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Join us each Sunday, 10AM at bendfp.org, or 11AM KTVZ-CW Channel 612/12 in Bend, Oregon. Subscribe/Follow, and click the bell for alerts. At First Presbyterian, you will meet people at many different places theologically and spiritually. And we love it that way. We want to be a place where our diversity brings us together and where conversation takes us all deeper in our understanding of God. We call this kind of faith “Spacious Christianity.” We don’t ask anyone to sign creeds or statements of belief. The life of faith is about a way of being in the world and a faith that shows itself in love.Featuring: Rev. Dr. Steven Koski, Rev. Kally Elliott, Tyler McQuilkin, Becca Ellis, Brave of Heart, and Guests. Thank you for your support of the mission of the First Presbyterian Church of Bend. Visit https://bendfp.org/giving/ for more information.

A Spacious Christianity First Presbyterian Church of Bend

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Join us each Sunday, 10AM at bendfp.org, or 11AM KTVZ-CW Channel 612/12 in Bend, Oregon. Subscribe/Follow, and click the bell for alerts. At First Presbyterian, you will meet people at many different places theologically and spiritually. And we love it that way. We want to be a place where our diversity brings us together and where conversation takes us all deeper in our understanding of God. We call this kind of faith “Spacious Christianity.” We don’t ask anyone to sign creeds or statements of belief. The life of faith is about a way of being in the world and a faith that shows itself in love.Featuring: Rev. Dr. Steven Koski, Rev. Kally Elliott, Tyler McQuilkin, Becca Ellis, Brave of Heart, and Guests. Thank you for your support of the mission of the First Presbyterian Church of Bend. Visit https://bendfp.org/giving/ for more information.

    The Encounter, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    The Encounter, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    The Encounter, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski. Series: QUEST: The Awakened Traveler A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon. Scripture: John 4.7-40.Join us Sunday as Rev. Dr. Steven Koski as he discusses a “traveler’s mindset” by deepening relationships through vulnerability, empathy, and unconditional acceptance of others as Jesus did with the Samaritan woman at the well. Might we see beyond surfaces and meet others in heart space?Join us each Sunday, 10AM at bendfp.or...

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    Leaving Home, with Rev. Kally Elliott.

    Leaving Home, with Rev. Kally Elliott.

    Leaving Home, with Rev. Kally Elliott. Series: QUEST: The Awakened Traveler A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon. Scripture: Exodus 13.17-22, Matthew 4:19.Join us this Sunday to hear Reverend Kally discuss as one might be an “Awakened Traveler” and learn more about allowing God to transform us through life’s uncertainties so that we may better understand God and our true selves.Join us each Sunday, 10AM at bendfp.org, or 11AM KTVZ-CW Channel 612/12 in Bend. ...

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    What is Your Why?, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    What is Your Why?, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    What is Your Why?, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski. Series: What Makes A Good Life? A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon.About the Series, What Makes A Good Life?: We spend our lives pursuing what we perceive to be 'the good life'. We pursue the things we believe will make us happy, bring us joy, make us fulfilled. What do you believe makes for a good life? This worship series will invite us to consider what makes for a good life through the lens of faith.Join us each...

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    The Gift of Rest, with Rev. Tyler McQuilkin.

    The Gift of Rest, with Rev. Tyler McQuilkin.

    The Gift of Rest, with Rev. Tyler McQuilkin. Series: What Makes A Good Life? A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon. Scripture: Genesis 1:26-2:4.This Sunday, join Tyler as he discusses finding balance between work and rest, arguing that society and even the church overly emphasize work while neglecting rest. It encourages reflecting on priorities and taking time for rest, as Genesis shows this was part of God’s original creation and important for avoiding unhappine...

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    Communicating What Matters Most, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    Communicating What Matters Most, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski.

    Communicating What Matters Most, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski. Series: What Makes For A Good Life? A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon. Scripture: Psalm 90.Join us this Sunday as we explore how confronting our mortality can lead to a deeper embrace of life. Our guest speaker Elizabeth Johnson will share about reimagining end-of-life care to prioritize community support. She founded the Peaceful Presence Project to transform how we talk about and experience illness...

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    The Quality of Life Equals the Quality of Our Relationships

    The Quality of Life Equals the Quality of Our Relationships

    The Quality of Life Equals the Quality of Our Relationships, with Rev. Dr. Steven Koski. Series: What Makes For A Good Life? A Spacious Christianity, First Presbyterian Church of Bend, Oregon. Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13.Join us Sunday when Rev. Dr. Steven Koski discusses the importance of love and acceptance in relationships and how one might embrace others’ imperfections with patience, kindness, and grace.Join us each Sunday, 10AM at bendfp.org, or 11AM KTVZ-CW Channel 612/12 in Bend.&...

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