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On a motion made and adopted October 10, 2005, the Session approved the following recommendation from the Worship Committee:

Our purpose in assembling together as the people of God in congregational worship is to give to the Lord the glory due His name and enjoy the blessing of His promised special presence with His people.

Still photography or videotaping by anyone (except the First Presbyterian Church...

The term "Facility" shall mean buildings and rooms but will not include parking lots.

The facilities of First Presbyterian Church will be restricted for exclusive use by the Ministries and Individual Members of the church and may be extended to such organizations and ministries that are affiliated with the Church as indicated by being approved for financial support and by sharing common purpose in promoting and building...

Congratulations upon your desire to have a Christian wedding in the church! The Session would like to express the hope that God will guide, bless and enrich you with every spiritual blessing.

Christian Wedding Ceremony. The full text of the First Presbyterian Church Wedding Application is contained in a pdf document that is available for download. First Presbyterian Church Wedding Guidelines

Please...

God's intention in bringing a man and a woman together is to join two individuals into one union, a status which is to last as long as both members remain alive. An excellent wife is far more precious than jewels (Proverbs 31:10), and a godly marriage is among the richest blessings enjoyed in this life.

Marriage is a union of two sinners, and as such, no marriage...

When A Loved One Passes Away - A Helpful Check List

  • Contact the Minister of Pastoral Care at (601) 353-8316.
  • The Minister of Pastoral Care will assist in scheduling a funeral, the family visitation (should that be at the church) and a visit with the minister conducting the funeral.
  • The Church Staff will arrange for an organist, ushers, and service bulletins.
  • The...

Purpose

This website is provided by The First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi, for the spiritual nourishment of the congregation and to encourage the spread of the gospel to the surrounding community, and ultimately to the world through the proclamation of the whole counsel of God as written in the verbally inspired, infallible Scriptures. Visitors are encouraged to visit often and freely use anything on this site...

  1. On a motion made and adopted, June 10, 2002, the Session approved the following recommendation from the Worship Committee:
    That the number of babies to be baptized at any particular worship service to be limited to six, and to provide infant baptisms on a bi-monthly basis, or more frequently as needed.
  2. The Session at a meeting on December 14, 1992, adopted the following statement as...

Mission Conference

Faith Promise

What is a Faith Promise?

A faith promise for missions is an amount of money or goods that you are willing to promise to give to missions, both here at home and around the world, in faith that God will provide that amount. It is an amount over and above the tithe. At the time you make the Faith Promise, the source of amount you promise may...

PCA Disaster Relief for Harvey and Irma: Mission to North America Disaster Response is in contact with local leadership at numerous PCA congregations in the impacted area. The Diaconate of FPC Jackson remains in contact with MNA to determine how we can best help now and on an ongoing basis. The most immediate need is for funds to provide supplies. Please consider giving directly to MNA to fund these efforts by...

BE IT RESOLVED by the Congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi, that:

The Congregation elect twenty (20) additional Deacons, the election to be held in the sanctuary of the church after the regular 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. worship services on Sunday, September 14, 2014, and each Sunday thereafter, after the regular 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. worship services...

BE IT RESOLVED by the Congregation of the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi, that:

The Congregation elect eight (8) additional Ruling Elders, the election to be held in the sanctuary of the church after the regular 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m. worship services on Sunday, August 3, 2014, and each Sunday thereafter, after the regular 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 6:00 p.m....

Filemon S.

Working in student ministries in Eastern Europe, Filemon seeks to introduce the gospel to students in the local university. In his country, which is 95% Roman Catholic, he prays for good soil in the hearts of the students in which the gospel may take root. He hopes to see a new church planted in the next year in the area he has...

Coming Soon!

Blessed Zion: First Presbyterian Church Jackson, Mississippi 1837-2012
 
By Sean Michael Lucas Afterword by Ligon Duncan
 
The First Presbyterian Church of Jackson was organized on a Saturday afternoon, April 8, 1837 by the Reverend Peter Donan and four others. The organizing meeting was held in "the Old State House," Mississippi’s first capitol, a small two-story structure on the northeast corner...

Sunday School classes are, in many respects, families within the larger church family.  Classes should be places where people feel they belong and are cared for, where people grow as the Bible is taught, and where people have an opportunity to serve the Kingdom. 

Specifically, the goals of Sunday School include:

 

Growing in our knowledge of the Scriptures

Bible-centered...

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Scripture teaches that in Christ we who are many form one body, and each member belongs to all the others (Romans 12:5).  Membership in First Presbyterian Church is therefore open to all who profess faith in Jesus Christ and believe the basic teachings of the Christian faith.  One may join upon a profession of faith, reaffirmation of faith or transfer of letter from an evangelical church. 
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Strategic Planning Final Report

A Report of the Strategic Planning Committee of the Session of First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, MS

Please see the attached PDF for the report.

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