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Mar 9 2020

Lent 2020: Uncertainty

The spiritual season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, February 26 and concludes on Easter Sunday, April 12. With all the uncertainty in the world today, First Pres will be addressing this uncertainty through the ministry of Jesus and through his own relationship to the Father. Using Magrey R. deVega’s Embracing the Uncertain as a study guide, …

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Mar 9 2020

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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Mar 9 2020

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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Mar 9 2020

Done in 60 Minutes: The Book of Revelation

Updated Tuesday, January 14: If you missed the presentation, you can watch the video below! Note: Due to technical difficulties, the video cuts before the presentation ends. We apologize for the inconvenience. Sunday, January 12, 10:10 AM and 12:10 PM 12:10 PM session includes a light lunch The book of Revelation is one of the …

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Mar 9 2020

Rummage Celebrates 70 years of the Ministry!

May 2, 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the First Pres Spring Rummage Sale. Since it’s inception in 1950, the sale has raised over $6.5 million dollars for our mission partners. Annually, the sale raises 30% of the overall mission budget for First Pres, and people from all over come to volunteer and purchase items. …

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Mar 9 2020

Exploring Other Religions, Atheism

Wednesday, November 13: Atheism by Chip Hardwick Pastor Chip Hardwick is facilitating an evening group exploring other religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Participants will use a book (Stephen Prothero’s God is Not One) to learn about other faiths in a way that will strengthen our faith in Christ. Some sessions might include …

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Mar 9 2020

Exploring Other Religions, Judaism

Wednesday, November 6: Judaism by Rabbi Evan Moffic Pastor Chip Hardwick is facilitating an evening group exploring other religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Participants will use a book (Stephen Prothero’s God is Not One) to learn about other faiths in a way that will strengthen our faith in Christ. Some sessions might …

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Mar 9 2020

Exploring Other Religions, Yoruba

Wednesday, October 30: Yoruba by Chip Hardwick Pastor Chip Hardwick is facilitating an evening group exploring other religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Participants will use a book (Stephen Prothero’s God is Not One) to learn about other faiths in a way that will strengthen our faith in Christ. Some sessions might include …

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Mar 9 2020

The Messiah Project Seminar Series IV: Steve Hall

Popular Bible Scholar, Steve Hall, returns to lead us in a study of the scriptural basis for Handel’s libretto for Part III of Messiah in preparation for its performance on Sunday, November 24.
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Mar 9 2020

Exploring Other Religions, Daoism

Wednesday, October 23: Daoism by Dr. Cathy Benton Pastor Chip Hardwick is facilitating an evening group exploring other religions, such as Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. Participants will use a book (Stephen Prothero’s God is Not One) to learn about other faiths in a way that will strengthen our faith in Christ. Some sessions might …

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