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"And above all, love one another deeply from the heart."   - 1Peter 1:22


The First Presbyterian Church of Waynesville is a vibrant community of faith to call home. Everyone is welcome and each of you is valued.  Our varied backgrounds and stories woven together produce a beautiful tapestry of faith, bound together with a common mission of loving God and our neighbors.

Welcome to First Presbyterian!

I’m so glad you stopped by to take a closer look at this beautiful church, nestled in the majestic mountains of Western North Carolina in the charming town of Waynesville. If you are searching for a place of worship that feels like “home” – this is the place for you! 

We are a community of Christ-followers who love to gather together in joyful worship of God.

We hope this site gives you an idea of who we are and what we believe, but you won’t really know unless you come and see for yourself!

Pastor Holly

Pastor Holly



Sunday Schedule

What To Expect

Directions & Parking

January 21, 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018


Sermon -  "Hosana"

Scripture - Matthew 21



Employment Opportunity - click here

 Nursery Caregivers


Living Last Supper 

Good Friday Cross Walk

Good Friday Worship 

Full Calendar


PALM SUNDAY  Let's begin a very holy week as we wave our palm branches and give Jesus a royal welcome on Sunday, March 25 at 10:45.

MAUNDY THURSDAY  Come and see a living portrayal of daVinci's famous painting in a meaningful worship service.  THE LIVING LAST SUPPER is a drama capturing the moment Jesus tells his disciples one of them will betray him.  Thursday, March 29 at 7 p.m.

GOOD FRIDAY  - CROSS WALK -  The Waynesvile downtown churches gather to remember the Passion of Christ, walking together as some carry the cross.  You are invited to walk, too.  Gather at First Presbyterian Church parking lot Friday, March 30 at 10:45 a.m.

GOOD FRIDAY - "The Nails of the Cross"  Please come to honor the extreme sacrifice of our Savior in a reflective time of worship on Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m.

EASTER SUNDAY  Alleluia, Christ is Risen!  Easter Sunday is the most important day for all Christ followers around the world as we joyfully celebrate the event of our risen Lord!  come and worship Sunday, April 1 at 10:45.




The casting for this once-a-year event is complete and rehearsals have begun.

Presented at the Maundy Thursday  worship service on March 29th, this dramatic re-enactment of da Vinci's famous painting is a highlight of the Lenten season. Mark your calendar and plan to attend.  7:00 p.m. in the sanctuary.  



A Holy Week tradition in Waynesville, the downtown churches walk together-- some carrying the cross --  in remembrance of the events long ago.  Gather at 10:45 in the parking lot of First Presbyterian Church.  Stops will be made along the way at area churches for interludes of prayer. 


"The Nails of the Cross"

This moving service pays tribute to the agony of Christ on the cross.  Join

in this Holy Week experience.  In the sanctuary.