WORSHIP TIMES

Worship with Joy!


We have two worship spaces at First Pres, where powerful spiritual and renewal is offered every week to the glory of God.

Our warm and gracious Chapel is home to casual and contemporary worship.

10:00 a.m. Contemporary Worship Service: Informal and creative worship with contemporary music w/vocalists accompanied by drums, guitar, bass and piano; Communion on the 1st Sunday of each month. 

Our bright and beautiful Sanctuary is home to our creative and classic choir and organ.

10:00 a.m. Traditional Worship Service: Formal and inspiring service with Chancel choir, organ & traditional hymns; Communion on the 1st Sunday of each month.

Worship Schedule

Sunday, March 24
3rd Sunday in Lent
10:00 AM — Sanctuary & Chapel

Isaiah 55:1-9; Luke 13:1-9
“Seeking Spirit”
The Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson
Chancel Choir & Chapel Music Team

 Sunday, March 31
4th Sunday in Lent
10:00 AM — Sanctuary

 Joshua 5:9-12 and 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
“Living Liminality”
The Rev. Ryan Wallace
Motet Choir
 10:00 AM — Chapel 
The Rev. Amy Heinrich
Chapel Music Team

Sunday, April 7
5th Sunday in Lent
10:00 AM — Sanctuary

John 12:1-8; Psalm 126
“Why We Serve” 
The Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson
Chancel Choir, Bel Canto Ringers
& Joyful Noise Choir
10:00 AM — Chapel
Psalm 126; John 12:1-8
“The Beginning of the End of the Beginning”

Palm Sunday
April 14 
10:00 AM – Sanctuary 

Isaiah 50:4-9a; Luke 19:28-40
“Praise for Goodness” 
The Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson
Chancel Choir
10:00 AM – Chapel
Isaiah 50:4-9a; Luke 19:28-40
“Holding the Tension”
The Rev. Amy Heinrich
Chapel Music Team

Maundy Thursday
April 18
7:30 PM – Chapel

John 3:1-17; 31b-35

Good Friday
April 19
Tenebrae: Service of Shadows
7:30 PM – Sanctuary 

Isaiah 53:1-5
“Wounded Healer”
The Rev. Amy Heinrich
Mixed Motet Choir

Easter Sunday 
April 21
Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service
6:00 AM –  Independence Grove 

Ecumenical Service for all 
to welcome Easter at sunrise
North Bay Pavilion

9:00 AM – Sanctuary
Isaiah 25:6-9; Mark 16:1-8
“Open Your Eyes”
The Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson
Chancel Choir & Brass
11:00 AM – Sanctuary
Isaiah 25:6-9; Mark 16:1-8
“Open Your Eyes”
The Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson
Chancel Choir & Brass


WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?

Come as you are


When you walk through our doors you will see people dressed in casual shirts, jeans, and even coat and ties. We want you to feel at ease from the moment you arrive so that you immediately feel a part of our welcoming spiritual home. Want to learn more? Join us in Social Hall after worship for coffee and conversation.
We also hold quarterly
Inquirers' Classes for those looking to join the church or just learn what it means to be a Presbyterian.
If have any questions, please connect with us. We love to hear from our new visitors.