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Knowing God - Adult Education and Sermon Series
January Sermon Series, 8:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Following last year’s Explore God series, this follow-up series is designed for anyone who has the desire to grow spiritually. Its central focus is how to develop a deeper relationship with God.

Adult Education, 9:45-10:45 a.m.
This series features insights from some of the world’s leading communicators, pastors, theologians and thought leaders. This wisdom is displayed through cinematic films that explore the big questions we all have.
Child care is provided.

January 12 – God and Prayer
January 19 – God and Scripture
January 26 – God and Community

Find out more here .
DATE CHANGE - Blue Violet Duo - Community Concert
Sunday, January 12 at 4:00 p.m.
Sanctuary
Admission is free, donations appreciated

Make your weekend special by attending this afternoon of diverse musical works featuring Kate Cater on violin and Louise Chan on piano.Winning a competition early in their career led the duo to a performance in Weill Hall in New York. They currently perform regularly throughout the Chicagoland area.
Women's Winter Warm-up
Sunday, January 19 from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Stewart Hall

Step away from those pesky winter blues and spend some quality time laughing, talking, and crafting with others. Bring a craft, learn a craft or just enjoy time together. Trending for 2020 are charcuterie trays! Join us for a demo on creating them and enjoy sharing the delicious items. Feel free to bring friends.

RSVP to the church office by January 15, or contact the office for more information.
Deacons' Blood Drive
Sunday, January 19 from 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ministry Center

Donate blood this winter. One donation can save up to three lives!
To schedule an appointment, sign up after services or online. Donors will receive a coupon for $10 off your next order at Noodles and Company in honor of National Blood Donor Month (while supplies last).
DuPage County Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King
Monday, January 20
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Location: Gary United Methodist Church,  224 North Main Street, Wheaton

Gary Church will once again host this event that welcomes people of all races, faith traditions, ethnic backgrounds, and economic classes to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King on this national holiday. This year’s keynote speaker is Rev. Dr. James Miller, Senior Pastor of DuPage AME Church in Lisle and one of the co-founders of the DuPage MLK celebration.
Annual Congregational Meeting
Sunday, January 26
Adult Education at 9:00 a.m.
One worship service at 10:00 a.m 
Annual Meeting at 11:00 a.m.  
Lunch at noon

Plan to join your church family for a special Sunday as we reflect on what God has done through the ministries of First Pres in the past year. 
CAN Network
Remember our college age students with a prayer and a care card -
Avery Bach, Sara Kulton and Kristen Richter – Illinois State University
Fair Exchange 12-ounce Coffee Bags For Sale this Sunday
For every pound of Equal Exchange products purchased, Equal Exchange donates 15 cents to the Presbyterian Hunger Program for sustainable farming and community development grants around the world. 

To learn more, visit pcusa.org/fairtrade .  
Giving Envelopes Are In
If you requested giving envelopes for 2020, they are available to pick up on the table on the ramp. We have a limited number of blank books available as well. Please contact Alice Lechiara with any questions or if you would still like a set of envelopes.
Children's Ministry
Pajama Family Movie Night 
Friday, January 31  
6:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center
 
Wear your PJs and a bring a sleeping bag or blanket.Popcorn and drinks provided! RSVP here .

Contact Lynn for the details. 
LOGOS 
K – 8th grade
Wednesdays through March 11 from 5:00-7:00 p.m.
It’s never too late to sign up for LOGOS! We welcome new participants for our second half of the year. The cost is $75 for this semester. Please register here.

Want to invite a friend or neighbor to LOGOS as your guest for an evening to try it out? Contact Lynn for the details. 
Genesis - Save the Date
Middle School Family Competition Night
Saturday, February 1
5:00-8:00 p.m.
Online registration coming soon.
WF High School Ministry
Sunday, January 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m. 

Come take a short break from studying for finals! We will play a game, have a quick snack and worship and get you back to the books. 
Men’s Groups Resume
DEN for Men  (“aspiring empty nesters”)  
Thursdays, Feb 13-May 7 (no meeting April 2) 
6:00-7:00 a.m. in the Dining Room 
Finding Fathers  (“working dads with kids in the house”) 
Fridays, January 31-May 1 (no meeting April 3)
6:00-7:00 a.m. in the Dining Room

For more information on theses groups, click here .
Missions
Roseland “Good News” Day Care Center   
We are currently collecti ng formula and baby food as well as diapers and wipes for Ms Pearl. Bring your items to the Rotunda coat room marked Ms Pearl. 

Food Pantry 
Our local food pantries are in need of canned goods, whole grains, personal items: shaving creams, disposable razors, feminine hygiene products, bar soap, toothpaste, shampoo, toilet paper, laundry and dish detergent and diapers, especially sizes 4, 5 & 6. PRC and the Interfaith Food Pantry are always grateful for our donations.

To learn about other ways to serve, click here .
Online Calendar
There are many events, programs and educational opportunities offered at First Pres. Click here to view the online calendar.
First Pres in Action
Thank you to all who purchased and wrapped Christmas gifts for the Zomi children.
Your generosity helped bring smiles to many faces!



First Presbyterian Church of Wheaton www.firstpreswheaton.org
Phone 630-668-5147  
Email: office@firstpreswheaton.org