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WORSHIP WITH US THIS SUNDAY


In-Person

In-person worship is currently held at 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings. You'll find it to be a mix of live and prerecorded music, preaching, and prayers. We're ever-evolving our COVID-19 restriction guidelines to continue opening things up while keeping everyone safe. The most important thing is that we're able to be together again.

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Online

Worship from the comfort of your own home and join us for one of our online worship services! Our services at 8 and 10 a.m. are a blend of traditional and contemporary elements. You can view the services on our website, or you can head over to our YouTube channel - be sure to like and subscribe for future updates. Online services match our in-person service as closely as we are able.

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Welcome

MEET THE FIRST CHURCH FAMILY


First Church is the oldest church in Crystal Lake. Though we’ve been worshipping God and serving our community for over 175 years, we look to the future of ministry in the greater Crystal Lake area. Our mission can be summed up in 3 short statements. We are:

Devoted to Christ

We seek to share the life-giving news of God’s salvation by inviting others into a vital relationship with Jesus Christ.

Connected to Others

First Church is committed to healthy relationships across the generations and among those who call this community of faith home.

Sent To Serve

Like Jesus himself, we are here not to be served by others, but to serve others on his behalf (Mark 10:45).

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WHAT TO EXPECT



GOT KIDS?

Every Sunday, we offer multiple experiences for kids and families. You can download kids worship experiences any time during the week, and our 10 a.m. in-person service is designed for families with young children.

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WHERE WE MEET

236 W. Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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WHAT TO WEAR

Our church has a “come as you are” atmosphere. You will see some dressed up; some dressed casual. We have no expectations for attire. And if you're watching from home, anything goes!


FIRST CHURCH NEWS

Discover what’s new and upcoming at First Church. Browse this section for ministry updates, worship schedules, and all-church events. We also include worship preview and highlights from our ongoing ministries.

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Worship

Currently, we are offering both online and in-person worship. Our online worship is a blended service featuring hymns, praise songs via the worship band, and special musical offerings from our talented choir and musicians. The online services are at 8 and 10 a.m. Our in-person service is at 10 a.m. in our sanctuary.

Check out our online worship here



WHAT’S YOUR NEXT STEP?
FOLLOW. CONNECT. GO.


We all arrive from different places along our spiritual journey. What’s next for you? Explore and learn more about our church and staff, look over our small groups and classes or sign up to begin serving.





DON’T MISS

WATCH & LISTEN SERMONS


Catch up on the latest sermons from Pastor Lisa. Teachings are available to stream or download and watch later. You can even view a manuscript if you prefer to read.




Always wondering what’s happening at First Church?

We have an email that comes out every week that can update you to the comings and goings of our church! Sign up today to find out what’s happening!



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