First Presbyterian Church of Lafayette

A Place to Experience, Explore, and Express the Love of God

Choir Director/Organist Position Available


First Presbyterian Church of Lafayette is seeking a Choir Director/Organist

FPC is a small congregation with a strong choir supported by a custom built Tracker organ with a unique and warm sound.

We are looking for someone who loves to glorify God through traditional hymnody, choral music, and congregational singing.

The position description is listed below.  If you feel that God is calling you to serve with us, please contact the chair of our Search Committee, Wendy Mayfield (, with your resume and links to any video or audio content that you have produced.



  • Responsible for music for church services both on Sundays and special occasions such as Maundy Thursday, Christmas Eve, etc.

  • Selects organ/piano music, choir anthems, and hymns (in consultation with Pastor).

  • Music should be appropriate to liturgical season, lectionary readings, etc.

  • Responsible for rehearsing and directing Chancel Choir

  • Responsible for hiring and rehearsing with musicians needed for special services and substitutions

Emersion Pool Parties!

We've recently had a few families join with children that were never baptized. What a blessing! Although we typically baptize infants based on the promises of their parents to raise them in the Christian faith and the belief that God chooses to love us before we choose to love God, this will give us a chance to think about baptism as it relates to being a part of a community of believers in Jesus.

So, for the last three Thursdays in June, we are having "Emersion Pool Parties" at the Rachal's house! We'll consider who God is, what our relationship with God is all about, and how baptism begins a lifelong journey of faith while we play, eat, and swim! Call the church (234-5182) for details.

First Presbyterian Lafayette Youth Parents Facebook Group

We've set up a facebook group to organize and inform parents about opportunities for our new youth ministry opportunities. Click here to join!


Next Sunday, May 11, it will be our pleasure to host worship leaders from the Louisiana Presbyterian Pilgrimage (formerly known as Cursillo). 

Presbyterian Pilgrimage is a purposefully designed method for renewing the faith of individuals and, through the individuals, the environments in which they live and work. Pilgrimage is a short course in living the Christian faith. It is designed to provide a framework for the development and renewal of Christians in the local church and in the world.

The retreat will take place June 19-22. Click here for details and registration. Please come early this Sunday to meet the worship leaders during Meet and Greet this Sunday at 10:30, and look forward to a lively and Spirit filled worship experience this Sunday at 11:00!

Thanks Mom!

Mother's Day Flowers

The Worship Committee has purchased flowers for all of the women in attendance next week, and all children are invited to participate in handing them out to honor motherhood!

FPC Honors Family Promise at our Express Lunch!

Express Lunch is not a short, hurried lunch as it may sound.  Instead it is a way to show how we at FPC express the love of God!  May’s lunch will be held May 4th in order for all to enjoy Mother’s Day (May 11th) with their families.  Our focus this month will be, Family Promise.

Family Promise of Acadiana has beenone our ministry partners for many years. This Sunday we will celebrate the work they do to keep families intact during periods of homelessness and financial strain. They produce amazing results. Here are some statistics from 2004-20012:

• Families served - 86
• Children served - 178
• Graduated into permanent housing - 86%
• Employment rate - 92%
• Unable to enter another shelter - 44%
• Volunteers - 400

Join us after worship for a delicious meal, a word from one of their volunteers, and the presentation of a special gift to support and honor their ministry.

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