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Welcome to the First Presbyterian Church of Williamstown!


A vibrant, prayerful & friendly family of faith in Williamstown, WV.


Our worship services are lively and traditional & worshipful and warm!

Relevant for both the new and lifelong Christian.





For most up-to-date information, please refer to our congregational Facebook page:


Sunday Worship begins at 11:00am.   Children's Sunday School has adjourned and will begin again in September.


We are located at 314 West 5th Street in Williamstown.


Please click on "Contact Us" to get detailed directions to the church building & learn more about parking.


You can call the church office at (304) 375-6211 with any questions.  If no one is in the office at the moment, leave a message, and either our secretary or pastor will be in touch shortly! 



*****  “It is the mission of First Presbyterian Church of Williamstown to encourage our members to move toward a fuller and deeper relationship with God through Jesus Christ, to respond to God’s charge to make disciples so that the body of believers can be equipped to live as God commanded, and to always be ministering to local and global community by using the gifts that God has given us to serve God and the needs of others.”  *****

Community Good Friday Service

We will share together in a Good Friday service, remembering the events in the life of our Lord and Savior, leading up to his Crucifixion and including his death.  The service will include several songs by community church choirs and readings introducing us to people in Jesus' story.  It will be a moving service of remembrance.  The Crossroads United Methodist Church is located near the Bethel Presbyterian Church at: 7390 Old St Marys Pike, Waverly, WV 26184


Maundy Thursday Potluck and Worship

The Maundy Thursday potluck and worship begins this evening at 6:30pm. We will share in a traditional Christian Agape Meal, share in the Lord's Supper together, participate in a communal Hand-washing service, and prepare ourselves for the continuing days of Holy Week… The potluck and service (7:30pm) will take place in the fellowship hall.

Community Thanksgiving Service

You are invited to a community Thanksgiving service of worship, as the holiday approaches.  Our service will include a community choir piece, prayers, Thanksgiving hymns, a homily by Rev. David Calvert at First United Methodist Church in Williamstown, and a creative prayerful opportunity to reflect on our gratitude for the life of Jesus Christ.  A pie and coffee reception (including low sugar) will follow the service.

Community Tailgate Party

We will again host a Tailgate party for the community before the home football game!  See you there!

Cluster Trunk or Treat

The Parkersburg Presbyterian Cluster will be hosting a “Trunk-or-Treat." Bring your whole family for an evening of faith based games, festivities, and most of all…candy!

More Information? Contact Jessica Banks at the First Presbyterian Church of Parkersburg      (304) 422-5426

Spencer Contemplative Retreat

The Spencer Presbyterian Church is hosting a day-long or possible two day long retreat at Spring Heights Retreat Center in Spencer, WV (2067 Barrcut Rd). This is a spiritual, contemplative retreat that will include time for silent prayer, walking a labyrinth, group learning and reflection. The retreat will be led by Spiritual Director and Presbyterian elder, Mary Quick. RSVP by Sunday, October 25th. 

RSVP with Elizabeth Campbell-Maleke or for more information at (304) 375-6211.  If you plan to attend, we can get you detailed driving directions.

Bounty of the Harvest

Iron Chef is back... Autumn Style!  The congregation is invited to participate in a Covered Dish dinner with special prizes for favorite recipes!  There will also be fall-oriented games to enjoy together. 

Hunger Workshop for Kids

Pastor Elizabeth will lead a workshop for kids about physical and spiritual hunger.  Sponsored by the Presbytery Nuture Committee, there will be many activities and some games.  The curriculum is especially suited for kids in grades 3-6 but everyone is welcome to come!

Scottish Heritage Service

During Sunday worship, we will have a special service, recognizing the Scottish Heritage of the Presbyterian denomination as well as the individual cultural heritage we each bring to the church and that is part of our faith.  Sara Chichester will offer moving bagpipe music.  We are invited to bring part of a tartan or some other cultural artifact from our individual heritage to share during worship.  Following worship, we will have coffee hour and a special bereavement meal for members of our church family who have had family members recently pass away.

Presbyterian Women Meeting


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