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Shorefront Legacy Center Exhibit

Shorefront Legacy Center Exhibit The Shorefront Legacy Center exhibit is open in our Chapel until the end of February! If you didn’t get to see it last Sunday – or you want to see it again – stop in any Sunday in February before or after church, with your small group if you meet at…

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Livestream Video, Sunday February 5th, 2023

Dear Friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you this night! Join us tomorrow for worship at 10am (in person and via livestream), as Pastor Jeff preaches from Matthew 7:1-12. The choir will sing a lovely anthem, “For the Bread,” by Brian Wren. We also have the joy of celebrating communion together tomorrow, as Pastor…

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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…

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Shorefront Legacy Center Exhibit

Shorefront Legacy Center Exhibit to Open in Our Chapel on January 29 The Racial Justice Committee is pleased to announce that Evanston’s Shorefront Legacy Center’s traveling exhibit will be open in our Chapel on January 29 from 11 am to noon. The exhibit focuses on Black History on Chicago’s Suburban North Shore. The center is a…

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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…

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Racial Housing Descrimination

Although the Fair Housing Act was signed into law in 1968, housing discrimination still exists. Fair housing laws are intended to protect people from discrimination in housing transactions such as rentals, sales, lending, and insurance. Unfortunately, racial discrimination in housing still persists today, contributing to the ever-growing disparities in wealth, education, health and employment opportunities.…

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Sunday Nursery Care

Sunday Nursery Care 2nd adult members volunteer needed. To continue offering Nursery Care during Worship services (ages 0-3); we need to ensure 2 adults are in the room each time – due to insurance requirements. We currently have a professional Nursery Caregiver every Sunday along with 1-2 senior high youth.  The 2nd Adult will be…

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Office & Communications Manager Job Opening

We are looking for a new Office and Communications Manager to join our staff here at First Pres Wilmette.  It’s a full-time role, eligible for benefits, and reporting to our Senior Pastor, Rev. Jeff Jehn.  The primary responsibilities for the role include coordinating activities within the church office, producing church communications, and maintaining the church’s…

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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,…

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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.

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