Special Services and Events
inform you how your gifts to the Christmas Joy
Offering help active and retired church workers
and their families in financial distress. You
will also learn how your gifts are currently
helping deserving students at
ethnically/racially diverse Presbyterian-founded
schools. This offering will be received at 11:00
AM worship services on 22 & 29 December.
consider many things
when visiting churches. The teaching.
The music. Age groups.
Families. Singles. Opportunities to serve. What you may be seeking
could be dramatically different from the next person - or it could
be exactly the same.
With open doors and open hearts Our congregation covers many
generations, among which are people of every stage of faith. We
welcome those seeking God and His truths, regardless of questions,
baggage, or plain old life experiences.
Whatever you're looking for...
you mean something to God. As God's church, you mean something to
us. You are always welcome here.
The Revd. Dr. Rufus T. Burton
arrived in early August 2003 and preached his first sermon at First
Presbyterian Church, Martinsburg on August 10, 2003. Dr. Burton is a
graduate of the Princeton Theological Seminary. His first pastoral
call was to the
Second Presbyterian Church,
Indianapolis, Indiana. The Revd. Dr. Burton
continued his studies at King's College, London, England, completed
the required work, and was recognized with his
Doctor of Philosophy
"We are the church as God intended ...
community of believers who come together to follow the teachings of
the Bible and spread the message of God's love. Along the way, we
teach and share. We sing and laugh. We roll up our sleeves and get
involved. And sometimes, we're quietly still in the presence