serving jesus christ in portsmouth, oh since 1875


Welcome to Second Presbyterian Church

Welcome to Second Presbyterian Church

Welcome to Second Presbyterian ChurchWelcome to Second Presbyterian ChurchWelcome to Second Presbyterian Church

special notice


COVID-19 concerns

As of Sunday, Wednessday March 18, Second Presbyterian Church is CLOSED. All church-related activities (including worship) and community groups are cancelled. We will re-evaluate the situation by Weds, April 1. 

Our food pantry is WILL REMAIN OPEN open on Wednesdays (10am-2pm) for as long as possible following modified procedures. If you are in need of food, please contact the church office for more details: 740-353-4159. 

Please visit Pastor Allison's sermon podcast and the church's social media (Instagram and Facebook page) for ways we can stay connected even while we make space to keep each other healthy. If you want to stay in the loop and be the first to know what's going on by joining our newsletter list, please send a request to

We are praying for our must vulnerable neighbors, here in Portsmouth and around the world. #sayyourprayers #washyourhands

Morning Worship (Sun, March 29, 2020)

During this COVID-19 crisis, we are creating ways to #stayconnected while making space to be safe. 

Here is this week's adventure in online worship, a pre-recorded service for Sun, March 29.

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8:45 a.m.      Choir rehearsal

9:30 a.m.      Sunday morning worship (sanctuary)

10:45 a.m.    Coffee fellowship (parlor) 

11:15 a.m.    Post-sermon discussion for youth & adults (parlor) 

12:00 p.m.    Bone & Fiddle Dance Collective rehearsal

7:00 p.m.      New Beginnings NA Group


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Observing the season of Lent at Second Pres