Tag: Westminster Presbyterian-Cape Girardeau

Grateful for Giddings-Lovejoy Presbytery

This post was taken from the newsletters of First Presbyterian Church and Westminster Presbyterian Church Cape Girardeau, Missouri. We truly are the church together! “Presbytery” has been considered a four-letter word by some congregations (and probably some pastors). “The presbytery” in general has often been accused of ignoring congregations when they are struggling or obstructing progress when calling a new…

Unexpected but Extraordinary

Blog post by Rev. Ellen Gurnon First Presbyterian and Westminster Presbyterian Cape Girardeau, Missouri It was the winter of 2019-2020 when First Presbyterian Church in downtown Cape Girardeau opened a late-afternoon warming center for the area’s unsheltered neighbors. On our “opening day,” we had three women – all in their 60’s or 70’s – who had volunteered to provide hospitality.…