Welcome To First Pres!

Welcome to the website for First Presbyterian Church of Evansville, Indiana!  We are glad that you are paying us a cyber visit and hope that you will feel free to join us in person whenever you can. 

At First Pres, we celebrate the journey of faith.  In the next few minutes, journey with us by traveling through this site and discovering where we’ve come from, where we are, and where God is leading us.

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Join our Livestream every Sunday at 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.


We Love Serving Our Local Community

We are proud to be part of the Evansville Tri-State area and love the community of which we are a part. We have local, national, and international mission projects, and we are proud members of the One God, One Community program with our friends at Temple Adath B’nai Israel, the Islamic Center of Evansville, and St. Benedict’s Cathedral.

NEWS and announcements

Flowers for Worship

All are welcome to add to the beauty of our Sunday worship by providing flowers to be displayed at that day’s service.  They may be fresh flowers or silk/faux arrangements and can be ordered by the donor or the church office on the donor’s instructions.  On average, donors spend about $65 on an arrangement.  Flowers […]

Lenten Study

Join Pastor Anna this Lent for a weekly study based on Matthew 25.  In addition to taking a deeper dive into the details of the scripture itself, the study will lead participants to look for ways in which the PC(USA)’s Matthew 25 vision calls us to build congregational vitality, dismantle structural racism, and eradicate systemic […]

Lenten Devotionals

Devotionals for the season of Lent are now available. The entries published by The Presbyterian Outlook are written by a variety of contributors, and take on the idea of making local pilgrimages – visits to places in the community where the writers’ daily habits don’t usually take them.   Paper copies of the daily reflections are […]

A House of Prayer for All People

What We Believe​

We care passionately for one another and work hard to see that justice and righteousness thrive in our world. 

God Is Love

First Presbyterian Church is called to embody God’s love, made known in Jesus Christ, in life-giving ways, and to engage with God in transforming lives, communities, and institutions, to reflect God’s goodness.

We Are All Disciples

We believe that faith is best expressed in word and deed, and that we are called to live our lives as examples, however imperfect, and as generous expressions of gratitude to God and service to others.

The Spirit Empowers​

 We believe that “faith seeking understanding” is a significant part of the life of a disciple. We continue to discover what the Bible says, who Jesus was and who he calls us to be, and who we are as Presbyterian Christians.

The Reverend Anna von Winckler
Transitional Pastor

We are all God’s children, and all are welcome in God’s house

I hope that as you celebrate the 200th anniversary of your church’s existence, you are able to see how God’s faithfulness has been with your congregation throughout the centuries – through the challenges and the hardships there must have been much faith and joy that encourage the members to continue in faithful worship and service to our loving and generous God. I know that God is with you and will continue to encourage and direct all of us as we look to the future and all that God has planned for this coming year.

Mon — Thu / 9am – 5pm

609 Southeast Second St. Evansville, IN 47713

(812) 423-6297​
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