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Welcome to First Presbyterian Church

Worship with Us!
Sunday Morning:

9:00 a.m.  Sunday School for all ages
10:00 a.m. Worship in the Sanctuary
Nursery: Birth through Kindergarten available for all activities.

201 Kanawha Terrace

St. Albans, WV  25177

Facebook: First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans;

Email:  fpcsa@firstpresbychurch.com

Phone 304 727-2241

First Presbyterian is an active church that helps individuals and families grow in the grace and love of Jesus Christ. 


We offer a variety of programs for individuals and families and are large enough to offer an array of activities and ministries, but small enough to know each of our members personally.  We would love for you to call our church "home."


This website only covers selected highlights so we encourage you to contact the church office at 304 727-2241, stop by, or email us at fpcsa@firstpresbychurch.com if you have questions or particular areas of interest. Our main message to you is...WELCOME!


First Presbyterian Church St Albans re-opens, Sunday June 14, 2020


Here is what re-opens means:
Staff: will be returning for partial schedule:

Meghan Beha - Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9am - 1pm


Doug Jenkins - Tuesday 10am-3pm, Wednesday 3pm-8pm, Friday 10am-3pm 


Small groups:
Circles, Bible Studies, classes may begin again, for congregational groups only.. Please make sure the event, meeting or gathering is on the church schedule - Contact Meghan.
Please wear a mask and be properly distanced, if you come to the church during any of these open hours or small groups.
June 14 will be a small invitation-only live audience in the Fellowship Hall and live- streamed to Facebook Premiere at 10am and available for later viewing on Facebook and Youtube.
Initially, Sundays after June 14 will require reservations, as we will be restricted to 48 worshipers because of social distancing. Masks will be advised, but since not everyone attending may be wearing one, those with health issues are asked to remain home and view the live-stream.
The ONLY entrance will be the rear door under the awning. Masks and hand sanitizer will be available inside the door, and you are invited to bring your own mask, as our supply is limited. The handicap-accessible restroom will be available, and will be monitored and cleaned after every use.
Please bring your own Bible. 
Since singing and even joint speaking sends out COVID in tiny aerosols and easily spread, these parts of worship will be led by liturgists and pastor behind plexiglass shields from Fellowship Hall stage, but worshipers, initially will be silently following along.
There will be no refreshment time before or after worship. The best area for any visiting will be outside while maintaining social distancing before and after worship,
If you have any concerns, questions or comments, please contact the Office, Rev. Doug or any of your Session members.
May our prayers that God has heard us call for help and hope, and that an end to the pandemic will be visited upon us. 


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Easter 2020

Credit to the St. Albans Area Chamber of Commerce May Newsletter for the photo.


  • Choir @ 5:00pm

  • Dinner @ 5:45pm

  • Activities @ 6:30

  • Bell Choir @ 7:30




UKirk is Back on Campus

This is a ministry we offer on the campus of WV State University every Thursday afternoon. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Ina Armstrong or the church office!






UPDATED MILITARY PLAQUE First Presbyterian Church would like to thank and honor all our military men and women who have served in the United States Armed Forces, in conflict or at home, by placing their name on a military plaque in the Sanctuary.  If you, or someone you know, has served, please give the name, years of service, and the branch of the Armed Forces to the church office (and Andi Pease at andip@suddenlink.net) by e-mail, phone call, or drop off.   We would like to express our gratitude and acknowledge their dedicated service and patriotism for all they have done to protect our freedom.  If you have questions, please contact Andi Pease at 304 444-9765.






10:30am – 11:15 am

Infants – 5 Years Old
(with a parent or guardian)



Let’s Meet Our Neighbors!

How can we get to know our immediate neighbors around our church?  How can we reach out to our community? Let's build some community ties.  Let's invite them to come eat with us or just stop by to know who we are.  


Clendenin, West Virginia

March 2017

Meet Our Interim Pastor - We welcome Rev. Jenkins to our pulpit on Easter Sunday, April 1. Rev. Doug Jenkins is an Interim Minister, primarily in that capacity since ordination in 1986. He has served in churches (often with his wife, Rev. Jan Jenkins) from Oakland CA to Freeport Bahamas, but mostly in east-central OH and Northwest PA. The Revs. Jenkins h...as served three interims in WV since 2006, Doug served most recently as Interim Associate at First, Charleston. Doug’s home is wherever he lives, but was born in London, Ohio; the eldest son of five boys of Herman and Joan Jenkins. Jan and Doug have a home in Scott Depot; have two sons, five grandchildren and 2 great-grands!

Do you need prayers, but don't belong to a church? This prayer box at 1st Presbyterian Church in St. Albans has cards you can fill out and leave, anonymously if you wish, and we will pray for your needs every Sunday 201 Kanawha Terrace.  

Community Prayer Request Box Ministry


Nursery provided for all activities.

All are welcome!!











Sanctuary Photos

First Presbyterian Church
201 Kanawha Terrace
St. Albans, West Virginia 25177
phone 304 727-2241

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