First Presbyterian Church

Spruce Pine, North Carolina

Welcome to First Presbyterian! Whether you are new to the area or have lived here your entire life, welcome! Since 1893 we have gathered to worship God with all our hearts and minds, seeking to nurture and strengthen each other and our community at large. This website gives you a few glimpses about our life together. If you are looking for a place to connect, call or email us - or better yet, come be our guest.

Sunday Worship Latest Info & Video Link

We worship Sunday mornings at 11:00am in the main sanctuary. The link to our latest Sunday service is below and also posted on Facebook Sunday afternoon. If you would like to receive a link by email, please contact the church office.


June 9-12, 2022

Join us for a weekend of VBS as we explore the theme Egypt: Joseph’s Journey from Prison to Palace! This event is free and open to all children and youth (K-8th grade) in the community; older youth and adults serve as volunteer helpers. The kids will participate in Bible lessons, crafts, water play, food and music! Through creative fun we will dive deeper in our knowledge and faith with God.

Here’s the details:

Thursday, June 9th, 5:00-8:00pm, Dinner served

Friday, June 10th, 5:00-8:00pm, Dinner served

Saturday, June 11th, 10:00am-3:00pm, Lunch served

Sunday, June 12th, 11:00am-1:00pm, Lunch served

(Worship at 11am, followed by lunch & closing celebration)

To register, please contact the church office by phone or email:

Frankie Pryor at 828-765-4036 (

Rev. Michael Poulos at 828-765-4036 (

We look forward to welcoming all youth to First Presbyterian Church VBS!

The Latest News from Rev. Michael

Sunday School Schedule

First Presbyterian Sunday School classes meet Sunday morning's at 10:00am. For more info see:

Elementary School Youth Class:

Gay Geouge

Middle School Youth Class:

Rev. Michael

Older Youth Class:

Bob Skillen

MMM Class:

Nicole Grambo

Adult Sunday School Class:

Ken Yearick

Rhonda Gunter, Christian Education Chair

Online Giving Now Available!

First Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce that we now have Online Giving. It is easier than ever to make a donation to First Presbyterian Church from the comfort of your home. You can make a one time donation, pay your regular tithes or set up automatic monthly payments. This is a safe and secure way, especially during the pandemic, to ensure that your contributions continue in a timely manner. For more information on making a donation to First Presbyterian Church visit the Financial Giving page.

Mitchell News Journal, October 13, 2021

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Mission Trip 2021

Rev. Dr. Byron Wade, General Presbyter of the Western NC Presbytery, commissions our 2021 Mission Trip Team during our Worship Service on June 25th. Our Team headed to Hazard, Kentucky for a week of service with Appalachia Service Project. We are proud of those who represented our church in this very important ministry. Thank you for saying yes to God's call! (July 25, 2021)