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a little quiet treat for you

I came upon this little, powerful poem.  I share it with you who come today to the Church after a busy Ash Wednesday and the kick off of the Lent Season.  Peace of Christ to you.  I hope it energizes you and take your breath away if but for a moment.  Scott Knoxville:  1915 by [...]

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Camp Romania 2019

First Central Presbyterian Church, Abilene, is leading a mission trip for college-aged young people to Romania to work with NOROC! This year's trip date is July 25-Aug 6. While in Romania the group will lead a fun day-camp for the children living within the orphanages of Tulcea County, host an appreciation banquet for NOROC's year-round [...]

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Lord, I will follow thee

Luke 9:61, “Lord, I will follow thee, but first let me go…bid them farewell, which are at my house.” I feel both the emotion and the logic in this sentence, don’t you? Most of us aim to be logical, common sensical and emotionally intelligent. We have the goal in sight before we plan and work [...]

It’s time for Youth Triennium

Please see the attached link to website for registration information. PresbyterianYouthTriennium.org

Highlights from the 142nd Stated Meeting of Palo Duro Presbytery

God above was worshiped in community in the beautifully renovated sanctuary of First Central Presbytery in Abilene, Texas. The collection plate from the worship service was donated to the Kenya Water Well (also known lovingly as the Bore Hole Water Project) and Mother Esther's Schools and Rescue Centers in the amount of a cool $1,000.00. [...]

Mission Statement

Palo Duro Presbytery is a part of the body of Christ, a broken but redeemed community of faith in the Reformed tradition, called by God to live and serve in covenant relationship with God, God’s people and God’s creation. In response to God’s call, guided by the Holy Spirit, prayer and Bible study, the faith communities of Palo Duro Presbytery proclaim the Gospel of grace and love in word and deed. (Micah 6:8 and Mark 12:28-31). Connected by grace and love, Palo Duro Presbytery seeks to nurture and support our communities of faith as they discern God’s call to mutual care and opportunities for growth and service.

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