Children’s Fall Fest

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. " Matthew 5:10 Our children's Sunday School ministry is carrying out a Fall Fest on Sunday, October 17 immediately after worship. All grandparents, parents and children are invited. At the fest, there …

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Confirmation Program Kick-Off

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

Our first in-person confirmation gathering is on Sunday, October 24 from 11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. I would like confirmands to be present in worship also on this morning. Confimands should come to this first class with a parent. Together we will go over the schedule, mentors, and topics that will be discussed throughout the …

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Women’s Spiritual Growth Gathering

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

Mark your calendars for our next Women’s Spiritual Growth Gathering. We will come together on Friday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m. Our guest speaker is Dr. Adrienne Colemon. More details coming soon.

Hanging of the Greens

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

Advent and Christmas will soon be upon us! We are so excited we're back to in-person worship as we plan inspiring Advent services and a joyous Christmas Eve service. Before we get to the celebration, we are carrying out our Hanging of the Greens where we come together to decorate our sanctuary, foyer and parlor. …

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Advent Cantata “Come, Messiah”

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

On Sunday, Nov. 28th, the Music Ministry will be starting the Advent season with an Advent Cantata, “Come, Messiah” put together by Jim Molina. This musical event will include Advent Music that will be performed by our Chancel Choir and a host of amazing instrumentalists including Daniel Zeisemer on violin, Jaina Carpenter on harp, Jacqueline …

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Advent Studies – Preparing the Way

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

The season of Advent is a time of preparing for the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. During this first gathering and discussion we will focus in on NOT getting lost in the hustle and bustle of what can be a frenzied time but on how we prepare to make the path straight for …

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Advent Studies – Spiritual Practices during Advent

First Congregational Elmhurst 235 S. Kenilworth Ave, Elmhurst, IL

Many of us can get caught up in the material aspect of the season. There are presents to buy and wrap. There are cards to send and decorations to unpack. There are parties to attend, events to plan and trips to make. The Advent season can fly by without us taking any time to reflect …

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