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A Blanket of Beauty

A beautiful snow blanketed Abilene early Sunday morning, the second snowfall of the new year–a great start to 2021! These photos were shot by Kristen Harris-Bridwell, director of Christian education at First Central Presbyterian Church. She added a comment on Facebook, where the photos first were posted: “First person at work gets the pretty pictures!” Thanks to Kristen for sharing

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A Prayer in Time of Crisis

Cliff Stewart, pastor, First Central Presbyterian Church Holy God, we turn to you in this time of crisis. The news is filled with despair. We speak aloud the names of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Abery, George Floyd.Communities of color bear the uneven weight of the disease of racism and injustice. There is much that is wrong in our relationships with others.

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speaking the truth in love to the present moment

Editor’s Note: The following article was written by Jacob Snowden, associate pastor for education, Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, Maryland. Snowden previously was director of Christian education at First Central Presbyterian Church in Abilene and served as president of the Abilene Interfaith Council. By JACOB SNOWDEN Just days ago, I celebrated Pentecost, the birthday of the Church, when the

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By GRACE SOSA For me, and I’m sure for many people, this will be the first Easter Sunday of my life that I will not be in church. Of course, we will watch our church’s service at home, but something will definitely be different. I have found much comfort in going through the COVID-19 epidemic during the season of Lent.

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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE Four Abilene Churches, continuing in a tradition over 35 years old in Abilene, are hosting Holy Week Luncheon Series–without the luncheon–Monday through Thursday, April 6-9. St. Paul United Methodist, Highland Church of Christ, First Baptist Church and First Central Presbyterian Church are the host churches. For the first time, the traditional luncheon series won’t be held, due

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