This celebration of our Presbyterian roots returns on Sunday, October 26th at the 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. services when we focus on our church's connections with Presbyterian Missions and our denominations seminaries.
Our guest preacher will be Dr. Frank M. Yamada, President of McCormick Presbyterian Seminary in Chicago.
Our Executive Presbyter, Rev. Bob Reynolds, will be with us during the education hour to eat some pancakes and explain to us how Christ’s Mission is expressed through our corporate witness. Join us from 10:00 - 10:45 a.m. in Stewart Hall.
A night of fellowship and trivia with all proceeds going to support First Pres missions! Saturday, November 1st, 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Carol Stream. We'll have trivia, fellowship, music and raffles! Tickets are $20 per person, $175 for a table of 10, and may be purchased between services during the month of October or online.
This is a bring your own food event. You can bring appetizers, full meals, etc... but please make sure it's ready to eat. Soft drinks, beer and wine will be available for purchase. A flyer with the full details may be downloaded here.
Join with us in developing and growing the gifts of servant leadership. Two - 4-week sessions on Wednesday mornings from 9-11:30 a.m. starting October 8th, and Sunday evenings from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m., starting October 5th. Contact Diane Lambert, or Maryanne Kyle with questions or to register. Click here for more details.
Jeff Halper, a Jewish citizen of Israel standing up against oppression and Nobel Peace Prize nominee, will join us for a presentation on Sunday, October 26th, at 4:00 p.m. Admission is open and a free will donation will be accepted. Click here for more details.
Join your First Pres Fun Time Folks on Thursday, November 20th, for a night of Space and revelry at the Adler Planetarium. The Adler Theme will be "Gastronomy" and there will be plenty of food and beverages for purchase. We expect that our very own Derrick Rohl will be our presenter at the Planetarium.
This year our Kirkin' celebration will focus on our church's connection and support for Presbyterian missions and our partnership with our denomination's seminaries.
A highlight of this annual event is our colorful procession of the tartans carried by members of Scottish blood. If you have your personal tartan and would like to join the procession contact Ruth Lundy.
Our special guest preacher at the 8:45 & 11:00 a.m. services is Dr. Frank M. Yamada, President of McCormick Presbyterian Seminary in Chicago.
Our Executive Presbyter will be with us in Stewart Hall during the education hour, 10:00 - 10:45 a.m., to explain to us how Christ’s Mission is expressed through our corporate witness (ie. As churches). This is to remind us of one of the foundations of our Mission Statement at the church - The Mission of Jesus Christ at First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton is: to provide witness to the reconciliation of people through and beyond the gathering of the church.
Childcare for ages 1-3 is available during the service. Older children are invited to stay in the worship service with their parents.