Mission and Vision Statements
OUR MISSIONDeliberately diverse and fully inclusive, Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Austin is a community of Christian faith where each person is welcomed as a unique child of God.
Leading worship, ministering to our needs throughout the week, caring for our children, caring for our building, and much more, the staff of CPC is a fantastic group of talented, dedicated people. If you don't know them yet, you're missing out! If you do, please remember to acknowledge them for all they do for us.
Much of the church's work is done by members serving as session members, deacons, and trustees. Session members lead ministry teams that manage the church's work in mission, membership, facilities, evangelism, and much more. They're always eager for new people to get involved!
History of CPC
Read more about the historical marker
As we planned for the celebration of the 170th year of Central Presbyterian Church in downtown Austin (Oct. 18, 2009), we realized that our own congregation needed to know more of its history. What follows was gleaned from Bo Byers's book, The Roots of Central Presbyterian Church (1989), The Story of the First Southern Presbyterian Church, by Wm. A. McLeod, D.D. (1939), The Austin History Center, and other books and periodicals.
Here are a few links about our denomination:
The Presbyterian Church (USA) is the national body of the Presbyterian Church. There are some exciting things going on!
Synod of the Sun serves 11 Presbyteries in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
Mission Presbytery serves over 150 churches in central and south Texas.