News Blog

Advent 2020 Schedule

This Advent at First Pres…   Advent Study: Light of the World Begins November 29. You may purchase the book for $10 by calling the church at 847.234.6250 or emailing Debbie Tometz at dtometz@firstchurchlf.org. Read more     Advent Devotional: Those Who Dream Art, reflections, and prompts for a season of dreaming. This devotional is …

Advent 2020 Schedule Read More »

Read More

Advent Study 2020: Light of the World

This Advent, along with First Presbyterian Churches of Deerfield, Libertyville and Arlington Heights, we explore biblical texts surrounding the story of the birth of Jesus through Amy-Jill Levine’s book Light of the World. You can join one or all four Zoom discussions from each church through the four weeks of Advent. To purchase a copy …

Advent Study 2020: Light of the World Read More »

Read More

Weekly Devotion: November 6, 2020

“The kingdom of God is as if someone would scatter seed on the ground, and would sleep and rise night and day, and the seed would sprout and grow, he does not know how.” -Jesus of Nazareth (Mark 4:26-27)   Friday, November 6th I awoke early this morning along with millions of other Americans after …

Weekly Devotion: November 6, 2020 Read More »

Read More

Plansoen Scholar Highlight: Tebatso Duba

From Program Director Don Dempsey: This past week I convened a Zoom Meeting with this year’s Plansoen Scholars in order to check in to see how they were doing in these difficult and unusual days. Each of 5 Scholars brought one another up to date regarding how they were managing to complete their schooling, part …

Plansoen Scholar Highlight: Tebatso Duba Read More »

Read More

Advent Wreath Making & Dessert

This year, our yearly tradition of creating Advent wreaths together goes online! Sign up for a wreath making kit & dessert today, then pick up your kit at the church between November 22 – 25. Make your wreath at home with your family, then join us on Zoom on Sunday, November 29 to see each …

Advent Wreath Making & Dessert Read More »

Read More

Advent 2020: Giving Tree

Get into the holiday spirit early! You are invited to select a paper ornament from the “Giving Tree” located in our Food Depot vestibule.  Can’t make it to the church to select an ornament? Email Debbie Tometz (dtometz@firstchurchlf.org) with how many ornaments you’d like, and an age-range of the recipients and we’ll send you the …

Advent 2020: Giving Tree Read More »

Read More

All Saints Day Labyrinth until Nov. 5

The labyrinth is a meandering path that leads to a center, used as a tool for meditation, contemplation, and spiritual transformation. It is typically circular and is not a maze, in which there are dead ends and where you can get lost, but a path that leads you to the center, no dead ends, and …

All Saints Day Labyrinth until Nov. 5 Read More »

Read More

Skye Jethani Preaching at First Pres

Skye Jethani, author of our sermon series book “What if Jesus was Serious?”, will be preaching in the First Pres Sanctuary this Sunday, October 25. You may join us in person by registering online (limited seating) in this link, and if you prefer to stay home, you may also join us online via live-stream. See …

Skye Jethani Preaching at First Pres Read More »

Read More

A Discussion on Race through “Jesus and the Disinherited”

Join Pastor Clint and others for conversations on Race through Howard Thurman’s book Jesus and the Disinherited. Every Tuesday starting October 20, at 7:00 PM. You can pick up your copy of Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman at the Lake Forest Bookstore. — Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84371141269?pwd=b2ZMaUZlZkpsaFNyRHR3WE1Xa1pjQT09 To Call in: (312) 626-6799 Meeting ID: …

A Discussion on Race through “Jesus and the Disinherited” Read More »

Read More

Steve Hall’s Lecture and Discussion Series on “Justice in the Bible”

This summer, Adult Faith Formation (AFF) invited church members to participate in “Done in 60 Minutes” lectures on “Justice in the Bible” by Steve Hall, University of Chicago Graham School Bible Scholar and frequent guest speaker at FPCLF. New lecture links were posted on the church website every other week, and the congregation was also …

Steve Hall’s Lecture and Discussion Series on “Justice in the Bible” Read More »

Read More
Scroll to Top