Events

Events

Event Series Taizé Services

Taizé Service of Contemplative Scripture, Music, & Prayer

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

Join us for Lenten Taize Worship during Lent. In the presence of Christ, we gather together in meditative prayer, Scripture, and repeating song, allowing the mystery of God to become tangible through the beauty of simplicity. These services will also be streamed live at https://live.firstpresevanston.org.

Palm Sunday Procession

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

Four Evanston churches will come together at Raymond Park to host an Ecumenical Palm Sunday Processional, March 24 at 9 a.m., complete with a live donkey. The event celebrates the entry of Jesus Christ, riding on a donkey into the city of Jerusalem in the week prior to his arrest, crucifixion, and death on Good

Maundy Thursday

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

Maundy Thursday commemorates the Last Supper, the Passover meal Jesus shared with his disciples before being crucified the next day. Join us for this service of reflection and communion. The service will be held in the First Pres Sanctuary and streamed live online at https://live.firstpresevanst.org. Image by Gini George from Pixabay

Good Friday Service

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

Our traditional Good Friday Service commemorates the arrest of Jesus, his trial, torture, and death on the cross. Join us for this service of reflection. The service will be held in the First Pres Sanctuary and streamed live online at https://live.firstpresevanst.org. Image By bymandesigns through Adobe Stock

Pastries with the Pastor

Interim Senior Pastor Tassie Green will hold another “Pastries with the Pastor” session following the April 14 worship service. Join her in the Dining Room for light refreshments and a lively discussion about where we are heading as a church. This session will look at the question "What is the mission of First Pres going

Rebuilding Together Project Date

Our annual all-church service project with Rebuilding Together has been scheduled for Saturday, April 27. As in the past, there will be two shifts to sign up for: 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. More details are still to come. Please email or call Caryl Weinberg with questions: cweinberg@firstpresevanston.org or (847)

Worship ‘Field Trip’ to NU

Join members of the choir and congregation on a special Worship Field Trip to Pick Staiger Concert Hall on Saturday, April 27 @ 7:30 p.m. We consider our own call to be peacemakers and to love our neighbor as ourselves as The Northwestern University Choirs & Orchestras share a concert of Vaughan Williams "Dona Nobis Pacem,"

Agape Meal

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

First Pres will host an Agape Meal following the Sunday Worship and Communion Service on May 5, 2024. All in attendance are invited to gather together in the Dining Room for a scrumptious meal and a wonderful time of fellowship. There is no charge for the meal. More details to come.

Panel Discussion on Gaza

First Presbyterian Evanston 1427 Chicago Avenue Evanston, IL, United States

On Sunday, May 5, 2024, First Presbyterian Church of Evanston will host an important panel discussion on the role religion can, will, and should play in ending the fighting in Gaza and bringing peace to the Middle East. Bright Stars of Bethlehem, a long-time partner with First Pres, is producing this compelling interfaith discussion featuring

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