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Mission Food Depot

UPDATED MAY 6, 2020: Watch this video to see the impact of your donations to Beacon Place through our Food Depot. We continue to do weekly pick-ups of supplies to contribute to Beacon Place’s efforts in distributing necessities to the community, so we encourage you to keep dropping off donations when you can! If you …

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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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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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June Featured Mission Partner: Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

Mano a Mano is a newer partner for First Pres. The agency, founded in 2000, serves the Latino immigrant population in Lake County. Over the past 30 years, there has been a shift in where immigrants are settling. The immigrant population, especially Latino communities, has been growing faster in Chicago collar counties than in the …

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February 2019: Update on our Prayer Partner Church in Fairouzeh

On December 12, Chip Hardwick, Cynthia Hessemer, and Nina Strnad spoke with Pastor Jacoub about his Christmas season in Fairouzeh, Syria. Our recap: A Muslim majority country, Syria’s department of education has declared trimester final exams on Christmas Eve, wreaking havoc with the worship schedule as well as participation by all the children who sing …

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