First Presbyterian Church

Traditional & Blended Services Wilmington, NC
First Presbyterian Church

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125 S 3rd St
Wilmington, NC 28401-4554



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Who We Are

Our Vision

A caring congregation where
Lives are being transformed by Christ and
All are seeking to grow in faith and love.

Our Mission

Redeemed by God’s grace
We seek:
To glorify God through worship
To share the good news of Jesus Christ
To deepen our faith and that of our families
To live in loving fellowship with each other
and with our neighbors
To serve with compassion and promote justice
In our community and our world.

Our Core Values

Centered on the Triune God

We keep the triune God who is revealed in
Jesus Christ as the focus of our work and

Faithful to our Heritage and to the
Reformed Tradition

We are enriched by our heritage, particularly
in preaching, music, and missions, and we
carry on the distinctive emphases of the
Presbyterian Church.

Accepting the Richness of
Human Diversity

We are a church where all are welcome
and we celebrate the gifts
of each person.

Committed to Life Long Learning

We – children, youth,
and adults –
continue to grow in knowledge,
faith and ministry.

Intentional in Stewardship

We gratefully and responsibly
use all God has given us
to serve God and neighbor.

About Us

Traditional Liturgy, Multigenerational, Downtown, Friendly, Lots of kids

Children's Ministry, Community Service, Missions, Youth Group, Choir, Nursery, Preschool, Adult Education

Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Organ

Presbyterian (PCUSA)




Our Services

What are services like?
8:30 and 11:00 a.m. services are traditional worship services. 9:00 a.m. is a more casual, blended service with traditional liturgy and hymns but also contemporary praise and worship songs led by a praise and worship band.

What is the community like?
Very multi-generational, with a mix of young families with babies and kids in Preschool, all the way to senior adults. Welcoming to all, and very service-oriented, as evidenced by our Community Service and Domestic and Global Missions programs. A very strong music program - Children's choirs, youth choirs, adult choir, Music At First concert series.

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