Showing posts from May, 2013

Sermon, 5/26/2013, "Three and One"

"Three and One"
Ephesians 2:14-18
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Newsletter 05/22/13

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One Celebration Service
Graduates & Baccalaureate
Youth Communicants

Remembering Vince Torrier...

Vincent Torrier went to be with the Lord and we rejoice in his Peace with God as we mourn the loss to family, congregation, and community. Are prayers are with Vince's family during this time.

A Memorial Service was held in the Sanctuary at First Presbyterian Church.  Gifts and contributions in memory of Mr. Torrier may be made through the First Presbyterian Church.

Sermon, 5/19/2013, "Poured Out"

"Poured Out"
Acts 2:29-36
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Sermon, 5/12/2013, "The Giver of Life"

"The Giver of Life"
2 Timothy 1:7-10
Rev. Albert Gillin
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Newsletter 05/08/13

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Q&A meetings May 15 & 29
Mother's Day Lunch
Special Music

Denominational & Discernment Information (updated 5/23/13)

The following list of links are a compilation of files that the First Presbyterian Church of Walla Walla Denominational Taskforce has been gathering during their initial studies regarding changes within the Presbyterian (USA) denomination and how we will respond. They are available from the church as individual hard copies if you prefer them that way. You may find them on a table in the Fellowship Hall between Sunday Morning Services, and in the main office during the week.

Why Should We Leave PCUSA?
Frequently Asked Questions (updated 5/23/13)
Recap of 2012 General Assembly Actions
Yakima Presbyterian Churches Considering Their Future--Yakima Harold Republic
Presbyterian Family Connections
Summary of Table Discussions 4/7/13
ECO, Selected Points of Comparison in Theology and Practice Among the PC(USA), ECO, and EPC
ECO Theology
ECO Polity

The following list of links represent the Evangelical Presbyterian Church denomination:

Essential Tenants

Mother's Day Luncheon Fundraiser

Walla Walla’s Best of the Best 2012, A Chef’s Creation, is partnering with First Presbyterian’s Youth Group to host a Mother’s Day Lunch & Fundraiser on Sunday, May 12th. Lunch includes salad, bread, main course, and dessert, all served by our Youth Mission Team. A string quartet adds to the ambiance and enjoyment of this fine meal. Proceeds from this event will go toward the Youth Summer Mission Trip.

Tickets and/or reservations are available between services on Sundays, at the church office during the week, or by contacting We thank you for helping make this Mother's Day Event a success!

The Menu:
Salad: Tuscan Grilled Bread, Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Olives, Crisp Romaine, Garlic-Dijon Vinaigrette. Entree: Greek Chicken, Tri-tip Steak, Cheese Ravioli (for children). Yukon and red potato au gratin with sour cream, chive and smoked Gouda. Roasted fresh asparagus with onion and fresh herbs. Dessert: Fuji Apple cake with Tillamook Caramel Toffee Crunch ice cream.

Sermon, 5/5/2013, "Forgiveness Guaranteed"

"Forgiveness Guaranteed"
1 John 5:6-15
Rev. Albert Gillin
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