Our Mission


Magnify God

Make Disciples

Meet Human Needs.


To be a community of Christ followers who:

Worship in spirit and in truth (John 4. 23)

Teach the Word of God (2 Timothy 3. 16-17)

Nurture one another for growth (Romans 12.10)

Bond to support one another in joy and need (Philippians 1.7-8)

Disciple those who don’t know Christ (Matthew 28.19-20)

And serve in mission in the community (Matthew 25.31-46)


To reach the greater McCalla community and expand the Kingdom of God
by displaying the love of Christ and connecting with people of all walks of 
life through our creative services, discipleship, and outreach.


One congregation, many people - Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church of Mc Calla, formerly First Presbyterian Church of Bessemer.

We loved Christ and ministered in His name for more than 125 years at FPCB before we felt a calling to refashion our ministry.  As we transition to SVPC,
our mission is to proclaim the Good News of the love of God through Jesus Christ in the Mc Calla community.  The location is changing but the telling of
the old, old story of Christ’s love for all has not changed.  Because the Lord is our Shepherd, every person is welcome. 
Come, join us on our journey as Christ followers.