A welcoming congregation of believers serving together by God’s grace
Welcome to First Presbyterian Church, the oldest continuous church congregation in Bosque County, Texas.
We’re a small Christian family with a large community footprint, serving the Clifton area since 1861. First Church is a member congregation of Grace Presbytery, Synod of the Sun, Presbyterian Church USA. Please come in and feel the Holy Spirit’s presence in our midst.
The season of celebrating our Lord and Savior’s birth is upon us. Very soon, take time to focus on Christ in your family’s Thanksgiving and Christmas gatherings. If you are visiting Clifton or haven’t a church home, please join us as we celebrate the truly life giving birth of the Christ Child!
Sunday, November 17 - 11 a.m. — The dedication of our new stained glass windows. After the worship we will have our annual Thanksgiving Dinner. All are welcome!
Friday, November 22 — The Central Texas Food for Families Food Drive will be held at First National Bank, Clifton. The volunteers from FPC will be there from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. to receive, sort and transport food items for the Clifton Food Bank. This is a significant time of serving those in need and a wonderful time of fellowship. Join us!
Sunday, November 24 - 7 p.m. — The Clifton Ministerial Alliance Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at First Baptist Church. This is a time when the churches on the community gather to give thanks to God for the many blessings we have received. The Community Choir and Children’s Choir will lift a Joyful Sound in praising our Lord!
Sunday, December 1 begins the Season of Advent. Join us for our four part Advent Study “Mary Had A Baby.” This is a study of the coming of the Christ Child is based on African American Spirituals. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.
Saturday, December 7 — “The Festival of Nativities” will fill the fellowship hall of the church. Join us to see beautiful nativities from all over the world on display. Music will be provided by TubaChristmas from 10 to 11 a.m. in the sanctuary and by the Grace Notes from 1 to 2 p.m. We are part of the Norwegian Country Christmas Tour.
Thursday, December 12 - 7 p.m. and Sunday, December 15 - 11 a.m. — The Chancel Choir of FPC presents “Celebration of Candles” by Joseph Martin. Join us for this reverent and uplifting Christmas Cantata.
Tuesday, December 24 - 6:30 p.m. — Christmas Eve Candle Light Service. The beginning of this service of “Lessons and Carols” dates back to 1880 from the Arch Bishop of Canterbury in Great Britain. Bring your family and friends to be a part of this service of readings from Holy Scripture witnessing to the birth of Jesus and the singing of beautiful Christmas Hymns.