Mission Statement


As united believers we aspire to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ.  We are a Welcoming and Caring congregation, Encouraging all to accept Jesus Christ.  We celebrate our relationship with God through Fellowship, Study of God’s Word, and Joyous Worship.  To show God’s love, we support each other, share our spiritual gifts, and reach out to our community and the world.  In our Hearts and through our Actions, We proclaim Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior


Faith Line – 444-5999

A Voice of Inspiration available 24 hours 

Church addresses

100 North Franklin St., Danville, IL 61832

E-mail:  fpc-1@sbcglobal.net

Rev. Dr. Jimmy Hopper: revjim_fpc@sbcglobal.net

Phone Number

Van Transportation to services
Church:  217-442-0541
For driver: 217-446-9430
leave message if no answer
Thank You from Group Workcamps Organizers
TO: School District #118, City of Danville, Local Churches, and Corporate Providers, Danville Residents and First Presbyterian Church 
A.  The School District provided accommodations, school board approval and food services.
B.  City of Danville provided Community block Development funds and assisted with finding residents, opened Ellsworth Park provided tables and the band shell and were available every time there was a question or the need for a work permit.
C.  ChurchesVermilion Heights Christian Church, Central Christian Church, St. James united Methodist Church and First Presbyterians Ruth Circle, wowed the workcampers with snacks and funding.
D.  Corporate Providers - Montana Mike’s, Jocko’s, Lees chicken, County Market, Garfields, Meijer, McDonald’s, Danville Paper & Supply and Dairy Barn, First Midwest Bank provided food, paper goods and and financial assistance. Illini Skateland, Garfield Municipal Pool, the Mall Cinema, Kickapoo State Park also provided spots for the campers to enjoy their fee time.
E.  Danville Residentsgraciously welcomed and allowed the campers to come in and repair/paint their homes

2014 National Ministry Award

     The Presbyterian Health Education and Welfare Association (PHEWA) is pleased to announce that the following ministry awards will be presented at the 221st General Assembly in Detroit, Michigan, on June 19, 2014.  PHEWA’s Presbyterian AIDS Network (PAN) will honor the Rev. John Schmidt and Central Presbyterian Church of Towson, Maryland, with The Faith in Action Award for their demonstration of God’s unconditional love for all people, in striving to break down the walls of stigma and discrimination around HIV and AIDS.  Our Presbyterian Serious Mental Illness Network (PSMIN) awards its Florence Iversen Kraft Award to the Rev. Dr. Jimmy Hopper and the First Presbyterian Church of Danville, Illinois, celebrating their outstanding leadership in ministry with those living with serious mental illness and with their families.