First Presbyterian Church of Santa Rosa

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    Why Traditions Matter

    Angel Maszy / August 15, 2018

    We're Connected to a Bigger Story Read more...

    5th Sundays at FPCSR

    Angel Maszy / July 16, 2018

    We Are Better Together Read more...

    The Power of a Good Story

    Brenna Hesch / June 6, 2018

    “I wrote this story for you, but when I began it I had not realized that girls grow quicker than books. As a result you are already too old for fairy tales, and by the time it is printed and bound you will be older still. But some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again…” - C. S. Lewis Read more...

    Dinner - Family Style

    Angel Maszy / May 30, 2018

    The beauty of VBS at FPC is the scope, range, and diversity of people that an event can bring together for a single purpose. Read more...

    Movie Night: A Shared Experience

    Allie Shoulders / May 4, 2018

    Viewing and discussing movies pose important questions about life and society. It’s a powerful way to bridge our differences and see God’s image in others. Read more...

    Easter at First Pres

    / March 30, 2018

    April 1 ~ 7:30, 9:00, and 10:30 a.m. Read more...

    New Art Show: From Grief to Gratitude

    Leigh Rodriguez / March 9, 2018

    The art created by Peter Krohn is stunning. Saturated colors, use of light, and composition of elements work together to draw our eye and stir our imaginations. Read more...

    Be Still

    Cory Myers / February 1, 2018

    Be still, and know that I am God Read more...

    Alexander Graham Bell and Prayer

    Linda Maloney / January 24, 2018

    Turning Toward God Read more...

    A Thin Place

    Brenna Hesch / January 17, 2018

    Prayer is not a thing that we do, it is part of who we are . . . Read more...

    What a Five-Year-Old Taught Me About Prayer

    Dale Flowers / January 9, 2018

    "I Need You!" Read more...

    First Sunday of the New Year

    Brenna Hesch / January 5, 2018

    2017 was a year of great tragedy and great joy, and we look forward to 2018 with both hope and trepidation. Read more...

    Advent: a Season of Promise and Anticipation

    Brenna Hesch / December 12, 2017

    The beauty of Advent is the promise that Jesus has come and is coming again soon. Read more...

    34th Annual Singing Christmas Tree

    Leigh Rodriguez / December 2, 2017

    Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10 at 4:30 & 7:00pm Read more...

    Where Are We?

    Dale Flowers / November 10, 2017

    The essential meaning of exile is that we are where we don’t want to be. Read more...

    This Is Not the End of the Story

    Brenna Hesch-Marshall / October 12, 2017

    No matter how bad it seems, evil, death, and destruction are not the end of the story. Read more...

    Where Our Hearts Are

    Brenna Hesch / September 14, 2017

    We are called to respond in the face of suffering. But where do we start? Read more...

    ...About the New Website

    Leigh Rodriguez / August 20, 2017

    Some things I'm excited about and think you'll love about the new site! Read more...