Alternative Worship

Worship for May 29, 2022

This Sunday is an experiential and interactive service in Dennis Hall. After we open in a familiar way we will have various stations throughout Dennis Hall that you can interact with. There will be art and coloring stations for kids. Kids will feel free to be kids and move around....

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Are you our next Treasurer? We’re Hiring!

Church Treasurer The Treasurer is the Chief Officer on all matters related to financial operations of First Presbyterian Church of Corvallis, including subordinate programs. The Treasurer is a strong steward of the church and congregation’s financial resources. The Treasurer accepts responsibility to safeguard church finances through utilization of sound fiscal...

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Session adopts Affirming Church statement

After weeks of conversation and chances to learn, discuss and pray, the Session of First Presbyterian Church has voted to clearly state our intention of being an affirming church, approving the following statement unanimously: “The time has come that we, the Session of First Presbyterian Church of Corvallis OR, publicly...

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Bright Gifts Offering

This month we are supporting Bright Gifts. Your contributions will keep on giving throughout 2020, as we support local agencies and organizations that provide direct human services to those in need in our community. We thank you for your generosity in supporting the work of First Presbyterian’s mission to serve...

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Music Monday April 13, 2020

Today we share videos of Garnet (Alegado) Hayes, daughter of Gideon and Rachel Alegado, who grew up in our church is  now a music teacher. She also is the organist at Columbia Presbyterian Church in Vancouver. She shared these pieces with her congregation after the pandemic suspended worship their worship...

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All in the Same Boat Now

All in the Same Boat Now  words: Byron Walls music: Judith Freeman Video: Larry Anderson   My great granddad from Oslo, when he was twenty-three, Boarded a schooner and set out ‘cross the sea, Along with his two brothers in eighteen sixty-one, Settled near Fargo, became Americans. Alex came from...

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Upcoming Pastoral Transition

During the Session retreat yesterday, Pastor Matt shared his decision to resign as Pastor of our congregation. Below, you will find Matt’s letter to you. June 13, 2022 Dear Members and Friends of First Presbyterian Church, On August 16th of this year, I will recognize nine years serving as your...

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Lent Devotional Study: Good Enough by Kate Bowler

From Dr. Marcia McFee: Meet Kate Bowler, seminary history professor, author and podcaster, and “incurable optimist.” Her research focuses on a topic about which I never thought I’d find myself making a worship series–the “prosperity gospel” movement whose development spans centuries and has contributed, fascinatingly, to our current moment’s “self-help”...

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