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Our mission is to promote the Kingdom of God through the approved ministries of Second Presbyterian Church by developing, investing and disbursing financial resources for strategic ministries in Memphis, America, and around the world.



About the Foundation

The Second Presbyterian Church Foundation is a supporting organization to Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee and is an IRS approved 501c (3) corporation. The Foundation was created to strategically support the programs, mission, and ministries of Second Presbyterian Church and at the same time facilitate the long term stewardship plan of members of Second for gifts over and above their support of the operating budget, world missions, and special fund raising events like capital campaigns and emergency relief to victims of national disasters.  Learn More About the Foundation >

A Letter from the Foundation’s Founding Pastor

img_willsonIn 1998 several of our devoted members established the Second Presbyterian Church Foundation as a mechanism to encourage long-term financial stewardship for the purpose of advancing the Kingdom of God in Memphis and around the world. Over the past sixteen years, their vision has been growing into a beautiful reality. With an ever-growing Foundation base, we can continue to provide strategic support to our mission partners that make a difference in this world and the world to come.   Learn More >

Latest News

FUNdation Fridays

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May 19, 2018 will mark 20 years since the formation of the Second Presbyterian Church Foundation! As a part of acknowledgement throughout the 20th year and leading up to the celebratory event on April 6th, 2018, a monthly event will highlight congregational passion toward the ministry partners of our church and provide a thank you opportunity from the Foundation in recognition of our generous and charitable congregation. The details of this unique and enterprising endeavor, which is also designed to inform the congregation about the mission and work of the Foundation, are below.

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New Fund Provides Access to Christian Education

PDS2Second Presbyterian Church birthed Presbyterian Day School in 1949. The founding of PDS was an incredibly important missional decision by our church in furthering God’s Kingdom. Since its inception, PDS’s mission has been to honor God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man. PDS is deeply rooted in its founding belief that Jesus Christ is Lord and that Christian education is vital.

It is an integral part of the PDS mission to provide an academic and Christian foundation not just to those who can afford it, but also to boys who would otherwise not have access to a PDS education. Second Presbyterian Church and subsequently the Foundation have historically supported that mission with the Clay Scholarship Fund, which was established by a donor to support boys of members of Second seeking financial aid through PDS.

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The Willson Church Planting Fund

April 4, 2016

The Allison and Sandy Willson Church Planting Fund has been established out of gratitude to our Lord for the faithful ministry of the Willsons to Second Presbyterian Church from 1995 until 2017 and particularly honors Sandy for his leadership in the establishment of the Second Presbyterian Church Foundation.

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