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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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Anti-Racism Webinars – Tuesday and Wednesday at 5pm

There are two free webinars you may be interested in attending this week. Our Anti-Racism Presby Pod particularly encourages folks to attend tomorrow’s lecture with Professor Ibram X. Kendi. The Anti-Racism Presby Pod will be gathering after worship at 11:15am on Sunday, April 25th to discuss his talk. They would...

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Rev. Sharon Edwards’ Installation – March 28, 2021

In case you missed the Installation Service for our Associate Pastor, Rev. Sharon Edwards, we are sharing the video here. It was a wonderful service and we are so happy to have been able to celebrate this growing pastoral relationship. InstallationforSharonEdwards@1stPres March 28, 2021 from 1st Presbyterian of Corvallis on...

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