Category Archives for Service

November Meal-a-Month

By Paola Blanca |

The Board of Deacons have announced that November’s Meal a Month will go to The New Church of Joy in… Read More

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Mission, Service

October Meal-a-Month

By Paola Blanca |

October’s Meal-a-month food drive is here! This month we are supporting the Moraine Township food pantry in highland park. The township officially… Read More

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Mission, Service

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

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Community, Mission, Service

Rummage Sorters Needed

By jfontelera |

Do you love fashion? Do toys strike your fancy? Then we want your expert eyes to help find the perfect items… Read More

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Mission, Rummage, Service

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

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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

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Community, Service

Mending More Than Fences

By jfontelera |

  By Jen “Pen” Richards This past June, 61 of our senior high students and 18 advisors (including myself) spent… Read More

Upcoming Service Opportunities

By jfontelera |

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

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Mission, Service

First Pres Eagle Scouts Beautify Boys & Girls Club Space

By jfontelera |

  First Presbyterian Church is proud to announce that Will Gescheidle and Austin McGreevy recently completed two Eagle Scout projects… Read More

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Community, Mission, Service

Ten Plus Years of Hand-Made Hugs

By jfontelera |

Back in 2004, Pat Johnson was spotted knitting at the Hospitality Desk. Herb Smyers, our former business manager, had an… Read More

Get to Know First Pres’ New Stephen Ministers

By jfontelera |

  Stephen Ministry welcomed Barrett Erker, Jim Mayhall and Mindy Mooney as First Pres’ newest Stephen Ministers. Read more about each of… Read More

Calling All Knitters and Crocheters!

By nicholaspetersen |

The Prayer Shawl Ministry is seeking knitters and crocheters to help with this year’s project for Lake Forest College international… Read More

Join the Usher and Hospitality Ministries at First Pres

By nicholaspetersen |

Romans 12 tells us that we are one body in Christ and have different gifts to share with one another…. Read More

Weekly Message: Changing Gears

By nicholaspetersen |

Life seems to completely change gears this time of year for many people as summer vacations wrap up; orientations, meetings and… Read More