First Presbyterian Church of Waco

The First Presbyterian Church is one of the oldest congregations in Waco, having been organized in May of 1855, with seventeen members and two Ruling Elders. The church archives contain historical photographs and records, including minutes of the Session, registers of Elders and Deacons, as well as communicants (members), baptisms, marriages, and deaths.

The congregation has provided leadership in significant religious, social and cultural concerns throughout its history.

The First Presbyterian Church has been awarded a Texas Historical Marker from the Texas Historical Commission and designated a Waco Historic Landmark by the City of Waco.

(254) 752-1665


1100 Austin Ave, Waco, TX 76701


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First Presbyterian Church of Waco, partner contributing to The Portal to Texas History. University of North Texas Libraries. accessed December 8, 2023.

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