9/15/2019 - Dr. Mark Epstein discusses Stewardship
9/8/2019 - Thrive Worship with The Word in Worship - Jonathan and Emily Martin
8/25/2019 - Sherwood Tutors - Rally Day - Reception for Jill Kimbirl

Our Mission and Vision

Following the Word with Christ’s heart into the world with open arms spreading the Good News, we are committed disciples of Christ engaged in God’s Word, joyfully united in worship and work, urgently taking the Good News into our community and the world.

We are a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) with a long tradition of service and leadership in the Gastonia community and in the Presbytery of Western North Carolina.

Worship Opportunities

You are invited to Sunday school & worship on Sundays:
9:00 A.M.  THRIVE Worship in the Fellowship Hall

10:00 A.M. Sunday school

11:00 A.M. Worship in the Sanctuary

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2 Peter 3:18 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)
18 But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen.

Providing support to bereaved families after the death of a child. Meets 7:00 p.m., first Tuesday of each month in the Church Parlor


Family Promise of Gaston County assists homeless families as they achieve lasting independence by providing safe shelter, meals, day care and support services for these families designed to address the underlying causes of homelessness. Through a unique partnership with diverse communities of faith like First Presbyterian, Gaston Family Promise provides emergency shelter, meals and supportive services to homeless Gaston County families.

First Presbyterian Church is honored to host Gaston Family Promise four times a year. Our next opportunity to host at FPC will be October 13, 2019  thru Oct 20, 2019.  
1621 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054 
Phone: 704-864-2651