1200 South Carbon Street · Marion, Illinois
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Health Ministry

Worship Update – September 2021

A vaccinated member of the congregation that was in attendance on Sunday, Sept 5, has tested positive for COVID. With the health and safety of our congregation being our concern, Session has decided that we will hold virtual worship only for at least the next 2 weeks. If you were present in worship at the church on September 5th, please monitor your health. Those that…

Worship Update – August 2021

Your session is reaching out to give you a heads-up about a decision we have made to help ensure, as much as possible, the health and safety of all. You may be aware that the new Delta variant of the COVID virus is highly transmissible and that COVID cases in our county are currently rising…

Worship Update – June 9, 2021

Friends,  In our meeting last night, the Session reinforced our commitment to following the advice of science and medical advisors as we continue to deal with the realities of COVID-19 and the pandemic.      At this time, the CDC’s guidance is that fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks, and that those…

Give Life on May 25, 2021!

We’ll be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 2 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The summer months have a particularly high need for blood, and a number of blood drives have had to be cancelled over the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, so supplies are down. If…

The Cultivating Cares Community Garden

We got a call on March 9th to see if we would be willing to provide space for a Community Garden to provide fresh food to local food pantries. Fresh food is expensive, and often too expensive for those who are food insecure or the agencies that provide aid to the food insecure. Session was excited about the idea, and since that…

Give Life on March 30, 2021!

We’ll be hosting a Red Cross Blood drive on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 from 2 to 6 pm in the Fellowship Hall. The summer months have a particularly high need for blood, and a number of blood drives have had to be cancelled over the length of the COVID-19 pandemic, so supplies are down. If…

LEAF comes to First Presbyterian May 7th, 2020!

LEAF was founded in 2016 by seven Southern Illinois farmers, to support small sustainable farms. Our goals are two fold: to make ordering local food easier for busy customers; and to support small farmers by providing an online marketplace to sell their goods. Our group adheres to naturally grown and organic standards as a peer-to-peer regulated organization. We strive to…

I forgot why we I made this post…

Well, not really, but it made you click the link, so here we are.During these days of stress, shelter in place, and pandemic, you may have noted that we’re not all thinking as well as we have in the past. We’re forgetting what we went to get in the other room, sure, but pastors are…