Our Ministries

Ministries of 

First Presbyterian

Interested in Volunteering?  Contact the church office - either by e mail or phone - and let us know how you'd like to become involved in our community outreach, or in our church community.


E mail:  1stpresby.palestine@gmail.com

Phone:  618-586-5321 

Some of the ministries and programs of First Presbyterian Church include:

Choir – our choir, along with the wonderful musicians, provide the backbone of our weekly worship   (September through May)

Art and Music Program – this Wednesday afternoon program offers children in grades 2-6 the opportunity to learn the “finer” arts of beginning music and art.  Experienced teachers guide projects designed to increase skills and competence  (during the school year)

Breakfast Club - serving breakfast for high school students every other Wednesday morning, 6:30 - 7:15 am.  (during the school year)


We Support

Ministries and programs we support include:

Palestine Food Pantry – the food pantry provides food for those in need in the Palestine community.

Marion Medical Mission – MMM helps provide wells in areas in desperate need of clean water

Palestine Grade School - Character Counts Program

Palestine Grant in Aid

Oblong Children's Home



If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, we would love to have you help.  For program of the church, just let us know ahead of time that you plan to attend. For ministries we support, we will be happy to help you make contact with the appropriate contact person.


Music and Art Program - Wednesday afternoons, 2:45 pm til 4:45 pm

Choir - practice on Wednesdays, 6:30 pm

Other Opportunities:  Sunday School Teacher, Card Ministry


NOW (Nutrition on Weekends) 

Palestine Food Pantry - Monday 1-3 pm; Wednesday 5-6 pm

First Presbyterian Church

(618) 586-5321


106 W. Market St.

Palestine, IL  62451

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