First Presbyterian Church of Murphysboro is a PCUSA church. We're located at 51 Crescent Drive in Murphysboro, Illinois. The Rev. Sam Foskey is serving as our Temporary Supply Pastor. We belong to the Presbytery of Southeastern Illniois.

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PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS:  Feb. 19 and 20: vacay days.
Pinckneyville- Feb. 24, 25(morning); Murphsyboro-Feb. 25(afternoon), Feb. 26

Amount needed weekly to meet the 2020 budget $1,165.70- Receipts for Sunday, Feb. 16=$867.42

 The Ash Wednesday service will be held on February 26@5:15 p.m., in the sanctuary. This service is being held early
because Pastor Sam has to attend a community Ash Wednesday service at 7:00 p.m. in Pinckneyville.

The first Shared Ministry gathering for our region of the Presbytery in 2020 will be held on March 1 at 1:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church in Carbondale. Come, attend, and get involved; some really good ideas have come from these meetings!

Camp Carew will be hosting Confirmation Camp at no cost to churches of the Presbytery of Southeastern Illinois on March 27-29, 2020. 

Lent/Easter calendar:  April 5, Palm Sunday;  April 9-Maundy Thursday(no service at our church this year); 
April 10, Good Friday- Noontime service at St. Joseph's UCC; April 12, Easter.

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