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Summer 2022

Worship

9:00 am Worship in the Park
  • June 19-Sept. 4
  • In Lunt Park (Church Street at Sheridan Road).  In the church sanctuary if raining.
  • Bring a chair or blanket
  • Pullout activities for children
  • Fellowship time immediately following
10:10 am Eucharist Service 
  • In Glenna Hall
  • Offered the 2nd, 3rd, 4th  Sundays each month
10:30 am Worship 
  • In air-conditioned Tittle Chapel; also livestreamed on YouTube
  • Accessible via the 516 Church St. entrance
  • Advance registration recommended; total limited to 50% capacity
  • Current safety protocols
  • Coffee and lemonade on the lawn after worship.

 

Worship this Sunday

Summer Highlights

  •  Installation of Rev. Britt Cox as our Executive Pastor on June 12.
  • First Church sponsors the Annual Ricky Byrdsong Race Against Hate; volunteers serve as course marshals for the race on June 19.
  • Our Memorial Garden, playground, and grounds are featured on the 2022 Evanston Garden Walk on June 26.
  • Creation Camp returns for 3rd through 8th  graders with high school counselors and adult staff at Wesley Woods Camp in Williams Bay, WI.
  • All-Church Brunch on the front lawn – July 10, 10am-noon.
  • Our 24th annual ASP Youth Mission Trip:  45 high school youth and adults travel to West Virginia to serve for a week with the Appalachia Service Project.
  • Summer Choir on July 17 — an opportunity for anyone in the congregation to join a pickup choir and help lead worship that day.
  • Vacation Bible School, ReNew: The Green VBS, open to any child entering kindergarten through fourth grade.
  • Local Youth Mission Trip:  Our second year serving with multiple projects around the Chicago area.
  • Family Camp in August on Geneva Lake in WI for all shapes and sizes of families.

 

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 Get Involved This Summer

Check out Worship in the Park.  Volunteer for the Race Against Hate or the Clark Street Bird Sanctuary. Sign a child up for Vacation Bible School or a teenager for a local mission trip. Host fellowship time on Sunday.  Come for an all-church brunch.  Visitors and members alike are invited to find a place to connect – and there are plenty of options.

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Find Your Place

Interested in volunteering? Looking to build meaningful relationships? Want to see what’s on the calendar that sparks your interest?