Pastor's Word

Tithing One On

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. Hebrews 11:1 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: Grace and Peace to you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. In a  Fortune  interview, Google co-founder Larry Page discussed his company’s early days: “You have this fear of failing […]


Weekly Announcements (February 12)

Sunday, February 14 Manna orders are due “Sinning Like a Christian” study, Aldersgate Room, 9:15am (see below) Greenman Theater Troupe Special Rehearsal, Wesley Hall: 1:00pm – 5:00pm Music Appreciation Group, 4:00-5:30pm, private residence Youth Group, 4:00-7:30pm  Monday, February 15 President’s Day – office closed March newsletter articles are due today Tuesday, February 16 Staff meeting […]

Announcements (February 5)

This Week: Tuesday, February 9  Church Council, 7pm Wednesday, February 10 – Ash Wednesday Drop-in Imposition of Ashes, 3:15-4:00, Sanctuary Ash Wednesday Worship Service, 7:00pm, Wesley Hall Thursday, February 11 Clothing Center is open, 9-11am and 7-9pm After school on Ash Wednesday, stop by the church with your child(ren) to receive the imposition of ashes. […]

Ash Wednesday Feb 10 – Two worship opportunities

Announcing two ways to observe Ash Wednesday this February 10th: A family-friendly imposition of ashes (no service) by Pastor Joe in the church sanctuary, 3:15-4:00. Come after school to prayerfully open the Lenten season with your children; and a contemplative worship service with Communion at 7:00 p.m. in Wesley Hall (the main floor reception hall) We hope […]

Weekly Announcements (Jan 31, 2016)

Sunday, January 31, 2016 Worship services: 8:10am, 10:25am Welcome Men of Spirito! singers to worship! Staff Parish, 9:30am “My Life With The Saints” study, Aldersgate Room, 9:15am (see below) Bible Mentor Dinner, 5-6:30pm This Week   Thursday, February 4 Clothing Center is open, 9-11am and 7-9pm Saturday, February 6 PADS Youth evening SOUP ORDERS – last […]

Weekly Announcements (January 24, 2016)

Sunday, January 24:  “FAMILY HEALTH:  HOW IS OUR COMMUNITY DOING?” Families of First Church, join us to discover what we can do to keep our community safe & healthy.  Hear Karen Ayala, Executive Director of the DuPage County Health Department, give us a picture of DuPage County family life and community outreach opportunities for our […]