Past Events

Past Events

Apr 9, 2023

Easter at Govans: Sunrise Service

Sunrise Service at 6:45 a.m.:  Join us in the Columbarium for an informal Easter Sunrise Service with music, prayer, scripture, and reflections.
Apr 6, 2023

Maundy Thursday

Join us in the Sanctuary for a Maundy Thursday Communion Service followed by a performance of a seat-gripping musical tale of the crucifixion composed by the French Impressionist composer, Olivier Messiaen. This big organ work will serve as accompaniment to members of our Biblical Storytelling Team who will perform a dramatic pantomime of the Last Supper and Garden of Gethsemane.
Mar 25, 2023

Introduction to Presbyterianism at Govans

The one hour class will introduce Presbyterian theology and polity. It will also review the core values we hold at Govans Presbyterian. Those interested in joining the church are especially encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be available.
Feb 28, 2023

Racial Justice Book Discussion: Cousins

Join us for a Zoom discussion with the authors! Connected through slavery, a Black woman and a White woman discover their past―and each other. Books are available for $15 from the church office ( Email Lea Gilmore ( for Zoom link.
Feb 25, 2023

Let Freedom Sing!

Join us as we welcome Keith Snipes and Company for an inspirational tribute to democracy and freedom. Comprised of a rich collection of songs and poetry reminiscent of the civil rights movement, Let Freedom Sing will leave you feeling rejuvenated, fortified and prepared to meet the moment.
Dec 24, 2022

Christmas Eve: Service of Peace and Joy

This year we are re-imagining the service of Lessons and Carols. Our choir will provide beautiful music and lead us in medleys of Christmas hymns. We will begin by singing Silent Night to candlelight before moving into the reading of the gospel Christmas stories interspersed with beloved music. We will end as the choir leads us out to “Go Tell It on the Mountain”! Email Andy Wilson ( for the Zoom link.
Dec 24, 2022
Christmas Pageant

Young Families Christmas Pageant

Kids and parents of all ages are invited to be part of our annual Christmas pageant! Email if you would like a speaking or non-speaking part.
Dec 22, 2022

Service for Grieving

All are welcome for this beautiful service with music provided by our Handbell Choir and Anne Owens leading singing with guitar. During this season of compulsory joy, take a moment to honor the sorrow we feel for those we have lost. Light a candle, remember those who have passed, and support those left behind.
Dec 16, 2022
Youth Group

Youth and Young Families Christmas Party

Celebrate Christmas with Govans Youth and Young Families! We’ll have special games, food, and music to be festive together. Email for more information.
Dec 5, 2022

Music Mondays: Marie Herrington

In addition to being Govans’ Second Service Music Director, Marie Herrington is a composer of song who uses her performance background in voice, piano, and organ to showcase everything from human tragedies to sublime human delights. Marie has a few big projects that are getting released later this year. In late November, 2022, Marie’s piece To The River will be recorded for its January 2023 debut at SongSLAM in New York City, NY. Later in January, Marie’s piece Under Water Blue will have its world premiere at…