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

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

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Community, Mission

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

Finding God in Doing Laundry

By Dave Bianchin |

  By Pastor Amy Pagliarella, guest blogger I was still thinking about Pastor Chris’ sermon this morning as I (finally)… Read More

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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

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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

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The Practice of Saying No: Sabbath

By Dave Bianchin |

On Sunday, Pastor Christine posed the question to us: Why should we keep Sabbath? Does it make any difference in… Read More

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Pastor Dave's Blog

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

Small Group Q&A with the Summer Bible Study at the Beach

By jfontelera |

Get to know our many small groups! We will feature a different one in Faith Connections throughout the year. The… Read More

New! Youth Chime Choir

By jfontelera |

All 3rd through 8th graders are invited to join the Youth Chime Choir! Come for choir and stay for chimes: Tuesday 3:45-4:15… Read More

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Music

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

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

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