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First Pres Announces New Staffing Moves

First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, IL., is excited to announce two new staffing decisions to help with member services and outside event coordination. Deborah McDowell, who currently works as front desk receptionist, will take on the additional role of administration and membership assistant. Her new duties will include maintaining the church membership and attendance database,

Sign Up Now for Koinonia Meals

Sign up to participate in a meal and get to know others in our FPCE community! Meals will take place mid-June through August. Each group will have 3-5 family units and will meet either at someone’s home or a public location (e.g., First Pres or a park). Groups will be formed the week of

Family Camp Registration Now Open

First Pres Families big and small please save the date for the weekend of June 21-23 for Family Camp at Stronghold Camp and Retreat Center (Oregon, IL)! We are looking forward to a weekend of fun, connection, and refreshment for First Pres Families! Cost is $150 per family. Register online at: https://firstpresevanston.org/familycamp. Reach out

Wear Red on Pentecost Sunday, May 19

All those attending our Sunday, May 19, Worship Service (at 9:30 a.m.) are asked to wear red in commemoration of the flames of fire seen descending on the disciples (Acts 2:3) at the arrival of the Holy Spirit.

Church Mad-Libs

Thoughts from Rev. Dr. Tassie Green, Interim Senior Pastor. First Pres, you have lived through a huge amount of transition in the last 2½ years, with Rev. Hylton’s and Rev. Golbek’s leaving, with recent staff transitions, even with COVID pivots before that. Thanks to good leadership, caring small groups, active deacons and Stephen Ministers,

Pilgrimage Scheduled for June 27-30

Pilgrimage weekend has been scheduled for this year from Thursday June 27,  at 5 p.m. until Sunday afternoon, June 30, ending at approximately 3 p.m. The weekend will be held at the DeKoven Center in Racine, WI.  Pilgimage is meant to deepen one's relationship with Christ, and provide tools for living a balanced Christian life.

Volunteers sought for Sunday morning Audio-Visual help

The First Pres Sunday Morning Audio-Visual Team is looking for more volunteers to help serve during our regular services and special events. We are hoping to double the size of our current team in order to make scheduling easier. Positions include: Projection slide operator Video streaming director Sound board engineer We provide LOTS of training

Sign up to provide rides to church for Syrian

Welcome a recently arrived Syrian family to the U.S. by providing rides to and/or from church on Sunday mornings. They have minimal English, but are eager to learn about Christianity and be part of our church family. Two cars will be needed. Visit https://firstpresevanston.org/rides for details & to sign up or scan the QR code

First Pres Hires New Youth Director

Ben Graham, FPCE Youth Ministry Director First Presbyterian Church of Evanston, IL., is excited to announce the hiring of Ben Graham as the church's new youth ministry director. He will lead our ministry to junior high and high school students. Ben began his work life in the construction industry in the Pacific

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