Director of Music Search
We have formed a search committee for our next Director of Music. We are trusting that God will faithfully lead us in this process.
In the meantime we have hired an Interim Choir Director to assist with music in a part-time capacity. His name is Kedrick Armstrong
and he is a graduate of the Wheaton College music program.
Kedrick currently serves as a conducting fellow with the Chicago Sinfonietta and is on the staff of the Hope Publishing Company.
He brings an extensive background and church music leadership experience to his new role with us.
Fun Time Folks at Bottle & Bottega
Please join us on 10/28/17 from 6:30-9:40 p.m. for painting, sipping and fellowship. We have made reservations at Bottle & Bottega for a First Pres social activity. There is a 25 person limit so lock in this date, invite a friend and make your reservation!
Instructor lead painting party. All art supplies included.
Bring your beverage of choice and an appetizer to share
498 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn $45.00 (per person)
Click here To Register
Halverson Benediction Prints
If you ordered a print of the Halverson Benediction/We Welcome You before July 26, they are now ready for pick up in the church
office. High quality copies of all the print designs are still available to order: 8x10 prints are $20, and 11x14 prints are $25,
and a high quality copy of the We Welcome You Print is also available; it is 8 1/2x14 for $25.00. We will place the additional
orders around August 28th and email you when they are ready. You can order these by clicking HERE.
to download the order information and pay by check.
Jesus is Calling You to Tea at K'Tizo
Join us for a deep breath of peace and calm with a Jesus Calling devotion at K’Tizo Tea & Coffee Shop, 1915 North Gary Ave
at 9:30 a.m. We will continue to meet the 4th Thursday of each month throughout the summer. Questions? Call Angela Stephenson at
Gardeners! Have you been to our FPC Giving Garden? The weeds are gone and the produce is ready! If you have 5 minutes, or an hour
or two, come over to the garden on Madison Street. Bring gallon or two gallon baggies and harvest away. Everything picked goes
to the People’s Resource Center, 201 S Naperville Rd, just north of the tracks in Wheaton.
Questions? Contact Mary Kinsey
or call 630-668-5147 x20.
Video Volunteers Needed
We are looking for a new team of volunteers to video tape Sunday sermons at First Pres. This requires no previous experience, just
a willingness to serve. Training will be provided. If you are interested, please contact John Norton, Communications Coordinator
Hands, Feet and Hearts at Work
Hurricane Harvey is providing us an opportunity to help out again. We are collecting "scrub" buckets to help with clean up. Bring them to the rotunda so we can send them down via Presbyterian Disaster Assistance. We may have an opportunity for "hand on" work in the Gulf area. Watch for future announcements.
In the meantime, bring the buckets.
If you have questions, contact Gwen Henry
The Food Pantry collection has many of the same items we collected this summer.
They include any remaining garden produce, baby wipes and diapers in large sizes 4-6 and Pull-Ups, pineapple, women's personal products and tea.
The new additions are bar soap, cereal and canned kernel corn.
Inquirers/New Members Class
In September we will offer a two-session class for those interested in joining First Presbyterian Church. The classes will
be held in the Living Room. Childcare is available upon arrangement with the Church Office. Class dates are:
Sunday, September 17, 9:45 –10:45 a.m.
Sunday, September 24, 9:45 –10:45 a.m.
Participants are asked to attend both sessions. For more information contact the Church Office at (630) 668-5147
Abraham’s Children Presents: Ministering to the Forgotten
Healing in the occupied Territories – Under Martial Law.
Saturday, September 23. Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Tickets $15.00 every Sunday on the ramp or call 630 668 5147. Join us to hear guest
speaker Bishara Bisharate MD. Chairman, The Israel Medical Association’s Society of Health Promotion in the Arab Community.
Please visit the Abraham's Children WEBSITE
Financial Peace University
Class begins Sunday, September 24 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in Stewart Hall and runs for 9 weeks.
What does it look like to handle money God's way?
With Dave Ramsey's class Financial Peace University, you CAN take control of your money and start planning for your future.Having a content heart, managing money God's way, and avoiding the trappings of the world, frees us to focus on the things that really matter, like family, friends, and legacy.
Registration plus class materials $109.00.
More information can be found
For more information visit www.davramsey.com
Link to Class Registration
Presbytery Assembly Meeting
We have an excellent chance to provide hospitality to members of the Presbytery of Chicago on Tuesday, September 19th from 4 to
9 p.m. when they meet here for their regular Presbytery Assembly meeting. We (YOU) are needed to welcome and greet delegates,
check people in, sell meal tickets, help with the dinner meal, and to attend to the parking requirements of a large gathering.
This is going to be a festive, fun celebration of who we are, and you are cordially invited to be part of the welcome party!
Please email your interest in helping to Sue Hervey
or call 630-682-4603.
Men’s First Light Collaborative
Saturday mornings at 7:00 a.m., a 10 week study - Twelve Ordinary Men: How the Master Shaped His Disciples for Greatness, and What
He Wants to Do with You by John F. MacArthur
Please contact by EMail
or call 630-653-5388 to be sure we have enough bacon
FPC Book ClubSept 28, 7:00 p.m. in the Living Room
by Chris Stewart
In a Polish village during World War II, a young resistance fighter, one of Poland's ''Devil's Rebels'', finds that he is suddenly
alone, injured, trapped between two opposing armies and no memory of who he is. His only possession is a torn photograph of a couple
he assumes are his parents.
Please contact Mary Kinsey
or call 630-668-5147 x20