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For Such a Time as This...

The world as we encounter it today is the current context in which First Presbyterian Church has been asked to answer God's calling to love God with all our heart, mind, soul and strength, and to love our neighbors as ourselves. By building relationships that matter for faith, by deepening roots in Christ, by worshipping together, by caring for one another, and by seeking extravagant ways to serve our community, we long to bear witness to a hope greater than our fears. What if it's for such a time as this that we've been called to trust in Jesus Christ with all our hearts, watch for unexpected mercies and surprise Missoula with Christ's astonishing love?


FPC is grateful to be gathering for worship at 9:30 on Sunday mornings. And you are welcome to join us! In our Sanctuary, there will be space reserved for distanced seating. Masks will be available during worship. We celebrate the Lord’s Supper the first Sunday of each month.

You can also join our Sunday worship service streaming live, then posted as a recording (except on outdoor Sundays). The link will be the same whether you can join us live or later. See below or join us on our Facebook page at 'First Presbyterian Church Missoula'.

Covid Policy


Following CDC guidelines, as of now masks are optional in all settings at FPC.

Downloadable Worship Resources

What do you need? 

How can we care for you?

Please let us know, and we'll do our best to help.  We care about you

What do your neighbors need?

How can you care for our community?

Be safe. Be creative. Be Jesus to your neighbors.

Stay Connected

We do invite you to become deeply connected to one another and stay informed.

  • Please update your contact information by calling 406.549.5144 or emailing at the church office.  Email will be our default communication method. Please let us know if you prefer print mail, if you would like your information printed in the church directory and whether or not you are likely to participate in worship by video.

  • Follow FPC on Facebook here.

  • We encourage those who find themselves mostly at home to meet, pray and share life by phone or by free Zoom Video Conferencing. Learn about Zoom here.

Take Part in Our Sunday Worship Service:

Palm Sunday Worship with FPC | April 2nd, 2023 | Matthew 21:1-17

Palm Sunday marks an ironic celebration. We recall that what the crowd sees is the triumphal entry of a revolutionary leader – the Messiah come to route Roman rule. But Jesus has a very different revolution in mind. Here rides royalty of a different sort, humble, descending on a donkey. And what Jesus sees is a crowd that will dwindle when what’s called for is more than the emotion of triumph. 


What we mark in Palm Sunday is in some part a parade for fair-weather fans, the gathering of a crowd that will distance itself when the fireworks fade, when they see what it truly means for Jesus to be lifted up, when they count the cost of following this unexpected Messiah. 


According to Luke’s gospel, when his procession nears Jerusalem, Jesus can do nothing but look down on her and weep. This city on a hill, meant to be a true hearts’ meeting place between heaven and earth… Instead, Jesus looks upon an unawed and typical accommodation of religion to the politics of power. Instead, he sees so few who have come to meet with God. Jesus longs to gather them like a mother hen gathers her chicks, but they will not be gathered. Yet.


How will you be gathered into the arms of God for the commemoration of Jesus’ passion? How will you enter into the drama? What will you see in the coming week that the crowd on Palm Sunday did not?


We will be together in the sanctuary for worship this week. 

You can also click the link at the bottom of this email to live-stream our worship service (or view it afterward):


To listen by phone to the live 9:30am worship service on Sunday via Zoom, call 253-215-8782. You will be asked to enter three codes:

Meeting ID: 84025131691 (then #)

Participant ID: (just press #)

Password: 658627 (then #)


You will also be able to join worship by clicking the link on FPC’s web page at, or find it on Facebook at ‘First Presbyterian Church Missoula.’

Office Hours


The FPC ministry staff will gladly receive your phone calls (406.549.5144), emails at ( and print mail during church office hours, 9am-3pm Tuesday-Friday (unless otherwise posted).

There has never been a more crucial time to be Christ's church for one another and for our city!  Please continue your financial giving through this time.  You can mail checks to FPC, drop them off at the office during business hours (9am - 3pm TUE - FRI) or click here.


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