First RPC of Durham

Biblical and applicational preaching and intimate fellowship Durham, NC
First RPC of Durham

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1316 Watts St.
Durham, NC 27701-1135



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Who We Are

We seek to teach the whole counsel of God and allow that to guide our lives, how we parent, how we work and how we worship. We seek to be biblical and compassionate modeling our Savior Jesus.

About Us

Friendly, Inclusive, Historic, Neighborhood-focused, Multigenerational

Adult Education, Community Service, Faith and Work

Presbyterian (RPCNA)




Our Services

What are services like?
Our services are Christ centered. We have prayer, reading of Scripture, singing the psalms without musical instruments and the Lord's Supper. The preaching is expository in nature and we go throurgh whole books of the Bible and have topical sermons as well.

What is the community like?
We are small but very friendly. Every Lord's Day we have a fellowship lunch after the morning service to facilitate more fellowship. There is a 10:30 am worship service folowed by a fellowshi plunch then a 1:30 pm classes for adults and children.

What if I'm not a Christian?
We pray for people like you. Bring your questions. Your are most welcome to come and join us for worship and fellowship.


Kent Butterfield

Kent is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill with a B.A. in US History. Kent worked extensively in the Triangle area in residential property management. He is a founding member of FRPCD and served as a ruling elder. Answering God's call to the ministry Kent attended Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary obtaining a Masters of Divinity degree in 2001. He and his wife Rosaria church planted in N. Va for five years. He then worked as a contractor with the federal government. 2002 FRPCD called Kent to serve as their pastor. He and his wife have four children by adoption.

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