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Deacon Cookie Ministry

DEACON MINISTRY CHRISTMAS COOKIES* AND TINS COLLECTION *Please deliver cookies in zip-lock bags (1 batch/each) Bring donations to the Main Floor Kitchen beginning December 4th Calling all bakers (and shoppers)! The Deacons are looking for donations of baked goods (homemade or store-bought). We are also looking for donations of Christmas tins. Please drop them off in…

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The Giving Tree’s gift-wrapping parties! 

Come join the fun as our church family prepares for advent by bringing your family to The Giving Tree’s gift-wrapping parties! Our congregation has generously purchased over a 100 gifts for the children and families of The Erie House and Family Promise, and now we get to join together to wrap them with loving care. These…

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Advent, Lessons & Carols

Usher in Advent with… Advent Lessons & Carols service Sunday, December 4, 2021, 4:00 pm Followed by our traditional Wassail Party NOTE: there will be no 10:00 am worship service or Sunday school this day! We are looking for volunteers to bring either a sweet or savory snack to help make our Wassail Party a…

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Advent Devotional “From Generation to Generation”

From Generation to Generation… An Advent Devotional Art, Poetry and Reflections for the Season of Advent. “From Generation to Generation… reminds us of our lives, histories, actions, and stories are interconnected and woven together. May you remember that you belong to a story etched into the wrinkles of time, to generations that have come before…

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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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Poinsettias for the Advent Season

Help beautify the church during the Advent season by buying a poinsettia in memory of a loved one or in appreciation of a special person. The cost is $15 per plant. Order forms are available in your Sunday bulletin and the church office. Orders are due in the church office by Wednesday, November 23rd. If…

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Giving Tree

Please help us give the children and families of The Erie House and Family Promise a happy holiday by purchasing a gift from their wish list off of FPCW’s “Giving Tree”. Just visit our tree outside the office, select one of the hanging tags with someone’s gift wish on it, write your name on the…

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Winter Clothes for Refugees

Our friends at World Relief have a great need for winter clothes for adult refugees/immigrants coming to Chicago. For the long winter ahead, they will need children and adult winter clothing, including hats, scarves, gloves, coats, and boots. FPCW had a successful winter clothing drive for World Relief in the fall of 2016 and members were very…

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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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