Soup Kitchen Ministries 

A Hot Meal Every Sunday:
  The Soup Kitchen serves a hot meal to about 150 guests every Sunday at 2:30 pm.

Clothes Closet: Guests at the Soup Kitchen may visit the clothes closet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month at 2:30 pm.

Birth Certificates:  Volunteers are available at the church on the 1st and 2nd Sundays of every month at 2:00 pm to assist our guests with obtaining their birth certificates. No appointment is necessary.

State ID's:  Volunteers from First Pres and Evergreen Pres assist our guests with obtaining State ID's on the 1st and 2nd Tuesdays of every month at 8:30 am.  An appointment is required - contact the Hospitality HUB at 522-1808 to get on the van list.

Food Stamps:  Representatives of the Tennessee Department of Human Services assist our guests with obtaining Food Stamps every Monday and Wednesday morning from 9:00 am until noon.  No appointment is necessary.

A Wonderful Opportunity for You to Serve Your Neighbor:  Would you like to assist with these wonderful ministries to our homeless neighbors?  Contact the church office and get plugged in!

Sunday Morning

First Presbyterian Church is a downtown congregation where you'll find a warm welcome, profound faith and broad diversity.  If you're looking for a church home, or just need a moment with the Lord, worship with us this Sunday morning!

Sunday School: 
9:30 am - 10:30 am
for adults and children
September thru May.

Fellowship in the Chapel:  10:30 am

Worship:  11:00 am
See Sunday's Bulletin Here
Nursery Available for
Infants and Toddlers
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

The Reverend Julie Bailey

Welcome to First. . . all kinds of people from all over Memphis, bonded together in a caring fellowship, and dedicated to worship, prayer and service.

This Week's News

Click here for the Scripture Readings for Sunday, August 31. 

Prayer Family of the Week:  Mary Yarbrough.

Soup Kitchen: Sunday, August 31 at 2:30 pm.

Pennies for Hunger:  Sunday, August 31.

The Church Office will be closed on Monday, September 1, in observance of the Labor Day Holiday. 

Workers' Interfaith Network (WIN) 12th Annual Labor Day Picnic:  Monday, September 1 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm at Trinity United Methodist Church.

State ID's:  Tuesday, September 2, at 8:30 am: 
By appointment only.

Food Stamps Outreach:   Wednesday,  September 3,  
at 9:00 am.
Representatives of the Tennessee Department of Human Services assist our guests with obtaining Food StampsNo appointment is necessary.

Tuesday Night Bible Study at Republic Coffee:  Tuesday, September 2, at 6:15 pm.

First Thursday Luncheon:  Thursday, September 4, at noon at the Holiday Inn - University of Memphis.  Please contact Mary Yarbrough or the church office by noon on Tuesday, September 2 to make your reservation.

Urgent Clothes Closet Needs:  Our clothes closet is in urgent need of the following items:  new women's cotton briefs in sizes 6, 7, and 8; women's sports bras; women's ankle socks; gently used men's  jeans and khakis in waist sizes 30 to 36.  Donations may be placed in the container in the chapel downstairs or dropped off in the church office.

Reel 'Em In To Sunday School:  Saturday, September 6 at 10:00 am at Tony Botto's Lake House.  Contact the church office for directions.

Sunday School Classes will resume on Sunday, September 7 at 9:30 am.  There's a class for you!

"Undie Sunday":  Sunday, September 7.  The first Sunday of each month is designated as "Undie Sunday"  to help us remember to bring new men's and women's cotton briefs and athletic socks for our guests in the Soup Kitchen.  You may, however, place your donations at any time in the tub in the chapel downstairs.

Remember Your Pledges and Offerings!  Our busy schedules sometimes keep us from being in worship every Sunday, but the work (and expenses!) of the church continue throughout the year.  Please remember to keep your pledges and offerings current.

First Pres is now on Facebook,
and we'll be sharing information and pictures about what's happening with  our members and friends!  If you have info or pictures  you'd like to suggest for posting on our page, contact the church office. 

Check us out on Facebook at:

First Presbyterian Church

166 Poplar Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee  38103


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