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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?

We have many options for your kids every Sunday. From Youth Group to Sunday School to Nursery, all your children from 6 weeks to seniors in high school are welcome to join us! Click to learn how your kids fit in at first church!

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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.

CURRENT SERIES

We aren’t currently in a series of sermons. But browse our sermons page to hear a message on Mother’s Day, Pentecost, and Memorial Day. Or get caught up on our previous series, Taking The Next Step, a look at personal generosity.

THIS WEEK

Speaker: Pastor Scott Field | August 06, 2018

The Ups and Downs of Changing Someone Else

The Ups and Downs of Changing Someone Else

A good deal of what messes with our emotional climate control is the frustration we experience when we confuse what we cannot control with what we can....


FIRST CHURCH NEWS

Discover what’s new and upcoming at First Church. Browse this section for ministry updates, worship schedules, and all-church events.

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Worship

We have two distinct worship services. Cornerstone at 9:15 a.m. has a traditional feel including hymns, choirs, and pipe organ. Ignite at 10:45 a.m. is contemporary and is led by a band and worship leader. We have a place for everyone and look forward to seeing you this Sunday.

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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 Scott. Teachings are available to stream or download and watch later. You can even view a manuscript if you prefer to read.



NEXT UPCOMING EVENT

Choir Open House



26Aug

Pancake Breakfast

Sunday, First Church (Wesley Hall)


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