Worship this Sunday, December 15: 9am, 11am

Discover the Joy & Compassion we share.

Worship is at the heart of our life.

We invite you to join us on Sundays at 9 or 11 a.m. for a 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

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Advent 2019

Tuesday, December 10
Last Day for Giving Tree Drop-off

Sunday, December 15, 3:00 PM
Caroling with Clint

Thursday, December 19, 6:30 PM
Third Thursday Taizé Service: Longest Night

Sunday, December 22, 10:00 AM
Christmas Pageant (single service)

Christmas Eve Candlelight Services, December 24
3:00 PM
 with Brass
5:00 PM
 with Children’s Choirs and Brass
9:00 PM
with Sanctuary Choir and String Quartet

Advent Study

This coming Advent season, we will be studying how Jesus comes into our homes, according to the four Gospel writers. We are reading Christmas in the Four Gospel Homes by Cynthia Campbell, President Emeritus of McCormick Seminary.

For those who would like to dig deeper, there are two Bible studies you can join throughout the week!

Upcoming Memorials & Funerals

Mary Farwell Saturday, December 14
2:00 PM, Memorial service in the sanctuary,
reception in the Great Room afterwards

Gwen Wasmuth Friday, December 20
11:00 AM, Memorial service in the sanctuary,
reception in the Great Room afterwards

45th Work Trip Reunion

Sunday, December 22, 5:00 PM

If you have participated in a First Pres Work Trip in the last 45 years, as a student or adult, this reunion is an opportunity for us to reconnect with the “kids” and adults who shared this experience! Spouses and significant others are invited as well to join in the fellowship.


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


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