Introducing Realm

First Pres Wilmette’s New On-line Directory Realm is a secure online tool for members and constituents of First Pres. It’s similar to Facebook but only for our church community. Realm has many features that we will begin to use as more of us create our online accounts to manage individual and family profile information.  For…

Welcome Kara Smith-Laubenstein!

On Sunday, January 8, the FPCW congregation voted to call our new Associate Pastor, Kara Smith-Laubenstein. Reverend Kara Smith-Laubenstein graduated from Indiana University in 2004 with a Bachelor of Arts double major in Philosophy and Religious Studies and then obtained a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2008. She received the Jagow Award…

Children’s Chapel Sundays for Children 3 years – 6th grade

Children begin worship in the sanctuary with their families, children ages 3 years – 6th grade are invited to the chapel each week for a meaningful time encountering God and connecting with each other, through simple liturgy, songs, prayer, and the stories of our faith, led by Lindley Traynor, Director of Children & Family Ministry,…

Livestream Video, Sunday September 11th 2022: First Festival

Join us this Sunday for a very special yearly gathering to kick off the program year! We’ll be entertained by the bluegrass band, The Special Consensus. Worship at 10 am and Luncheon at 11 am. Fun and games for all including a giant inflatable slide. Please click here to access the Livestream YouTube link. Worship Bulletin –…

Usher Team

The First Pres Usher Team is open to any adult member of FPCW and is a great opportunity to meet members of the congregation and visitors while assisting with our worship services. Please contact Kevin McJoynt or speak to an usher at an upcoming service and they will be happy to answer your questions.

Livestream video, Sunday, August 28th, 2022

Grace and peace to you!  Join us for worship at Gillson Park at 8 am (Picnic Area #1) or at 10 am in our Sanctuary (both in person and Livestream). Pastor Jeff Lehn will preach on Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16. Please click this link to access the Livestream YouTube video. Worship Bulletin – August 28

Livestream Video, Sunday, August 21, 2022

Grace and peace to you – we hope you can join us for worship at Gillson Park at 8 am (Picnic Area #1 – Rain Plan: Church Chapel) or at 10 am in our Sanctuary (both in person and livestream). Pastor Laura’s sermon, “Point Me Toward Tomorrow,” is inspired by Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16, which gives…

Livestream Video, Sunday, August 14th, 2022

Grace and peace to you! Join us Sundays for worship at Gillson Park at 8am (Picnic Area #1) or at 10am in our Sanctuary (both in person and livestream). Pastor Jeff will preach on Luke 13:10-17, the story of Jesus healing a woman on the Sabbath. Please click this link to access the Livestream YouTube video. Worship…