Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the Season of Lent. Lent is a season in the church year that was designed to reflect the forty plus days that Jesus spent in the wilderness in preparation for His public ministry. During this time, we are encouraged to focus our attention on the things we need to [...]
You are invited to view a weekly Lenten video devotional series titled "Laying Aside the Sin That Clings to Us" that is being produced by the Rev. Dr. Timothy B. Cargal. Dr. Cargal is a Presbyterian minister and an outstanding theologian. He currently serves in the Office of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church [...]
The Youth Director of Tustin Presbyterian Church, Emily Fuentes, will host a virtual forum for parents of youth on “Mental Health of Teenagers during the Pandemic” on February 20 at 7:00 p.m. A flyer with more information about this forum is shown below. Click here for a pdf version of this flyer.
During the month of February, the TPC Youth will be having a Virtual Bake Sale to raise funds to provide COVID-19 tests for those who have been unable to access them. A flyer with more information about this event is shown below. Click here for a pdf version of this flyer.
A Devotional for Your Lenten Journey to Peace and Wholeness Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 17. This year the annual Lenten devotional from Presbyterians Today is being made available at no cost online at bit.ly/Shalom2021. While Lent is a time for prayer, fasting, service and contemplation, at the top of our list should be [...]
Keeping CHRISTmas Market Exceeds Expectations! At the completion of our month-long Virtual Keeping Christmas Market, the total receipts were $6,890, nearly $1,000 more than estimated* total donations to the same organizations in 2019! Your gifts were distributed as follows: Family Promise — $895 in gift cards Habitat for Humanity — $2,067 Heifer International — $2,067 [...]
What Do I Want to Be at TPC? In the January Parish Press, I wrote about what we wanted Tustin Presbyterian Church to be like when we re-gather. Over this last month, in our worship service, I have been explaining the three ways that God calls to us, to be Reconciled to God, to be [...]
Resolution In December I came across a podcast of a radio show in which people who had kept their New Year’s resolutions for the whole year were asked to call in and describe what the experience had been like. There was a man who had given up french fries for the year. Another man had [...]