Jun 12 2019

Seeking First Presbyterian Preschool Director

For more than 50 years, First Presbyterian Preschool (FPP) in Lake Forest has been a faith-based, child- centered preschool dedicated to a play-based, nurturing early childhood education for children ages 2.5 through 5. FPP prides itself on being a leading preschool and resource for families in the Lake Forest/ Lake Bluff area. FPP is seeking …

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Jun 6 2019

New Parables Bible Study this Summer!

This summer in worship we will be focusing on the parables­—those stories of Jesus which are often filled with surprises and unexpected reversals of fortune. These parables teach us about the Christian life and, especially, the Kingdom of Heaven (that time and place where everything is the way that God wants it to be). On …

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Jun 6 2019

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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Mar 27 2019

Maundy Thursday: Dinner Church

April 18 6:00 PM, Fellowship Hall (Please note different time) RSVP below!This communal meal and worship service will last one hour, so please come on time so we can begin promptly. Our Third Thursday Taizé service in April is on Maundy Thursday of Holy Week, April 18. Maundy Thursday is the day we celebrate the final …

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Mar 27 2019

Interested in Making First Pres your Church Home?

If you have been visiting First Pres and would like to learn more or become a member, mark your calendar for the upcoming Inquirers’ Class, April 4, 6, and 7. The goal is to help you understand more about the Christian faith, what it means to be a Presbyterian, and how you can feel even …

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Feb 22 2019

Done in 60 Minutes: Christian Theology

Updated Tuesday, March 12: See the video of the presentation below! Sunday, March 3, 10:10 AM & 12:10 PM, ChapelA primer on Christian theology in 60 minutes? It can be done! The next Done in 60 Minutes (Christian Theology) will be offered by Pastor Chip Hardwick on Sunday, March 3, from 10:10 to 11:10 AM …

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Feb 1 2019

February 2019: Interior Renewal Project Update

by Jan Gibson, announced in worship January 6, 2019 Notice anything different around here? I’d like to give you a quick update of what’s happening right now with our Interior Renewal Project. As you can tell, we are officially under construction! Walls that once sectioned off the choir space and kitchen are currently dismantled. The …

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Feb 1 2019

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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Feb 1 2019

Thank you for celebrating Festival Sunday!

Festival Sunday was a joyous celebration of baptism! We renewed our baptismal vows and enjoyed a delicious French toast breakfast together. With the Praise Dancers from Hope Presbyterian Church joining us to lead worship, the service was a truly rich experience. Thank you to Mike Adams and Geoffrey Luce for heading up the morning, the …

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