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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.

175th Anniversary

We Want You to Celebrate With Us!

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.

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.

Happening at FPC

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday, March 29
8:00 and 10:30 am. Palm Processional
Maundy Thursday, April 2
7 pm.   A Service of Tenebrae
Easter Vigil,  April 4 
7 pm. Service of Light, Word, Water and Communion
Easter Sunday, April 5
8:00 and 10:30 am. Celebration of the Resurrection
For more information click here

New Member Class - March 28

Join Pastor Sam in Ryerson Fellowship Hall from 9am-1pm, as he leads this class designed to address questions about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. It will also present basic information about faith and FPC.

CROP Walk 2015 - March 29th

First Presbyterian Church is proud to always have its members participate in the Johnson County CROP Walk. Whether you participate in the walk and collect donations or make a financial contribution, you will be helping to provide the basics - food, water, shelter - to those facing difficult times, here in Johnson County and around the world.

NEW!!!  Did you know that you can now participate in CROP Walk on-line???  You can register to walk or make a donation by going to Please contact Sue Farran (319-354-3862) for more information.

WELCOME! Holy Jerusalem Church

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

Monthly Newsletter

Click here to read our current newsletter.

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, and will be posted on KCRG-TV and

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