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John C. Robinson Memorial, 3106 Union Road, Gastonia, N.C. 28056

Our Pastor

Serving as our pastor at Robinson Memorial is John Pea. He is a graduate of the School of Church Leadership (formerly known as the School of the Laity) conducted by the Presbytery of Western North Carolina. He was commissioned to service at Robinson during the July 2015 meeting of the Presbytery.

Pea has been a resident of Gastonia since 1997 and an active part of the Robinson family since 2005.

Our Mission:
The mission of Robinson Memorial Presbyterian Church is to love God and all people by living openly Christian lives, spreading the Gospel of Jesus Christ, welcoming all into our fellowship and being servants of Christ in our community.

Looking for a church?
We encourage persons to make a commitment of their lives to Jesus Christ, and to express that commitment through membership in the church. If you would like to take that step, please contact us by email or call us at (704) 865-0251. Membership is open to all who believe and acknowledge Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior.