Who is my Neighbor? Answering the question “Who is my neighbor?” is critical in continuing the healing of the injustices rooted in the sins of our past and present. In this new six-week small group, Stephen Minister Tucker Olson will teach and lead a group conversation on the lasting impact of racism and the road towards racial healing. Details and sign up, or contact Pastor Ryan .
Sunday, Feb. 2: Deacons Souper Bowl collection. Donate your spare change (or dollar bills) to our annual Souper Bowl collection next Sunday. The money goes to support the Holy Family Soup Kitchen in Waukegan.
Saturday, Feb. 8: Secrets of Strong Relationships. Give yourselves an early Valentine’s Day Gift and join us at this workshop for couples on Saturday, Feb. 8 from 6—9 p.m. here at First Pres. You’ll learn the secrets of solid relationships and get the tools to strengthen yours. This workshop is led by Marriage and Family Therapist Erin Sharp, who has a passion for cultivating intimacy and connection. She comes to us from Youth and Family Counseling of Libertyville and also brings a variety of experiences as a mom, wife, and daughter and a former pastor of Presbyterian congregations. Early bird registration is $45 per couple . Click here for details and registration.
Sunday, Feb. 9: Annual Meeting. The annual meeting of the congregation will take place following worship in the Sanctuary. During the meeting, any and all business of the church may be brought forward by active members of the congregation. All members should plan to participate in this important responsibility of church membership. Copies of the Annual Report are available in the narthex and church office.
Sunday, Feb. 9: (Pi)dia. All 4th and 5th graders are invited to join us at church from 4-5:30 p.m. for our next πdia, where we’ll brainstorm and plan some new and creative ways of serving our neighbors.
Sunday, Feb. 9: Young Men of First Pres. All men of the church in their 20s, 30s, and 40s are invited to join us for dinner and fellowship at Mickey Finn’s on Sunday, Feb. 9 from 6-7:30 p.m. Email Pastor Ryan for more details.
Friday, Feb. 21 — Saturday, Feb. 22: Women’s Winter Retreat. Join us at the beautiful Ridge Resort in Lake Geneva on Friday, Feb. 21– Saturday, Feb. 22 for our Women’s Winter Retreat. Our guest speaker is the Rev. Shawna Bowman, a dynamic pastor and artist from Chicago who will help us explore how to live a life of compassion and courage. There will be time for fellowship, spiritual exploration, yoga and creativity. Informatiion and registration. Questions? Email Michelle