Central Presbyterian Church is old, gritty, and full of life and love. Whether or not you’re old and gritty, we all need a little more life and love. For over 175 years, they have been found here – especially after we became one of the first “free” churches in Austin after Reconstruction, ending a common practice (that had kept out African Americans) of charging people for pews.

Church Activities

Central Presbyterian has many, many ways to get involved, during Sunday morning worship as well as other times and places.  Take a look at this list and see what appeals to you!  If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it - thanks!



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.


Lay Leadership

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!

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