Maundy Thursday Zoom

Dear FPC of Bandon and Friends, I pray that this finds you in good spirits and looking forward to a new style of worship. Many of you have already Zoomed around, but many more may never have heard of Zoom. Well, Zoom is a Computer Program (capitalized to show respect)...

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From Session – March 19, 2020

First Presbyterian Church, Bandon From Session – March 19, 2020 Dear Friends, These are challenging and unsettling times for all of us. Not only are we in the transition from one Pastor to another, we are now facing an international health crisis. Session met today and after careful discernment and...

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December 6: Joseph, Mathew 1 1-20

December 6: Joseph, Mathew 1 1-20 Upon finding out about Mary’s pregnancy, Joseph must decide whether or not to continue their engagement. What decisions bear heavily upon you? “Saint Joseph, too, was by, to tend the Child; to guard him, and protect his mother mild; The angels hovered round, and...

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December 4: Angel Gabriel, Luke 1.26 -38

December 4: Angel Gabriel, Luke 1.26 -38 The Angel Gabriel tells Mary she is pregnant, but also that she is favored by God and therefore not to fear. Who has been an important messenger of wisdom in your life? “The angel Gabriel from heaven came, his wings as drifted snow,...

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December 3: Mary, Luke 1.26 – 56

December 3: Mary, Luke 1.26 – 56 When Mary became pregnant with Jesus she was but a young unmarried girl, and therefore very afraid. Of what are you fearful? “Come Thou long-expected Jesus, Born to set Thy people free, From our fears and sins release us, Let us find our...

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December 2: John the Baptist, Matthew 3.1-12

December 2: John the Baptist, Matthew 3.1 – 12 John the Baptist was an unlikely and outcast figure, yet it was he who foretold of Jesus’ coming, and encouraged the community to live differently. Who has been a prophet to you, helping you look at life differently? “On Jordan’s bank,...

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December 1: Advent Wreath, John 1.1-4

December 1: Advent Wreath, John 1.1-4 Advent is a time of patient waiting and reflection, traditionally marked by advent wreaths and calendars, counting down until Christmas. For what do you wait in this season? “O come, Thou day-spring, come and cheer, our spirits by thine advent here. Disperse the gloomy...

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Ken Yaeger Memorial Service

Our dear brother in Christ Ken Yaeger passed from this life to Life Eternal at his home on Tues. July 25 with his loving wife Diane at his side.  We will celebrate his life of Christian love and service on Saturday August 19 at 11:00 AM at First Presbyterian Church...

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Rosemary McLean Memorial Service

Our sweet sister in Christ Rosemary McLean, long-time active member and former pastor’s wife, rose to Life Eternal on Mon. May 22, 2017 surrounded by her loving children and extended family.  Rosemary had suffered a broken hip in a fall in her home in March.  She underwent a successful surgical...

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