601 N. Vermont St. Arlington, VA 22203


First Presbyterian Church of Arlington is a member of:

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)National Capital PresbyteryReformed Insititue of Metropolitan WashingtonCovenant Network of Presbyterians
Our mission is to:
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  • INVITE the world into the church to seek and worship God, be formed in faith, and be nurtured by the congregation;
  • EMPOWER the people to live God's love through Jesus Christ; and
  • EMBODY God's grace in deeds of justice and compassion.

We are a congregation of approximately 230 members. 

The church’s governing body is the session, supported by the Board of Deacons and the Board of Trustees.

First Presbyterian Church provides many opportunities for spiritual growth and application of talents, including:

  • Christian education for all ages
  • Vocal and bell choirs for children and adults
  • Community and international mission
  • Canned food collection
  • Bagged meals for homeless
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • International mission trip
  • Vacation bible school
  • Alternative Christmas gift fair
  • Missionary support
  • Group activities for children, youth, young adults, mature members, families, and shared interests (e.g., Small Groups, movie night)
  • Supporting church administration, facilities, and finance
  • All-church retreats

As new folks join, our offerings change to meet the passions and talents they bring.


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Join us for worship on Sundays at 8:30am with weekly Communion, and 11am with Chancel Choir, Children's Choir, Handbells, and Communion on the first Sunday of the month. 

WELCOME TO FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. Are you interested in learning more about First Church? Check out our Visitor FAQs or contact the church office.

YOU'RE INVITED to become a member of First Presbyterian Church on the second Sunday of the month. Learn more if you are interested in Belonging to FPC.

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Children's and Youth Ministry

Children’s and Youth Ministry

We are thrilled to welcome Cali Bronkema as our new Director of Children's and Youth Ministry! Cali will be with us beginning on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Children's/Youth Choir will resume on Sunday, September 15 from 9:30am-10am upstairs in the Rally Room.

At First Church, we partner with families to guide and nurture children and youth, providing plenty of ways to encourage kids to know and follow Jesus Christ and be faithful members of his church. Learn how we approach spiritual development of children and youth.