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EXPLORING WHITENESS WORKSHOP SERIES

The Racial Justice Committee will host two additional sessions on Thursdays in February (22 and 29) to explore and discuss white identity, privilege, fragility, and supremacy. Each session will begin at 7:00 pm in the Church Lounge and conclude at 8:30 pm. Participants need not attend on both dates. Please see the flyer for detailed…

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GALLIMAUFRY MUSICAL EVENTS TO BENEFIT STOCK THE SHELVES

The first performance sold out! Join Una Voce, featuring the voices of Linnea Jacobs, Peggy Massello, and Carol Moss, for a kaleidoscopic evening of music during a second performance at 7:00 pm on Friday, April 5 in the Chapel. All performances benefit Stock the Shelves ($15.00 freewill donation recommended). See the flyer to learn more about…

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LENTEN WORSHIP NOW THROUGH MARCH

During Lent, we will continue Sunday worship weekly in the Sanctuary (with livestreaming and the recorded service available online) at 10:00 am. Please join us, in the Sanctuary or online. We welcome you and all to our church this Lent and always. We marked Ash Wednesday with a 5:30 pm intergenerational worship service in our…

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FAMILY BOWLING EVENT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2024

Come to the Wilmette Bowling Center at 3:00 pm on Sunday, February 4 for bowling, pizza, games, and prizes. The $18.00 per person fee covers bowling, shoe rental, pizza, and soft drinks. Register all participants ages five and up online. Plan to play until 5:00 pm; the Wilmette Bowling Center is located at 1903 Schiller…

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LAKESHORE BRASS HOLIDAY CONCERT

Start a season of joy by attending our holiday concert featuring Lakeshore Brass on Tuesday, December 5 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. Invite neighbors and friends for this festive event. The concert is open and free to all but we will gratefully accept contributions ($15 recommended) to benefit our mission partner Family Promise. Join…

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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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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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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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