Category Archives for Community

Faith in Action

By Paola Blanca |

As you may have noticed this fall in worship, we’re focusing on Mission—not just the mission our church supports through… Read More

Categories

Community, Mission, Worship

September 2016 News & Notes

By jfontelera |

Do you travel often? Do you live elsewhere for part of the year? Do you want to be connected while away? If… Read More

Top 10 Things to Look Forward to this Fall

By jfontelera |

1. Worship! We’re back to our program year worship schedule with services at 9 and 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. Our… Read More

August Meal a Month to Benefit Greenwood Elementary School

By jfontelera |

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

Categories

Community, Mission, Service

Blessing of the Backpacks, Aug. 21

By jfontelera |

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

Categories

Community, Mission

We’re a PokeStop!

By jfontelera |

Pokemon Go! is a brand new app that’s got everyone, young and old(er), hunting for pokemon. First Pres is getting… Read More

Categories

Community

How to Keep Seeing First Pres on Facebook

By jfontelera |

  Facebook just changed its algorithm (again!) so you see more adorable cat and baby photos on your newsfeed, but… Read More

Tags

Stephen Ministry—God’s Love in Action

By jfontelera |

“Bear one another’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” -Galatians 6:2   We are a… Read More

Categories

Community, Service

Summer Service Opportunities

By jfontelera |

Hunger doesn’t take summer breaks. We need your help to ensure that the 200 people we serve at Soup Kitchen… Read More

Categories

Community, Service

Upcoming Opportunities to Join Vision Trips

By jfontelera |

  There are several upcoming Vision Trips hosted by some of our mission partners. Get a first-hand look at what’s… Read More

Wrapped in Compassion: Our Prayer Shawl Minsitry

By Dan Fietsam |

Ask member Beth Miller who is “in charge” of our Prayer Shawl Ministry and she responds with a good-natured chuckle. “There is not a… Read More

Situation in Syria: Desperate But Not Hopeless

By jfontelera |

Members of First Presbyterian Church seeking to understand the Syrian conflict and find ways to help formed The Syria – Middle East… Read More

Reversing a Hopeless Situation for Syrians: How Presbyterians Are Helping

By jfontelera |

Last month, the Syrian conflict stretched into its sixth year, leaving behind death, displacement and desolation. It’s an anniversary where… Read More

Deacon’s Corner: Cancer with Grace – A Support Group You Should Know About

By Dan Fietsam |

  Beverly Raudabaugh is a deacon, Stephen Minister, retired registered nurse and cancer survivor. All impressive in their own right,… Read More

March Service Opportunities

By jfontelera |

If you’re looking for ways for you and your family to serve your closest neighbors this spring, we encourage you… Read More

Categories

Community, Mission