Welcome to First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans!

We are a church with a rich history. Feel free to browse our website and discover more about us. First Presbyterian is an open and affirming congregation that welcomes and encourages all to join us in worship. We are affiliated with the PC(USA).

We are a More Light Congregation which means we welcome all people, all races, and all sexual orientations.

Advent and Christmas Events at FPCNO

December 3  First Sunday of Advent
11:00 am Sunday morning worship
Exploring racial reconciliation with our colleagues from Rhodes College
Distribution of Advent Calendars

December 8, Friday
5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Parents Night Out, Fellowship Hall
Polar Express Party complete with hot chocolate!  Wear your pajamas and prepare to have fun with games and the movie.  Suggested donation is $10.

Second Sundays School

Join us this Sunday at 10:00am as we welcome a new team of Sunday School teachers and students. We have 3 classes with ages ranging from preschool to high school.

We are offering Sunday School once a month to encourage our kids in their faith development while maximizing attendance. Come check out our new Second Sundays School classes as we prioritize our commitment to Christian Education.

The format will be Bible Story based, with different ways to learn the story for different age groups.

Age Groups and Locations:

Street Requiem: Impacting Homelessness through the Arts

First Presbyterian Pianist Amanda Wadsworth will be accompanying the 

"Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God." Martin Luther

Today, October 31, 2017, marks the 500 year anniversary of the date that, according to legend, a monk named Martin Luther defiantly nailed his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church and, in the process, gave birth to the Reformation and Protestantism. We celebrated Reformation Sunday in worship this past week, and today we are sharing some interesting quotes, articles and thoughts.

Sold Out!

We're officially sold out of pumpkins! Thanks for supporting our pumpkin patch fundraiser and we'll see you next year!

Patch cleanup Thursday Nov. 2 at 5:30pm.

1 Corinthians 15:33

“Bad company corrupts good character."  So bring a friend and raise a glass, count your blessings, and support the mission of the Program of Hope.

Happy Hour Fundraiser at Cooter Brown's Tavern & Oyster Bar Back Bar
Thursday, October 26 at 5 PM - 8 PM

20% of purchases made at the BACK BAR will be donated to the Program of Hope.  

Be Afraid.... Be Very Afraid...

... of missing out on pumpkin patch fun!

Come get your pumpkins and pumpkin patch photos ASAP! Our inventory is getting low and we are not getting a second shipment this year. It's PUMPKIN TIME, Charlie Brown!

Live, from the Pumpkin Patch!

Thanks to Martha Spencer WGNO and WGNO - News With A Twist for coming out to our Pumpkin Patch for a live broadcast.

Children and Youth Choir

Our new Children and Youth Choir, let by Ann Philbrick, made their debut the past Sunday.  They will be rehearsing and learning once a month on Sunday mornings at 10am in room 207: The next two practices will be ext Nov 26 and Dec 17, with the next performance during worthip on Dec. 17.

Special Musical Worship Service led by Jeff Moles

Dear Church,

I’m really excited about worship this week! My dear friend Jeff Moles will be in town and has offered to share his musical gifts with the congregation. I’ve worked with quite a number of music directors, organists, and pianists over the years, and can say without exception that no one did a better job than Jeff at helping the congregation to worship through music. We are blessed that he is sharing that gift with us on Sunday.



Presbyterian Fun Fact

There are about 75 million Reformed/Presbyterian Christians worldwide and about 2.5 million belong to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).


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