Compassion and Social Justice

The Compassion and Social Justice Team plans and coordinates the local mission of First Presbyterian Church, interpreting to the congregation the national and worldwide mission of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), strengthening the public witness of First Presbyterian to the values of God’s kingdom, and otherwise promoting social justice and care for God’s creation, with special attention to people who are poor, homeless, victims of prejudice, or otherwise on the margins of society in our community.

In addition to supporting national and international programs through the PC(USA) churchwide, our congregation supports these local programs and missions:

  • ECHO Outreach Ministries
  • Big Bend Continuum of Care
  • Big Bend Habitat for Humanity
  • Second Harvest of the Big Bend
  • Kearney Center
  • Elder Care
  • Kindred Spirits
  • Quest
  • Tallahassee Citizens Against the Death Penalty
  • Carbon Offset – Sustainable Tallahassee
  • Immokalee Workers
  • Capital City Youth Services
  • Grace Mission

The additional links in this section will give you more information on our activities in the areas of Creation Care, Hunger, Shelter, and Exploring Cuba Partnership.

Our Compassion and Social Justice Team meets regularly. For more information about First Presbyterian Church or our Compassion and Social Justice Team, or if you are interested in attending our next meeting, please contact the office at We would be happy to get to know you better and answer any questions you may have about what the team does or about making First Presbyterian your church home.