At First Church, all are welcome
As the first religious congregation in Buffalo, it’s a philosophy we’ve served our community with since 1812.

Welcome to First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo’s website! We hope that you find us an open and caring congregation. No website can truly tell the whole story, but we hope that you like what you see and will visit us in-person for worship or one of our many activities!

First Presbyterian Church was the first faith community in Buffalo. Founded in 1812, it is often referred to as the “Mother of All Churches.” Even Teddy Roosevelt worshipped here!

First Church might be historic, but it sure isn’t stuffy. Home to a diverse congregation drawing from downtown Buffalo and as far away as Niagara County and Ontario, Canada; people from different walks of life and ethnicities can find a welcoming faith community.

Our Mission

The mission of historic First Church is to bring diverse people of metropolitan Buffalo together to follow Jesus Christ through worshiping God, fostering spiritual growth and serving the community.

Sunday, March 22, 2015
First Presbyterian Church's Easter newsletter is now online! Catch up on everything that's happening here !
Saturday, March 14, 2015
SPIRITUAL FORMATION SUNDAY “The Intersection of Science & Faith” Discussion Sunday, March 22 12:30-2:00 PM in the Chapel Elder Quinton Meyer will…  more »
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Date:  April 5, 2015
Time:  11:15 AM
Rev. Dr. Philip S. Gittings preaching Location: Sanctuary
Date:  April 12, 2015
Time:  11:15 AM
Location: Sanctuary Rev. Dr. Philip S. Gittings preaching
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Sunday Schedule
9:30 AM Adult Education
11:15 AM Worship
11:30 AM Children’s School *
12:15 PM Fellowship Hour
* Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month.
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First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo
One Symphony Circle
Buffalo, New York  14201
Phone: 716.884.7250
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