Christmas Eve Services
4:00pm Family Service (child friendly). Followed by birthday cake for Jesus. Nursery opens at 3:45pm.
7:00pm Candlelight Service. Festive prelude begins at 6:30pm. Nursery opens at 6:30pm.
11:00pm Candlelight Service with communion
Dec. 3: First Sunday in Advent. 10:30am Worship with communion
Dec. 10: Second Sunday in Advent. 10:30am Worship features the 102nd First Church Christmas Pageant. 11:40am Eucharist Service.
Dec. 17: Third Sunday in Advent. 10:30 Worship. 11:40 Eucharist Service.
Dec. 24: Fourth Sunday in Advent. 10:30am Worship.
Dec. 31: 10:30am Worship
Jan. 7: Epiphany Sunday. 10:30am Worship with communion
Grow in Faith
Journey to the Common Good: Fostering Relational Discipleship and Connection During an Epidemic of Loneliness – How can the church create community in our disconnected society today? (in person or online)
Compline Night Prayer Service (online)
Check out the Church Calendar for details on these and other opportunities.
Choose a star representing a child or youth in the community and give a holiday gift. The Star Tree is a 27-year partnership between First Church and Youth & Opportunity United (Y.O.U.)
Alternative Christmas Giving
The Mission & Outreach Committee coordinates gift donations benefitting three nonprofit organizations: Instituto del Progreso Latino (migrant crisis response); Ludhiana Christian Medical College Board USA; and Good News Partners in Rogers Park.
Dec. 6: Advent Luncheon, First Wednesday Potluck
Dec. 10: All-Church Breakfast (hosted by youth)
Dec. 16: Youth Christmas Party
Dec. 17: Young Adults Christmas Potluck
Get Involved This Season
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