What to Expect

There’s a place for you to worship here: authentic, heartfelt and relevant to your life. Find the service time and style that’s right for you.

  • As you sit under the beauty of Tiffany windows, let the creative music lift your spirit. The sounds of the glorious Casavant organ, guitars or djembe drum are augmented by a variety of music styles, drawing every age together in praise. Preaching connects Scripture with our daily lives and the concerns of the world. The joys and concerns of worshipers are lifted up in prayer together.

  • Our Sunday morning services at 9 and 11 a.m. are traditional. The 9 a.m. service is perfect for families with school-age children as we have a special “Word for Children” and Sunday School at that hour. Childcare is available from 8:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m., although all ages are always welcome in worship. Come “as you are” or dress up, as many people do in the morning.

    During the Summer, between Memorial Day and Labor Day, First Pres has a more relaxed setting. We combine our  morning services to one  “come as you are” 10 a.m. service. We offer Playground Church (summer Sunday School) running concurrently with the 10 a.m. service. Children, families and the young at heart are all invited to join us at the Playground. Childcare is also available from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. in the nursery.

  • Fellowship

    After worship, everyone is invited to stay and break bread together. We have Fellowship coffee hour at 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. after each morning service of the program year and at 11 a.m. during the summer.


We’re located at 700 N Sheridan Road,
at the corner of Deerpath Road in Lake Forest.

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