Prayer is More Than You Think

  On Sunday, Sean Kelly, our director of College Ministry, challenged us to see prayer in a fresh way. So… Read More


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Thank You for Your Input: Website Updates

Thank you to all who took part in our website usability and satisfaction survey! Your input helps ensure that our website… Read More

One with Others

  The text we studied yesterday was Hebrews 10:19-25. In this section of the New Testament, Christians are encouraged to… Read More


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One in Christ

  In John 17, Jesus prays. It must have been an amazing thing for the disciples to have heard this… Read More


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August Meal a Month to Benefit Greenwood Elementary School

  Our school supply drive this month will be directed to Greenwood Elementary School in Waukegan. As you are shopping… Read More


Community, Mission, Service

The Practice of Pronouncing Blessings: Benediction

It was fitting that Sunday’s sermon on pronouncing blessings was given by Pastor Corey, on his last Sunday with us…. Read More


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2016 Theologian in Residence Series Begins

Our 2016 Theologian in Residence is Rev. Dan McNerney, associate director of Presbyterian Frontier Fellowship (PFF). PFF, one of our church’s… Read More

Our Prayer Partner, the Presbyterian Church in Fairouzeh, Syria

First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, as part of the The Presbyterian Church USA, recognizes that we are called to stand in greater… Read More



Congratulations to Our Plansoen Family Scholarship Winners

The Plansoen Family Scholarship, provided through First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest, awards financial assistance to deserving Christian students at Lake Forest College…. Read More

Blessing of the Backpacks, Aug. 21

As summer winds down and we prepare to go back to school, we invite you all to join us for our… Read More


Community, Mission

Rev. Peter Smith to Guest Preach, Sept. 4

We are pleased to welcome Rev. Peter Smith who will be preaching on Sunday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. worship. Rev…. Read More

Moving Forward with Staff, Mission, Deacons, Stewardship and Rummage

What a glorious “send-off” we had for Pastor Corey Nelson on Sunday, July 31! After nine years of his amazing leadership, we… Read More