SXSW is coming to Central Presbyterian Church once again, and that means we’ve got two Platinum Passes to give away!
These are the passes for all SXSW events – Music, Film, and Interactive – and if you take a look at the SXSW website, you’ll see that they’re worth over $1600 each.
However, you could win one for much less than that by entering CPC’s SXSW Platinum Pass Raffle! Read more…
For the past two weeks, the lectionary Scripture passages for worship have focused on forgiveness. Jesus insists that forgiveness is a required — not optional — spiritual practice. Jesus lived in a constant state of forgiveness, and challenged his followers to do the same. Of course, that is easier said than done. In my sermon last week I referred to the Buddhist teacher and writer, Jack Kornfield, who beautifully outlines the Buddha’s 12 principles of forgiveness. With practice and patience, these principles can inspire us to live in Christ’s forgiving presence.
Sometimes during devastating natural disasters such as Hurricane Harvey, those of us who live close, but not close enough, desperately want to do something but not sure what. CPC member Cristen English blogged about When a Community Needs Help, 5 tips to consider in a time of crisis.
Having lived through two major floods when I was in Bandera County, the two agencies I found to be most supportive were The American Red Cross and Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. Both of these agencies were on site, ready to assist, and both were tremendously helpful.
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