Service of Prayer & Lament

As a part of the greater efforts of the PCUSA and their “Week of Action,” we streamed a special service of Prayer and Lament for our community, our nation, and our world. As a community of believers, we join together to lament and make sacred space for the communal pain of racial injustice and to pray for a hurting world. In the weeks following this service, church members and the community will be invited to stop by the prayer wall on 13th and Morrison.  Please see these other resources, including those from our Presbytery and denomination: Statement on Racial Justice from the Pastoral Staff A Pastoral Letter from Audrey Schindler A Pastoral Letter from Brian Heron, Presbyter Take the PC-USA 21-day challenge on structural racism [...]

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Regathering Plan for First Presbyterian Church of Portland, OR

Dear friends, During these days amid all the changes and challenges they are holding, First Presbyterian is continuing to connect with our congregation, church friends, and those exploring our website. While apart, we are still the church.  With God and with each other, we are not alone. As this time of sheltering at home has continued, people are seeking things to sustain their soul.  Hoping you’ll stream our Sunday worship services at 10:30 am, or look at the Virtual Vespers services, quiet times of reflecting on faith and spirit.  You’ll also find here children’s sermons and creative resources for families at home with children. Many church groups are continuing to meet by Zoom, and there is a Zoom coffee hour after worship each Sunday.  The Sunday Scripture study class is meeting by Zoom at 9 am on Sundays, as well [...]

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Join Us for Streaming Sunday Services


Every Sunday at 10:30 am

First Presbyterian Church
1200 SW Alder Street
Portland, Oregon 97205

Tel: (503) 228-7331