Adult Christian Education

The understanding of God’s grace in our lives and the fellowship that occurs through this exploration is daily source of inspiration for many of us. At First Presbyterian Church, our members are active in this pursuit of understanding. We have over ten classes offered on most Sundays, from 9:30 - 10:20 a.m. Visit our Sunday page for details on classes for this week. Throughout the week, small groups offer fellowship for both men’s and women’s studies. Visit our music page to learn about our choirs and instrumental offerings.

Church School

Visit our Church School page for details on upcoming studies in all Sunday classes, updated weekly. All seven of our adult Church School classes welcome new members to their 9:30 am meetings each Sunday.

Growing Deeper

growing deeperOur next 5-week Growing Deeper study begins at 6 pm Wednesday, Jan. 6, and continues each week through Feb. 3. You can buy your study guide ($10) in the Welcome Center.

To sign up or to learn more, contact Sara Manchester: 478-4722 or If you need child care during the study, please let Sara know with 48 hours' notice.

Carry On, WarriorCarry On, Warrior

GIFT in the Morning, a small group study for women in their 20s/30s and moms of preschoolers, begins a new study titled "Carry on Warrior: The power of embracing your messy beautiful life" by Glennon Doyle Melton. Melton is the author of the blog Momastery. GIFT in the Morning meets at 9:15 am Mondays in Cannon's Solarium, Welcome Center. Please contact Dolly Jacobs,, for information.

For the Love

GRACE on Fridays, a small group study for moms of teens and tweens, will feature a discussion of "For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a world of impossible standards" by Jen Hatmaker in January. The study meets on Fridays at 9:15 am in members' homes. Please contact Dolly Jacobs,, for information.

Current Studies

Adult Music Groups

First Presbyterian offers many musical opportunities for adults, including Chancel Choir, Rejoice! Ensemble, and two Handbell Choirs. Visit our music page for more information and to register.

Espeically for young adults

UKirk Greensboro

UKirk Greensboro invites First Presbyterians to monthly worship, the first Tuesday of each month, 7 p.m. at the Holderness Presbyterian House, 409 S. Mendenhall St., near UNCG. UKirk connects young adults and college students with local congregations including ours. More information is available at

Continuing Studies/Groups

Monday Morning GIFT (Growing in Faith Together)

This GIFT group is for women with preschool and elementary-age children. Child care is provided with a reservation. Join us at 9:15 am each Monday in Cannon's Solarium, Welcome Center. (See above for monthly topic.)

GRACE on Fridays

This small group for moms of tweens and teens meets at 9:15 am each Friday in members' homes. Please contact Dolly Jacobs,, for information. (See above for monthly topic.)

Tuesday Evening GIFT (Growing in Faith Together)

This GIFT group is for women ages 20s-30s. It meets in members' homes. Contact Aimee Scotton at 854-7770.

Currie Library Book Clubs

Currie Library has two book clubs that meet monthly between September and May. One group meets on second Mondays (except December) at 10:30 a.m., and the other meets on second Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m. See this year's selections.

Presbyterian Women Luncheons

Second Monday of each month, noon in Mullin Life Center, featuring an engaging guest speaker. Contact Wendy Duncan, 478-4723 for more information about Presbyterian Women.

Presbyterian Women Circles

All women are invited to join a Presbyterian Women Circle. Circles meet at various times to accommodate as many people's schedules as possible. Contact Wendy Duncan, 478-4723 for more information about circles or check our calendar for this month's meetings.

Wednesday Morning Men’s Fellowship Group

On Wednesday mornings, a men’s group meets at 7:30 a.m. in Blair Hagan (Memorial 100). Contact Will Courter to learn more.

Community Service Group

These ladies meet for fellowship and a devotional while hand-crafting blankets, lap robes and more items that are distributed every year to people in need in our community and beyond, 10 a.m. on Wednesdays in the Garden Room, Smith 124. Contact: B.J. Williams, 288-8601, Hannah Britt, 288-9289, or Nancy Jewson, Well-Spring coordinator, 288-0333.

Almanah Get-Together

Almanah, the newly organized group for widows at FPC, meets at a restaurant for lunch or dinner occasionally, so if you are looking for fun and fellowship, you are welcome to join us. Contact Becky Peters,, for information about upcoming events.