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.

Hurray for the Riff Raff Concert

New Orleans folk-rockers Hurray for the Riff Raff recorded parts of "Small Town Heroes," its February debut for the Dave Matthews-founded A.T.O. Records label, inside the First Presbyterian Church on Claiborne Avenue at Jefferson in New Orleans.

Congregational Meeting

For the purpose of presenting the annual reports to the congregation and to elect officers to fill two remaining slots on the Session. 

McFarland Institute Meeting

All are welcome to come to learn more and get a certificate in Ministry to the Sick. Lead by Rev. Jennie Thomas

YAV Silent Auction & Dinner

Session Meeting

Congregational Meeting

New Member Classes

Supper will be served and you will learn what the Presbyterian Church believes, how the PCUSA works and what makes First Presbyterian Church different from your run of the mill PCUSA church. Attending the classes does not obligate you to join, but First Presbyterian is growing and this is your chance to find your place in the life and work of this church! 

Paypal donate page is up

We've migrated the paypal donate page from our old website.  If you would like to donate online to First Presbyterian Church, please look under About Us / Donate or click here .

Benefit Concert

Epiphany Celebration

We celebrate the last day of Christmas, as well as the New Year with new stars AND new starts!



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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