First Pres events are a great way to celebrate, journey and serve for all ages.
Take advantage of the many opportunities to participate in worship, education, mission,
service and fun!
Photography dates are fast approaching.
Thursday, Sept. 27 - Saturday, Sept. 29
Monday, Oct. 1 - Thursday, Oct. 4
Click here for more information
or call the church office, (630) 668-5147, for assistance.
September 29 at 7:00 p.m.
You are invited to the Roseland ‘Good News’ Day
Care Center Celebration of 25 Years! We would
like many of you to join us on September 29th
for the big celebration. It will be at the Hilton Hotel,
9333 South Cicero, in Oak Lawn. We will carpool from
church. Hope you can join us to celebrate Ms Pearl and her ministry! For details,
and to reserve a space please call Jan Foster at 630-653-2612.
Kirkin O' the Tartans
In worship on Sunday, October 28 at 8:30 and 11:00 a.m., bagpipers, drummers, highland dancers, and 36 different tartans representing
the heritage of 36 clans will process to honor our church’s history of pursuing freedom.
Special Opportunity for Families!
At 9:45 a.m., The Thistle and Heather Highland Dancers will perform in the Ministry Center (Gymnasium). Bring your kids; they’ll be
invited to learn the basic steps of the Highland dances and their legends.
Wheaton College Christmas Concert
A group from First Pres enjoys the Wheaton College Christmas Concert each year.
Concert Date: Saturday, December 8
4:00 p.m. in Edmund Chapel
Group ticket orders are due by October 7
Fee: $20 (includes $2 online ticketing fee)
For those who wish to gather together after the concert, there will be a dinner at Arrowhead restaurant. Please contact Nancy for
your ticket and dinner reservations at
(630) 690-2110 or by email at email@example.com.
Our next opportunity to help those most in need
in our community is October 22-23 at Trinity
Church in Wheaton. If you would like to give of
your time or help with food, please reach out.
Local food pantries need DIAPERS in sizes 5 & 6; however, whatever sizes you have available will be appreciated. Grocery
items needed include tea, oil, coffee, apple and grape juice, condiments, canned mixed fruit, toothpaste, sunscreen, women's personal
products and pet food. The Food Pantries are grateful for the many items we send each month.
Roseland ‘Good News’ Day Care Center We will continue to collect diapers, wipes, baby food and formula, infant and children’s clothing – all sizes, toys, adult clothing,
and household items. Please bring them to the Rotunda coatroom marked ‘Roseland’. Thank you in advance! We ARE making
a difference!! Any Questions, please call Jan Foster at 653-2612.
THE FIVE LOVE LANGUAGES
Sundays, September 9 - October 7
9:45 a.m. Stewart Hall
This Adult Ed class is for everyone - singles, couples, teens, and grandparents.
Learn HOW to love the people in your life in a way that they can fully receive the message.
You'll be inspired by real-life stories and find humor as our actors role play examples of the
five Love Languages. Find out what your favorite love language is and the favorite love languages
of the people close to you. Applying these truths will forever change your relationships.
Participants are encouraged to get a copy of the book. Led by Maryanne Kyle and
Wednesday Night Study with Pastor Kellen
Final Class, Sept. 26 at 7:00 p.m.
Stewart Hall 102-103
Acts chapter 2 records the birth of the church. During this season of vision casting,
Pastor Kellen will lead a study and explore the rebirth of First Pres through a biblical lens.
Learn about how the Spirit came, the first sermon in scripture, and how the early church was
Interested in Membership or Learning More?
Connect Class - Part 2
9:45-10:45 a.m. in the Living Room
If you're new to First Pres, coming back to church, just exploring faith, or want
to become a member, our Connect Class is the next step.
For those who want to join First Pres, part two includes learning about membership
opportunities and the chance to be welcomed as new members by church
elders. To register, call the church office at (630) 668-5147 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org. Complimentary childcare is provided.
Jesus is Calling You to Tea at K'Tizo Jesus Calling at K’Tizo meets on the 4th Thursday of the month. 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. Questions? Call Angela Stephenson at 630-200-2533.