Farmville Presbyterian Church

Our mission is lived out in our love for each other.  Gathering for worship with all of God’s children is a great joy.  Extending our care and compassion through keeping up with each other, calling on shut-ins, taking part in our missions, and giving what we have for God’s use our calling.  Making our services available online is our desire to share in the love of God with those who cannot be with us in person.  Working in the local ministries and supporting those who are serving near and far away is our privilege.  Nothing is easy about the world in which we live, but as we face the world and all of its challenges together, we find help in our Lord.  Our hope is to actively and creatively share the love of God each and every day.

Our history is both a comfort and a guide.  Since our founding in 1828, our church has changed in a community of changing needs. The building has grown, our people have grown, and our vision has grown.  We served as the site for a prayer service on April 16, 1865, for Union soldiers who were grieving the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, and 150 years later we remembered and honored that service by having another to celebrate our oneness as the body of Christ.  Our history also runs through the turmoil of racial brokenness and segregation, and we recognize God’s greater calling today.

We really are part of this community and enjoy connecting with those around us.  As agents of healing and reconciliation, we seek to make the world a better place and promote the efforts of education, medicine, and food sharing.  Students from Longwood and Hampden-Sydney are welcome to share in worship.  We give our time and resources to local benevolence agencies such as Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, the Free Clinic, and FACES (our local food pantry).  We have invested in the wider reach of God’s hands through missionary support, Heifer International, Operation Christmas Child, the Gideons, and denominational disaster assistance.  We also host AA and NA and serve as a meeting place for a number of area groups.  In the faith, hope, and love of Jesus, we look for God’s goodness and to share in the Spirit’s leading.  We appreciate sharing our heart with you.


Our Staff

Peter Smith


Before coming to Farmville Presbyterian Church, Pete was the Pastor of Blackstone Presbyterian Church.  While there, he completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.  He has previously served churches in Lexington, Virginia and Guston, Kentucky.  Pete received his Masters of Divinity degree from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Kentucky in 2000 and a Bachelor of Arts in Greek and Latin from Hampden-Sydney College in 1994.  Before entering seminary, he was a Latin teacher in Chesterfield and Prince Edward County Public Schools.  Pete and his wife, Anne, were married at the College Church at Hampden-Sydney in 1995.  Anne is a Physical Education teacher at the Nottoway County High School, and they are blessed with three daughters, Hannah, Grace, and Rachel.

Email: pastor@farmvillepresbyterian.org

Phone: 434-294-2017

Cherie Blevins

Mandie Mulloy

Office Administrator 

Mandie is originally from Maryland and moved to Farmville two years ago with her husband, DeWayne.  She has been doing admin/payroll for the past seven years.  Mandie is working on getting her Associates in Human Resources.  When she is home, you can find her making crafts, playing with her nieces and nephews, or enjoying her two dogs.  Email: secretary@farmvillepresbyterian.org

Phone: 434-392-4243

John Scott

Music Director/Organist

John is a third year student at Hampden-Sydney College, majoring in English and minoring in both Music and Public Policy.  He is from the Gretna area and has been playing music for most of his life.  In addition to his accomplishments on the organ, he is gifted with the violin.  There is great joy to be had striving for the glory of God in music.


Nannie Sprague

Nannie Sprague


Nannie lives in Cumberland County and has two brothers and one sister, one daughter and one son (both married), five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. She retired in 2012 after working for 35 years at Longwood University as a housekeeping supervisor and has been at Farmville Presbyterian Church for the past 15 years. We are thankful for all of the hard work she does to keep the church nice and clean.