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A Note About Our Parking Lot

Church Parking Lot on 312 W Trade St   Dear FPC Family, There are so many exciting updates underway on our campus over the summer that will be ready for us to enjoy as the fall rolls around! I hope you are following along with our regular construction updates. I...

FPC Clergy

• William Addison Alexander, Jr., D.D. • James Robert Howerton • George Carswell Hughs • Albert Sidney Johnson • William Morris Kincaid • Charles Edgar Stanberry Kraemer, D.D. • Arnold DeWelles Miller • Robert Hall Morrison • David Hopkins Rolston • Ernest Lee...

2022 Will Appleby Award Recipient

2022 Will Appleby Award Recipient

Addison "Addie" Williams has been named the 2022 recipient of the Will Appleby Award for Spirit, Leadership, and Dedication. Addison is a senior at Providence High School and the daughter of Doug and Beth Williams and sister to Finn. She was baptized in this church,...

A Helping Heart

A Helping Heart

WILLIE ATKINS’ SERVICE IMPACTS THE CHURCH, MEMBERS’ LIVES In the year 1973, the price of a gallon of gas was 39 cents; a gallon of milk was 62 cents; the average price of a new home was just $32,500; Richard Nixon was president; Super Bowl VII was won by the Miami...

The Good Samaritan Fresco

The Good Samaritan Fresco

Immediately upon entering the front doors of the Fellowship Hall, a dramatic image of the Samaritan bending over a beaten and bloodied stranger serves as an important reminder of the intimate relationship between the teachings of Christ and the work we are called to...

Mixed Income Developments Panel

Mixed Income Developments Panel

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live in a mixed income housing development? Are you curious as to how developers make the financials work, particularly in areas like Uptown where land costs are high? This panel discussion answers these questions and more...

Featured on WSOC-TV: FPC + Bicentennial Year

Featured on WSOC-TV: FPC + Bicentennial Year

‘The brick church’: First Presbyterian Church celebrates 200 years of worship September 10, 2021 at 1:08 pm EDT By Mark Becker, wsoctv.com CHARLOTTE — There is a lot to celebrate at First Presbyterian Church this weekend -- 200 years of worship. The church had a front...

A Culture of Care

A Culture of Care

Nov. 2020 marked the 20 year anniversary of our partnership with Westerly Hills Academy. To honor this milestone, we established a food pantry at the school. The project was recently featured in the CMS Foundation yearbook.

History Book Release

History Book Release

The highly-anticipated First Presbyterian Church history book is now available for purchase! You can purchase a copy in person before or after church or online. The cost of the book is $50 and all proceeds go to Roof Above.         ...