Outdoor Worship!

Our Pastor and Our Church!

We are a Family!

Please Visit Us.

We are a Loving Church and Invite You to Join Us this Sunday!

Sunday Worship ..... 9 :45 AM
James R. Renfrew, Pastor

The Sacrament of the Lord's Supper is normally offered on the third Sunday of each month.
The sacrament of Baptism is arranged through the Pastor.

6293 West Main Street Byron, New York 14422-0206 585-548-2800

Our Vision: “Know Christ, Live Christ, Share Christ”

The people of our church have a vision! We have a vision that begins with the faithfulness of those who have preceded us. We have a vision that emerges from our desire to be inspired and effective followers of Jesus Christ. We have a vision that grows in our hearts as we commit to serve him together.

Upcoming Church Events

Date/Time Event
11/26/15 11:00am Janet in Office
11/29/15 9:00am Choir Practice/Sing
11/29/15 9:45am Sunday Service
12/03/15 11:00am Janet in Office
12/03/15 7:00pm Choir Practice
12/06/15 9:00am Choir Practice/Sing
12/06/15 9:45am Sunday Service
12/09/15 7:00pm Trustees
12/10/15 11:00am Janet in Office
12/10/15 7:00pm Choir Practice
12/13/15 9:00am Choir Practice/Sing
12/13/15 9:45am Sunday Service
For a complete calendar see the events page by clicking Events on the top menu for a complete calendar or click Read More below for a chronological list.

Bible Study

Our church has a wonderful Bible Study group that generally meets every 4th Tuesday of the month from fall through spring.
We are a very friendly and somewhat informal group of folks that just love to get together to read and learn from God's word.
We would be so pleased if you would join us to share thoughts, questions, and insights concerning the teachings of our Lord.
Click the read more link below to view our blog with upcoming study information and highlights of past studies.

Read Our Bulletin

Check out our Sunday bulletin.

Contact Information

Byron First Presbyterian Church

Street Address:

6293 West Main
Byron NY 14422
Mailing Address:
PO Box 206
Byron, NY 14422-0206

Phone: 585-548-2800

Current Newsletter

The October newsletter is available online as a special web version.
If you are a member of our church and would like a copy of the full version emailed to you please email me at byronfpc@jwmoore.com.

Facebook Posts

NOV 29 Sermon Teaser I Thessalonians 3:9-13

Many Biblical scholars consider I Thessalonians to be the first of Paul's letters, written around the year 51 AD, written some time before the Gospels were put in writing. So this may be the first written Christian testimony!

1. This is the first Sunday of Advent, the first Sunday in the traditional Christian year. How does this passage from Thessalonians set for an agenda for the coming year, what principals or themes are presented?

2. Let's take "increase and abound in love", for example. Try imagining what you would look like or feel like if the love in you increased and abounded.

3. Then, consider "holiness". What is holiness in daily life? How do you demonstrate holiness?
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

For this weekend's Sermon:

I Thessalonians 3:9-13
"May the Lord make you Increase and abound in love"

What is the difference between love and abundant love?
What would that feel like if you received this kind of from God?
What would others see in you?
Are you eager to receive from God in this way, or do you hold back?
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

In this season of Thanksgiving, O God, we remember all your gifts to us, especially the gift of your Son who died to save us from our sin. May his name be exalted through this offering as it finds its way to many parts of the world, slaking thirst, assuaging hunger, healing sickness, and filling the souls of those who wait to hear your Word. Amen. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

As we celebrate this season of Thanksgiving, O God, we praise you for the abundance of gifts surrounding our lives: for church and fellowship, for faith and friends, for food and families, for homes and jobs, for love and worship. We confess that we do not always live gratefully, and that we often take the bounty of life for granted. Forgive us, we pray, and make our spirits sensitive to your presence, which enriches everything. Through Jesus Christ. Amen. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

(Psalm 100:1-5)

Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth. Worship the LORD with gladness; come into God’s presence with singing. Know that the LORD is God. It is he that made us, and we are his; We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture. Enter his gates with thanksgiving, and his courts with praise. Give thanks to him, bless his name. For the LORD is good; his steadfast love endures forever. And his faithfulness to all generations. Amen.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Hi Folks,

Here’s a brief outline of our upcoming Bible study. I hope to see you there!

We study the Bible not to become scholars but to improve ourselves, our church, and our relationship with God. Read the passage over several times or until it speaks to you personally regarding at least one of these goals. Scratch down your thoughts or questions to share with us Tuesday evening.

My own thoughts are reflected in the questions at the end and we will touch on them, time permitting.

I also have a short video of a sermon on this passage which suggests some of the things we might take away from the reading concerning the upcoming season, our own behaviors, and the goals our church may consider for the coming year.

I know this is a busy time of year for everyone but I think this Bible study is especially important to help us focus ourselves for Thanksgiving and the Christmas season – please try to come.

Nov. 24th, 2015 - I Thessalonians 3:9-13.

1 Thessalonians 3:9-13 New International Version (NIV)

9 How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you? 10 Night and day we pray most earnestly that we may see you again and supply what is lacking in your faith.

11 Now may our God and Father himself and our Lord Jesus clear the way for us to come to you.

12 May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you. 13 May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones.

The First Epistle to the Thessalonians, First Thessalonians, or just 1 Thessalonians is probably the oldest book in the New Testament, was likely Paul’s first letter, and is estimated to have been written by the end of AD 52.

Paul’s prayer was originally for Christians living in the Greek city of Thessalonica. Paul stopped by that city on his second missionary journey and preached for three Sabbaths before being run out of town. Even though Paul had only been there a short while the Lord blessed his message and a number of people, both Jews and Greeks, were converted to the faith. The persecution of Christians, however, did not stop with Paul’s departure. Paul, therefore, was concerned for these new converts.

1: Who was Paul?

2: When did God change his name from Saul to Paul?

3: The first thing Paul says is “ How can we thank God enough for you in return for all the joy we have in the presence of our God because of you?” Who in your life could you say that to or about?

4: What did Paul ask that the Lord do for the Thessalonians?

5: How can we pray that God increase our love?

6: Paul implies that something is lacking in their lives. What is lacking in ours?

7: Sunday I think I’ll wish everyone a Happy New Year. Why would I do that?

8: What do you want God to do with your life, or the life of our church, this year?
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Teaser for this weekend's Sermon!

John 18:33-37 Pilate quizzes the King of the Jews
Sermon Title: “Which Kingdom Do You Inhabit?”

This text is the transition into Advent, the new “church year” that begins next week. It seeks to sum up the essential part of the current year before moving to the next. This is why what appears to be an Easter reading – Pontius Pilate interrogates Jesus after his arrest – takes place at the end of November.

(1) Jesus describes two kingdoms, the kingdom of this world, and the kingdom not of this world. How do these two kingdoms differ? Can they be the same? What would draw you into the kingdom Jesus describes?
(2) This seems to be the culminating question after following Jesus for the past year: Which kingdom do you live in right now? Are you happy with where you are, or not?
(3) Can you have a foot in each kingdom? Is it possible to live in two kingdoms at once?
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Psalm 111: “Praise the Lord! I will give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart, in the company of the upright, in the congregation”. ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook