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First Pres Pen Pals

As a way to connect across the congregation, no matter your age, and to hear stories from each other, we are starting a Pen Pal ministry. Please sign up below! Once you sign up, we will match you with someone in the congregation. Our hope is that you will exchange letters or drawings with your …

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Are you ready to Go and Serve?

The Dakota Partnership 2020 Mission Trip Join Pastor Clint and Pastor Kristie on a mission to serve Native American children and their families with the Gospel in word and action. From June 20–26, our Pastors will join with other Presbyterians and friends across Chicagoland to journey to Sisseton, South Dakota, home of the Wahpeton Sioux …

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Being Good Neighbors in a Red-Blue Land: Courageous Conversations

How can we connect with neighbors and family across party lines? What shall we do to help heal a divided nation and mend a fractured Christian church in America? We could start by sitting our Red, Blue, and purple political selves in a room together for a good chat. Courageous Conversations help us talk with one …

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Mission Partner Bravo Waukegan celebrates record number attendance in their Music Camp!

Mission Partner Bravo Waukegan just finished its 9th season of Bravo Buddies Music Camp, a program available to Waukegan public school students (2nd – 8th graders). The camp took place June 17 through July 12 at Jefferson Middle School in Waukegan. Executive Director and First Pres member Karey Walker said, “We were thrilled to offer …

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Thank you for celebrating Festival Sunday!

Festival Sunday was a joyous celebration of baptism! We renewed our baptismal vows and enjoyed a delicious French toast breakfast together. With the Praise Dancers from Hope Presbyterian Church joining us to lead worship, the service was a truly rich experience. Thank you to Mike Adams and Geoffrey Luce for heading up the morning, the …

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New 5:30 PM Worship Service Begins Sunday, February 10

Make plans now to attend the relaxed, non-traditional worship service that will be held monthly on Sunday evenings at 5:30 PM. It will be celebrated on February 10, March 3, April 7, and May 5 in the Fellowship Hall. Worship will be intergenerational and include communion, highly participatory creative elements, global/contemporary/piano- and guitar-based music, and …

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