... Rev. Beth Wagner



Transitional Pastor, the Reverend M. Elizabeth (Beth) Wagner, brings us many gifts from her extensive experience serving churches in transition, and we are excited to have called her to help us explore our own possibilities for mission and ministry.
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Worship Times

Sunday Worship
10:30 a.m.
- in the Sanctuary -

Wednesday Eve
and Potluck
September - May
5:30 p.m.
- in the Chapel
and the Commons -

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Office Hours

Church Office
(ring bell at portico-covered door)
Monday — Friday
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Samaritan Ministries
(ring bell at so. west ramped door)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
9:00 a.m. to noon

More about Samaritan Ministries ...

Staff Listing

We invite you
to visit our
staff listing page

Contact us:
321 S. Seventh Street Springfield, IL 62701
tele: 217.528.4311


News and Events

World Communion Sunday | Peacemaking Sunday

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The Peace and Global Witness Special Offering is collected on Sunday, October 4. Your generous support compels change in cultures of violence. Together with the Peacemaking Program and World Mission, our community in Christ builds communities of peace.


—Grace Lutheran Church (714 E. Capitol Ave.)

Every year, all are invited to join in walking to raise awareness of hunger in our local community and in our world. As a CROP Walker, you are asked to collect donations for the walk, a portion of which will be returned to the First Presbyterian Church Food Pantry. We hope you will consider joining us! For more information or to register, please speak with Jenny Hardin (217.528.4311, ext. 209).

Martin LutherYounger Adult Fellowship:
Theology on Tap
— Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery and Eatery

Join us as we continue Martin Luther's tradition of talking theology, life, and whatever else is on our minds over food and drink at a local restaurant! Contact Jenny (217.528.4311 ext. 209) for more information.

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—Wm. Van's Coffee House (one block south of First Presbyterian Church on 7th Street)

Join us for a time of relaxing fellowship as we enjoy a cup of coffee or tea and color together. All are welcome.

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News and Events

Kitchen Wish List
Plastic containers (butter and whipping cream sizes) with lids are needed. Give them to Terry Moss or drop off in the kitchen.

Church Pews for SaleThe Building and Grounds Committee, with the permission of Session, is offering the congregation an opportunity to own a bit of church history. We are selling the pews previously removed from both the Chapel and Sanctuary, now stored in the basement. We are asking for a donation of $150 for a complete pew (bench and two ends) or $75 for one-half (bench and one end). If you are interested, please contact Paul Stromdahl after worship services or via his cell phone (206.251.6354).

Christian Nurture and Family Ministries has a need for
... cotton balls, paper lunch bags, paper grocery bags, play dough, scarves, buttons, clean empty plastic containers, old magazines, catalogs, newspapers, paper tubes (from gift wrap, paper towels, toilet paper), shoe boxes, ribbon, used gift wrap and cards, wallpaper samples, yarn

First Presbyterian Church of Springfield, Illinois, is an inclusive community of faith.

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