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Welcome to First Presbyterian Church!

First Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Central 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

BackPack Buddies  
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 for more information.

Sunday Worship  7/27/14  (8:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
The Rev. Matt Mitchell will preach at 8:30 a.m. (contemporary) and 10:45 a.m. (traditional) services of worship.

Adult Choir Practice  7/27/14  (10:00 AM - 10:30 AM)
Ric Sawyer, director of music, leads weekly rehearsals in the Choir Room.

Prayer Group  7/28/14  (9:00 AM)
All are invited to participate in this weekly hour of prayer that meets on Mondays in the Conference Room.

125 Years!  
The Church will observe its 125th anniversary on April 26, 2015. A season of celebration is in the early planning stages. Please notify Leslie Kvidahl of your interest in serving on the Quasquicentennial Committee. You may reach her at 217-5947 and at

The youth group is looking for jobs to raise money for summer trips. Contact Jared at 219-2815 or

Elders Needed 
Able elders, current and inactive, may sign up to serve communion on the calendar in the main hallway. Communion is scheduled for the 2nd Sundays of the month (except for the first Sunday of October - World Communion).

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.

Communion Guild  The Communion Guild is looking for volunteers to set up for the 10:45 a.m. service on the 2nd Sunday of each month. Please contact Janet Evans at 205-4984 or for more information.