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

(when available, Sundays at 10:55 a.m.)

To hear a replay of this or other services click here

Watch our latest video from April 10th

All-In or Not

Watch on YouTube

The April 17th and 24th service's video playbacks will be available after May 1st. The audio replays will be available at their normal times.

May 1, 2016

Live Like an Olive Tree

Psalm 52:8-9


The Rev. Dr. Robert Shettler


Please join us at 8:30 a.m. with Communion (gluten free) in the Chapel or at 10:55 a.m. in the Sanctuary. Nursery care is available from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for families attending worship.


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

The worship service is on a one week delay each Sunday from 9-10 a.m. on WMYG Cox Channel 11.
Part of the GTN family of affiliates.


Free parking is available in our big lot, in the grass lot just to the east of the big lot, behind the Salon Syx building to the west of our lot and on the first floor of the Continuum. Free street parking is also available with a parking pass from the city. A pass and a map of the available spaces is available at the church office. Using these alternate parking spaces first will leave our parking lot available for guests. 

Church–wide Annual Lake Party at the Lewis lake house.  May 7, 2015 12 – 5 p.m.  We’ve fired up the Barbie in hopes you’ll appear.  Chicken and Ribs, you’ll find it all here!  Bring your swimsuit and towel, your Sunscreen and gear, a dish to share and all your good cheer!   Fun for all ages!  Join us for boating, swimming and fellowship!  Please bring lawn chairs and drinks for your family and an appetizer, salad, veggie or dessert to share!  Please do not bring jet skis or pets.  For directions, contact 378-1527 Map is available in the May Bugle (online at http://www.1stpc.org/ifpc-bugle.html)




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.