Lent is Here!

The Ash Wednesday service is still available to view on YouTube, but now we are officially in the season of Lent, a time of observance leading up to Easter.

Some people give something up for Lent, such as sweets; some people take something on, such as time for prayer; some people avoid all outward show of faith and focus on their inner spiritual lives.

As Presbyterians, we do not order these disciplines, but ask individuals to follow their conscience.  The interplay of ideas, we believe, can help keep our intentions fresh as we live out our lives of faith.

Lent lasts five Sundays: February 21 through March 21.  March 28 is Palm Sunday, and April 4 will be our celebration of Easter.  We hope to see you!

Our Building Is Closed!

We are not open for normal or casual use.  If you would like to request special approval to enter the building or host an event, recognizing that this will involve special procedures, please contact the office at office@firstpresithaca.org.  We take COVID-19 seriously, and look forward to the day when once again our welcome may be unrestrained.


Godly Play via Zoom!

Our Children's Church program, Godly Play, is a Montessori-style Christian Education. While our church is meeting online during this pandemic, we are hosting Godly Play stories online before the Sunday service.  


Sunday morning at 9:30 am via zoom we are gathering all children K-6th grade. 

Please click here for zoom information and other details. 

Click Here to join us on Zoom for worship 
Sundays at 10am for Fellowship and Adult Education.
We're planning a Poetry Slam (or something like that) for this Wednesday, March 3, at 7pm - and of course you're welcome to join us!  You can bring a poem to share (yours or someone else's), or just have fun appreciating what others read.  Click this Zoom link to join! 
Join us for morning prayer
Monday through Friday at 9am
by clicking here
Do you have children interested in joining our Godly Play time at 9:30 Sunday mornings?  email Suzanne:

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Email the church office to have your address added to the list, and keep in touch with all our activities!  Both email and printed versions are available.

Posted December, 2020

We mailed out ashes for Ash Wednesday!

Email the church office to request future mailings!  We will send things from time to time to all our usual mail recipients, but please let us know if you don't usually receive mailings from us and would to.




315 N. Cayuga Street

Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Tel: 607-272-2800
Fax: 607-272-2813

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