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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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Now airing: Holy Week radio spot by the Rev Rachel C. Thompson.

Tune into WVMP-FM (102.5) to hear weeklly commercial spots recorded by the pastors on staff.


Link to a blog for Meredith Kelderhouse's mission trip:

This mission group came to Nicaragua to provide services to those in need.


Recent sermons in print:

February 25, 2018 - "An Inheritance and a Responsibility" (E. Link)

March 4, 2018 - "The Greater Courage" (G. Anderson)

March 11, 2018 - "Troubled by Jesus" (Ed McLeod)


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


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. ________________________________________________________________________

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

through The World Race organization!


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)



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? __________________________________ .


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! 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. __________________________________________________________________________

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 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.


Renovations Video

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