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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.



Join us for this summer's annual Evening VBS! Our speaker will be Dr. Christopher Edmonston, pastor of White Memorial Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, NC. A children's theater program will also be available, free of charge, thanks to a gift from the Trent Fund. (Childcare will also be available in our church nursery upon request). Click here for more information. RSVP to the church office for Sunday dinner/Children's Program/Nursery by Monday June 4.

Evening VBS Schedule:

Sunday, June 10 Monday-Wednesday, June 11-13

6:00-8:00 p.m. with dinner 6:30-7:45 p.m. with refreshments


Join us at Massanetta Springs August 10-12 for our annual church retreat! It is a fantastic experience for all ages. For more information, check out this brochure. Registration is due by May 6. Click on this link to register.


Morning VBS: “Walking in the Way” July 23-26, 9 a.m.-12noon

Children ages 4k*-5th grade are invited to join us as we discover how the ordinary becomes extraordinary with God. We will explore scripture and meet people from the Bible who used what they had to produce something amazing, and how we, too, are a part of this ongoing story of faith. Come with your heart, mind, and imagination to participate in the creative life of God! Click on this link to register today!

*Note: Class size for the 4-Year-Old Preschool Class is limited. (Children must be 4 years old by May 31, 2018.)


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

Visit Mission Blogs from our Members:

  • Meredith Kelderhouse's blog on her mission trip: This mission group came to Nicaragua to provide services to those in need.
  • Gwyn Loftin's blog on her Mission Work through The World Race organization:
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    Summer 2018 for Youth!

    (click above to enjoy the video)



    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!


    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? __________________________________ .


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


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

    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 Solid Rock 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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