Parents of Teens – Alcohol, Drugs, and Vaping! Oh My! Join us Wednesday, Nov. 7 at 7pm in the Parlor to learn more about the dangers, warning signs and how to talk with your teens about substance abuse, including vaping.  LTHS recently published these sobering statistics:  Results of a recent Illinois Youth Survey, demonstrates high…

Supplies Needed:  Beds Stock Up For Winter  Our 30th shelter season began October 1st at Saint Frances Xavier Church in La Grange and St. Luke the Evangelist Orthodox Church. Last year, our shelters reached 306 people over the course of 224 days for a total of 13,516 nights of shelter. We relied volunteers to set…

Upcoming Event: Lions Share Wine Tasting On Friday, November 2nd, the Lions Club of La Grange will host its annual Lions Share wine tasting to support BEDS Plus Care. The party will take place at the historic Village Club of Western Springs and feature hors d’oeuvres, live music, and 25 wine samplings from more than…

First Congo Family Halloween Party 2018 The annual PF Family Halloween Party will take place in Plymouth Hall from 3:30 to 5:00pm on SUNDAY, Oct. 28. Bring the whole family for some spooktacular fun! This event is free and open to all First Congo families. Parents, please bring a snack or drink (i.e. pretzels, popcorn,…

Gifts of Hope 2018 Finding a Christmas gift for someone who has everything has just gotten easier. The annual “Gifts of Hope—An Alternative Gift Market” will be held from 9:30am to noon on Sunday, Dec. 9, at First Congregational Church of Western Springs (1106 Chestnut). Shoppers may stop by Plymouth Hall to meet representatives from…

Fall Rummage Volunteers Needed It is First Congregational Church fall rummage time and we need YOUR help to make it our most successful sale to date. If you have not yet volunteered, please prayerfully consider lending a hand. Below is a list of days/times/departments where we still have the greatest need. To sign-up to volunteer…

Words & Music October 2018 Music Event Words & Music: Stories and Songs About Art and Artists Join the Spirit Worship Band, Rev. Meredith Onion, Jess Root, Janet Mensen Reynolds, and more for a not-to-be-missed music event on Oct. 21 at 5pm in Plymouth Hall. We will explore stories and songs about art and artists….

First Congo Time & Talents 2019 Survey Please take some time to complete the First Congo Time & Talents 2019 Survey that accompanied the financial pledge documentation mailed in Oct.  If you would like to complete the survey online, you may access it by clicking here.  If you have any questions regarding the paper or online…

Monthly Styrofoam Collection in Western Springs Did you know that on the first Saturday of every month from 9am-noon you can drop-off your Styrofoam at the Village of Western Springs Recreation Center parking lot (1500 Walker Street, Western Springs)?  Did you also know that you can volunteer to help the First Congo Green Team collect…

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