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About FPC


Our congregation has been serving Christ in the Village of Ballston Spa since 1834. Today, we are a lively, growing fellowship made up of people from a rich variety of spiritual traditions and educational and social backgrounds.

Presbyterian Church

 Affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA), we are a Bible-based, prayer-centered congregation committed to showing compassion to all, and actively seeking to know and understand the word and will of God. 

OUR MISSION 
TO GLORIFY GOD BY SHARING THE GOOD NEWS OF SALVATION THROUGH JESUS CHRIST AND BY DEMONSTRATING HIS LOVE AND COMPASSION FOR ALL.
OUR VISION 
GOING DEEPER with God and each other
       REACHING FARTHER with Christ's love

We believe

  • that Jesus is Lord and Savior and that through him we are set free from the power of sin
  • that the Bible is the inspired word of God
  • that we are brought to faith by the grace of God
  • that we are called to witness and serve

We are called

  • to follow God's Holy Spirit, anchoring our church life on prayer and worship
  • to study the scriptures
  • to be a welcoming, forgiving, caring fellowship
  • to share the good news of the Gospel
  • to provide Christian education for all ages
  • to work with other churches in the community and around the world to alleviate suffering and injustice everywhere
  • to exercise faithful, reverent, and generous stewardship of our time, talent, and financial resources
  • to give all members of the congregation an opportunity to serve