On November 20, we will celebrate the return of the Annual Thanksgiving Dinner and Potluck! This dinner will take place right after worship in the Presby Dining Hall and everyone is invited. Turkey, stuffing, potatoes, and a vegetable will be provided by the Presby Hall chef and everyone who is able is asked to bring […]
The Earth Care Team at First Presbyterian of Urbana is offering a seminar series on plastics. Plastic packages our toothpaste and our breakfast cereal, wraps our lunchtime sandwich and the foods that comprise our evening meal. Researchers report that by the time a 2.2-pound portion of fish reaches our dining room table, its processing, shipping, […]
How do you think of prayer? Jesus describes prayer using a story about a woman who continuously and tenaciously insists a local judge vindicate her. Join Heidi Weatherford, Trudy Diepholz, and guest choir director Alonza Lawrence as they consider the purpose and nature of prayer.
Calling all ghosts, goblins, and superheros! Children in middle school and younger and their families are invited to Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 29. Join us from 5-6 p.m. in the Presby Hall Dining Room for dinner. At 5:45 we’ll Trick or Treat through Presby Hall and end in the Presby parking garage for […]
Join us this Sunday as we celebrate the ministry of Associate Pastor, Rev. Keith Harris! The choir will lead the congregation in singing a few of Keith’s favorite hymns and songs as Mike Cain and Andrea Miller offer reflections on the 15 years Keith ministered to and with us. Heads up – Pastor Heidi will […]
One of McKinley’s favorite family events is right around the corner! This year Trunk or Treat will be on Saturday, October 29 from 5-7 p.m. Families with children in middle school and younger should plan to come in costume for dinner, trick or treating through Presby Hall, and activities in the parking garage. Keep an […]
The Global Peace and Witness Offering will be collected throughout October 2022 A gift to this special offering of the PC(USA) enables the church to promote the Peace of Christ by addressing systems of conflict and injustice across the world. Individual congregations are encouraged to utilize up to 25% of this Offering to connect with […]
October 2, 2022 is World Communion Sunday. In addition to enjoying bread from around the world there will also be music from around the world. Following Habakkuk’s question, “How long, O Lord, shall I cry for help and you not listen!”, Pastor Heidi will reflection on this question and lead prayers for those affected by […]