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Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Congregation will be held on Sunday, January 29 in the sanctuary. The congregation will elect deacons and elders, hear the 2017 budget, approve pastor Terms of Call and hear a report from the Society of the First Presbyterian Church.

Soup Kitchen

Our Soup Kitchen mission is served jointly with St. Mary’s church in Lake Forest on the 3rd Friday of each month at Holy Family Church in Waukegan.

Both Food donations and serving volunteers are needed for Friday, January 20.

Sign up below or contact deacon Shawn Ward for more information.

Christian Perspectives

January 22 at 10:10 am we welcome back Rev. Younan Shiba.  Rev. Shiba will share news of his recent trip to Gaziantep, the refugees he met there and the new church he advised, as well as share about his trip to Europe during the wave of refugee migration a year ago.

Worship is at the heart of our life.

We invite you to join us on Sundays at 9 or 11 a.m. for a more traditional service,
or at 5 p.m. for the first@five contemporary worship service.

During the summer months(Memorial Day - Labor Day), we have a "come as you are" service at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary and a concurrent service in the Playground for children, families and the young at heart.

What to Expect


We can’t wait to get to know you! Join us for these upcoming events.


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