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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.


Sunday School for all ages at 9:45am (except during the summer months) with Sunday Worship at 11:00am.


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

DIRECTIONS: The sanctuary building is located at the intersections of Columbia Ave and West 5th Street.  

FROM MARIETTA:  Turn RIGHT onto West 3rd Street or Route 14 after crossing over the Williamstown-Marietta bridge.  Then take a LEFT onto Columbia Ave.  (You will see our Presbyterian Church sign before you turn onto Columbia Ave).  The sanctuary building is located on the left.  

FROM WILLIAMSTOWN: Take route 14 or Highland Ave through Williamstown.  You will pass by the Tomlinson Park on the left.  Then turn LEFT onto West 5th Street at the light.  The street will wind past the city building on the right, the town library on your left and then the high school on your left.  Stay on West 5th Street.  After you continue through the street light, you will see the red brick sanctuary building on the right.  We are one block down from the United Methodist Church building.

PARKING: There is parking on West 5th Street in a lot across from the sanctuary building on your left as well as street parking right by the sanctuary building itself.  Parking is also available on the other side of the sanctuary building, off Columbia Ave.

CONTACT INFORMATION 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!  We are also able to host community events, meetings, and parties.



*****  “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.”  *****

Serving the Lions Club

Members of our Presbyterian Women and others in the congregation help provide the meal for the Lions Club meeting.  It is always delicious and fun to serve!

Community Ash Wednesday Service

You are invited to participate in our Community Ash Wednesday Service.  Participating churches include: Sand Hill United Methodist Church, Crossroads United Methodist Church, and the Williamstown First United Methodist Church and others.  The service will include a community church slideshow, a choir song with members from some of the churches, and a time of receiving ashes.  This will be a solemn and celebratory service.

Children's Worship

Come to worship this Sunday at the usual time!  The children will be helping to lead worship and sharing their gifts of reading, art, teaching and greeting!

Wednesday Book Club!

Our first book club meeting will be this Wednesday at 10am!  We're going to begin our study of C.S. Lewis' Mere Christianity.  You can also hear an audio version of this book on YouTube from Apologetics 101... Go here to see part 1:  Coffee and other drinks will be available to drink and enjoy during our meeting!

Worship in the Park

Worship in the Park--- PLUS Pioneer Games!

Come out to our last Worship in the Park for the summer and also prepare to have some good ole' fashioned fun as pioneer games are played and a potluck lunch is enjoyed after the worship service.

Music Camp!

"Let's Make Music, Again!"  Once again we are sponsoring a community music workshop/camp!  This year's camp promises to be even more exciting!!!  We have a countdown going on throughout town....  Have you seen our signs on Highland Avenue or Henderson?  We are going to be inviting several guest musicians again this year!!  And.... we'll be learning about the use of music in Christian worship as well as how music can provide care for others!  The camp will run from Mon, July 21 - Thurs, July 24th from 10am - 1PM.  Lunch is included.

Come Check out our New Nursery!

Thanks to the work of some committed volunteers, our church nursery is quickly getting whipped up into shape!   We've got some new equipment and the room is starting to look nice-- getting geared up to welcome some young ones!!  Come by and see!

Music Camp!

Community Music Camp will be held on Monday, July 21 - Thursday, July 24th from 10am - 1PM!  Come and learn about music, its connection in Christian worship, and also how we can use music to care for others!  Lunch is included each day. You do not have to be a member of the church to register.  Call (304) 375-6211 or e-mail Pastor Elizabeth at with questions!  We'll have a lot of wonderful guest musicians again this year!!  For grades 2 - 6!  You don't want to miss this.


We are preparing to enter Holy Week.  As we celebrate this important time together in the life of our church, we invite you to attend the following worship services & activities:

PALM SUNDAY WORSHIP-  Sunday, April 13  11AM

MAUNDY THURSDAY POTLUCK & WORSHIP- Thursday, April 17  The potluck will begin at 6:30pm with worship starting at approximately 7:30pm.  This service will take place in our fellowship hall.

ECUMENICAL GOOD FRIDAY SERVICE- Friday, April 18  7PM  This service will take place at the First United Methodist Church

Searching for an Organist

Our talented music minister and organist, Kathleen Reel, will retire after faithfully serving our congregation for more than 3 years.  We are now searching for another organist who would be available on Sunday mornings to play for morning worship.  If you or someone you know might be interested, please call the church office at (304) 375-6211 or send an e-mail to Rev. Elizabeth Campbell-Maleke at   Thank you!


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