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Virtual Worship with First Presbyterian Church

On February 18, 2022 at a called meeting via Zoom, the Session of First Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque took action in response to Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham's action to lift the State of New Mexico's indoor mask mandate. After an extensive and thoughtful conversation, the following motion was approved:

"In accordance with the lifting of the State of New Mexico's public health order mandating the use of facemasks in all indoor settings, the First Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque will no longer require the use of facemasks indoors. However, masking is still encouraged in consideration of the risks posed by COVID to our vulnerable sisters and brothers in Christ (children under 5 years of age and others who may be health compromised)."

As we move forward into this next chapter of the pandemic saga, it will test our character as a Christian community. We are far from a scientific consensus on the benefits and drawbacks of continued universal masking. There are folks who feel strongly about continuing to mask, and others who feel just as strongly about no longer requiring it. This is where the historic Presbyterian principle of mutual forbearance comes into play. We mutually forebear one another in our differences for the sake of our unity in Christ. We may not know the reasons someone continues to mask and owe them the same grace we would ask for ourselves as we honor the choice they make. The same can be said of those who choose not to mask. May God bless our congregation as we navigate and assess the ongoing risks of COVID into the future.

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Join us with First Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque for our in-person worship services at 8:30am and 11:00am, or our live-stream virtual worship service, every Sunday at 11:00am.

We welcome congregants and friends to our building for in-person worship services. We will meet in Fellowship Hall in the lower level of the church building to worship at 8:30am, each Sunday morning. We will have childcare available between 8:15 and 12:00pm on Sundays. 

We host our Sanctuary worship services at 11:00am, each Sunday morning. Please consider that if you attend our indoor worship services, we are encouraging face masks to be worn over the mouth and nose. Because we welcome young families and children - many of whom are still unvaccinated for COVID and vulnerable to infection - we want to provide a safe environment for our young children to share in our worship.

To view our online worship service at 11:00am, Click here to watch. When you click the link, look for the "LIVE NOW" video that will be highlighted in red on our YouTube channel. Click on this video to watch. 

Click here to download the FPC Worship Bulletin.

The Pastoral Staff of FPC will continue to post our Live-Stream Worship Services to Facebook, YouTube, and the church website at 11:00am every Sunday. You can view these live services at the direct link above, or later in the day by visiting First Presbyterian Church of Albuquerque’s Facebook and YouTube pages. We hope that you will share in this live worship with us and the Albuquerque community.

DO YOU NEED HELP VIEWING THE LIVE-STREAM?

If you need assistance viewing our Live-Stream worship service, please contact the Church Office as soon as possible. We will be more than happy to help you navigate our platforms and partake in worship at First Presbyterian Church.

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Joint Live-Stream Worship - Sundays at 10:00am.

Join your siblings from around the Presbytery of Santa Fe in worship on Sunday mornings via Live Stream. 
A recording will be available on YouTube after the service. 

Click the following link to view the live-stream worship service and download the worship bulletin:  https://santafepresbytery.org/

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Other opportunities to join together online:

Many churches are sharing opportunities to hear the Good Word. Check out these links for worship services, daily prayer, and Bible Study.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque- Live Steam Worship at https://www.standrewabq.org/live-broadcast

Second Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque- Prayer, Bible Study at http://www.secondpresabq.org/

Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Albuquerque- Daily Prayer at https://vimeo.com/user109963184

*** A list of links will be updated on the Presbytery website at https://santafepresbytery.org/