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Morrisville Presbyterian Church (MPC) has a richly rewarding ministry for youth.  This is a safe haven where the youth of MPC and the community have a place that they can come to, knowing that they are loved and accepted for the special individuals that they are, knowing they are not alone because God is there for them to help in times of need and times of joy.

The main purpose of this ministry is to teach Christ’s love to the youth and to help them grow as a new generation of Disciples of Christ.  

The Youth Ministries Committee has developed an intergenerational community of faith by living out our baptismal promises. MPC will nurtures and engages youth in their relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior through worship, witness, faith formation and spiritual fellowship so that they become faithful disciples and servant leaders in Christ’s church and the world.

All of this is accomplished through a series of programs including Youth Club, The Youth in Mission Trip and Sunday school.  We strive to teach easily attainable spiritual disciplines, provide a sense of loving morals, and foster a fun environment where youth can grow.  We hope to develop the awareness of God’s love for them so that they are more aware of God’s actions in their lives and who they are in relationship to God.


We believe in our youth and the leaders they will become as they mature into young adults. We want them to live and thrive in their faith and the life of the church by creating a vibrant ministry as we live our lives together as the body of Christ in this community of faith.

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Morrisville Presbyterian Church Offers Six Scholarships for the 2024-2025 School Year.


Graduating high school seniors and college students may be eligible for one of the scholarships offered by Morrisville Presbyterian Church (MPC) for the 2024-2025 school year. Interested students may obtain a scholarship application form online using the link below.  Application Submission Deadline: May 1, 2024.

The following three scholarships are available to anyone within the MPC Community (those associated with the church that may not be members but participate in the mission and ministry of MPC (such examples might be a Youth Club member, an active Food Center volunteer, etc.)):

  • Helen Nicholas Borden Scholarship* – Two scholarships are to be given to a deserving high school senior or an undergraduate college student who demonstrates the values of hard work and perseverance.  Preference to an MPC member but may be given to any student active in the life of MPC community.  This is a need-based scholarship.

  • Birks Scholarship – This scholarship originated in 1968 with an endowment in remembrance of William James Birks, who encouraged youth to pursue ministry. A scholarship is available to undergraduate or graduate students following a course of study in ministry. This scholarship is available to MPC members and those in the MPC community.

  • Clara Burgess Scholarship* – This scholarship was created in 1948 by the Women’s Guild in memory of Clara. The scholarship is available to an undergraduate student with financial need.  The scholarship is available to members of MPC members and those within the MPC community.

The following are available to MPC members:

  • Roberts Scholarship – A scholarship available to undergraduate or graduate students following a course of study in medicine or ministry. This scholarship was created in 1987 by the sister of Mary Carver Roberts and is available to MPC members.

  • Patti Jane Reeves Scholarship – A scholarship awarded to a graduating high school senior who has shown academic excellence, service to community, participation in the life of the church, and academic excellence. The scholarship is available to MPC members.

  • McClaren* – This scholarship was created in 1970 for children of MPC members with financial need.

*Note: Need-based scholarships require government FAFSA Score (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) regardless if you qualify for FAFSA. MPC uses FAFSA data to determine relative need.

Application submission to include attached completed application form and one letter of reference.


Submit To: Via email to or mailed to church office at Morrisville Presbyterian Church, 771 Pennsylvania Ave., Morrisville, PA 19067.  All submissions must be received by May 1, 2024.

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