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Learning the Prayer of Examen

The Prayer of Examen is a spiritual practice of reviewing the day to retune ourselves to the sacred in ordinary life. Usually lasting 15-20 minutes and done in the evening, the prayer prompts us to remember God’s presence, express gratitude, reflect on the day, and prepare for the day to come. The Faith Formation Council […]

Coffee, Conversation, and Friends

This group of women “of a certain age” meet on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 10:00 to 11:00 am. Year round we gather at LePeep in Evanston for informal conversations on a wide variety of topics: books, the news, restaurants, grandchildren, and places to visit. No matter what’s on the table, […]

Event Series Wednesday Bible Study

Wednesday Bible Study


The Wednesday Bible Study is a longstanding group that meets online every Wednesday 10-11:30am with the exception of a short break in the summer.  Questions?  Please contact Janet Lutz at . 

Event Series Festival Choir Rehearsal

Festival Choir Rehearsal

Choir Room

Adults and high school youth from the congregation and the community rehearse in preparation for the Festival Choir Concert on May 17, 2024. No audition is required and music is provided at rehearsal. For more information, email

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.

Limitless Game Night & Conversation


The Limitless Game Night & Conversation is a virtual gathering to talk and play online games such as Codenames, Scattergories, Pictionary, and several others.  Limitless is a group of adults, singles and couples, that span multiple ages and life stages.  New participants are always welcome. If interested, please contact Stephanie Peters at .