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Home At Christmas

From the Pastor’s Desk:Home at Christmasby Rev. John DeBevoise Home is a regular theme at Christmas — lots of Christmas songs reference it, and many Christmas cards show idealic images of homes decorated with family gathering around some sort of hearth, even if it’s a digital one. It’s an interesting dynamic since the Gospel tells…

Florida Congregations For Conservation

Last year, the Witness and Service Committee of PCPC created the Creation and Environmental Stewardship Subcommittee, to address issues related to environmental concerns. As God’s people, we are called to protect the earth and all life which resides upon it. This non-partisan, non-political group, understood the impact that faith communities acting together as one voice, could…

Tips On Going Back To School from the Palma Ceia Preschool

by Serina Kirkland, CDA, and teacher at Palma Ceia Presbyterian Preschool      As families of the preschool continue to enjoy their Summer vacations, administration and staff are busy preparing the school for Fall. Summer is the time for deep cleaning, organization, and school-wide improvements. We are delighted by the new flooring inside the classrooms of…

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…

Reflection on Psalm 27

Lenten Reflection on Psalm 27 (below) by: Lisle Gwynn Garrity “My natural instinct when reading the Psalms is to personalize them, to welcome the ancient poet’s words as my own. When I first read through Psalm 27, I found myself transposing the psalmist’s literal threats—armies surrounding, enemies encroaching, safety retreating—into metaphorical ones that might resonate…