Local

Being an urban congregation in the heart of a revitalized downtown, First Presbyterian has many opportunities to serve our neighbors in the community. Listed below are some of the ways in which the congregation serves others in the name of Jesus Christ. New volunteers are always welcome to join the many First Presbyterians currently involved in programs that serve the Knoxville community. Read below to learn more about these local ministries. Click on the images to go to the each individual ministry website (if applicable). Click on the ministry name to learn more about how each ministry relates to First Presbyterian.
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CSA Community School of the Arts (CSA) 
Contact: Jennifer Willard phone: (865) 523-5684 email: jmwillard@comcast.net

IHNFamily Promise of Knoxville (formerly IHN)
Contact: Britton Leitch phone: 865-405-4282 email: britton.leitch@gmail.com
Preston Smith  prestonsmith07@gmail.com       Sam Pittenger   sampittenger52@gmail.com

pdo-logowebParents’ Day Out (PDO)
Contact: Lauren Nunn  phone: 865-684-5111 email: lsnunn.1226@gmail.com

Jesus’ Friends Jesus’ Friends
Contact: Kelly Norrell phone: 865-806-0132 email: norrellmedia@gmail.com

FISH FISH Pantry
Contact: Pam Teague phone: 523-7900 email: fish@pcknox.org

UKIRK logoUKirk at UTK (formerly The Presbyterian Student Center at UTK)
Contact: Andy Morgan (Campus Minister) phone: 394-9242 

Habitatlogo Habitat for Humanity
Contact: Bruce Anderson  banderson@etch.com

vmc.gifVolunteer Ministry Center (VMC)
Contact: Joan Regester email: joanreges@bellsouth.net

Dogwood Dogwood Elementary School
Contact: Pat Chambers email: psdchambers@comcast.net