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

May 13, 2018
Trustees of Treasures: Memories


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

May 20, 2018
Influence Can Lead to Forgiveness and Reconciliation
Genesis 50:15-21

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

Sanj Kalra is a speaker for RZIM. He was born in New Delhi, India, and comes from a Hindu background. His family immigrated to Ottawa, Canada, where he grew up through high school. He was then awarded a tennis scholarship at the University of Akron, Ohio, where he was graduated with a degree in Business Management. He has worked in the medical device sales industry for over twenty years.

He joined the RZIM team in 2015 and now shares his story and messages throughout the globe. The impact he has is particularly felt among the young and the business world. He has spoken at churches and conferences where the response has always been heartwarming. As part of the RZIM team, Sanj's role also includes being the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at RZIM. He is married to Kay and they are blessed with two daughters.

Sanj's focus is on meaning and purpose and how Jesus Christ can give us new desires.

Presbyterian Women Birthday Lunch - It will be held after the 10:55 a.m. service in room 201 on Sunday, May 20th. The cost is $7.50, and reservations are required by end of today. Lexi Green from Camp Montgomery will be speaking. Camp Montgomery is having some rough times and we should be informed about the situation. Come join us.

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.

Nic-to-Go: Plan now for a pulled pork and bun, creole cabbage salad, and macaroni and cheese dinner after church Sunday, May 20. 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 dvloedman@aol.com.

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.