Frequently Asked Questions
- What time does the worship service begin?
- Worship begins Sunday mornings 10:30 am and ends at approximately
- Where do I go to enter the Church building?
are two entrances:
One is off Albert Street through the double glass doors - this entrance
is wheelchair accessible
The second entrance is off 14th Avenue and requires navigation of 2 series
of steps (1 outside and the second inside)
- Is there Sunday School for my kids?
- Sunday School occurs every Sunday starting at 10:30am -
teachers are usually on duty in the classrooms by 10:20am
- Classes are available for children aged 3 to 14
ranges are Pre-Kindergarten (age 3, 4, 5); Grade 1, 2, & 3; Grade 4 & 5; Grade 6, 7 & 8
- The regular curriculum year is from early September until
the end of June
- Is there nursery care available?
- Nursery care for babies and toddlers up to 36 months, is
available every Sunday from 10:20am until the end of the
- Is the Church accessible for people with walkers,
crutches, or wheelchairs?
- Yes. The Church has a stair lift providing access
to the lower hall and gymnasium and also a box lift providing
access to the Sanctuary
- The accessibility entrance is at the Albert Street entrance.
- Does the Church have accommodation for people
who are hard of hearing?
- Yes, The Church has a number of hearing enhancement
headsets for use each Sunday. Please ask an usher and they
will give you one and advise you how to use it
- Where should I park?
parking lot across the street (on the south east corner
of 14th Avenue and Albert Street) has a contractual arrangement
with the church to allow unlimited Sunday parking in the "unreserved" spots.
- Parking is also available on the streets surrounding the
Church (Albert Street, 14th Avenue, Angus Street)
- There are 3 handicapped parking spots in front of the 14th
Avenue entrance to the Church. You must have a handicapped
plate or sticker, as the City of Regina parking fines are
very heavy for parking in these designated spots if your
vehicle does not have the appropriate handicapped parking
- How long is the service each week?
- The worship service stars at 10:30 am each Sunday morning
and runs approximately 1 hour.
- Is there a Youth Program?
- Yes, we
have an active youth program. We are currently in the process
of hiring a Youth Coordinator.
- Is there a special program for Senior Citizens?
- Yes. The
Church has a vibrant and flourishing Seniors group called "Freedom
55ers". They meet Tuesdays
from 11:30 am until about 1:30 pm. They have lunch
and fellowship activities as well as presentations, travel,
and many other interesting activities.
- How do I get to your Church?
- The Church is located at 2170 Albert Street, on the corner
of 14th Avenue and Albert Street
- The Church is located in a part of Regina called the Cathedral
Area, and is just 2 blocks north of the Museum of Natural
History/Royal Saskatchewan Museum
on the location page
for a map
- Does your Church
offer a regular Bible Study?
- Yes, Bible Study times
are flexible, depending on the time of year and the group.
- A regular
Bible Study is held Tuesday mornings at 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study sessions are held as scheduled.
- Does your Church
publish a list of weekly Bible readings?
Bible Readings are published each week in the Sunday bulletin
Presbyterian Church follows the Revised Common Lectionary
- What kind of Adult
Education is available?
Presbyterian Church hosts a weekly Bible Study Series
- Do you publish a
- Yes, First Presbyterian
Church has a monthly newsletter, First Things First, outlining
upcoming events and messages.
- These newsletters are
posted on the website.
- Who can apply for these scholarships?
- The Reid and the Bayne Scholarships are both restricted
to members or adherents of First Presbyterian Church.
- The Neilson Scholarship is intended for overseas students
studying in Canada under a mission or international aid program.
- How do I become a member of First Presbyterian Church?
- By confirmation, baptism or profession of Faith.
- What's the difference between being a member or being an adherent?
- A member is a full communicant member who has made a Profession
of Faith and been confirmed in the Faith in the Presbyterian
Church in Canada, and has transferred their membership to
First Presbyterian Church, Regina. An adherent, is a person
who regularly attends First Presbyterian Church in Regina,
and is a committed congregational member who participates
fully in the congregational life.
- How often can I apply for a scholarship?
- Applications are evaluated every year and scholarships
are awarded at the discretion of the Committee. Awards of
a scholarship more than once is at the discretion of the
- Are there years when scholarships aren't given out?
- Yes. The scholarships are maintained by providing
amounts from the interest earned on the various initial capital
bequests. In years when a particular scholarship is not awarded,
the amount is added to the initial capital amount.
- Where do I send my Scholarship application?
a letter requesting a particular scholarship to the Scholarship
- First Presbyterian
2170 Albert Street
Attention: Scholarship Committee