I rejoiced with those who said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”       Psalm 122:1

Welcome to First Presbyterian Church!

We’re glad you’re interested in visiting and we’re looking forward to getting to know you!  Our mission is to invite all people to say “Yes!” to Jesus with their whole lives. We want you to feel at home and comfortable in our faith community. If you would like to meet with someone before or when you visit contact Michelle Collins, 336-723-1621 x243.

Sunday Mornings

8:15-10:00 First Cafe in the Fellowship Hall  (Building A)

8:45-9:45  Worship Service in the Sanctuary (Building A)

10:00-11:00  Sunday School for all ages  (Building A and B)

11:00-12:00  Worship Service in the Worship Center  (Building C)

Click here to learn more about Worship at First Pres.

Welcome Centers

Welcome Centers are located in both the Sanctuary (Building A) near the side entrance and the Worship Center (Building C) just inside the Cherry St. doors.  Each location is staffed with Welcome Center Hosts who will be happy to assist you with questions, directions, or other concerns.  Click here to see more about our location and facilities.


Childcare is provided all of Sunday morning for Birth through Pre-K on the 1st Floor in the Sanctuary Building (Building A).  Click here to visit the Children’s Ministry page or contact Melinda Miller, Director of Children’s Ministry (Birth-Pre-K).  Melinda will gladly give you a tour of our childcare area and introduce you to our well trained and caring staff.

Time for Fellowship

First Café – Please join us at First Café in the Fellowship Hall (Building A) to enjoy coffee, juice, and breakfast snacks from 8:15-10:00 am.  This is a great place to meet new people on Sunday mornings.

Snack & Chat After the 11:00 am Worship Service (Building C), feel free linger and enjoy conversations with others.  Snacks are available in the lobby.

Adult Sunday School

There are a variety of Adult Sunday School classes on Sunday mornings.  Explore on your on or let us help you find the right fit. Click here to go to the Adult Sunday School page and learn more about our classes.  Contact Amy Carlan, Associate Pastor for Discipleship, if you’d like help finding a class.

Children and Youth Sunday School

Sunday School classes are available for children of all ages. They will learn more about Jesus and find fellowship with others their own age.

Infant to PreschoolEarly childhood Sunday School classes are on the 1st Floor in the Sanctuary Building (Building A).  Click here to go to the Children’s Ministry page, or contact Melinda Miller for more information.

Kindergarten to 5th GradeElementary kids meet for Sunday School on the 3rd Floor of the Sanctuary Building (Building A).  Go to the Children’s Ministry page or contact Sharon Spencer, Director of Children’s Ministry (K-5th),  for more information.

Middle SchoolMiddle school kids meet for Sunday School in the Youth Building (Building B). The south side door leads directly into the youth room.   Click here to visit the Middle School page, or contact Johnson Waterer, Director of Middle School Ministry,  for more information.

High School – High school kids meet for Sunday School on the 2nd Floor of the Worship Center (Building C). Click here to visit the High School page, or contact Davin Thomsen Tang, Director of High School Ministry, for more information.

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Explore First Pres is an informational session designed to give you an overview of life at the church and ways you can get connected. It’s a great place to ask questions, learn about who we are, and discover the many ways you can plug-in to the First Pres community. Explore meets on select Sunday mornings after both services.  We gather in the Sanctuary and Worship Center Cherry St. lobbies and start with a First Pres tour! Then we gather in Building A (Sanctuary Building), Room 212 for around 30-40 minutes to discuss who we are and opportunities to get involved. Light refreshments will be served and childcare is available at the 9:45 session.  For more information, contact Michelle Collins or call the church office at 336-723-1621 x243.   


We are located on 300 North Cherry Street between 2nd and 4th Streets in downtown Winston-Salem just off of Business 40.

  • From Business 40, take the Cherry Street exit. The First Presbyterian parking lots are on your left north and south of 2nd Street.
  • From Wake Forest University, take Marshall Street and go past First Presbyterian Church to our parking lot on your left.

Aerial ViewClick Here

First Pres Campus


BUILDING A: Sanctuary Worship Service at 8:45, First Cafe 8:15-10:00, Adult and Children Sunday School at 10:00, Childcare, and Explore First Pres

BUILDING B: Middle School Sunday School at 10:00, Receptionist and Administrative Offices

BUILDING C: Worship Center Service at 11:00, High School Sunday School at 10:00, and Music Ministry Offices