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Welcome to First Congregational Church of Western Springs

We are people of extravagant welcome. Whether you are young or old, gay or straight, single or partnered, happy or sad, confused or inspired, street smart or college-educated, whether you can’t pay your bills or have more than enough to share—no matter who  you are or where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome to join us as we worship and praise the God who welcomes us all.

We're very excited about our 2014 Capital Campaign! Click here to watch a quick video about the campaign, or click here to read more about it. Together we can make this happen. Everyone Belongs, Matters & is Needed.

Bread for Our Lenten Journey

Let us join together, on our JOURNEY TO THE CROSS.


Daily Lenten Devotional:

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Thursday, April 17 Maundy Thursday

6:00pm  All ages are welcome to dinner in the Seim Room, followed by a 6:30pm Chapel Service

8:00pm Traditional Maundy Thursday in the Sanctuary This service remembers the vigil of events that preceded Jesus’ death on the cross: the last supper, Christ’s betrayal by Judas, Jesus’ arrest, and his crucifixion.  The service is somber, and the message is one of remembrance and asking God’s forgiveness.

8:45 – 10:00pm Labyrinth Walk, Plymouth Hall  ~ Guides will be available to lead you on a prayer path of further remembrance, reflection and restoration.

Friday, April 18 – Good Friday Labyrinth Walk 7 – 8:30pm Plymouth Hall - Walking the Way of the Cross

Sunday, April 20 – Easter! Christ Has Risen!

8:00 am Chapel Service with Communion

9:00 and 10:30am – Traditional Easter service with Choir and Brass


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