Light Up the Night Gala and Auction
Friday, November 4 at 6:00 p.m.
Make your reservations! Additional information is available in your invitation, at the Welcome Desk, or Online.
If you have something you would like to donate for the auction, please contact Nina Koelpin
FPC Book Club
Thursday, October 27
7:00 p.m.in the Parish House Living Room
Our October book selection is The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah. Join us for a great discussion - all are welcome.
Mindfully Preparing Yourself for the Upcoming Holiday Season
Saturday, November 19
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. in Stewart Hall
Cost is $10 (scholarships available)
Ladies, please invite your friends and join us for this special Advent Experience led by Maryanne Kyle, Lynne Dannekas & Henrietta Ribeiro.
You will have the opportunity to share your holiday stories with other women as you create a personal (paper) advent wreath.
Light refreshments will be served.
RSVP to the Church Office at (630) 668-5147.
December 9 and 10
Mark your calendars and start cleaning out your closets.
Volunteer forms and food boxes will be available in November.
Most needed items are children's clothes, toys and all sizes of coats and outwear.
Donated items can be brought to the church December 6th through December 8th. Questions?
Call Tanya Downing at 630-699-6782 or
First Pres Blood Drive
Sunday, November 6
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center
It’s that time again! To make an appointment to donate sign up at www.heartlandbc.org
or call (800) 786-4483. Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins are ALWAYS welcome! Photo ID is required.
Every donor will receive a free long sleeved shirt and save up to 3 lives in our community!
For the month of October we will be collecting Adult incontinence, Feminine napkins and personal hygiene.
Bring your donations any time during the month to the Rotunda or Narthex.
Inquirers/New Members Class
October 30 and November 6
9:45 to 10:45 a.m. in the Living Room
For anyone interested in joining First Presbyterian Church, or finding out more about ministry and mission of First Pres.
Participants are asked to attend both sessions.
For more information contact the Church Office at (630) 668-5147.
A Conversation About Anxiety and Depression in Children and Teens
Wednesday, November 2nd
6:30-7:30 in Stewart Hall 105-107
Anxiety and Depression are two of the most common mental health challenges faced by teenagers and increasingly younger children.
Those struggling with anxiety or depression often feel overwhelmed, alone and stuck without a way to move forward.
Anxiety and depression can affect their ability to succeed in school, enjoy activities and develop healthy relationships.
This presentation is for Middle and High School Youth and parents of children of all ages to explain anxiety and depression, causes and symptoms and treatment options.
Parents and teens will meet with trained counselors Susan Crickmore, MA, LPC and Elissa Lier, PSYD and split into separate sessions.
Women's Bible Study
The First Tuesday of the Month
10:00 a.m in the Living Room
Pastor Kyle will be leading our discussion on Who is Jesus?
, as we look at Jesus from the various lenses of the Gospel writers and Paul. To purchase a book ($8.00), please see:
or Karen Scouten.