Our History

The first church in the Carmichael area, Carmichael Community Church was officially established on December 2, 1923. In 1925 church leaders chose affiliation with the Presbyterian Church because it provided much-needed structure and administrative support. They also liked the democratic organization of the denomination and its emphasis on education. Throughout the past century, Carmichael and Carmichael Presbyterian Church have grown and developed together.

Our Legacy

CPC has a long legacy in Carmichael and the greater Sacramento area. Our Heritage Committee maintains archives of documents of historical significance and published a book, Heritage of Faith: A 75-Year History of Carmichael Presbyterian Church in 1998.

About Us

Centennial Celebrations

Centennial celebrations are underway for 2023, as we celebrate 100 years of praising God and serving the community. The year-long celebration includes the publishing of a companion book to Heritage of Faith, to be titled Stories of Faith: Carmichael Presbyterian Church at 100.

How do I purchase the book Heritage of Faith?

To purchase a copy of Heritage of Faith: A 75-Year History of Carmichael Presbyterian Church contact the church office.

How can I read more about CPC history?

Click the links below to read more about CPC’s history.

A Seed of Faith…Centennial story from June 2022 Mission Bell

Big Real Estate Deal…Centennial story from July 2022 Mission Bell

Maybe a church will grow there“…Centennial story from August 2022 Mission Bell

Our First Sanctuary…Centennial story from September 2022 Mission Bell

Interview with Red Hughes…Centennial story from October 2022 Mission Bell

Weathering Hard Times…Centennial story from November 2022 Mission Bell

Carolyn McGregor’s memories…Centennial story from December 2022/January 2023 Mission Bell

All About the Adobe…Centennial story from February 2023 Mission Bell

Rev. James Comfort Smith…Centennial story from March 2023 Mission Bell

Presbyterian Women at CPC…Centennial story from March 2023 Mission Bell

Rev. Pyron McMillen…Centennial story from April 2023 Mission Bell

Two CPC families from the 1940s-Today…Centennial story from May 2023 Mission Bell