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First Presbyterian Church of Opelika


We currently support 27 missionary families in a variety of locations that include: North America, Europe, Africa, East Asia, Southeast Asia, local ministries & campus ministries.

The committee is active year-round, and its scope of activities includes the following:

  • Monthly meetings

    • Pray for missionaries

    • Interview missionaries

    • Work on various initiatives

  • Communicating with missionaries

  • Recommendations to FPO’s Session for support candidates/needs

  • Hospitality for visiting missionaries

  • Congregational communication

    • Weekly missionary updates

    • Monthly prayer guides

  • Short-term mission trips

  • Coordination of Small Group missionary programs

  • Financial stewardship

  • Special events

If you have a passion for missions or would be interested in learning more about FPO’s involvement with missions, please email Steve Shiflett at

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