Presbyterian Church is involved in the charitable community
in Regina, as well as
in the wider social and cultural life of the city.
Church provides meeting space to a number of groups such
as local chapters of Alcoholics
Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
Presbyterian Church is also a pick up and order centre
for the Regina and District
Food Bank, and its congregation provides food donations to
the Food Bank throughout the year. Food Bank
Sunday is the last Sunday of every month, and the
congregation provides non-perishable food items regularly
from its monthly collection to support the work of the Regina
and District Food Bank.
assistance in the form of Safeway gift cards and City
Transit tickets are also provided to assist needy people
in immediate crisis,
or to assist them to get to the Food Bank to pick up
addition, First Church is a contributing member of the
Regina Anti-Poverty Ministry
and a contributing and working member congregation of the
Interdenominational Sunday Lunch Auxiliary providing assistance
to the Salvation Army's Waterston House, feeding the homeless
and disenfranchised people of the City.
Church is a member of the area comprising “the Cathedral
Village”, and as such, participates
in its many festivals and activities throughout the year. During
the spring Cathedral Village Festival, a number of musical
events are hosted at First Presbyterian Church.
AND CULTURAL EVENTS:
Church is a popular acoustic space for hosting many concerts,
piano and other instrumental recitals, choral concerts.
groups use the facility to make music recordings, taking
advantage of the Church’s
superior acoustics, peaceful atmosphere, beautiful interior
and excellent grand piano and organ.
keeping with our Church of Scotland roots, the Church
plays host to The Son’s Of Scotland annual
Kirkin’ O’ The Tartan church service in the Sanctuary.