We have many different places for adults to grow in faith and education here at FPC Pensacola. Whether you’re looking to expand your knowledge of the Bible, get informed about how God is moving in our world today, or discuss with others about where the sacred and the secular intersect, there is a place for you here at FPC. You can look here at a few of the many opportunities we have for you at First, or you can contact Senior Pastor Robert Thomas Quiring to help you find a place that fits best.
Also, if you're a parent of children birth through high school, join the FPC Parents Facebook Group!
Sunday Morning Classes - 9 a.m.
"In-The-Nesters" Parent Bible Study, Room 235
Join other parents of children still living in the home (birth to 18) for an opportunity to talk about faith as well as the joys and challenges of raising children.
Open Door, Room 238
Join us as we take a deep look at the Scripture for the day, including background info, the biblical language and an exploration of possible readings.
Faith & Inquiry, Room 235
This class confronts theology, church history, contemporary public policy, trends in mainstream churches and faithful living.
Fellowship Bible Class, Room 116
Bring your Bible and join us! Our lessons are based on the Present Word curriculum published by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Those of us who feel called, teach. Those of us who feel called, are students.
Wednesday Evening Programs
On Wednesday nights we have multiple places for adults to expand their knowledge of the Bible and grow in spiritual formation. Adult Wednesday night programs start after our church-wide dinner at 5:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Wednesday Night at First page.
If you haven’t already found the right place for you on Wednesday nights, contact Robert Thomas Quiring.
F(ood), F(un) & F(ellowship) Groups
Food, Fun & Fellowship (FFF) groups are made up of folks who get together on a monthly basis in order to get to know each other better through Christian fellowship at the dinner table. We have multiple FFF groups, each meeting at a different time of the month and each made up of people in different life stages.
Presbyterian Women is a denomination-wide ministry offering opportunities for fellowship and Christian Discipleship for more than 200 years. Presbyterian Women at FPC sponsor women’s Bible studies, fellowship opportunities and service projects. To find out how you can be a part of this amazing organization, call the church office at 850.438.9619.
Presbyterian Women's Retreat 2020 - Feb. 22 & 23
More information can be found here.
Tuesday Men’s Breakfast
FPC’s Pinky Bach Men’s Bible Breakfast is a thriving men’s ministry that takes place on Tuesdays at 7 a.m. in the Small Dining Room of our Jane C. Noonan Center. Men all over our community get together at FPC for a delicious home-cooked breakfast, hearty discussion and faith-building. The eggs are always done right, the topics always relevant and the crowd lively, even at this time of the morning!
Presbyterian Cursillo Retreat
Held every fall and spring in conjunction with the Presbytery of South Alabama, Alabama Presbyterian Cursillo is an opportunity for a weekend of reflection, worship, discussion and spiritual growth. Participants are lodged at Beckwith Camp & Conference Center on Weeks Bay near Foley, Alabama.
Harbison Lecture Series
The church enjoys an endowed lecture series that brings noteworthy speakers to our community. Recent speakers include Walter Brueggemann, Lillian Daniel and Rodger Nishioka.
Feb. 9, 2020 we will welcome Rev. Dr. Bill Carl as the Harbison Lecturer. More information to come.