Worship Opportunities

Sunday Services:

8:30 a.m. Iona Chapel

10:55 a.m. Sanctuary

Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Future Sermons
Past Sermons

First Presbyterian Church

300 SW Second Avenue

Gainesville, Florida 32601



If you were unable to attend The Open Forum with Ravi Zacharias and Vince Vitale on January 25th, you can currently watch a recording of it on the RZIM website:  click here for the video.  Please continue to pray that this evening would have an impact for Christ on the Gainesville community and beyond.

Online Contributions:

The Budget and Finance Committee has approved a quick, easy and secure way to make contributions to the church electronically.





Live Online Service

Our next broadcast will be Sunday @ 10:55 a.m.

To hear a replay of this or other services click here

Watch our latest video

April 15, 2018
Trustees of Treasures: Resources


Watch the full service >   Watch on YouTube     Sermon Only > Watch on YouTube

April 22, 2018

Trustees of Treasures: Money

1 Timothy 6:6-10 and 17-19


Please join us at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel with Communion or at 10:55 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The Rev. Dr. Robert Shettler will be preaching. Nursery care is available from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for families attending worship.

New Member Orientation: On Sunday, April 22 there will be orientation classes for new and prospective members at 9:40 a.m. in Iona Chapel. The class will be led by our pastor, Rev. Dr. Robert Shettler. Come learn more about what it means to be a Christian, a Presbyterian, and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Gainesville.

Stewardship: Please bring your confidential "Pledge Card and Yearly Membership Update" to the Business Manager on or before Sunday, April 22.

The television broadcast of our worship service will be on a one week delay each Sunday from 10-11 a.m. on WMYG Cox Channel 11, part of the GTN family of affiliates.

Live streaming audio of our worship service is available on our website
www.1stpc.org; click the play button under Live Online Service. If you are unable to join us Sunday morning, we invite you to visit our media archive on our website. Here you may watch or listen to this or other services at your convenience. Audio replay is usually available that evening with HD video normally accessible by Monday evening.

Nic-to-Go: Plan now for a pulled pork and bun, creole cabbage salad and macaroni and cheese dinner after church Sunday, April 22. Tables will be set up to eat in or you can take your dinners to go. The suggested donation to benefit the Nicaragua Mission Trip is $7.50. Please order your dinner by calling the church office at 378-1527 or emailing Bev Vloedman at

On Sunday, April 22 at 4 p.m. at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 101 NE 1st Street, the combined choirs of Holy Trinity and First Presbyterian churches with chamber orchestra present Feel the Spirit! Mark Coffey and John Lowe are conductors/organists. The program features Haydn's 'Little Organ' Mass with Lindsey Neumann, soprano soloist, and John Rutter's Feel the Spirit, a cycle of seven familiar spirituals such as "Steal Away," "I Got a Robe," and "When the Saints Go Marching In" with Lauren Kay, mezzo-soprano soloist.

Free parking is available in our big lot on Second Avenue, in the grass lot just to the east of the big lot, and behind the Salon Syx building to the west of our lot. 


Available by clicking the play button under Live Online Service above.

The worship service is on a one week delay each Sunday from 9-10 a.m. on WMYG Cox Channel 11.
Part of the GTN family of affiliates.





Dr. Robert Shettler, Pastor

Glorify God, Make Disciples and Meet Human Needs.

Acts 16:5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers.