Transitional Pastor, the Reverend M. Elizabeth (Beth) Wagner, brings us many gifts from her extensive experience serving churches in transition, and we are excited to have called her to help us explore our own possibilities for mission and ministry.
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- in the Sanctuary -
September - May
- in the Chapel
and the Commons -
More about worship ...
(ring bell at portico-covered door)
Monday — Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(ring bell at so. west ramped door)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 a.m. to noon
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News and Events
Younger Adult Fellowship:
Theology on Tap
Monday, October 5 | 5:30 p.m.
— Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery
Join us as we continue Martin Luther's tradition of talking theology, life, and whatever else is on our minds over food and drink at a local restaurant! Contact Jenny (217.528.4311 ext. 209) for more information.
Coffee and Coloring
Thursday, October 15 | 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
—Wm. Van's Coffee House (one block south of First Presbyterian Church on 7th Street)
Join us for a time of relaxing fellowship as we enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and color together. All are welcome.
News and Events
Kitchen Wish List
Plastic containers (butter and whipping cream sizes) with lids are needed. Give them to Terry Moss or drop off in the kitchen.
Church Pews for Sale
The Building and Grounds Committee, with the permission of Session, is offering the congregation an opportunity to own a bit of church history. We are selling the pews previously removed from both the Chapel and Sanctuary, now stored in the basement. We are asking for a donation of $150 for a complete pew (bench and two ends) or $75 for one-half (bench and one end). If you are interested, please contact Paul Stromdahl after worship services or via his cell phone (206.251.6354).
Christian Nurture and Family Ministries has a need for ... cotton balls, paper lunch bags, paper grocery bags, play dough, scarves, buttons, clean empty plastic containers, old magazines, catalogs, newspapers, paper tubes (from gift wrap, paper towels, toilet paper), shoe boxes, ribbon, used gift wrap and cards, wallpaper samples, yarn