First Presbyterians -- members and friends -- worship              together at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday mornings!                                      YOU are invited!

 Job Opening:  

      Office Manager

First Presbyterian Church, Grinnell, IA, is currently seeking a self-motivated and well-organized individual to provide administrative support to the minister, church session, and congregational members.  This is a part-time position averaging 20 hours per week beginning in the fall of 2015. 

Click on the link to see the total job description: 


Prayer is a vital part of the life of our church. YOU are important to the life of First Presbyterian Church of Grinnell.  If you have a prayer concern, please contact the pastor at the church office at 641-236-6059. Prayer requests can be concerns, needs, praises or thanksgivings.

If you so desire, your prayer concern can be placed on our prayer chain so members and friends of our congregation can pray for your needs. No prayer request is too small. 

 Contact us! 

Church Phone:                                (641) 236-6059

Email:                                             firstpresgrinnell@gmail.com

Facebook:                                      "Like" us at                                                                                                https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-Presbyterian-Church-of-Grinnell/215357112478     

Pastor's Sermons:                             http://firstpresbyteriangrinnell.blogspot.com/

Des Moines Presbytery:                    http://www.presbyteryofdesmoines.org

Des Moines Presbytery Facebook:   https://www.facebook.com/dmpresbytery

Monthly Events

First Sunday: Communion

Second Sunday:                                   Offering for Heifer Project -- bring your quarters

College Student Lunch - will resume in September

Third Sunday:                                      Enjoy an all-church potluck following worship - will resume in September       

Grocery items for MICA’S food pantry will be accepted any time as the need is great.

Last Sunday: Celebrate Birthdays of the month with a special cake.

Please join us!

Sunday Morning
Worship:  10:30 a.m.

Sunday School: 9:15 a.m.    (May 17 is the last Sunday until fall)

Choir: 9:15 a.m.                    (resumes rehearsing in the fall)

Church Newsletter

Please click on the link below for our church's latest newsletter. 


  July Highlights

JOY offering continues to be accepted through the PCUSA. The Board of Pensions and Presbyterian Racial Ethnic Schools and Colleges each receive 50%.

Tuesdays:  Noon Food Recovery Network

Tuesdays:  4:30 p.m. Prayer Time

Fridays: Noon Lectionary Bible Study

July 10:  1:00 – 5:00 Church Rummage Sale

July 11: 7:30 – Noon Church Rummage Sale

July 18: All-Church Event begins at 5:30 with a Dr. Seuss meal and then off to a 7:00 p.m. performance of THE MUSICAL SEUSSICAL. See church newsletter for details.

  A Time to Pray          

Every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m., a small group gathers to spend time in prayer. Others are always welcome. The format is quite simple and the form is silent prayer. Even if you don’t usually pray or aren’t sure how, you are welcome to come see what it’s like! 

The group meets in the library. This is a “drop in” group. Come whenever you can. 

 Your 2015 Elders and Deacons

Elders: Irma Arnaman, Linda Cranston, Susan McIntyre, Marta Miller, John Martenson, Mary Anne Nickle, Karen Phillips, Donna Ricks, and Russ Stoker.

Your Deacons are: Jim Ahrens, Denise and Richard Creps, Carey Krull, Janice Logan, Phil McCune,Tom Moore, Kendall Nickle, Suzanne Redenius, and Doty Stoker.

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