About First Presbyterian Church in Cheraw....

Our Mission

First Presbyterian Church of Cheraw, South Carolina, exists to affirm our faith in Jesus Christ  as Lord and Savior. 
We seek to express God's love through meaningful worship, spiritual growth, loving and caring fellowship, and ministry in the community and world.
The Church opens its doors to whosoever will come.

Church Staff

Ministry Staff

Rev. Dr. Steve Fitzgerald, Pastor
Mr. Mac McCall - Director of Christian Education and Director of Children and Adult Choirs
Mrs. Barbara Dickson, Organist
Mrs. Lindsay Bennett - Director for Children and Youth Handbells
Mrs. Kim Brabham- Dir. of Mothers' Morning Out
Mrs. Jennifer Coates and Mrs. Debra Jewart - Attendants for Mothers' Morning Out
Mrs. Mary Gulledge & Mrs. Debra Jewart-
Nursery attendants

Office Staff

Mrs. Carolyn West-Secretary
Mr. James W. Kendall- Sexton
Mrs. Arnetha Kendall, Housekeeper

Rev. Dr. Steve Fitzgerald

Missionaries supported by our Church:
Mr. Mark Hare/Mrs. Jenny Bent Hare, Haiti
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Smith, Germany/Russia

Church Life


Service every Sunday at 11:00 am, with nursery provided. Prayer meeting every Wednesday throughout the school year at 7:00 pm.  Choir rehearsal for adults on Wed., 7:30 pm.  Services during Christmas and Holy Week


Numerous church-wide events including:
Spring Church Picnic
Christmas Party
Hayride with Caroling
Camp Pee Dee Picnic
Family Night Suppers / Church Dinners
For senior adults, "At Ease" program meets first Tuesday of each month for lunch.
Various trips taken throughout the year.

Stewardship & Commitment

Learning the joys of serving and discovering the joys of giving. The church is embarking on a plan for each member to discover and to use personal gifts of ministry.

Worldwide Witness

Every year we highlight a special need in the world. We also contribute through the following special offerings: World Mission, Souper Bowl of Caring, One Great Hour of Sharing, Presbyterian Home of SC, SC Home at Montreat, Thornwell Home for Children, and the Christmas Joy Offering.

Community Outreach

McArn Community Ministry, Junior Girl Scout Troop 419, Junior Girl Scout Troop 368, Daisy Girl Scout Troop 118,  and Local mission projects by Community Outreach committee, Sunday School classes, Men of the Church, Youth, and Presbyterian Women circles.

Education & Nurture

Sunday School and Vacation Bible School for all ages
Fun Program -Thursday after school with Bible study, music, chimes, bells and fun for children first through sixth grades.  Opportunity to attend Worship & Music Conference in summer.
Mothers' Morning Out - each Monday and Wednesday for children 9 months to 3 years old.
Presbyterian Youth Connection - Sunday evening programs along with retreats and conferences for grades six to twelve.
Camp Pee Dee - summer camp opportunity owned by New Harmony Presbytery.

Other Programs

Presbyterian Women
Circles meet monthly for study, service and fellowship during the school year.

Men of the Church Meet for Supper every third Tuesday evening of the month during the school year.

Inquirers' & Confirmation Classes
These are held periodically to assist newcomers and 7th graders to understand this church, its history, its programs and its mission.


Thank you for showing interest in our church. We are a warm and friendly community of faith offering varied activities and programs for all ages.
We seek to share God's love though the Holy Spirit's guidance in the actions of our faith in Jesus Christ.
If you are looking for a church family, I hope you will find out more about us.

Contact Information

PO Box 552
300 Market Street
Cheraw, South Carolina 29520

On the web:  http://www.firstprescheraw.org    e-mail: info@firstprescheraw.org

Church Telephone: 843-537-7474
Fax: 843-537-6101
Manse Telephone: 843-537-0959

Office Hours
Mon-Thurs 8:00-2:00
Fri 8:00-12:00

Sunday Hours
9:30 am Coffee
10:00 am Church School
11:00 am Worship Service
5:00 pm Youth Music
6:00 pm Youth Program