Serving our community and beyond.

First Presbyterian Church has always been very involved in community outreach. Our congregation has been particularly committed to participation in multiple local organizations, some of which include:

Area Relief Ministries
Arise to Read Jackson
Aspell Manor
Blessing Box
Boys and Girls Club
Brighter Christmas Fund
Carl Perkins Center for Prevention of Child Abuse
Dream Center
Habitat for Humanity
HandsUp! Preschool
Meals on Wheels
Regional Inter-Faith Association (RIFA)
Scarlet Rope
Sew Much Comfort
Threads of Love
Women of Hope
Youth Town

This is a small representation of the numerous ministries First Presbyterian is involved in. We hope this overview will lead you to become interested in serving in one of these areas.

For more information about how you can become involved, please contact the church office.

FPC’s Blessing Box

Turning into the Coastland Dr. side parking lot, you may notice FPC’s Blessing Box. Like the other Blessing Boxes around town, this is an outdoor cabinet stocked with non-perishable food items, basic toiletries, baby supplies, and anything else that might be considered a blessing to someone who finds themselves in need. Anyone may leave items in the box and anyone may take items they need.

The most needed Blessing Box items are:
Canned meats (tuna, salmon, ravioli)
canned corn
macaroni + cheese
tomato sauce
canned fruits in light syrup
low sodium soups
pasta + pasta sauce
low sodium mixed vegetables
canned chili
diced tomatoes
rice + brown beans (1 lb bags)
peanut butter + jelly
granola bars
fruit cups
shelf stable milk

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