REV. Hope Sibson for September 19, 2021

(815) 476-9025

301 North Kankakee Street, Wilmington, IL 60481

Office Hours Monday -9-3 Tuesdays 9:00 AM. to Noon

“For God so loved the world that He gave his only Son”

To PRAISE and GLORIFY Him for all the good gifts we receive.

To aid one another and all peoples throughout the whole of the Earth by sharing those good gifts.

To display an understanding of others all the while standing on the firm foundation of Faith.

To seek mysteries wherever they reside for the benefit of His people, always acknowledging His authorship.

To understand our human weakness, yet resolutely seek to be as was His son; perfect in Love, a peacemaker, a healer, and a teacher.

What's Happening...

Sunday Mornings

9:30 Seminar on Aging

10:30 Worship

11:30 Fellowship

Monthly Events

  • Communion is served on the first Sunday of the Month

  • We are having a potluck, Sunday October 10, come join us.

  • We have a solo sung on the last Sunday of each month

  • Session meetings are on the 2nd Monday of each month at 11:30 AM


  • The senior years can be very challenging, even daunting. This 4-part seminar will explore these challenges and suggest ways of meeting them. Are you living LARGE or just treading water? As a wise man once said, "to know how to grow old is the masterwork of wisdom and one of the most difficult chapters in the great art of living. The meetings will be in the Kitchenette Room of the First Presbyterian Church of Wilmington the door to come to is on Van Buren . Beginning September 12, 2021, the seminar will start at 9:30am and last for 45 mins. All are welcome. There is no fee and reservations are not required.


  • We will be having a quilt raffle that will be traveling around Wilmington businesses for you to see.

  • October 10, there will be a craft show on the North Island, there will be food, entertainment, lots of fun things for family to do. This is put on by the Chamber of Commerce of Wilmington. The quilt will be there with the raffles.

  • November 6, we are having a craft show . This will be the last time the quilt will be shown. we will raffle it off at 2:45 pm. Good Luck to all who bought tickets.

  • November 20th, we will be having a home-baked pie sale at the Wine Café in town.

Food Drive

Food Drive - We as the First Presbyterian Church have been taking up a collection for Kuzma Cottage for they are in need of personal items.

So please drop it in the container at the door inside the church when you come in.

Our Tower Bell Rang on September 11 at 8:46am when the Twin Towers were hit.

To proclaim the GOOD news of the Bible, that our risen Lord is ALIVE and wants to have a relationship with each of us, His children.