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Come see us at our church home at 214 Mountain Avenue, SW; Roanoke, VA 24016. For questions or directions, call (540) 343-3659.

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Our 2018 Edmunds Lecture has been moved to the fall, so Sunday, March 18, will now be the rescheduled snow date for YOUTH SUNDAY.


New Opportunity at Second

Second Presbyterian Church is pleased to announce a new opportunity for the position of Media and Communications Specialist. This person will head all components of communication and marketing. As a centralized part of the ministry, the media and communications specialist will help convey the church’s vision. Qualifications sought would include excellent communication skills in writing and visual arts design and demonstrated experience across multiple touchpoints: Websites, Print, Promotions, Social Media (including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter), Video, Worship Arts, Brand Management and Media Relations. A complete job description is available online at or at the welcome desk in Kirk Hall. Interested candidates should email their ré sumé or LinkedIn profile to


Presbyterian Women's Blanket Offering - February 18, 2018

(click link above to enjoy the videos) In 2017, CWS distributed thousands of blankets around the world. Your congregation can be part of an even greater response in 2018. You will reach families fleeing their homes, recovering from disaster and more. The blankets cost $10.


Kids' Fellowship is a special night for the youth at The Intersection! There will be refreshments and fun for ages 4 through 5th grade. Often they feature movie night, games night, or other enjoyable activities for the youngsters! Please let us know if you’ll attend (343-3659). Friends and parents are welcome! Sharyn Pugh encourages your participation!


KITTYE SUSAN TRENT SYMPOSIUM FOR NEWLY ORDAINED MINISTERS will take place March 9-14, 2018. Click above for the list of 2018's participants and their respective churches.


Worship hours returned to 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. on RALLY DAY, September 10. Click this link to view the annual Christian Education booklet.


Summer 2018 for Youth!

(click above to enjoy the video)


Can We Even Talk? A Forum on Social Discourse - Thursday, October 26, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Second Presbyterian. HEALTHCARE: Universal Need and Economic Reality (click here for promotional link.)




Hear from our pastors about what is going on with the church!


Please join us each month for "Men's Breakfast." We meet every first Wednesday (September-May), 7:30 a.m. at the Roanoker Restaurant. No advance reservations are required. Bible study will be led primarily by Dr. George Anderson. We order from the menu; ladies are welcome to join in!


Hayden Hollingsworth shares his lecture from the October 1, 2017, Pop-Up Sunday School Class - "Eight Pillars of Joy." Printed copies can be found alongside the sermons in the rack, or simply click here._


All about the Trent Youth Rally on October 1.


Here's the link to use for Gwyn Loftin's blog on her Mission Work

through The World Race organization!


Transportation to Church - If you can offer another transportation to our church, please notify John Stafford through the church office, 343-3659, or email John Stafford is spearheading this program and he wants to collect names and information from those willing to drive. Please fill out the form in current bulletins or July's Second Sheet and you'll be contacted as needs arise. Thank you for answering the call to make getting to church a possibility for someone needing a ride.

Or supply the following information to the office . . .


Yes, I can help! Name ____________________________________________________

Address _________________________________________________________________

Phone number ___________________ Email Address ________________________

I can transport # ____ people in my vehicle.

I can help on a ____ regular basis or an ____ occasional basis.

Any questions you may have for John? __________________________________ .


2016 Annual Report - Quick link to our latest Annual Report!


FAMILY PROMISE of Greater Roanoke -

If you'd like to help, please contact one of the SPC Coordinators: Lauren Ellerman, Shelby Bingham, Lucinda Hancock


Welcome Preschool Families! RrEVISED Resource booklet: Bedtime with Children: Writing on the Tablets of Their Hearts" (COVER and CONTENTS) was first presented by Dr. Anderson on Preschool Sunday.


A REVOLUTION UPDATE - Second Presbyterian Church's missionary to the Dominican Republic through Solid Rock International, Ken Potter, continues to share his DR experiences with us through this blog: visit


WILLS EMPHASIS BROCHURE - Read for more information on how to Plan a Legacy, In Your Will. __________________________________________________________________________

Various Radio Spots Promoting the Church and Church Programs:

Click here to listen to CHURCH DIVERSITY PROMO on radio

Click here to listen to CHURCH CONNECTEDNESS PROMO on radio

Click here to listen to EDMUNDS LECTURES PROMO on radio


CONCERNS - Members of Second Presbyterian and their loved ones are asked to inform the church staff if you are aware of any illnesses, hospitalizations, scheduled surgeries, deaths, or other pastoral concerns. We ask your help so we can be attentive to needs of the congregation and their extended families.


KEN POTTER - For the last several years (starting in 2014), Ken (and wife Stacy) were living in San Juan de la Maguana overseeing construction of the new Solid Rock Clinic to be located in a flood-safe area. Follow ongoing activities on the following blog where Soolid Rock postshe posts updates/videos:


PRESCHOOL Program Opportunities!

Second Presbyterian Church, in conjunction with the Kittye Susan Trent Fund, has generously supported, both actively and financially, continued growth of the Preschool and Children's Garden program. Contact Molly Simpson (Preschool and Mother's Morning Out Director) for information (342-6405) or visit their website (click here).


Safe Place Child & Youth Protection Policy


Click on MEMORIAL SERVICES and WEDDINGS to receive guidance about these services at Second Presbyterian Church.


You can make or manage your pledge on-line, just "Launch the Form" at the bottom of the "pledge on-line" page.


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