About Us and the First Presbyterian Church

“At the end of every service we sing the “Irish Blessing” and the beauty of these words, sung by all the congregation, still brings tears to my eyes.”

Our vibrant little church, nestled in the heart of Somerset’s historic downtown district offers a host of activities for the diverse community it serves.  Sunday Services commence at 11AM with activities leading up to it.  Wednesday evenings kick off at 5:30pm with a church family meal followed by youth group and choir.

Our People

We love our vibrant little church nestled in the heart of downtown Somerset and are fortunate enough to have some fabulous folks helping out and it is this support which allows the First Presbyterian… Read more >>

Church History

The history of Presbyterianism in America can be traced at least as far back as 1717. That was when there was a great immigration of Scots-Irish to this country. On April 19, 1860 Jane Fox Caldwell was paid… Read more >>

Church Creed

Our Creed was written by attendees at a church retreat at Camp Burnamwood in the 1980s.  It’s the “We Believe” tenants. WE BELIEVE God’s love sets us free as the church with a common heritage…  Read more >>

Our Mission & Goals

As a faith family bound by the common belief that “God’s love sets us free,” we are called to worship, to love, to accept love and to live out our freedom pointing the oppressed of body, mind or spirit… Read more >>

Easter Worship Service, April 16, 2017

Rev. Burt McGlawn, First Presbyterian Church, Somerset