First Presbyterian Church is a community of humble followers of Jesus Christ who choose, by God’s grace, to live by love, seek continual transformation, and equip all to be servant leaders in Atlanta and throughout the world.
Spiritual home, a place to belong for a lifetime of faith;
Enduring commitment, ordering our lives around worship, education and service to God;
Authentic diversity, building relationships that honor one another as children of God;
Radical hospitality, sharing with all the welcome we receive in Jesus Christ;
Mutual care, giving and receiving shelter, nurture and spiritual fellowship;
Restorative relationships, seeking reconciliation with God and one another;
Continual conversion, being shaped as disciples through God’s grace and the power of the Holy Spirit;
Joyful worship, gathering to give thanks and praise to our Creator, Redeemer, and Sustainer;
Theological formation, pursuing deeper relationship with God through study, discernment, and spiritual discipline;
Bold humility, acknowledging our dependence on God by following the example of Jesus Christ in an increasingly secular world;
Just generosity, using all that we have received to promote justice, righteousness, and human dignity; and
Missional living, proclaiming God’s Good News in everything we say and do.