About us: History
Pastoral Ministries

  • Communion to homebound members
  • Faithful companionship during all stages of life and life transitions
  • Pastoral care and visitations at hospitals and patient care facilities
  • Premarital counseling
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies, long-term counselors, and other area supportive services
  • Short-term pastoral counseling

Christian Education

  • Adult Forum education programs
  • Children's Sunday school
  • Bible Study series
  • Special seasonal programming
  • New members’ classes

Outreach Ministries

  • Rev. Geri Lyon Food Pantry
  • Literacy Drop-In Center in partnership with Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara
  • Ministry with Friends of Night People
  • Ministry with Family Promise WNY

Church Life-Building Community

  • Annual New Life Sunday picnic
  • Church birthday party celebration
  • Weekly coffee hour after worship
  • Pentecost hike to the Eternal Flame

Music Ministries

  • First Church Choir
  • Handbell Choir
  • Special music programs throughout the year

Generational Ministries

  • Deacons work with homebound and shut-in members
  • Young Adult social ministry
  • Women’s Association
  • Women’s Ministries:
    • Prayer Shawl Ministries
    • Book Club

Worship & Spiritual Life

  • Sunday Worship with dynamic, Biblically-based preaching with classic hymns and music in our beautiful Sanctuary
  • Summer Worship in July and August in our Chapel
  • Children’s sermons
  • Children’s Christmas Pageant
  • Blue Christmas service
  • Regular celebration of the sacraments, including monthly communion services
  • Service of Tenebrae on Maundy Thursday
  • Special worship services on Palm Sunday and Easter, and other holidays throughout the year


Sunday Schedule
11:00 AM Worship
11:15 AM Children’s School 
12:00 PM Fellowship Hour
First Presbyterian Church of Buffalo
One Symphony Circle
Buffalo, New York  14201
Phone: 716.884.7250
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