We provides many opportunities for members to grow spiritually by being the hands and feet of Jesus at work in the world as we use our time, talents, and prayers to serve our local community, our country, and our world.

International Mission

We are active in international mission through our support of missionaries in Haiti and Thailand. First Presbyterian was the originating foundation for Haiti Fund, Inc. and our membership continues to support Haiti and our mission there with funds, prayers, and team visits. 

Haiti Reforestation Partnership, Inc./CODEP

CROP Hunger Walk/CWS

Interserve (Thailand)

Iraq Presbyterian Church

Operation Christmas Child

Presbyterian Mission Agency

SERRV Handicraft Bazaar

Interfaith Refugee Ministry

Refugee Support

Our Church is also actively involved in the support of Montignard families who have been able to come to the United States and settle in New Bern. Several of the Montignard families have become members of our church.


First Presbyterian supports with time, talents, and treasures, many local organizations that serves the needs of our community.  
The organizations we support and serve include:

  • Backpack Blessings
  • Coastal Women's Shelter
  • Craven Literacy Council
  • Faith Connection
  • Gifts from the Heart
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Knit for Others
  • Merci Clinic
  • NBHS Evening School
  • Religious Community Services
  • Reviving Lives Ministry
  • Special Olympic


Camp Albemarle
East Carolina University Campus Ministry
New Hope Presbytery - Outreach Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
Relay for Life
Union Seminary