Congo Focus Team

The Congo Focus Team works closely with Presbyterian church leaders and members in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to support their ministries. In particular, the team seeks to improve primary and secondary education,...

Women’s Minsitry

The Women’s Ministry serves as a base of fellowship, discipleship and service for the women of FPCE. Whether it’s a fundraiser for a hospital in Egypt or a Ladies’ Tea mini-retreat, the goal is...

Moms R Us

MomsRUs meets on Thursdays in Room 213 at 9:15 am during the school year. During the summer women gather for monthly dinners. Email Patty Bastian at RWBastian@aol.com for more information.

First Friends

Serving Christ through the Ministry of First Friends Introducing “First Friends”, a new group forming at First Presbyterian in order to help, welcome and befriend refugee families. “First Friends was chosen as a name because...

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Ministry This is our outreach to men of all ages at FPCE. Contact Jim Wildenradt at jim@wda25.com for more information. Saturday Men’s Breakfast – Meets most Saturday mornings, 8 to 9 a.m. in the...

The Angel Tree Project

The Angel Tree Project is a special Deacon Christmas project where, in conjunction with Prison Fellowship, we collect gifts on behalf of prison inmates for their children and host a Christmas party for the...

The Backpack Project

The Backpack Project is a Deacon led  back-to-school project each Fall, when we purchase backpacks over 50 backpacks and fill them with school supplies purchased through the generosity of congregation members. Needy children in...

Warming Center/Overnight Shelter

First Presbyterian Church is part of a consortium of shelters in Evanston that seeks to care for our homeless neighbors, giving them a safe and warm place to spend time and experience a friendly...

Knitting Ministry

We knit prayer shawls or scarves or whatever you like for those in need at our church and elsewhere. All levels of experience are welcome, even those who have never knit before. Bring a...

Saturday Deacons’ Clothes Closet

The deacons organize the closet but help is needed throughout the week. Guests are served every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month. Gently used clothing, shoes, sheets, towels, suitcases and other items are...

Mission Prayer

On the second Wednesday of each month from 9:00-11:00 a.m. we gather together here at First Presbyterian, to pray specifically for our Mission Partners around the world. This is the place where we hear...

Prison Ministries

Centered on children, both those who have parents that are incarcerated or are themselves  in the Cook County Juvenile Detention Center, these ministries work with children and youth in very difficult circumstances. The volunteers...

Souper Saturday

Souper Saturday is the embodiment of a vision and ministry of faithful long-term members who wanted to serve a meal to those that don’t have a home or are struggling to have food, as...

Volunteer in the Church Office

If you have accounting/bookkeeping or admin/clerical skills and are available to volunteer a few hours during regular working hours, we can use your help.  Contact Melody Henrie at mhenrie@firstpresevanston.org

Sunday Morning Welcome Team

We need help making our church a warm and welcoming place for those joining us for Sunday Worship.  If you have the gift of hospitality or just love meeting people and would like further...

Wednesday Night Dinners

Join our crew! Opportunities include prepping meals in the afternoon, cooking at 5 p.m., or cleaning at 6 p.m. Childcare available. Contact Kristin Mueller kmueller@firstpresevanston.org.

Audio/Visual services

We are always looking for volunteers to help run our projection system on on Sundays at 9am and 11:30am. Training provided. Contact Elda McGinty or Neal Ostrovsky.

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