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Welcome to one of the most active churches in Iowa City! We hope you catch the spirit of growth and excitement the members and friends of our church are experiencing. We want you to know that each person is important and we welcome you to share in Christ´s ministry in and through First Presbyterian Church here in Iowa City.

Daily Readings

Use the Revised Common Lectionary to read scripture passages for Sundays and Festival Days.

Click here for the Daily Lectionary.

Go to the Mission Yearbook for Prayer and Study page and click on "Today's Reading" on the right hand side for a daily devotional.

Use Oremus Bible Browser to look up scripture passages.

Happening at FPC

Join Us for a Christmas Pageant for EVERYONE

December 21, in Ryerson Fellowship Hall. bring and enjoy holiday pastries at 9:00 a.m. and join in the pageant fun at 9:15 a.m. Worship begins at 10:30 a.m.

Christmas Eve Services

Early Service:
4:00 - 4:30 p.m. JuBELLation Handbell Prelude
4:30 - 5:15 p.m. Candlelight worship with Youth Choir and String
Later Service:
6:30 - 7:00 p.m. String Ensemble Prelude
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Candlelight worship with Sanctuary Choir and Strings

Last chance to be included in the 2015 Photo Directory

If you haven't submitted your photo please  e-mail a photo of your choice to Pastor Patte Henderson. Deadline is December 30. Please contact Patte with your questions. 

WELCOME! Holy Jerusalem Church

Holy Jerusalem Church will be worshiping in our youth room Saturday evenings and Sunday afternoons.

Monthly Newsletter

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Sunday Schedule

8:00 a.m. :Worship
9:15 a.m.: Learning for All Ages
10:30 a.m.: Worship

Coffee and conversation are provided throughout the morning. Please join us!

Childcare Information

Need a ride to church?

Church Office will be closed from Christmas Day and reopen January 5, 2015

How to Find Us

First Presbyterian Church
2701 Rochester Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: 319-351-2660

From Pastor Sam

Elder Perry Ross’ sister is Loretta Ross, Executive Director of the Sanctuary Foundation for Prayer and a contemplative. She shares some wisdom about where the people of God need to direct their attention. Put in REALM terms, a Right Relationship with God allows the church to engage in right relationships with new generations.

Download a PDF of Chapter 18, A Crisis of Contemplation by clicking here.
Presbyterian Church (USA)

First Presbyterian Church
2701 Rochester Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52245
(319) 351-2660