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Welcome to the online home of First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit, PA – “The Church On the Hill.” We are glad you have found the website of this lively, loving and faithful congregation. We invite you to click through our pages and discover why so many thoughtful Christians in our region make this church their spiritual home.


We are a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA) and have more than 500 members. Each week about 140 people attend worship and education, which makes us one of the largest Presbyterian congregations in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

We welcome all people to our church family.




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Coronavirus Update
June 30, 2020

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We at the First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit are moving our worship service on-line. The services in their entirety will be streamed on YouTube and Facebook (no need to be a Facebook member).  Sermons are available as audio and text files. -more-

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Sunday morning coffee hour is now virtual. -more-

We encourage worshipers, particularly worshipers with health concerns and in susceptible categories, to stay home and worship remotely with their families.

The church office is closed.

All face-to-face church meetings, classes and rehearsals are canceled or postponed. 

online 10932Through the Mission and Justice committee, we have initiated a 21 Day Challenge. From now until the end of June, we invite members and friends to read articles and review videos on the ways that racism impacts all of our lives. The Wednesday WAY gathering on Zoom will be a safe place for people to talk about what they are reading, viewing, and considering. To take part, go online to 21daychallengefpccs.blogspot.com


  • July 13 - 17 - You are invited to a virtual Vacation Bible School experience. - more -
  • Upper Room Devotional Booklets for May/June have arrived at the church. If you or someone you know routinely takes one home, please leave a message on the church voicemail (570-586-6306) or send a message to office@fpccs.org and we will mail it out.
  • St. Francis Clothing Center is in need of all types of clean, gently used seasonal clothing for men and women. There is a special need for men’s sneakers and jeans. Please leave your donations in the box located in fellowship hall.
  • The 120-year old Presbyterian Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study has become an online-only free digital resource. This move broadens the reach of the book’s audience by sharing its inspiring content in a timelier manner and also demonstrates good stewardship of church resources. 
    The Mission Yearbook dates back to 1892 as a simple calendar of prayer to help women’s societies pray for missionaries on designated days. It has the longest history of any denominational mission and prayer book in the United States.
  • Going on vacation?  Did you know that you can set up your on-line giving so your pledge goes to the church even if you can't.  Click on the  big green pledge button and and set up your periodic giving. You can also direct a gift to any program.  Missions, music, youth programs, OGHS and the Deacon's Fund are just a few of the many programs that can use your gifts.
  • The Presbyterian Church (USA) is governed by its Book of Order. More than a mere "rule book," the Book of Order is a collection of wisdom, a statement of our church's values, and reasonable operating principles for how the church of Jesus Christ will do its work in the world. The Presbyterian Book of Order is available for downloading here.
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