While no computer can capture the vibrancy of our fellowship, we hope this site will help bring us all closer together. You will find recordings and details of our services and information to help your own ministries grow. Let us know if we can help. - Pastors Bill Levering, Daniel Carlson, Stacey Midge
We welcome Union Presbyterian Church to our worship, fellowship, and mission. Their web page is HERE.
First Reformed Church is searching for a highly motivated, energetic individual to direct a new resource and networking center for non-profits.
“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.” ― Kurt Vonnegut
“No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friend's or of thine own were: any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bells tolls; it tolls for thee.” ― John Donne, No Man Is An Island
“People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that in healthy societies drug use is celebrative, convivial, and occasional, whereas among us it is lonely, shameful, and addictive. We need drugs, apparently, because we have lost each other. ― Wendell Berry, The Art of the Commonplace: The Agrarian Essays
“I know there is strength in the differences between us. I know there is comfort, where we overlap.” ― Ani DiFranco
THE COVENANT OF OUR CONGREGATION Adopted by the Congregation in 1962
We do hereby set forth the principles of the Christian faith as commonly held among us, believing that no other foundation can anyone lay than that which is laid, which is Jesus Christ.
It shall be our aim to bring joy to little children, instruction and high ideals to youth, inspiration to men and women in the midst of life, and comfort to those in life's later years; and to labor together for the betterment of humankind.
Our fellowship shall not be dependent upon identity of theological opinion, or of outward circumstance, or of denominational concern, but shall grow from a common loyalty to Jesus, a common commitment to serve the world we touch, and a common purpose to do justly, to love kindness, and to walk humbly with God.
Our ideal is a church of the open mind, the warm heart, the hopeful spirit, and the social vision which ever seeks to express, in all walks of life, the mind of Jesus.