Soup Kitchen Ministries
A Hot Meal Every Sunday: The Soup Kitchen serves a hot meal to about 150 guests every Sunday at 2:30 pm.
Clothes Closet: Guests at the Soup Kitchen may visit the clothes closet on Sundays at 2:30 pm.
Birth Certificates: Volunteers are available at the church on the 1st and 2nd Sundays of every month at 2:00 pm to assist our guests with obtaining their birth certificates. No appointment is necessary.
State ID's: Volunteers from First Pres and Evergreen Pres assist our guests with obtaining State ID's on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays of every month at 8:30 am. An appointment is required - contact the Hospitality HUB at 522-1808 to get on the van list.
Food Stamps: Representatives of the Tennessee Department of Human Services assist our guests with obtaining Food Stamps every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9:00 am until noon. No appointment is necessary.
A Wonderful Opportunity for You to Serve Your Neighbor: Would you like to assist with these wonderful ministries to our homeless neighbors? Contact the church office and get plugged in!
Sunday Morning Schedule
First Presbyterian Church is a downtown congregation where you'll find a warm welcome, profound faith and broad diversity. If you're looking for a church home, or just need a moment with the Lord, worship with us this Sunday morning!
Sunday School: 9:30 am - 10:30 am
for adults and children
September thru May.
Fellowship in the Chapel: 10:30 am
Worship: 11:00 am
See Sunday's Bulletin Here
Nursery Available for
Infants and Toddlers
9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Prayer Family of the Week of June 28: Wendlandt Hasselle and Bard Selden.
The Church Office will be closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day.
Click here for the Scripture Readings for Sunday, July 5.
Sunday School Classes will be taking a break until mid-August.
Soup Kitchen, Clothes Closet: Sunday, July 5 at 2:30 pm. This is First Pres Day in the Soup Kitchen and we need your help! If you are able to serve in the Soup Kitchen, please come to the church at 1:30 pm. You'll be done by 4 pm.
Origami Prayers – Sundays at 10:15 am. Someone will be in the chapel to demonstrate how to fold your prayers for the church into beautiful butterflies. Once collected, your prayers will join others' to create an installation in the sanctuary.
"Undie Sunday": Sunday, July 5. We continue to be extremely low on new women's sports bras, men's and women's new underwear and white tube socks. We are collecting these items in a bin in the chapel or you may leave them in the church office.
Food Stamps Outreach: Monday, July 6 at 9:00 am and Wednesday, July 8 at 9:00 am. Representatives of the Tennessee Department of Human Services assist our guests with Food Stamps. No appointment is necessary.
Birth Certificates: Sunday, July 12 at 2:00 pm. No appointment necessary.