Sundays at First Pres

We are delighted to be able to re-open the church for limited in-person events!

We are currently offering worship each Sunday morning in-person and live streamed at 10:15 am.

 

First Pres staff and volunteers will attempt to take all appropriate precautions in accordance with the advice of federal and local public health officials.

In keeping with CDC and Cook County guidance, masks are required for everyone age 2 and older inside the church, regardless of vaccination status.

Online eWorship is now a permanent offering at First Pres .

Sundays at First Pres

Children's Worship and Sunday Kids Club

We have something for kids of all ages!

For more information about children’s programs for up to 5th grade, click the button below. Any questions, contact our Director of Children’s Ministries, Maggie Downs at maggie.downs@firstpresrf.org.

Sunday Mornings for Our Youth

We’ve got the teens covered!

Click the button below for more information about programs for our 6th graders through high school!
Any questions, contact our Director of Youth  Ministries, Jack Bell at jack.bell@firstpresrf.org.

Worship

Live streamed eWorship is available every Sunday starting at 10:15 am at firstpresrf.org.

Each Sunday at 10:15 am, we welcome you and your family to join us in person or online for a live streamed on this website. Services are archived and accessible anytime.

Adult Education

Anyone, no matter their age, can deepen and nurture their faith. We invite you to join us!

 Adult Ed is offered both in-person and online.  Click the button below to learn more!

Frequently Asked Questions

About In-Person Worship

Adult Education begins at 9:00 am, and worship begins at 10:15 am.

In-person worship will be approximately 45-60 minutes long.

Yes, online e-worship will continue just as it has been.

No. The order of the in-person service will be different from the eWorship service we record and webcast.

You may bring your Bible if you’d like, though it is not required as all parts of the service will be projected.

No. Attendance may be limited based on current health metrics and local and federal recommendations.

We follow local health authority guidelines. Currently, we are asking you to wear a mask while in the building.

No. There will be baskets at the door for an in-person offering, and you can always donate online at firstpresrf.org/give/.

Yes. We plan to offer communion each Sunday using prepackaged communion elements.

There will be no hymnals, Bibles, or pew cushions in the Sanctuary. All parts of the service will be projected for your convenience. Please feel free to bring your own Bible if you’d like. 

The main floor restrooms will be available.

Not officially. If you want to stay and talk with people, we ask that you move outdoors.

Adult Ed is offered at 9:00 am in a hybrid format, offering the same class both in-person and online as long as health regulations allow us to gather. See our Adult Education page for information, links, and current offerings.

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