Why Religious Arts?

We offer Religious Arts... to celebrate the gift of our lives through music, visual arts and theater...to examine how and why we behave as we do...and to help us see past our earthly human lives and glimpse the Eternal.

Current Gallery Exhibition

Roanoke artist Ruth Koomler is featured with her encaustic art, created with beeswax and darmar resin.

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Upcoming Music Event

Organ competition winner Jihye Choi returns to First Pres for her winner's recital Sunday, October 7, at 4:00pm. A free-will offering will be taken.

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Current Theater Show

"Present Laughter" - A Noel Coward favorite runs weekends September 6-22..

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Mission Statement
Art and religion share many common attributes. The Religious arts are grounded in the belief that both the arts and religion are manifestations of the same creative spirit, deeply rooted in the human soul. Read our mission statement
Did You Know?

The Permanent Collection consists of a number of original works of art and artifacts owned by First Presbyterian. Many are displayed in various rooms and hallways of the church.

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September 26th Book Study - "Waking Up White"
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September 27th Everyone a Neighbor Day
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October 3rd Mikah Meyer Cabaret Concert
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October 4th Theater: "Shaw Out Loud" - The Doctor's Dilemma