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What We Believe

What We Believe

“In gratitude to God, empowered by the Spirit, we strive to serve Christ in our daily tasks and to live holy and joyful lives, even as we watch for God’s new heaven and new earth praying, ‘Come, Lord Jesus.’”

—from “A Brief Statement of Faith”, PC(USA) Book of Confessions


First Presbyterian Church of Auburn is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA). A comprehensive summary, including history, theology, social issues, and what makes our denomination unique may be found by clicking the button.


Church Staff



Dr. Damion Womack

Director of Music

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Janet Widell

Faith Community Nurse




Tyra Crowe

Organist and Pianist

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Erin Uptain Brown

Faith Community Nurse

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Chris Sarkowski

Director of Ministries

for Children and Youth

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Katherine Rushing

Church Office Administrator

Fellowship and Service


Serve alongside church members in our community by volunteering at the Community Market of East Alabama or the Cookie Walk to benefit Habitat for Humanity.

A NEW Advent Fellowship event will be held this year as we watch the Auburn Christmas Parade together as a church family from our FPC courtyard! Bring a chair and come enjoy hamburgers, hot dogs, and drinks.

Our Music and Mission Dinner offers an opportunity to enjoy intergenerational musical offerings, share a meal together, and make a donation to the Lee County Department of Huan Resources Christmas Wish List Fund.

Church History

Church History


Established by the Presbytery in 1850 to serve as a place of ministry to the students and faculty of the university and the townspeople, Auburn Church (now First Presbyterian) has existed in three sanctuaries within the same block of downtown Auburn. It was even used as a classroom space when the main API campus building burned in 1887. George Petrie, author of the Auburn Creed, was an active member of the church for 50 years. Today, with 600 members, First Presbyterian is still an active, thriving mission church both on campus, and in the community.

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