A Welcoming congregation

Pastoral Leadership - Rev. Benjamin Ledell Reynolds

Beginning in August of 2017 the congregation is being led by our Pastor, Rev. Benjamin Ledell Reynolds.  

Appointments are a wonderful opportunity for him to set aside time to be present for your needs or concerns.  If you would like to schedule an appointment with Pastor Reynolds, you are welcome to call or send an email.  The following are ways to reach him:

      312.780.9228 (cell)

      pastorreynolds@firstchurchchicago.com


Click here to learn more about Pastor Reynolds.

Congregational Leadership

2018 Officers     Moderator: Annie Crump    Treasurer: Dan Dennison     Clerk: Mattie Allen


Servant Board    Board Chair: Joyce Cassel    Board Vice-Chair: Mary Scott Borea    Admin. & Finances: Erma Purnell     Congregational Life: Mary Scott-Boria     Mission & Outreach: Doris Scott 

Additional Board: Mattie Allen, Esther Everett, Ronald Herin, Sonji Lusk, 


Deacons   Mattie Allen    Erma Purnell    Walter Thurman

Our Building Partners

Chicago Community Mennonite Church. a welcoming congregation that shares an Anabaptist faith and seeks to witness through word and deed to the truth revealed in Jesus' life and teaching. 


La Iglesia Cristiana Roca de Esperanza


DOOR. Our congregation houses and supports Discovering Opportunities for Outreach and Reflection (DOOR). DOOR is a gateway for encountering the city through the eyes, ears, and heart of God. They are dedicated to providing life-changing experiences for participants rooted in relationship and solidarity with local communities and neighborhoods. 

Wider Connections

Our Denomination: Church of the Brethren http://www.brethren.org/
District of Illinois & Wisconsin http://www.iwdcob.org/
Bethany Theological Seminary https://bethanyseminary.edu/
Camp Emmaus www.campemmaus.org/
On Earth Peace  http://onearthpeace.org/
Christian PeaceMaker Teams  www.cpt.org/
Chicago Community Renewal Society www.communityrenewalsociety.org/