One guiding principle of the Reformed Tradition is the concept “Priesthood of All Believers.” Simply put, each of us is uniquely equipped and prepared for ministry and the path to discovering that unique ministry through fellowship in the church Christ leads.
At MSPC our core values and mission, coupled with the gift of faith and the grace of the Spirit, are to help each of us discover dignity, confidence, forgiveness, peace, and fulfillment as we Meet, Serve, and Praise Christ.
We believe a key ingredient of a person’s faith, and a congregation’s
Adult Christian Education
- Brown Baggers
- Fifty Plus & Minus
- MSPC Garden
- Presbyterian Women
- Wednesday Breakfast Bible Study
- Thursday Book Club
Growing season is October through to May.
This group includes all the women of the church whether they belong to an active Circle or not. These women support the mission of the church through service projects, including women’s circles, study groups, fellowship opportunities, social gatherings and fundraising projects. Circles meet for Bible study each month at the church or in members’ homes. Presbyterian Women sponsor the annual Christmas Dinner, Operation Christmas Child, and the Holiday Bazaar among other annual projects.
Children & Families
Miami Shores Presbyterian Church offers Vacation Bible School for a week every summer. Youth volunteers help adults with the activities of the day.
Care is available during both worship services, and during Sunday School. The nursery is located on the first floor of the Elementary School, 2nd door on the right after entering.
These two choirs meet on Wednesday evenings. Training Choir (Pre-K – 2nd grade) meets at 6:15 pm and the Children’s choir (3rd – 5th grades) meet at 7:15 pm. These choirs perform regularly at the 11 am Sunday Sanctuary service.
The handbell choir is open to adults and youth and rehearses Wednesday evenings at 6:30 pm. They perform monthly at the 11 am Sanctuary service.
Our talented musicians join in leading the contemporary praise songs at the 8:45 am Sunday service in the Chapel.
Local Mission & Partnerships
- Backpacks for Public School Children
- Christmas Day Meal
- D.O.O.R. Miami
- Fall Festival
- Hard Toys
- Homeless Feeding
- Lenten Mission Challenge
- Living Nativity
- Operation Christmas Child
- Pass It On Ministries
- Presbyterian Disaster Assistance
- Shawl Ministry
- Soft Dolls
- Souper Bowl of Caring
- Urban Promise
- One Great Hour of Sharing
(D.O.O.R.) in Miami. The program is three-pronged: 1) Dwellers (year-long volunteers), 2) Discover (week-long experiential groups) 3) Discern (interns that serve as mentors and assist the Discover programs).
The more participants, the more shoe boxes, the more children are reached. We know it’s not about the numbers. It’s about changing the lives of children and the more we reach the better.
Take a moment to thank God for your good fortune, then Pass It On!
- Celebration Team
- Budget and Finance
- Communication Ministries
- Property and Operations
- Production Team
Our Budget and Finance team strives daily to fund and manage Christ-centered ministries without reliance on limited financial reserves or profit margins.
Print and electronic communications highlight what’s happened and what’s happening at MSPC. The Light is a quality print and electronic publication published monthly. MSPC has an active FACEBOOK and website based ministry.
We are striving every day to more fully utilize the property and material resources we have been gifted for the missionary purpose of sharing the Good News of the Gospel. Utilizing God’s gifts to God’s glory is a vital part of renewing Light of World ministries in
Now established as a committee and team unto itself; financial stewardship facilitates the annual pledge campaign in support of the general church budget, encourages planned estate giving, coordinates second-mile giving projects, assists with project grants and other fundraising activities throughout the year. All of these initiatives are aimed at supporting the ministries in
We have two sacred worship gatherings each Sunday morning; chapel worship at 8:45 and sanctuary worship at 11:00. Special worship services during Lent, Holy Week, and Advent, Baptisms, Commissioning officers, installing new members, weddings and remembrance of life celebrations are all Spirit-filled gatherings at MSPC. The Lord’s Supper is offered each week during chapel worship and the first Sunday of the month during sanctuary worship.
Welcoming outreach to new worshipers at the welcome table.
This includes maintaining Bibles, materials
Global Mission & Partnerships
- Cuba Partners Network
- House of Hope, Haiti
- U.S./Mexico Border Ministry (Frontera de Cristo)
- Cafe Justo
- Presbyterian Disaster Assistance PCUSA
House of Hope cares for nearly 70 orphaned or abandoned children, living in two childrens’ homes. It operates a K-13 grade school and helps to support three more schools.
Their goal is to employ members of the community in the agricultural, production and management/administrative roles to create sustainable, local business. This provides incentives for people to remain in their family lands.
Café Justo’s mission is to deliver the highest quality, organic, environmentally conscious, fresh roasted coffee to customers at a price that is fair and just.
Youth & Families
We’re open to all 6th-8th graders! It doesn’t matter where you’re from or what your religious background is, join us to learn more about your faith, eat too much pizza, and have lots of fun in the process. We meet every Friday night from 7-9 pm in the Youth Room. No need to let us know you’re coming–just show up!
All 9th-12th graders are welcome to attend our weekly meetings! We meet Wednesday’s from 7-8 pm. We know you’re super busy and have lots of homework so we pack a lot into one hour. We eat, play, read the Bible and plan our youth activities. Come and join us!
Our youth are active at MSPC! We support a number of local missions, contributing regularly. We also plan and take part in a one-week US-based mission trip to help those in need. Come join us to see where we go next!
All youth, 6-12th grade meet together on Sunday mornings from 10 – 10:45 am for fellowship and study. Join us as we read the Bible and grow in our faith!