Category Archives for First Presbyterian Church of Lake Forest

Stewardship Season Begins in October

By dbirney |

Stewardship season begins in early October. You’ll receive materials by mail containing wonderful photos of our church and congregation, and… Read More

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

Thank You for Your Input: Website Updates

By jfontelera |

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

Congratulations to Our Plansoen Family Scholarship Winners

By jfontelera |

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

Rev. Peter Smith to Guest Preach, Sept. 4

By jfontelera |

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

By jfontelera |

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

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


Special Church Personnel News

By jfontelera |

On July 6, at a special meeting of the Session, Pastor Corey Nelson shared the bittersweet news that he has accepted a new… Read More

Thank You for Your Generosity

By jfontelera |

A little more than three months ago, our congregation was faced with tough decisions due to a $313,000 gap between… Read More

Summer Series Kicks Off June 5

By jfontelera |

Starting June 5, our Summer Series kicks off: “Practicing our Faith.” It’s great to know Scripture, but that’s just one step… 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

Stewardship Update: 2016-2017 Campaign

By jfontelera |

Although the Stewardship Committee operates now on a yearlong basis, there is always a heightened stewardship effort at this time… Read More

Dr. Thomas J. Tropp Wins 2014 Julius Herford Dissertation Prize

By jfontelera |

First Pres is pleased to announce that choir and music director Dr. Thomas J. Tropp is co-winner of the 2014… Read More

Rita Fossell Wins Golden Scribe Award

By jfontelera |

Congratulations to Rita Fossell, our Clerk of Session, for winning the 2015 Golden Scribe Award. Rita’s minutes received perfect scores… Read More