Jul 31 2020

The Rummage Sale is Virtual!

Due to the uncertainty of future large in-person sales, our Rummage for Mission sales are going virtual! Starting, Saturday, August 1, at 4:00 PM, Rummage items will be available for purchase on fpclfrummage.givesmart.com. Our first round of sales will be summer items from our French and Bond departments, with more to come in the weeks …

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Jul 7 2020

Done in 60 Minutes: Exploring Biblical Justice

Our first virtual Done in 60 Minutes is a summer series, featuring Stephen Hall, which will explore justice through the lens of the Old and New Testament. The lectures will be posted on our Vimeo and Facebook pages at 11:30 AM every other Sunday this summer. Then you can participate in a Zoom discussion, led …

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Jul 2 2020

First Pres COVID Fund for Mission

 Director of Mission Stewart Kerr talks about the initiatives by our Mission Partners and organizations in the community in response to the difficulties faced by our neighbors due to COVID-19. The First Pres COVID Fund supports the following initiatives: “Four Fellow Families” through Family Services of Lake County, Curt’s Cafe, PADS Lake County, Mano …

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Jul 1 2020

Outdoor Worship Invitation

 Pastor Clint invites you to outdoor worship at First Pres this Independence Day Sunday. Watch this video and hear about how we are going to worship together in our South Lawn  at 10:00 AM this Sunday, July 5 with safety precautions and social distancing. Dress casually, bring your chairs or blankets, and please wear …

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Jun 9 2020

Shop Rummage Items Online!

Rummage for Mission: Shop from your computer or phone! In an effort to raise money for our partners whose needs are beyond normal times, our rummage team combed through the donations on property and pulled summer-themed items that are presently desired. Bicycles, pots for plants, fun art and home decor, outdoor kid toys, exercise equipment …

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May 1 2020

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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May 1 2020

May’s Pastor Message

Dear First Pres. Family & Friends, I awoke this morning to a greening world, softly watered by rivulets of rain, its steady patter punctuated by the clear call of a chickadee.  The familiar sound of the Metra pulling into Lake Forest told me it was 6:24 am.  Spring is here, and “all is well with …

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Apr 29 2020

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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Apr 1 2020

Response to COVID-19

Caring for Each Other As new cases of Coronavirus continues to be diagnosed in Chicagoland, we want you to be aware of the steps we are taking to ensure our church and community continues to be as safe and healthy a place as possible. Actions we are taking around the church Regularly disinfecting all high-touch …

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Apr 1 2020

May Rummage Sale Postponed

Due to COVID-19, the May 2 Rummage Sale is postponed for the safety of the workers, shoppers, and the community. Be on the lookout for further details!
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