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Progressive Christianity Reading Group

The Good Book: Reading the Bible with Mind and Heart By Peter J. Gomes discussion begins Feb. 22, 2024 Why are so many intelligent and compassionate people embarrassed to say they find wisdom and comfort in the Bible? Why do so many seekers turn to New Age religions instead of the Bible? And how as […]

Event Series Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen

Dining Room

As part of Interfaith Action of Evanston, First Church hosts a weekly soup kitchen each Thursday evening.  A host team of First Church volunteers is needed each week, and 5-6 times a year we also need cooking teams.   Interested in helping?  Please contact Dave Koester ( about current scheduling needs.

Event Series Faith & Parenting

Faith & Parenting

Room 24

Faith & Parenting offers a weekly space for parents of children at all stages to share and reflect on how their personal and familial faith journeys are nurtured and challenged through the vocation of parenting. Brief guided reflections based on scriptures shared in Children's Sunday school will accompany each session.

Event Series Children’s Chapel

Children’s Chapel

Children’s Chapel seeks to excite and build confidence in children’s experience of worship and sense of belonging at First Church. Children ages three through 3rd grade are invited to experience the wonder of worship and joy of service in a lively, child-friendly setting. Throughout the program year, children take part in the seasons of the […]

Event Series Connect456


Connect456 is designed to help children in grades 4-6 connect to the church community as older elementary and middle school students preparing to make their own way at First Church. Each week features a unique means of connecting, including serving in leadership with younger children, learning about our church history and United Methodist identity, observing […]

Event Series Methodist Youth Fellowship

Methodist Youth Fellowship

Room M

All youth are invited to come to Methodist Youth Fellowship every 1st and 3rd Sunday right after service from 11:30-1:30 pm.. We will have lunch, play games, and have time to gather to talk about where we are at in life. This will be our main time to gather as youth to get to know […]