ours.” -Christine Sine

A Palm Sunday Introduction

I find these words by The Rev. Ted Churn, Executive Presbyter of New Hope Presbytery, a helpful Palm Sunday introduction. – Pastor John​“Palm Sunday sets in motion the final days of Jesus’ ministry on earth. Living on the other side of that first Easter, we embrace the mystery and believe in God’s victory over death. But…