Join us on Facebook Live this Sunday! - We are trying something new: online worship with video from the sanctuary. Please bear with us if there are technical issues. Em Krall will be playing and we will be singing (you can, too!) Pastor Katie will be bringing us the message, and we will try to take prayer requests from the Facebook Live comments. . . .
Sprucing up the place! - Our Landscaping Task Force will be moving into full gear now that winter has passed. Recently, they contracted some long-awaited tree trimming. The tree situation is much improved. More to come!! Read more about the Landscaping Task Force. . . .
Church Service and Events Notice - Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, just as it is well with your soul. (3 John 1:2) Dear FUPC family, Your Session met the morning of March 13 to make decisions about church activities and services in light of the COVID-19 virus. We know that . . .
Best Health Practices - As we take precautions against the transmission of flu and other potentially threatening viruses, please follow these Best Health Practices: Wash hands frequently with warm water and soap for 20 seconds, especially after touching money, doorknobs, or another person. Refrain from touching your face. Avoid hugs and handshaking. Sneeze or cough into a tissue when . . .
Observing Lent - The season of Lent began on Wednesday, February 26 with our Ash Wednesday service. Lent is the period of 40 days in which we examine our spiritual lives, repent, pray and fast. Some people choose something to “give up for Lent,” which can be food, but may also be some activity. Pope Francis suggests this . . .
Fronteras de Cristo - The Understanding Immigration Task Force hosted a potluck on Friday, February 21 in Perea Hall to hear from Mark Adams, who has been working at the border for many years. Rev. Mark Adams is the U.S. Coordinator of Frontera de Cristo, a border ministry of the national Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). He’s been there for more . . .
Progressive Dinner on 2/29 - Join us for fun and good food at the Progressive Dinner on Leap Day, February 29, 2020 starting at 4:30 p.m. We’ll start with appetizers at the Halverson’s home, then Perea Hall at the church for the main course, and finish with dessert at the Palmer’s home. Please sign up to bring part of the . . .
FUPC Float in Electric Light Parade - Isn’t she gorgeous? This is our church’s entry in the December 14 Electric Light Parade. This beautiful angel float raised awareness of our upcoming 150th anniversary and our new “Seeds. Roots. Branches.” logo. We were awarded Second Place by the parade judges. Not bad for a first entry! The theme of the parade was “A . . .