Ministries and Missions

First Presbyterian Church Galveston is a community of believers, willing to work together to make things happen. The business of the church happens through the efforts of many ministry groups. Ministry members can be anyone who cares about the work of the church and need not be active Session members or ordained elders.

Ministries of First Presbyterian

Budget and Stewardship: Bujo Waddell 

Buildings and Grounds: David Mitchell and Bruce Niebuhr

Christian Education: Sharon Tallent and Anne Woodson


Congregational Care: Elizabeth Godbehere

Fellowship: Lynn Smith

Memorial: Mary Nelson

Missions: Joe Stanfield and Abigail Kasinger

Personnel: Kerry Potts O’Malley


Missions Supported by First Presbyterian

Local Hunger Relief

Salvation Army Monday Evening Meals
St. Vincent’s House Food Pantry
Galveston Island Meals on Wheels

Local Health Initiatives

The Luke Society Medical Mission
St. Vincent House Free Clinic
American Cancer Society Relay For Life
Aids Coalition of Coastal Texas (ACCT)
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Gulf Coast

Other Local Service Agencies

Galveston Seafarers’ Center
Community of Hope Ministry

Local Partners for Children

East End Preschool – Located at FPC
Salvation Army Angel Tree
Pregnancy and Parenting Support Center

National/International Missions

Heifer International
Alternative Christmas Market
Christmas Joy Offering
One Great Hour of Sharing
Nicaragua Missions