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Christmas Eve Services

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Christmas is coming! As this season of Advent comes to a close, let’s gather together on Christmas Eve to welcome God’s love into our world, our community, and our own lives. Join us as we celebrate the birth of Christ with these special candlelight services: 5:00 pm | Family...

Notice: Upcoming Town Hall Meetings!

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Integral to our PDCPC annual operating budget development is conducting 2 congregational Town Hall meetings introducing to our congregation our annual budgeting process, including income projection and required expenses for the upcoming operating year beginning January 1, 2022. Our first...

An Announcement from Pastor Dave & Ryan Schmall

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Dear Palm Desert Community Presbyterian Church,  I’m writing today to follow up on Ryan Schmall’s announcement that he has received and accepted a new call as the Director of Family Ministries at First Presbyterian Church of Spokane.  Ryan will be with us through the end...


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The Mission Ministry Team received the following urgent prayer request from our mission partner, Marcio Garcia of EMAF: “One of our boats engaged on church planting along the Purus River, has sank a week ago. The MensageiroIII was lifted immediately, and a team of paid professionals...

A Prayer for Fathers

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We give our thanks, Creator God, for the fathers in our lives.Fatherhood does not come with a manual, and reality teaches us that some fathers excel while others fail.We ask for Your blessings for them all and forgiveness where it is needed.This Father's Day we remember the many sacrifices...

A Memorial Day Prayer

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Lord God, until there is war no more and you wipe every tear from every eye, we will remember. We will remember those who have served and died for the sake of something greater than themselves. We will remember and give thanks for the men and women who knowingly put themselves in harm’s...

A Personal Note from Pastor Dave

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Greetings PDCPC… I wanted to repeat a difficult announcement I made at church yesterday. As many of you know, my wife, Jessica, has been dealing with Lupus since the birth of Jalen four-and-a-half years ago.  She has been managing the auto-immune disease to the best of her ability...

Summer Camp for Students!

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Hello Roots Friends!   It’s hard to believe that Summer is just around the corner. We know how turbulent this year has been for each of us, and we also recognize that there is still a lot we are still dealing with. Finding hope during this year has been challenging to say the least...

Seeds of Joy Update!

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The PDCPC Missions Committee is excited to report that we have received an update from our parter in Kenya- Seeds of Joy! >> Click here to read the letter!