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Who We Are 2017-04-16T18:30:38+00:00

Who We Are

We are a very diverse congregation, with many different gifts, opportunities and theological positions. We are convinced that the Spirit uses these to enable us in ministry and mission. We often don’t understand many of our differences, but we celebrate the way they keep us talking to one another and growing in the practice of our faith.

Our Mission

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Our Story

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Our Leadership

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I am the vine, you are the branches. Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit,
because apart from me you can do nothing. (John 15:5)

We at First Presbyterian Church believe we are indeed the branches of Christ, charged with the fruit-bearing mission of the gospel. We believe this mission to be possible only because we draw our life from our relationship to the true vine, who connects us to the fullness of God; the very God who nurtures, and as necessary prunes. This image also reminds us that the vine has many branches other than our congregation or denomination. We respect and depend upon other branches, individuals, and faith communities who proclaim Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.

Our Mission

S eek others to believe in the redeeming love of Jesus Christ

E quip believers to become disciples

N urture disciples to discover their ministries

D eploy ministers to work in the world

Jesus said: “As the Father has sent me, so I send you.” (John 20:21)

Our Vision

Our vision is to offer the community a growing, inclusive, tolerant church home with diversity in every way. We strive to assume a leadership role in the community by publicly addressing and meeting challenges together – in the name of God’s grace and testified to by the life and death of Jesus Christ.

Our Community

First Presbyterian Church is located right in the heart of Bonham, Texas.  Bonham is located about 65 miles northeast of Dallas and 12 miles south of the Oklahoma border, and is the county seat of Fannin County.  Learn more about Bonham:

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