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Kathryn Maddy, 304 539-2573

   “Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness…”   Mother Teresa

A nursery is available on first floor for our infants and toddlers.  Our little ones are learning about God’s love and care with Frolic.   


The Children’s class meets upstairs at the end of the hall on the right. The class is taught by Donna Merguc, Tara Malcomb and Peggy Young. Their curriculum is Growing In Grace and Gratitude. The children have the opportunity to hear Bible stories in a variety of ways and reflect on the "grace moments" found there.  They find grace moments in knowing that God makes and keeps promises.  

The youth (grades six through twelve) meet upstairs at the left end of the hall.  Mark and Kathi Curtis with Julie Hartman and Kristi Sutphin, lead Faith Talk discussions. The adventure begins the questions.   


Children in kindergarten and preschool may attend Wee Church in the nursery following the time for young disciples during worship.  


Our adult Sunday school class began a new six week study which already promises to go a few weeks longer.  Join us in the parlor for lively discussions about confirmation, the historical context, and what it means for the church today.  Ina Armstrong and Kathryn Maddy teach Exploring Confirmation: Embraced By and Embracing the Covenant, (yes, PPC renamed the curriculum) a workbook that will prepare our congregation for the journey with a new confirmation class.  The church will provide the workbooks for the class.  


The Wired Word is an online adult Sunday school curriculum with weekly lessons that confront the news with scripture and hope. It is available weekly to our congregation through subscription. If you would like to receive it via email, contact the office. 

Wednesday Night Live!

Please note that Youth & Kids activities will reconvene in the fall.








Serving God - 
Campus Ministry at WVSU

UKirk @ WVSU hospitality ministry is usually on Thursdays at 11:00 am in the Wilson Student Union. Join us on campus!  Serve God by serving students.  Parking passes are available at the visitor's center and in Ferrell Hall.


UKirk @ WVSU is collecting new and gently used white tee shirts and pillow cases for an upcoming service project.  There is a collection bin in our church library.  

We will be prepping Finals Survival Kits at Riverlawn soon.  Kits will be distributed on Thursday, May 3, 2018. If you would like to donate to the purchase of snacks, please contact Kathryn. For more information about this ministry and ways to be involved, contact Kathryn Maddy or Ina Armstrong.  



Youth Group News!

Send a Kid to Camp!
If you know a child or youth that is a rising third grader up through 12th grade that would like to attend camp, contact the church office about our Send a Kid to Camp program.  You may also donate to the fund if you are so moved.


Bluestone Summer Camp 2019
Bluestone Summer Camp 2019 is coming up fast!  Scholarships are still available from the Wiles Scholarship Fund and Send a Kid to Camp program.  Join the fun and fellowship up on the mountain! 







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

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