Newsletter, July 2021

Click here to read the July news and updates from the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign.  Read about…

  • Saturday, July 10, is the Adopt-A-Highway street clean-up at 8 am along with a Styrofoam collection from 9-11 am that morning in the church alley;
  • We wish goodbye and good luck to the Corbin family this Sunday, July 11, with an outdoor reception immediately following the 9 am Worship service;
  • Sholem Fest (swimming and potluck) returns August 15;
  • Our Covid Team met July 6 with updated recommendations;
  • Children, Youth and Families host their Summer Programming beginning this Sunday, July 11, on Sundays through August 1, at Hessel Park from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm;
  • Immigrant Back-to-School Resource Fair Saturday, July 31, 1-5 pm outside Anita Purves Nature Center in Urbana, IL;
  • Raindrop special offering in July to benefit Canaan Men’s SAFE House.


Newsletter, June 2021

Click here to read the June Newsletter from the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign. This month’s features include…
  • Sadly the church is saying goodbye to Eric Corbin and family.  Read about the Corbin’s new adventure in the June issue.
  • Session shares their recent discussion on Vision and “Being Church;
  • Summer programming for Children, Youth and Families;
  • DREAAM’s Summer Program at the church has begun;
  • Mission updates.


Newsletter, May 2021

Click here to read the May Newsletter from the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign. This month’s features include…

  • Your Session is in the midst of a six-month visioning process.  Read Matt’s thoughts on the process.
  • Children, Youth and Family will recognize graduates this Spring along with celebrating Pentecost and holding a 3rd and 4th grade Bible Class.  
  • Children’s Ministries is creating a special space for DREAAM students this summer…read how you can help.
  • Check out the pictures from the recent Earth Day celebration with our youth and families.
  • A message from Pastor Daniel Izquierdo in Cuba.
  • Join us in May to view a cooking benefit for PEB.
  • ESL Program updates including the need for summer tutors.
  • Mission News.


Newsletter, April 2021

Click here to read the April Newsletter from the First Presbyterian Church of Champaign.  We highlight…

In April we celebrate the gift of God’s great earth.  Here are some of the events happening throughout the month

  • April 17 cleanup of State Street
  • April 21 mid-week gathering focuses on Earth Day, April 22
  • April 24 Styrofoam collection
  • April 25 worship service celebrating Earth Day

Children, Youth and Family Ministries invite you to consider how you might be a part of their ministry.  The Sunday School program hopes to actively participate with special events commemorating Earth Day on Sunday, April 25.

At the beginning of May is the celebration of our relationship with our sister church in Cuba.  Set aside May 1 and 2 for our Annual Cuba Celebration.  Check out how you can participate in this issue.

Our ESL program continues to thrive through weekly Zoom classes and monthly Zoom Cafe times.


Newsletter, March 2021

Click here to read the March Newsletter for First Presbyterian Church of Champaign.  In it you will find…

    • We are now offering limited capacity in-person worship including services during Holy Week and Easter.  You must pre-register to come to an in-person worship.  Read the full details along with times in the newsletter.
    • Plan to visit the Spirituality Center in the church chapel during Lent hosted by CYF.  (Check out Matt’s experience in his article.)
    • Don’t forget to “spring” ahead one hour this Sunday, March 14.
    • Mission updates include a plea from Cuba as well as plans for the 8th Annual Cuba Weekend.
    • Environmental has a busy April with several events open to the public for recycling.

Read the entire issue for more information on what is happening at church!



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