In 1887, Oakland Presbyterian Church was formally organized. We are affiliated with the PCUSA. We consider ourselves a community church and a family church. We are united by the love of God, and we strive to demonstrate this through our caring for one another. Our greatest desire is to touch the lives of people with the love of Jesus Christ. We offer many programs and ministries to meet the needs of those in our congregation and the community. No matter what your circumstance in life, we have a place for you in Christ’s family at Oakland Presbyterian. We welcome you with open arms and loving hearts.
A small congregation gathered to worship on the first Sunday in September of 1887 in the newly built First Presbyterian Church. The church was formed in large part thanks to the Honorable James G. Speer, who led the effort to create a local congregation of Presbyterians here in Oakland. The original church building has since been torn down. Our current Sanctuary was completed in 1971. Over the years, we have increased our campus size by adding a Fellowship Hall, library, classrooms, and our Christian Life Center, which houses our Preschool 5 days a week. Our current Pastor, Rev. Dr. Robert P. Hines, Jr., has been with us since 2002.