Tuesday, Oct. 15: David and Ruth Arendsen are our guest speakers for Lunch Bunch at noon in Fellowship Hall. RSVP by noon on Monday, Oct. 14.
Tuesday, Oct. 15: Our new season supporting our onsite PADS homeless shelter is underway. To volunteer and learn more about this vital and rewarding ministry click here, For this coming week, we are in need of help from 7-11 p.m. on Tuesday night, and 5-7 a.m. on Wednesday.
Friday, Oct. 18: The church-wide fall film is Come Sunday, the story of Rev. Carlton Pearson’s “excommunication” from the evangelical church after he questioned the existence of hell. Download the watch guide which will give you some questions and ideas to ponder as you watch. Watch the movie at home on Netflix, or watch it at church on Friday, Oct. 8 at 5 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Join others for dinner and discussion about the movie on Friday, Oct. 18 from 7-8:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.
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Saturday, Oct. 19: The Women’s Fall Retreat at University of St. Mary of the Lake. There are still some spots open for the Women’s Fall Retreat. Sign up today.
Sunday, Oct. 20: Join the men of First Pres at their annual Burnt Offerings Dinner on Sunday, Oct. 20 at 5 p.m. at Kirk Ergang’s home in. Please bring a lawn chair and $10 to cover all food and beverages. RSVP to Mike Castner at 847-650-0253. All men are welcome!
Sunday, Oct. 20: Caregivers Resource Fair at 11:10 a.m. in Social Hall.
Sunday, Oct 27: The Caregiver Support Group will meet on Sunday, October 27 from 11:15 AM to 12:30 pm in Room 202. Anyone caring for someone with a chronic illness is invited to attend. Please be assured your concerns will be handled in a safe, loving and confidential environment . For more information please contact Rosemary Monahan.
Saturday, Nov. 2: Join Adult Faith Formation and the Earth Care Team for a field trip to Waukegan to learn why so many people around Lake County are concerned about environmental issues, including a cancer-causing chemical called EtO (ethylene oxide). Our partner organization, Faith in Place, will educate us on the issues, including a short driving tour to help us understand the impact of pollution on our communities.
Friday, Nov. 8: Join the men of First Pres for our Men’s Retreat from 5:30 –9:30 p.m. at the Libertyville Sports Complex. Early Bird Rate is $30 (through Nov. 3) and bring a non-First Pres friend for half price. Register today in the church office or register here.