We invite you, whoever you are and whoever God is helping you to become, to join First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte in our journey of faith. God is love, and that love is for you. You belong as a child of God, and we welcome you. Come experience how that belonging might change you and our world as we seek to be for Christ in the heart of Charlotte.

Inclement Weather Closure

Due to inclement weather forecast for Tuesday, January 9, the church campus and schools will be closed. Church staff will work remotely. Please contact the Weekday School or Child Development Center if you have questions about school operations and procedures. Updated 4:26 p.m., January 8, 2024.

We're Hiring!

We’re seeking a Director of Youth Ministry to guide 6th-12th graders on their faith journeys. Learn more here.

Worship with us

Contemplative Worship

SUNDAYS AT 9-9:40 AM | Chapel

The contemplative service is unique each week. It may incorporate elements of silence, reflective prayer, music, meditation, a sermon, and communion will be served each week.

Traditional Worship


Our traditional service lasts right around one hour each week and includes prayer, hymns, scripture reading, and a sermon. 

Sermon Archive

We provide the audio, video, bulletin, and transcript for most sermons. Watch (or rewatch!) a past service at any time that's convenient for you. 

200 W. Trade Street | Charlotte, NC 28202

Location + Parking

Free parking is available on Sunday mornings and during all church events at the corner of Trade and Poplar Streets. You can enter the lot from Poplar Street, directly across from the church.

Need special parking?

Parking for those with disabilities is also available on the driveway in front of our sanctuary. Access via the entrance on Church Street.

Upcoming Churchwide Events

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter Egg Hunt

Date: March 22, 2024Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pmVenue: Front LawnOrganizer: Children’s MinistryPrice: Free

Join Children’s Ministry on the front lawn on Friday, March 22 at 4:30 p.m. for our annual Easter Egg Hunt! The hunt will take place in waves by age...

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Women’s Spring Retreat

Women's Spring Retreat

Date: May 3 - 5, 2024Time: All Day EventVenue: Montreat Conference CenterOrganizer: Presbyterian Women

*Registration is now closed* Join other women of the church for a fabulous spring mountain retreat weekend. Our speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Katie Cr...

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Learn about First Presbyterian

You can learn about what you'll experience each weekend when you arrive on campus.

Get to know us

Get to know the heart behind First Presbyterian and what we’re doing in our community.

Find deeper meaning

Through our weekend services, Sunday school classes, and serving teams, you’ll discover a deeper sense of life, faith, and community.