Family Christmas Concert & Benefit Chili Supper
Dec
8
4:00 PM16:00

Family Christmas Concert & Benefit Chili Supper

Join us for our annual Family Christmas Concert, featuring FCC’s Vestry Adult Choir, Jubilate Adult Handbell Choir, Alleluia Sound High School Choir and their 3rd-8th grade Carol and Chancel Choirs under the leadership team of Ann Tucker, Director of Music, Barbara Thorsen, Accompanist, and Toni Gambini, Bellmaster. Immediately following the performance, all are invited to a benefit chili supper hosted by FCC’s middle school youth group.

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Narcan Training
Oct
29
6:30 PM18:30

Narcan Training

  • First Congregational Church: Fellowship Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

To reserve a spot for this important training, please contact Kelli Wegener at kelli@fcc-cl.org or at 815-

459-6010, ext 12. We are opening this to the general public, so feel free to bring friends. If you don’t

RSVP, but are able to attend, please do!

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Celebrating Appalachia: Worship and Concert
Oct
27
4:00 PM16:00

Celebrating Appalachia: Worship and Concert

Tom Waselchuk excels in many styles of music ranging from folk and bluegrass to country and jazz. He has shared his music with FCC in 1999 and 2008 and is back again sharing the stage with Ruthie McQuinn on violin/vocals to celebrate American folk music, and in particular the music of Appalachia. Waselchuk and McQuinn will be sharing selections for ASP Sunday, October 27th, during both the 9am and 11am worship services, in celebration of FCC’s continued ministry through ASP. That afternoon, they will present a concert at 4pm. A free-will offering will be collected and nursery care will be provided.

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Taize worship
Sep
24
7:00 PM19:00

Taize worship

  • First Congrgational Church/Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A simple lay-led service, it lasts about an hour and consists of songs (using the beautiful chants of the Taize community), scripture, candle lighting, a period of silence for meditation, and concludes with prayers for the world

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African Children's Choir Concert
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

African Children's Choir Concert

The African Children’s Choir will present their “Just As I Am” tour which combines traditional hymns with African cultural sounds and a stunning visual story of God’s faithfulness. Don’t miss out on this uniquely immersive experience through song, dance and video story telling Sept. 20. Tickets are $5 and may be purchased online or at the door. Call 815.245.3624 for more information.

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Pride Fest
Jun
9
9:00 AM09:00

Pride Fest

Come represent FCC--and help celebrate the all-inclusive love of God!--at the first annual Woodstock PrideFest in Woodstock Town Square. Sign up to be in our booth for a two-hour shift between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Contact Pastor Emily (emily@fcc-cl.org) to register, or for more details.

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Taize worship
Apr
23
7:00 PM19:00

Taize worship

  • First Congrgational Church/Sanctuary (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A simple lay-led service, it lasts about an hour and consists of songs (using the beautiful chants of the Taize community), scripture, candle lighting, a period of silence for meditation, and concludes with prayers for the world

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Welcome Home Concert
Apr
8
7:00 PM19:00

Welcome Home Concert

Welcome home Alleluia Sound & Good Vibrations Bell Choir as they conclude their tour back in Crystal Lake with their “Welcome Home Concert” on Monday, April 8, at 7:00pm in FCC’s sanctuary. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free to all performances.

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