Compilation of Be the Church Weekly Devotions Thank you for coming together as a church community to explore the Be the Church principles. In case you missed any of the weekly devotions or would like to revisit a particular Be the Church topic, click here to access all of the weekly devotions.  Although summer is…

Western Springs Garbage/Recycle Survey The First Congo Green Team is asking residents of Western Springs to complete a Village of Western Springs-sponsored survey, no later than August 31, regarding garbage and recycling pickup.  The issue in part is whether the Village should continue its use of blue bags for recycling.  The blue bags are not recyclable and…

Youth and Children’s Program Registration First Congregational Church offers many programs for fellowship and faith formation for the children and youth of our church; this is part of how we live into our covenant to love, support, and care for the children growing up in our midst. In order to ensure that our families are…

Tower Chimes Recruiting New Members The Tower Chimes are looking to expand the choir to make a glorious noise unto the Lord! Please join the group every Tuesday, beginning Sept. 18,from 9:15-11:30am in the Music Room. If you have questions or would like to participate contact KC Congdon at im2bz2p@gmail.com.

Storytelling Workshop Sept. 22 Earshot: A Storytelling Workshop September 22nd 9am-12pm in the Seim Room $25/person; scholarships available (Contact Rev. Katherine Willis Pershey for scholarship information.) Storytelling is an ancient art that is always new, and it has recently found a new place in the life of our congregation through the Words and Music ministry…

Welcome Team Members Needed The Welcome Team is looking for a few new members for the 2018-2019 program year and hopes you will consider joining us. While the purpose of our Welcome Team is to help both new and old members alike feel welcome in the church, it also focuses on assimilating new members into the…

REALM Office Hours in August During the month of August, Jeannette Lloyd will be holding REALM office hours every Sunday from 10:45 -11:15am. Stop by Jeannette’s office in the Education Building for one-on-one help with REALM, or schedule an appointment with Jeannette. Jeannette can be reached at Jeannette@wscongo.org or 708.246.1900, Ext. 211.  

2018-2019 Stiffler Labyrinth Dates Announced  

How You Can Help Keep Immigrant Families Stay Together Inspired by the reflections of Hunter Wiggins and wondering what more can be done to assist families separated at the border? Here are three calls to action: Review the Follow-Up Solutions document provided by Hunter Wiggins posted to the wscongo.org website. Join us for a Faithful…

Green Team Tips & Resources The Green Team promotes environmentally responsible behavior within the church and by its members.  The Green Team has put together a tip sheet with resources to help make reducing, reusing, and recycling easier for you.  To access the tip sheet, as well as even more information on how you can…

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