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Church News

Catch up on what’s going on around First Pres by reading through big announcements, our newsletter, called “The Chimes” (published ten times a year) as well as other program information and seasonal brochures.

Announcements

Welcoming & Hospitality Team

Do you like to bake cookies? Do you have a heart for welcoming strangers? We are in the process of forming a new “Welcoming & Hospitality Team”...

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Join the First Pres Golf League

We are organizing teams for the 2024 season at Palatine Hills Golf Course. May through August, we will have Tuesday evening tee-times for 9-hole...

April Restaurant Walk

DATES: APRIL 16, 21, 28 & 30. Our popular Restaurant Walk fellowship program returns for another session in April! This is a great way to...

Calling ALL TALENTS!

Calling ALL TALENTS of Arlington Heights!! First Pres will be hosting our Annual Talent show on Sunday, March 17th, at 4pm and we invite everyone in...

One Great Hour of Sharing

February 14 – March 31 Around the world, millions of people lack access to sustainable food sources, clean water, sanitation, education and...

Keep Someone Warm in Winter

On our cold winter nights, it is wonderful to have a warm house and a cozy blanket to wrap ourselves in. Not everyone is lucky to have that warmth...

Join the Golf League

The First Pres Golf League is organizing teams for the 2024 season at Palatine Hills Golf Course. During May through August, we will have Tuesday...

Donate Easter Flowers

Please consider being a part of transforming the church into the beautiful display of lilies, tulips, and other colorful plants as we celebrate...

Thank you from RefugeeOne

“Dear First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Heights Members, On behalf of the clients and staff of RefugeeOne, THANK YOU for your generous...

Third Annual Shrove Tuesday Celebration

Join Bruce Blanck and Friends at Hey Nonny in downtown Arlington Heights for an evening of jazz, celebration and New Orleans inspired food before we...

Youth Handbells

This year, we’re excited to begin a brand new music opportunity for all youth in grades 5-12: Youth Handbell Choir! It was amazing to hear youth...

Keep Someone Warm This Winter

On our cold winter nights, it is wonderful to have a warm house and a cozy blanket to wrap ourselves in. Not everyone is lucky to have that warmth...

Bookmark Donations

For the past several years, those attending worship on Sunday mornings have had an opportunity for additional giving by attaching cash to bookmarks...

The Little Helper House

In the spring of 2023, Delaney Lopuszynski presented the plan for her Eagle Scout project to the First Pres Board of Trustees. The Trustees gave her...

A Message of Inclusivity

The Session approved a motion brought by the Mission Committee and Stone Catchers at their December Session meeting to place the logo, to the right,...

Advent Devotional

Our Advent Devotional this year is titled, bless the Advent We Actually Have by Kate Bowler. There is a special emphasis on the words “bless” and...