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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


Anniversary Cookbook  A church cookbook is being published in celebration of the church's 125th anniversary. Submissions by members and friends of the church for consideration by the cookbook committee should be received by January 31, 2015. The cookbook will be first available for sale at the celebration Sundays of April 19 & 26, 2015.

Cursillo 4th Day  10/29/14
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  10/30/14  (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. Contact Amy Brandenstein at 217-1073 for more information.

Cursillo Retreat  10/30/14  (5:00 PM)
Mississippi Presbyterian Cursillo #14 begins today at Camp Wesley Pines in Gallman and ends Sunday afternoon. If you're ready for a FREE weekend of rest and retreat, pick up an application in the hallway. Call Pastor Matt for more information.

Sunday Worship  11/02/14  (8:30 AM - 11:45 AM)
The Rev. Matt Mitchell preaches at 8:30 a.m. (contemporary) and 10:45 a.m. (traditional) services of worship.

Adult Choir Rehearsal  11/02/14  (10:15 AM - 10:30 AM)
Ric Sawyer, director of music, leads weekly rehearsals in the Choir Room.

Sunday Youth Groups  11/02/14  (4:00 PM - 7:30 PM)
Fifth and sixth graders meet at 4 pm and are studying the book of Daniel. Following supper, 7th through 12th graders meet at 5:30 pm to study Elijah.

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 January 11 and February 8, 2015, at both services.

Prayer Group  11/03/14  (9:00 AM)
All are invited to participate in this weekly hour of prayer that meets on Mondays in the Conference Room.