First Presbyterian Church of Huntsville Tennessee

Mission Statement

We seek to reflect the gospel of Jesus Christ through service and love.
Welcome to all who worship with us!  If you are interested in becoming a member of this congregation, please contact the pastor or an elder. All are welcome!

First Presbyterian Church
Huntsville, Tennessee

185 Woodland Place  (Directions)
P.O. Box 39
Huntsville TN 37756 
Phone (423) 663-3456       

The Rev. Dr. Dennis Falasco
Interim Pastor

Office Hours:
8 am - 3 pm
Tuesday and Saturday



The Season of Lent

Sunday, March 26,  at First Presbyterian Church

Sunday School  begins at 9:45 am

Worship begins at 11 am

In-person OR virtually (Livestreamed below)

Download the Order of Service 

(With hymn lyrics and responses)

In addition to this website livestream, -worship services are livestreamed and archived via these commercial sites:
Facebook Live 
 and       Church YoTube Channel

Archive of 2023 Worship Services

Have you heard? Church News

What's changed or added around the church?
Check it out HERE

Health Policy  

Please know that session is working diligently to provide you with a safe space to worship and enjoy the service.  We encourage masks to be worn during church. We also suggest that if you are not feeling well or are uncomfortable, please stay at home and worship with us online. Contact Ruling Elder Philip Jones through the church office with any concerns you may have.

Life of the Church
Calendar of Events; Announcements

Order Easter Lilies at the church or through this SURVEY.

Each Saturday, at the church:
     Youth  Club: 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Jr/Sr High; college age)
     Young Adults (ages  18-30) meet from 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Lenten Bible Study     
      March 29 (5 pm)
      See info sheet.

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE (Download Full Listing)
         April 8 (1 pm) : Annual Easter Egg Hunt; 1 pm

Upcoming Youth Event:
       May 20th - Jayell Ranch Adventure Park

Holy Week begins April 2 (Info Sheet)
The Lenten Season (Final Event)

Wednesday Bible Study

Lee Ann Kudson hosts a Bible Study each Wednesday in March for the season of Lent.  Join us for a shared meal at 5 PM followed by the Bible Study.  Everyone is invited to attend, no matter your faith background or church affiliation.  There is no cost for the meal or the Bible Study.  More information is HERE.

FYI:  Introduction to the Season of Lent


Sunday School begins at 9:45 am

Adult Sunday School Class

Please see below for recordings of the recent series of lessons taken from Revelation.

Middle School/ High School Class

Age-appropriate topics.

Elementary School Class

Age-appropriate topics


Videos from the recent study of the Book of Revelation

Revelation: Lesson 1

Revelation: Lesson 2

Revelation: Lesson 3

Revelation: Lesson 4

Revelation: Lesson 5

Revelation: Lesson 6

Revelation: Lesson 7

Church News: Have you heard?

Director of Music

Beth FurrerBeth Furrer, our pianist/accompianist for our worship services and special events, has been selected to fill a new position here at First Pres Huntsville. Beth will be our Director of Music, and in addition to the work she's been doing, she'll be in charge of arranging for all of the many occasions here at the church where musical activities will be part of the program. You can learn more about Beth here.

Children are welcomed here!

The First Pres Huntsville church family is happy to welcome every member of each family worshipping with us here in the Sanctuary. We offer nursery care for thildren 5 and younger. Children older, but not yet ready to sit with parents through the entire church service will be welcomed at the back of the Sanctuary where a supervised quiet activity table will be available. The children there will sense the pattern of worship in the Sanctuary while engaged in activties geared to their maturity level.




The info sheet includes all session listings with scripture references.

Ends Wednesday, March 28

March 28 Why Did Jesus Have to Die?

Youth and Young Adults Activities

Youth Club
(Junior High and High School)

Each Saturday, 5 - 7 p.m.

The video from our first 2023 Adventure is HERE!

A message from Youth Director Jason Falasco

Questions? Concerns? Please contact Youth Director Jason Falasco (e-mail)


Young Adult Bible Study
(Ages 18-30)

Each Saturday, 7 - 8 p.m.

  This group  just begam meeting on February 4 and plans to meet everySaturday from 7-8PM.  It will give our young adultgs an opportunity to talk about the philosophy of the Bible. Please contact Jason Falasco at through the church office if you have any questions.



The Session


Liz Fancher,
Clerk of Session

Don Stansberry III

Lori Phillips Jones,
Recording Treasurer

Class of 2025

Carter Owens,
Congregational Care 

Angela Morrow,

VeRhonda Hembree,

Class of 2024

Lee Ann Knudson, Congregational Care

Tracey Stansberry,

Alice Golade, F

Class of 2023

Mark Blakely,

Mike Douglas,

Phillip Jones,

Mossop Memorial

Cemetery Trustees

Mike Doublas
(Class of 2023)

John Seals

Jim Morrow

Our Church Staff

Each of these biographies has a scroll bar on the right side of each panel.

Rev. Dr. Dennis Falasco

Interim Pastor

"All a church does in programs and missions springs from Sunday Worship."

Michelle Massengale

Administrative Assistant

I hope that when people see or think of me, they are reminded of God’s love for them.

Beth Furrer

Director of Music

"Music is my worship that allows me to praise without words


Cole Hunt

Choir Director

Jason Falasco

Youth Director


1. By Mail

If you prefer, you may mail donations to the church P.O. box. The address is First Presbyterian Church,
P.O. Box 39,
Huntsville TN 37756.

2. Automatic Deductions through First National Bank of Oneida

If you bank with the First National Bank of Oneida, you may arrange for automatic deductions through their "Bill Pay" program.


3. Online. using Vanco

Vanco, via the
Presbyterian Foundation

FPCH Donation Link

For the convenience of those who prefer to use a secure online donation platform,  First Presbyterian Church - Huntsville, TN has now established an online giving program in partnership with the Presbyterian Foundation.

Using the information provided in the next column, you can give to the church in a secure manner and your gift will be immediately available to the church for use in its General Fund which will support all of our ongoing ministries. You will receive an automatic acknowledgement email from the Foundation as well as a year-end gift summary for tax reporting.

FAQs Everything you might wonder about online giving to your church.

Thank you for your gifts!

Two "How-To" Visuals

Vanco (Give+ Church)   is the agency that handles donations for churches working through the Presbyterian Foundation.

1. How It Works:  The "how to do it" tutorial!

2.How To Give with Vanco Mobile:



Bulletin Board

Resources and Information

Weekday Office Hours
Tuesdays and Saturdays: 8 am - 3 pm

Prayer Requests

You may phone the church office [(423) 663-3456]  and leave a message if no one is in the office to take your call, or contact by e-mail.

Prsbytery of East Tennessee NEWS

Online or Mailed Donations

Your gifts to this church are most appreciated.

Full details as to how the online program operates, including a link to the secure site where you may contribute to the work of our church is HERE.

If you prefer, gifts are welcomed via mail to our post office box:
First Presbyterian Church
C/O Lori Phillips Jones
PO Box 39
Huntsville TN 37756


Contact First Presbyterian Church of Huntsville TN


185 Woodland Place
P.O. Box 39
Huntsville TN 37756

Telephone: 423.663.3456

E-mail the Church Office



First Presbyterian Church of Huntsville TN

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First Presbyterian Church of Huntsville Tennessee is about 55 miles from Knoxville and 10 miles from Oneida.  

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