Photo courtesy of Britney Majure
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. 
Celebrate His Glory!
1890 - 2015

Happenings at First Presbyterian Church

Pentecost Sunday  5/24/15  (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Today we observe the the Day of Pentecost.

The Rev. Matt Mitchell will preach at 8:30 and 11 a.m. services of worship.

Sunday School  5/24/15  (9:30 AM - 10:30 AM)
There are Sunday School classes designed to appeal to all. Find one today!

Adult Choir Rehearsal  5/24/15  (10:15 AM - 10:45 AM)
The Adult Choir rehearses this morning at 10:15 a.m.

Sunday Youth Groups  5/24/15  (4:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Fifth and sixth graders meet at 4 pm. Following supper, 7th through 12th graders meet at 5:30 pm. The youth are studying "What Does the Bible Say About ________?"

Anniversary Cookbook  
The 125th anniversary cookbook is now on sale at $15/copy.

"Camp Discovery" begins will be held from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. on June 1-4. Call 762-2824 for registration and more information. Volunteers needed!

Dena McKee print  
Local artist, Dena McKee, was commissioned to paint a picture of our church as part of our 125th anniversary celebrations. Only a few prints remain available at $30/print.

Session Meeting  5/26/15  (5:30 PM - 7:00 PM)
Following supper at 5:30 p.m., the Session meets tonight at 6 p.m.

Tuesday Youth Bible Study  5/26/15  (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Boys and Girls classes are studying Elisha.

Adult Choir Rehearsal  5/27/15  (6:00 PM)
The choir rehearses under the direction of Ric Sawyer, director of music.

Cursillo 4th Day  5/28/15
There are three Cursillo 4th Day meetings weekly. The first meets on Mondays at 10 a.m., the second on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and the 3rd on Thursdays at 7 a.m. All meet in the Library. Call 762-2824 for more information.

BackPack Buddies  5/28/15  (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. Contact Amy Brandenstein at 217-1073 for more information.

Praise Team Rehearsal  5/28/15  (5:30 PM)
The Praise Team rehearses in Schneider Hall.

Sunday Worship  5/31/15  (8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
The Rev. Dr. John Wright Coker, our church's 9th Stated Pastor, returns to preach today at 8:30 and 11 a.m. services of worship. Jay served this church from 1986 to 1994 at which time he was called as pastor of the FPC of Fayetteville, NC where he still serves. He and Sharon are the parents of 2 sons and a daughter and have one grandson. During Jay's tenure here, the pipe organ was installed and the education building was constructed.

Miss Charlyne Jones, our organist and Christian Educator during and following Jay's tenure will accompany Sunday's service.

Prayer Group  6/01/15  (9:00 AM)
All are invited to participate in this weekly hour of prayer that meets on Mondays in the Conference Room.