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Missions

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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Make An Impact: Give to MissionsGiving 2020

By Missions
We've made strides in garnering support for our Missions Partners these past few weeks - but there is still an opportunity to help these partners deliver the critically needed food, shelter and other important social services to people in the community and around the world struggling with the effects of...
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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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Covid-19 and flood relief for PIM

By Missions
First Pres has a longstanding and fruitful relationship with Partners in Mission (PIM) that has been instrumental in building the Kamwenge Secondary and Vocational School (KSVS) and the Good Shepherd Kindergarten and Primary School (GSK) in Kamwenge, Uganda.  The schools sit among many small villages in the rural Kamwenge District....
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Letter from YMEN, March, 2020

By Missions
COVID-19 Emergency Plan for North Lawndale Children and Families, Young Men’s Educational Network The Mission of the Young Men’s Educational Network is to equip young people in North Lawndale and to strengthen the families of our community. During these extraordinary days, YMEN will continue our work in a safe and...
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