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Welcome to Our Church

Adjacent to the campus of the Mayo Clinic, First Presbyterian Church has served residents and visitors for 150 years. If you are in Rochester for a brief medical stay or live in the Rochester area, the congregation invites you to attend our worship service, programs and activities.



First Presbyterian Church of Rochester, Minn. is a proud member of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).



The mission of the First Presbyterian Church of Rochester is to help people on their spiritual journey as they face the difficult and demanding questions of life. Our foundation of growth in the Spirit is worship, fellowship, interaction with the world, and reliance on God in daily life. To accomplish this, our church works:

  • To recognize our unique opportunity to minister to the spiritual needs of┬ávisitors to the Medical Center
  • To share our faith through mission and social concern outreach in both the local and world community
  • To strengthen faith and commitment by promoting vital Christian education, music, and fellowship programs for all ages
  • To encourage active participation in worship
  • To nurture worshipers with a strong pulpit ministry and compassionate pastoral leadership
  • To maintain strong ties with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)