Author Archives: Cheryl

  • “Nevertheless, God Provides” Genesis 21:1-3; 22:1-14

    Posted on September 18, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “Often in life when something bad or good or strange happens in our lives or to people we know, we want to look at the people and ask, “What did you do to deserve this?”…But the question we should be asking is what is God doing? How is God making God’s self be known?…We spend […]

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  • New Banners Blessed

    Posted on September 18, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Press Release.

    Across the world there has been too much hate written across walls. First Presbyterian Church of Britton, SD decided it was time to write love on their own walls. Through a micro-grant from South Dakota Faith in Public Life, the church is installing three large banners on their front entrance. The banners recognize Jesus’ commandment […]

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  • “Can We Do This?” John 13:31-38

    Posted on September 11, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “So you might be still thinking in your heart and mind, I can’t do this. I am no Martin Luther King or Mother Theresa, I don’t have time to show up. I am just trying to get through the day, make ends meet and care for my family. I want to tell you two things. […]

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  • “More Information, Less Wisdom” Proverb 4:1-9; Exodus 3:1-15

    Posted on September 3, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “As people of faith let us not just be diligent seekers of knowledge. It is not enough that we know all the information, but we have to take the time to listen, absorb, ponder, imagine, and wonder. Stop thinking we know someone or something just because we know some of the information. We need to […]

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  • We Choose Love

    Posted on August 31, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk We all know by now from the incidents in Charlottesville that hate groups are on the rise. According to a February report from the Southern Poverty Law Center there are 917 hate groups in our country. These are organizations that if you play out their ideology, it would mean genocide to […]

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  • “Walking with Integrity” Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30

    Posted on August 28, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “Our scripture this morning points to the fact if we stick to the people we are most comfortable with we will never follow Jesus into the life he calls us to. And I am not saying, you should follow the other kids jumping off the bridge, what I am saying is to live with integrity. […]

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  • “In Solitude With God” Psalm 46, Matthew 4:1-11

    Posted on August 20, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “Made no mistake our smartphones are not the only things that get us distracted, but we are also distracted by all the many demands in our everyday lives. Our waking moments are filled with stuff: from all the sports and school activities that take a big chunk of our time to chores like mowing our […]

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  • “Awkward Moments” John 4:4-26, 39-42

    Posted on August 13, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “Because conversations are awkward! We all know it but don’t say it. They are awkward because where do we look, what do we say, we stumble on our words, they stumble on their words, we end up repeating ourselves. But most of all it is slow moving, we want the information they have or the […]

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  • BackPack Program

    Posted on August 8, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Each year the Session at First Presbyterian Church designates funds to go to local missions. One of those organizations is the BackPack program that is supported by organizations and churches in the Britton Community. The program is run through the Britton-Hecla school district and various local helpers. The program reaches out to 20-25 students from […]

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  • Let’s Be Neighbors Sunday

    Posted on August 8, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Our church has received a grant from the South Dakota Faith in Public Life. This grant is for the purchase and installment of vinyl banners that will be put around our outside front doors. These banners will quote Jesus’ commandment to love one another and reminds us that no matter who you are you are […]

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