Worship Opportunities

Sunday Services:

8:30 a.m. Iona Chapel

10:55 a.m. Sanctuary

Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Future Sermons
Past Sermons

First Presbyterian Church

300 SW Second Avenue

Gainesville, Florida 32601



Online Contributions:

The Budget and Finance Committee has approved a quick, easy and secure way to make contributions to the church electronically.





Live Online Service

Our next broadcast will be Sunday @ 10:55 a.m.

To hear a replay of this or other services click here

Watch our latest video

August 5, 2018


Watch the full service >   Watch on YouTube     Sermon Only > Watch on YouTube

August 19, 2018
Spiritual Leadership
Nehemiah 2:11-20

Please join us at 8:30 a.m. in the Chapel with Communion or at 10:55 a.m. in the Sanctuary. The Rev. Dr. Robert Shettler will be preaching. Nursery care is available from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for families attending worship.

Children and Youth Sunday School resumes
Sunday, August 19 with a welcome back for all students in Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) through 12th grade. The first week back, all students will gather upstairs in the Christian Education building in room 218. We will reflect on the summer and set the tone for the upcoming semester. If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Vicki Sumner at 378-1527 or children@1stpc.org.

LOGOS Meeting Sunday: Is your family considering joining us for our LOGOS intergenerational ministry this year? You are invited to a LOGOS Informational and Registration Meeting this Sunday, August 19 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. in the church library. Children and Youth Sunday School begins at the same time, which will allow the families time to speak with the LOGOS planning team. This will be a time to hear about the vision of the ministry, to learn about this year's schedule, and to register. Breakfast will be served for those who attend. Contact Vicki Sumner with questions and to RSVP.

Young Adult Ministry - for single and married adults juggling careers and/or families: Please join us
Sunday, August 19 at 9:30 a.m. in Room 201 of the Christian Education Building as we study the book of Hebrews following along with the sermon series. Want to know more? Contact Fred Lundy at youngadult@1stpc.org.

The television broadcast of our worship service will be on a one week delay each Sunday from 10-11 a.m. on WMYG Cox Channel 11, part of the GTN family of affiliates. Live streaming audio of our worship service is available on our website
www.1stpc.org; click the play button under Live Online Service.

Road Closure: The roundabout at SW 2nd Ave and SW 6th St is currently closed. The city has setup detours to help navigate traffic around the new work areas. Please allow extra time to seek alternate routes to the church.

Free parking is available in our big lot on Second Avenue, in the grass lot just to the east of the big lot, and behind the Salon Syx building to the west of our lot. 


Available by clicking the play button under Live Online Service above.

The worship service is on a one week delay each Sunday from 10-11 a.m. on WMYG Cox Channel 11.
Part of the GTN family of affiliates.





Rev. Dr. Robert Shettler, Pastor

Glorify God, Make Disciples of Jesus Christ, and Meet Human Needs.

Acts 16:5 So the churches were strengthened in the faith and grew daily in numbers.