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Services are held at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. every Sunday (September through May). We are now currently on this schedule.

Services are held at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. every Sunday (June through August).

Service Times

9:00 – 9:50 a.m. Informal praise worship in the fellowship Hall (Bruner Hall), located at the south end of the building. Enter through the south or west doors. An accessible entrance ramp with an elevator is located on the east side of the building.

11:00 a.m. – 12 noon. Traditional worship in the Sanctuary, located at the north end of the building. Enter through the north or west doors. An accessible entrance ramp with an elevator is located on the east side of the building.

Taize Service, first Wednesday of every month, 6:00 p.m. FPC offers a mid-week service of quiet music, Scripture, prayer and reflection on the first Wednesday of every month in Westminster Hall (downstairs). This is a quiet and meditative half hour of personal and communal blessing followed by a simple meal of soup and bread.


Diverse in age and religious background, we have gathered together as the body of Christ here in Cache Valley since 1878. We are blessed to say:

All are WELCOME!

We believe that this is more than a slogan.

We’re far from perfect, but we are forgiven and growing on the inside and out! God welcomes us, so our mission is to joyfully welcome each and every person who comes to seek God’s presence.

Worship & Christian Education

In Worship we discover God’s amazing grace, steadfast love, and unconquerable hope. Through Scripture and the Word preached, sincere prayer, inspired music, and renewing fellowship, we strive to provide worship that is faithful, fresh, relevant, uplifting, challenging, and inclusive.

In our educational ministry, we seek to nurture a deeper understanding of our world, and of what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ in it.

Mission

With a loving touch, a word of justice and mercy, a vision of hope and peace, and a generous spirit, we seek to follow Christ’s example and be God’s hands in the world.

Youth & Children’s Ministry

Youth are not only the future of the church and world. At First Presbyterian, they are a vital part of our present. Retreats, mission trips, activities of all kinds, ecumenical involvement, and dedicated leadership nurture an environment of growth, love, trust, fun, and faith. As our youth know, Jesus rocks!

Christian churches have traditionally been communities where children are loved, celebrated, and nurtured. First Presbyterian has been, and seeks to continue to be, such a place.

Fun and Fellowship

Church life is not limited to one hour on Sunday. As a community, we enjoy each others company. The joy of the Lord, discovered in relationships with each other, is something we relish. We are brothers and sisters in Christ.

We are friends, too.

We invite you to join us for Contemporary & Traditional Worship, Mission, Christian Education, Bible Study, Fellowship and a sense of community.

178 West Center Street
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 752-0871

Email us: info [at] firstpreslogan.org

 

  • Water, Baptism, and New Life

    Last month I was rejoicing about Spring coming to Cache Valley, and it seems like I’ve cursed us with a very ‘springy’ Spring. More rain than we know what to do with! While I don’t like to see all of the flooding that can arise, I am thankful for the ways that rain nourishes the earth.

    Water is very symbolic to our faith. On Palm Sunday this year we had a beautiful worship service at 11am when we had baptisms of Zoie Peterson, Sebrina Cropper, and Dirk Vanderwall. On that same Sunday we had 11 new members join the church, and we have six other who will be joining in coming weeks.

    We also hosted a foot washing service on Maundy Thursday, with our friends from St. John’s and Prince of Peace. I love the symbolism that we take away from the use of water for baptisms and foot-washings. Water cleans and washes. It nourishes our bodies and the earth. It enables new life and growth. It refreshes and renews us.

    It’s also a precious resource—a gift from God that we must use wisely. Parts of the western United States have been in a severe drought in recent years. Even northern Utah has technically been in a drought, although it seems like we haven’t felt that in Cache Valley as much as we might in other parts of the state. Having just celebrated Earth Care Sunday, I hope we are all aware of the precious resource water is in the western United States.

    From my time living in Zimbabwe I remember how scarce water is for most Zimbabweans. That is a nation where most of the population grows their own food, and does so with no irrigation and little access to running water. If the rains are good, there are enough crops and food to feed everyone. If the rains are late or insufficient, then crops are weak and millions of people go hungry. It is a stark reminder of how important water is, and how fortunate we are in our community to have access to water.

    I was constantly amazed by the faith of my Zimbabwean friends when it came to water and crops. They often said to me, “God will provide.” I know that they believed it; I believe it too, but I often felt like they believed it… more. I also believe they might have learned many difficult lessons in their lives because of the scarcity of water, and putting on a smile and proclaiming their faith in God’s provisions might have been a good way for them to persevere.

    I’m also reminded about the ongoing support that First Presbyterian Church has given to SeeeMe, to help with their many efforts in Uganda. One of SeeMe’s important projects in Uganda is wells for fresh, clean water. I hope you will join me in continuing to support SeeeMe’s efforts in that nation.

    Thinking about water also brings to mind the scripture passage that we recently heard in worship (on April 30th). After the disciples had left Jerusalem following the crucifixion and resurrection, they seemed like they were a bit…. lost. They didn’t know what they should be doing. They weren’t sure where to go. They ended up going back to the sea. They went to the water, knowing that it could sustain them.

    It seems to me that they went back to the sea because it was something they knew, deep in their souls. Their old trades before they had become disciples of Jesus connected them to the water. They knew boats and nets, how to use them and how to repair them. It was familiar to them.

    And so, in the early morning light after they’d spent a night on the water fishing, they spotted a man on the shore. That man was Jesus, and he invited them ashore and prepared a meal for them on the sandy beach. It’s a stunning scene that I can imagine in my minds’ eye very easily. The sand. The faint noise of the water and the calmness that only an early morning seems to provide. The bounty of fish from the sea. The small fire Jesus had prepared to cook the fish. A meal shared among closest of friends. I feel like that moment, on the shore with Jesus in the early morning light, was when the disciples finally felt grounded in their new mission and ministry to spread the good news and establish the church as a group of people following Jesus. Perhaps that night on the water gave them new life, just as water gives us new life, just as in baptism we are washed clean and given… new life.

    Grace and Peace to you all,
    Pastor Derek

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