First Presbyterian Church of Murphysboro is a PCUSA church. We're located at 51 Crescent Drive in Murphysboro, Illinois. The Rev. Sam Foskey is serving as our Temporary Supply Pastor. We belong to the Presbytery of Southeastern Illniois.

Students, teachers, and schools at the beginning of the school year; Deadly flooding in Eastern Kentucky; Jim Benz; Drought in the West; Deadly European heat wave; Ron Moser; Jeff Hale; Gene Bost; Brian Camden; Carrie Decker; COVID-19 in high transmission; War in Ukraine; Don Hightower-missing in Georgia since October 30; Joe Beach Peters; Dr. Ed McLaughlin
PASTOR SAM'S OFFICE HOURS:
The pastor's schedule is as follows:
Pinckneyville: Mondays and Tuesday mornings
Wednesday afternoons: Clergy lectionary group at Panera in Carbondale
Murphysboro: Tuesday afternoons and Wednesday and Thursday mornings
Feel free to make an appointment with Pastor Sam
if you want to talk to him in person at some other time. His number
is 618 412 1188.

Weekly offering amounted required to meet the budget:  $1242.84
August 7 regular offering, $465
July 31 regular offering, $442
If you cannot attend worship, you may send your contributions to the church at 51 Crescent Drive, 
Murphysboro, IL, 62966. Please send in your regular offerings, as you are able, when you are absent from worship.

Secretary Phyllis' schedule:  She is normally in the office on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:30-4:00 p.m.
and on Wednesday mornings from 8:30 until 12:00 p.m.

Here is how you can give to aid the survivors of the recent catastrophic flooding in Kentucky, Missouri, and Virginia: Contribute to Disaster Relief – U.S. Flooding (DR000191) To give by phone, call 800-872-3283. To send a check, please designate where you want your gift to go on the memo line and mail to: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) P.O. Box 643700 Pittsburgh, PA 15264-3700. You can also give online at
pda.pcusa.org.

How to Connect With The Churches Via Facebook And The Websites 
Pinckneyville Website: http://1upcpville.com/index.html 
Pinckneyville Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/firstunitedpresbyterianpinckneyville/ 
Murphysboro Website: http://fpcmurphysboro.org/ 
Murphysboro Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/First-Presbyterian-Church-1517609008538913/ 
The Facebook pages are where you will find the Facebook Live worship services, which are continuing 
even though we have resumed in-person worship.  A number of people are connecting to our services through Facebook, for which we are grateful.  Pinckneyville worships at 9:00 a.m. and Murphysboro at 10:45 a.m. 





















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