Come as you are, journey and grow together in a relaxed environment

Something For Everyone Every Day

Upcoming Events

the April Newsletter is available here 

We are home safe and no injuries from the AMOR Mission Trip.  It was one of the best homebuilding trips ever!

Yard Sale April 29th noon to 6pm; April 30th 7am to noon.

Dodger Day May 1st

Family Camp at Sea September 30 – October 3rd.  You must signup by May 4th.  See Church Life committee

PW Tea – May 7th

The Huntington Museum outing May 14th

New Members Class – May 15th and May 22nd.  Signup at the welcome table or call the church office.

Adult Ed:

➢ May 15 CELEBRATE THE BIRTHDAY OF THE CHURCH This Sunday is “Pentecost” the day to celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit to God’s people. Curious what the Bible teaches about the Spirit of God and you. Come and explore.

➢ May 22 DOES MY LIFE MATTER TO GOD? What the Bible says when you hear God asking, “I want you.” What does God want? How do I fit into God’s plan of salvation and redemption of humankind? Come and find some answers.

➢ June 5 ONE HOUR TO UNDERSTAND THE WHOLE BIBLE Yes, we will do this in one hour. Don’t believe it, then come! Get the eagle’s eye view from Genesis to Revelation of God’s plan of redemption of a world gone amuck.

Recycling for Children’s Ministry has change to quarterly.  Our collection Sundays in 2016 will be:  June 5September 4, December 4

Click for full online calendar


Our Vision

At First  Presbyterian Church we invite people to follow Jesus Christ in a community where we EXALT God in worship, EMBRACE one another in love, ENCOURAGE spiritual growth, and EQUIP every person for ministry in the Church and world.

An Atmosphere of Acceptance – Come as you are, make friends and journey together in a relaxed no pressure loving environment.

  • Practical Meaningful Messages – Our pastor expresses the truth found in Scripture in a fresh, credible way. You’ll hear practical messages from the Bible that relate to the problems and pressures we all face.

  • A Vibrant Adult Education Program – We offer a number of programs to provide for your spiritual growth from Life Academy and Small Groups to in-depth study of the Bible and Theology.

Our Community

Helping build the Kingdom the First Presbyterian Church is located in the heart of old town Newhall California at:
24317 N. Newhall Avenue Newhall, CA 91321-2721
phone: (661) 259-0555

Member of Presbytery USA 
 The church as occupied the same ground since 1891, but this church is more than the buildings; it is a practicing community of faith.

Rev Dr Bill Barnes, Pastor      
Phil Aijian, Pastoral Support    
Sarah Bolin, Director of Christian Ed
Sandy McIntosh, Office Manager



upcoming sermons

Lenten Series:  A New Kind of Christianity (following  a book by Brian McLaren)

4/24  What is the overarching Story Line of the Bible?

5/1 Youth Sunday & Confirmation

5/8 How should the Bible be understood”

5/15 is God Violent?

5/22 Who is Jesus and Why is He important? What is the Gospel?

5/29 What (do we do about) part does church play?

6/5 What do we do about the problem of human sexuality?

6/12 Can we find a better way of viewing the future

Listen to Sermons here 

AMOR Family Trip October 2015

AMOR through the years

Stories of Faith
Our life is enriched by the stories of faith from those who have walked before us. Dr. Paul Aijian inspires us as we hear his perspective on faith and fellowhsip. Let his story speak to your heart and life!



The Adult Ed Committee and Patrick Ramnarine’s brother, Cecil, seek to promote and educate the youth in the valley in the rich peacemaking tradition introduced and modeled by Jesus.  Cecil has developed a wonderful curriculum which he would ask us to bring to the attention of the local schools.   more information – click here

It is all free and can be downloaded from:

Come join as we are called to follow Jesus

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