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Welcome to First Presbyterian Church!

First Presbyterian Church, founded in 1890, is a congregation of the Gulf South Presbytery of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church located on the Gulf Coast in Pascagoula, Mississippi. It is our hope that you become personally acquainted with our church family. You'll find a diverse group of individuals with a common greeting for you: Welcome!

We invite you to visit us at 1819 Pascagoula Street and consider attending a worship service. If you have any questions or need help in any way, please feel free to contact us at You can also call us at 228-762-2824. Our weekday office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. (closed Friday afternoons). We look forward to seeing you soon.
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We exist to glorify God, make disciples, and meet human needs. 

Happenings at First Presbyterian Church

WBS  9/17/14  (5:15 PM - 7:00 PM)
The fall semester of Wednesday Bible Study continues today with catered supper by Scranton's at 5:15 p.m. followed by activities for all at 6 p.m. Dinner is $5/person with a max of $20/family.

Tonight's menu is chicken Florentine, vegetable, salad, rolls, and dessert.

Adult Choir Rehearsal  9/17/14  (7:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday night choir rehearsal resumes under the direction of Ric Sawyer, director of music.

Cursillo 4th Day  9/18/14
There are three Cursillo 4th Day meetings weekly. The first meets on Mondays at 10 a.m., the second on Thursdays at 7 a.m. and the third on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. All meet in the Library. Call 762-2824 for more information.

BackPack Buddies  9/18/14  (10:00 AM)
Packing continues on Thursdays though out the school year.

BackPack Buddies provides children from food-insecure homes with weekend meals during the school year. These children receive a backpack containing six balanced meals and two healthy snacks at the end of every week. Our church is happy to host this ministry. Current needs include: ravioli, soup, mac-n-cheese, canned meats, Pop Tarts, cereals, fruit and grain bars, individual fruit cocktails, puddings, Jello, cheese crakces, Goldfish, juice boxes, etc. Contact Amy Brandenstein at 217-1073 for more information.

Sunday Worship  9/21/14  (8:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
The Rev. Matt Mitchell will preach at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services of worship.

Adult Choir Rehearsal  9/21/14  (10:15 AM - 10:30 AM)
Ric Sawyer, director of music, leads weekly rehearsals in the Choir Room.

Potluck Lunch  9/21/14  (12:00 PM)
The church is providing fried chicken, rolls, drinks. Members are asked to bring the following: A-H, salad; I-P, desserts; Q-Z, casseroles/vegetables.

Confirmation Class  9/21/14  (3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
This is a class offered for our youth 7th grade and older. It is an introduction to the church, the sacraments, Reformed theology and many other things vital to our understanding of our faith. It is for members and visitors alike. This is the method we use for helping our youth understand what membership in the church looks like. If you are interested please contact Kim in the church office and sign your child up. Classes run through October 19th.

Elders Needed 
Able elders, current and inactive, are encouraged to sign up to serve communion on the calendar in the main hallway. Elders are needed for October 5 at 10:45 a.m., Christmas Eve at 11 p.m. and January 11, 2015, at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m.

Domestic Violence Shelter  Here are specific needs for our local domestic violence shelter, Adrienne's House: dishwasher detergent, bathroom cleansers, disinfectant spray, paper towels, OTC children's medications. There is a bin outside of Schneider Hall for donated items.

Prayer Group  9/22/14  (9:00 AM)
All are invited to participate in this weekly hour of prayer that meets on Mondays in the Conference Room.