This group is currently meeting Sunday nights at 7:00 p.m. over Zoom.

This ongoing Bible Study class is open to anyone who is looking for an opportunity to grow in their understanding of what the Scriptures teach concerning God, our faith and how we are to live. 
Contact: Bob Atchinson


10:30am - Room 209,

This group features discussion of local, national, and world events and issues, and how we can respond from our Christian faith perspective. The first Sunday of the month is typically Current Events discussion. Please join us to be informed, inspired and challenged. If you wish to be added to the CFI email list, please contact Dan Campbell. 

Contact: Dan Campbell (

(This group is currently meeting on a modified schedule in a hybrid format, allowing people to participate in person or on Zoom.  Contact Dan Campbell (email above) to be added to the email list to receive meeting dates and information.)

All of these groups will be meeting online.  Contact the group leader for Zoom meeting room information. 

This book study group meets bi-monthly

1st & 3rd Mondays  6:30-8:00pm - Room 210 and Zoom

Book study: Convictions: How I Learned What Maters Most by Marcus Borg

Contact: Ellen Endslow (



Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Contact: Sara Pantazes (

Presbyterian Women's Circles

Gathering for Bible Study, Fellowship, and Mission Outreach.


Grace Circle: 

2nd Monday of the month at 1:00 PM

Bible study: What my Grandmothers Taught Me: Learning from the Women in Matthew's Genealogy of Jesus, by Merryl Blair

Contact: Vicki Gansner, 610-399-3059,

Location: Members' homes or Zoom


Peace Circle: 

2nd Tuesday of the month at 2:00 PM

Bible study: What my Grandmothers Taught Me: Learning from the Women in Matthew's Genealogy of Jesus, by Merryl Blair

Contact: Barbara Lidle, 610-692-4588,

Location: Members' homes


Praise Circle: 

2nd Wednesday of the month at 10:00 AM

Book study: Women of the Bible Speak, by Shannon Bream

Contact: Judy Mackleer, 484-356-3005, or Lynne Carter, 610-291-1282,

Location: Community Center - Malvern Room at Hershey's Mill


Hope Circle: 

2nd Thursday of the month at 9:00 AM

Bible Study: What my Grandmothers Taught Me: Learning from the Women in Matthew's Genealogy of Jesus, by Merryl Blair

Contact: Becky Gamble, 610-889-0928,

Location: Church, members' homes or Zoom


Faith Circle: 

3rd Thursday of the month at 10:30 AM

Fellowship and Service oriented: refreshments/fellowship;

serves monthly by taking on a small projects in the church or local community

Contact: Nancy Ohms, 484-678-1627,

Location: Members' homes

Men's Ministry

Tuesday Bible/Book Study 
Tuesdays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. - Room 217 and Zoom
Contact: Gordon Leidy (

Wednesday Bible/Book Study 

Wednesdays 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. - Room 210
Contact: Jim Serum (

Thursday Bible/Book Study 

Thursdays 7:00–9:00 pm - Room 209
Contact: Phil Heaver (

Service Groups
FIRST CREW (Days/times vary)

Men and women of all ages are invited to join this group that periodically roles up its sleeves to tackle building and service projects.  We have worked on building repairs and refurbishments by partnering with Good Works, West Chester, Habitat for Humanity, World Impact in Chester, Fredrick Douglas Christian School, and The Village (formerly Presbyterian Children’s Village).  We also partner with Act in Faith of Greater West Chester. Not every project involves a hammer and nails.  Watch the bulletin for information on upcoming projects!

Contact: Jim Serum (


Providing quilts for babies baptized at First Pres, and pillowcases for pediatric department at Chester County Hospital
Fridays     1:00–4:30pm (Quilting Room)
Contact: Nancy Ohms (


Make prayer shawls and comfort quilts for members of the congregation and community
Wednesday Mornings  (Quilting Room)
Contact: Sharon Shone (


AGAPE (Ah-GAH-pay) TEAM             
Hospital visitation & grief support for members of the First Pres family
Contact: Ellen Landis ( or Judy Mackleer (

Pastoral contact: Rev. Caroline Cupp (


PRAYER BAND             
Participants pray for needs in response to member requests
Contact: Margie Kellermann (


Confidential Christian caregiving provided to congregation and community members through one-to-one connection with a trained Stephen Minister. To learn about becoming a Stephen Minister, contact Becky Gamble ( or Rev. Caroline Cupp (

Small Group Fellowship Opportunities

Periodic regional and overnight bus trips for fellowship; check the newsletter for current info.

Contact: Thom & Irene Clapper (