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“Sticking My Neck Out”

“I have appeared to you for this purpose.”  Acts 26:16  These are words about Paul’s encounter with the risen Lord.  Jesus says in a very deliberate, non-coincidental way to Paul and each of us -  Your whole life is to be led by Me; you are to have no aim but mine.  Mine.  When we [...]

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Camp Romania 2019

FCPC 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 employees and volunteers, and [...]

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Better than Butter

I sat with a friend in a hospital waiting room yesterday, and we talked about our favorite Christmas memory. It’s a parlor game this time of year all over the world. I’m a bit surprised that most favorite Christmas’ have heart break or pain associated with them. As I look back, I think about those [...]

Crescent Moon

May I share an excerpt from "A Prayer Journal" by Flannery O'Connor.  I got caught in an airport this last weekend, and thank God I found this book.  In the middle of DFW, all around me people praying.  Snow storm.  Broken planes.  Delayed and canceled flights.  The tiniest airport chapel was crowded.  Prayer in this [...]

Mother and Child

Deuteronomy 10:20 "You shall fear the LORD your God; you shall serve Him and cling to Him, and you shall swear by His name. He is your praise." Walking about Highland Mall in busy Christmas foot traffic I saw a scene like this, a tired child clinging to his mother. It was repeated every few [...]

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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