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.

The family and friends of Reverend Don Caraway; Joan Nichols; Bonnie Penrod; Blake Williamson; Cynthia York-Camden; the homeless; abused animals.

PASTOR’S OFFICE HOURS FOR WEEK OF Aug 19-22
August 26- Presbytery Personnel Committee meeting in Effingham, at First Presbyterian 
In Pinckneyville: Aug. 27
In Murphysboro: Aug. 28
August 29:  Presbytery Stated Meeting at First Presbyterian Church of Taylorville, IL
 
 Amount needed weekly to meet the 2019 budget $1,096.01.   Total receipts on August 18=$1835

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We collected $225 for the Presbyterian Disaster Relief Gift of the Heart kits.

Murphsyboro's annual Apple Festival is coming up soon.  The Appletime Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by Southern Illinois Healthcare
and the Murphysboro Ministerial Alliance, will be held on Wednesday, September 11, at the Davis-McCann Center in downtown Murphysboro.
The meal begins at 6:45 a.m. and is free. After the meal, members of the Ministerial Alliance will lead the attendees in a brief prayer service.

Upcoming meetings:  Presbyterian Women, September 3 at 9:30(refreshments provided; all women welcome); Session, September 4 at 6:30 p.m.

The Sacrament of Communion will be celebrated on September 8, and not on September 1, due to the Labor Day holiday weekend.













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