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Thanks from Partners in Mission

By General News, Missions
First Pres, we couldn't do it without you! Partners in Mission thanks everyone involved with helping to support a successful August 1st Bike to the Lake (BTL) event this year. Funds raised from the event will help support students and staff at Kamwenge Secondary and Vocational School in Uganda. This...
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Reopening Task Force Statement

By General News
As the State of Illinois approaches the transition into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan, the Reopening Task Force of First Presbyterian Church has been working through options and opportunities for ministry and worship. This talented group comprised of staff members, medical doctors, congregational ministry leaders, registered nurses, and...
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4th@First: A New Celebration

By Family, General News
Three Cheers for the Red, White & Blue! We love the longstanding tradition of the 4th of July parade, and while there is no parade this year, the First Pres Relationship Formation Committee has something FUN and festive planned for the church! We are decorating the church's front lawn as...
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YMEN gardening update, June 2020

By General News, Missions
Again this year our church will help plant the YMEN Community Garden at the corner of Cermak Rd and Avers Ave in the Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago. This will be especially meaningful to the YMEN community at this time of health, financial and social insecurity. Volunteers will need to coordinate their...
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