Up Coming Events

Eastertide 2019 Schedule

  • Sunday, April 14 - Palm Sunday (11 am).
  • Thursday, April 18 - Maundy Thursday Lovefeast & Communion (6:30 pm).
  • Friday, April 19 - Roca Good Friday Service (7 pm).
  • Sunday, April 21 - Easter Sunday (11 am) with Holy Communion & a trumpeter.

All Church Retreats - #2 on May 4, 2019

Join us for the second in our four planned 2019 Retreats.  We enjoy a day together, pray and think about our congregation and her mission.  

9:30 am - 2 pm at the church.  Please join us.

Summer Garden Evenings

  • Cultivating Love, Peace & Justice in our community garden:
  • Wednesday, June 19 (Juneteenth) 6 pm
  • Wednesday, July 31 (Midsummer's Eve) 6 pm
  • Wednesday, August 28  (Back-to-School)  6 pm

Migration and Us - 3 Sundays in July 2019

"Shared Stories.  Building relationships through migration stories."  A collaboration of First Church and Chicago Community Mennonite Church.  July 14, 21 & 28

Recent events

Pentecost Sewing Circle

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On May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday, we celebrated the winds of the Holy Spirit with a sewing circle focused on Black Lives Matter.  See more below.  

Pictures & Memories

Easter Celebration 2018

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We had a glorious day.  A Sermon about Bread and Resurrection, Families, a great spirit.

Click here for a few pictures

The Final March (MLK Observance)

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On April 4, 2018 we marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's death.  Music, memories, the beloved community.  

See pictures, download the Program here

Maggie Brown at First Church - March 4, 2018

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Maggie Brown, carrying the torch of her father, Oscar Brown, Jr,, gave us an enchanting morning.

Pictures, video & memories of Maggie Brown