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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 Narrative 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.

175th Anniversary

Throughout the 2014-2015 program year, First Presbyterian Church is proud to be celebrating 175 years as a congregation! For up-to-date information on celebration activities, follow the link here.

Happening at FPC

Youth Mission Trip Sign Up

Even though it's the middle of winter right now, it's time to start thinking about summer mission trips! The Junior High will travel to Kentucky from July 6-10. And the Senior High will be headed to New Orleans from July 18-26. If you are interested in going on one of these trips as a youth or a volunteer - let Jim know. (jim.cochrane@firstpresiowacity.org) Sign Up is happening now!

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

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Winter Weather Policy

Any time that the Iowa City Community School District delays or cancels school and events due to weather, the church office will also be closed and any scheduled activities cancelled. When possible, we will advise you of cancellations by email and/or by changing the church’s outgoing voice mail message. In addition, cancellations of church activities will be posted on our website www.firstpresiowacity.org, and will be posted on KCRG-TV and KCRG.com.

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