First Presbyterian Church – Cedar Rapids

We seek to be a vital, caring, Christian community committed to the sacred and spiritual amidst the secular by experiencing God in Christ in worship, service, education, and fellowship. We welcome others searching for this same experience.


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10:00 am – Worship

11:00 am – Fellowship

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Our mission is to act as God’s hands and voice, ministers of reconciliation in our commitment to Jesus.

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    • Welcome Pastor Heather Hayes

      Posted by FirstPres on April 11, 2016

      On Saturday, April 9, 2016, the Presbytery of East Iowa unanimously approved the call of Pastor Heather Hayes to First Presbyterian Church of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We are elated to welcome Pastor Heather as Head of Staff. Today, April 11th, marks her first day of service at the church. Her first Sunday in the pulpit […]

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    • From Pastor Herb – October 2015

      Posted by FirstPres on October 7, 2015

      Passing on the Vision—Walking into the Future. In every aspect of life, change arrives, hopefully on an orderly basis, allowing us to accommodate ourselves to new schedules, priorities, preparation, and eventual enjoyment. With change in mind, last year our stewardship team introduced a new understanding of stewardship. Instead of using the S-word only when money […]

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    • Comments during the August 9, 2015, class on the issue of same-sex marriage within the context of the PCUSA and First Presbyterian of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

      Posted by FirstPres on August 31, 2015

      Opening Prayer: Eternal God, you called us to be a special people, to preach the gospel and show mercy.  Keep your Spirit with us as we meet together, so that in everything we may do your will.  Guide us lest we stumble or be misguided by our own desires.  May all we do be done […]

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