Our purpose:
We courageously and creatively point people to the saving work of Jesus Christ.

Mission Statement:
We are one family of faith called to share God’s love with the world and to work for justice for all people. We are committed to study God’s word, to spread the message of hope, and to live as faithful Christians in the global community.

God provides us with a way to salvation through Jesus Christ; therefore, out of gratitude for this generous grace, we respond through worship, prayer and service. We seek to live as responsible stewards of God’s gifts. We invite and welcome all people to find promise and hope in God’s love and to enter into a personal relationship with our Lord.


Interim Pastor, Rev. Dr. Richard Cushnie

Worship times:
Summer Worship: 10:00 AM
Crib Room: 9:15 - 10:45 AM

Winter Worship: 8:30 AM and 11:00 AM
Crib Room: 8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Church School for Children at 11:00
Adult Church School at 9:45

Trunk-or-Treat Children's Event
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First Presbyterian Church has an employment opening for a Director of Choral Music.  Interested persons may obtain an application from the Church Office or contact a member of the Administration Commission.

Director of Choral Music:

The Director of choral Music is responsible for providing leadership for choral music for the worship and ministry of First Presbyterian Church in Paw Paw.  Successful candidates must be able to develop and maintain a choir that is able to sing a variety of musical styles, both traditional and contemporary and able to lead music in the church school.  Must embrace reformed theology and worship; willing to work with a variety of ages; knowledge, and ability to use music from all time periods, genres, and cultures; bachelor’s degree in music or equivalent experience with at least one year experience of directing a choir or musical group; and administrative and leadership abilities in designing, developing, and maintaining a music ministry.  This position is approximately 10 ½ hours per week.

Apply to:
Church Office, 120 Pine Street or one of the members of the Administration Commission.
Todd Craft, Orville Griffith, Pat Peters, Judy Haefner, Andy Thorburn