Weekly Message: Leadership

Dear friends, Things are bustling around the church right now! We’re getting ready for tomorrow’s Fall Rummage Sale from 8 a.m. – 3… Read More

Top Three Reasons to Worship at first@five

1. first@five draws on multiple cultures for liturgy and musical styles including folk, rock and world music. This is not… Read More

Spiritual Life Survey Update: Third Priority Determined

Our church continues to gain benefit from the Spiritual Life Survey we took earlier this year. Our church leadership is… Read More

Join Us for New Membership Gatherings This Fall

The first gathering for those who would like to learn more about church and/or becoming a member of First Presbyterian… Read More

Help Fellow “Runners” with First Pres Athletic Shoe Drive

All are invited to join the Mission Committee in celebrating our “Race of a Lifetime” with a mission service project…. Read More

Weekly Message: Learning Faithfulness

It’s a beautiful weekend in Lake Forest and I hope your families are doing well. We continue our series this… Read More


Weekly Message, Worship

Bible 101 Resumes Sept. 14

Starting Sept. 14, Bible 101 will resume for Adult Faith Formation. This Fall we are studying the Book of Philippians…. Read More

Weekly Message: Gear Up for Faithfulness

In this cold and rainy week, there’s a lot of news that’s discouraging. On the 13th anniversary of the September 11… Read More


Weekly Message

Fall Rummage Sale at First Pres to be Held Sept. 27

  First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest will be hosting its Fall Rummage Sale full of seasonal and timeless goods… Read More

Fall Family Faith Formation Guide

As you begin to fill up your school year calendar, don’t forget to schedule in First Pres! There are many… Read More

Instrumental Changes for the Music Department

The coming year will be one of several changes in the music department. While much will remain the same, even… Read More



The Race of a Lifetime

This fall in worship, we’ll explore what Scripture calls the “race” of faith. To help you “train,” we’ve also created… Read More

Weekly Message: Life is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

“Life’s a marathon, not a sprint.” Recently one of our members reminded me of that phrase as she reflected on… Read More