First Presbyterian Church of Marysville
Corner of Sampson Street and Rideout Way
First Presbyterian Church, What are we all about?
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The First Presbyterian Church was started under a large white oak tree on Sunday, September 8, 1850 by Rev. William Wallace Brier. The first church was located on 3rd and D Street in Downtown Marysville. Later on the church was constructed on 5th and D Street. The church on 5th and D Street accomodated 300 people. Services were held there for about 100 years until the building was considered unuseable. The building was demolished and the land was sold. Some of the bricks and the Steeple were brought over to the new property that was purchased in East Marysville and the church was built in 1951 where the church now stands on the corner of Sampson Street and Rideout Way. We now have been here in East Marysville for 64 years.
This map shows the east Marysville Area. We are located at 1945 Sampson Street on the Corner of Sampson and Rideout Way just off of 19th Street.
Now that you found us, you are invited to Come and Worship at
The First Presbyterian Church of Marysville! We invite you to explore God's leading here. To Love, Grow and Serve.
The original organ at the First Presbyterian was built in 1869 by the noted Boston organ builders E. and G.G. Hook - their Opus 491. The instrument was shipped around the horn to San Francisco, then by barge up river to Marysville. In 1981, a thoroughly re-worked organ was returned from the Rosales Organ Builders of Los Angeles. The reconstruction to the original tracker (or mechanical) action has proved to be a happy combination of reliability and art.
Much of the original pipework was preserved and several ranks (sets of pipes) were added to make a total of 1,222 pipes, which includes 23 ranks and 20 stops. A handsome oak case with decorated facade pipes is an imposing presence in the sanctuary.
Many distinguished recitalists have presented concerts here. The instrument is regularly visited by interested musicians and is often utilized for Organ Guild workshops and choral concerts.
The current organist-director is Gail Pfister.
This is a picture of the old church when it was on 5th and D Street.
First Presbyterian Church located on Sampson and Rideout Way. Where we have regular services at 10:30am each Sunday We have Wednesday afternoon Bible Study at 3:00 pm.
Rev. Richard Hinkle
First Presbyterian Church of Marysville
First Presbyterian Mission Work: Who we help!
-Food Closet - We have a community Food Closet for people who have need in our community. We take food donations from our congregation to help families in need in our community.
-R.E.S.T. Regional Emergency Shelter Team, We host them two times a year during the winter months they help families that are homeless in our community. We provide a hot meal and they sleep here during there two week stay.
-C.A.N. Christian Assistance Network, we contribute monthly to C.A.N. to help with their food program in the Yuba-Sutter Area.
-Thanksgiving Baskets to families with need in our community.
-Christmas Baskets to families with need in our community.
-Souper Bowl of Caring on Super Bowl Sunday we collect donations and Food Stuffs and donate them to Salvation Army Depot.
-Yearly donation to Hands of Hope. They help with a day center for the homeless population in the Yuba-Sutter Area.
-Donate to KMCC for Community Breakfasts they sponsor the last Saturday of each month. They provide a hot Breakfast to the Community each month.
-Clothing Closet- We have a community Clothing Closet to help people with need in our community. The clothing is free and is restocked every Thursday.
-Presbyterian Disaster relief, this past year we helped when the Tsunami hit in the Philippines.
-Presbyterian USA, Support for General Assembly, Sent one of our Youth Representatives to Washington.
-Presbyterian USA, Least Coin Offering for Women's Education.
-Living Waters for the World
-Samaritan Village Orphanage - Tanzania
Other Mission / Outreach Programs
-We have four regular collections that we do during the year. Great Hour of Sharing Easter Sunday, Pentecost, May, Peacemaking, October, Christmas Joy, Christmas. (Portion goes to Presbyterian USA for Global Mission) (Local portions are distributed to local charities)
Local portion- (of regular Mission offerings PCUSA)
One Great Hour of Sharing -
Peacemaking - Casa de Esperanza
Pentecost Offering - to Westminster Woods (Presbyterian Youth Camp)
Christmas Joy Offering -
We are part of the Presbytery of Sacramento and part of the Synod of the Pacific and with Presbyterian U.S.A.
God's Garden (a community garden) in the back lot. It continues to thrive this year we raised Zucchini, Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Peppers. We handed out vegetables to families with need in the community. If you are interested in helping with any of our mission projects feel free to contact us. Thank you Nancy for your hard work this year in maintaining God's Garden.