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A men's study/fellowship that meets at 6:15 p.m.at the Red Rooster, for a meal, followed by a study. All men are invited.
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Welcome to our website.  Here you will find information about our church family and the ministries where God has led us to be involved.  As a church family we strive to live out our mission statement: "Love God / Follow Jesus / Do Our Part".

Our building is located at 506 S. Main Street.  You will find the parking lot is behind the building and there is an elevator on the north side of the back entrance.  (The back entrance is where the vast majority of people enter our building.) 

We hope you browse through this website and learn about our fellowship but do not hesistate to contact us if you have any questions.  If you are looking for a church home, we would love to have you be our guest.     

                                                         God's blessings to you,
                                                            Matt Ferguson, pastor


 

 

YOU ARE INVITED TO COME TO CHURCH

Wondering if you would "fit" at church?  Here is a good video that explains the open welcome you would receive here.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NK1RsItAAs   

Come dressed for the day, not just the morning.  

 

SUMMER SUNDAY MORNING SCHEDULE 

Starting June 4 and running through September 3     

8:30 - 9:20 a.m. Donuts and Coffee Fellowship

     9:20 a.m. Worship Service / Blended Style

9:40 a.m. KidsAlive (begins after the opening songs) for children 5th grade and younger

   10:45 a.m. Bible Classes for All Ages (there are many groups for adults)

Nursery is available for children under the age of 5 and is located on the lower level

 


(Jr. High youth fellowship meets at 6pm and Sr. High youth fellowship meets at 7:30pm on Wednesday.  For more information you may contact Rem Dyas, youth pastor, at remdyas@gmail.com or 620-214-2491, or visit our youth's facebook page at Hillsboro Cornerstone (Sr. High) and Hillsboro Lighthouse (Jr. High).


 

SUNDAY MORNING ADULT BIBLE CLASSES

Sunday Morning Bible Classes are for all ages, including adults.  We have 3 Adult Groups meeting on Sunday morning at 10:45am  

Each group would welcome others seeking fellowship with others as you learn more about God's truth and how to live it out more fully.  The Groups are:

The Men's Group, on the lower level, corner room.  Brian Patton leads this group.

Purpose Seekers, main floor, east end room.  Joy Criner lead this group.

Faithful Followers, main floor in the library, Cathleen Ferguson and Becky Wedekind leads this group.

 


 

WEEKDAY ADULT GROUPS    

 

Men's Wednesday Night Study Group

A group of men meet at the church on  Wednesday nights at 6:15 PM

 All men are invited and are encouraged to bring a friend.

 

Women's Wednesday Night Study Group

A group of women meet on Wednesday nights at 6:00 PM in the church library room (this group is on break until the Fall)

     All women are invited and are
encouraged to bring a friend.

 

 

Thursday Night Men's Study Group - Jessie's Posse

A group of men meet each Thursday at 6:15 PM. They meet in different homes.  For information on where they are meeting on a particular week, contact the church (532-2171 or hillsboropc@hotmail.com). 

 All men are invited and encouraged to bring a friend.

 

 


      

 New Birth

 

"You must be born again." Jesus said those words in John 3:7 but what does it mean to be "born again"?  Below is a a link to a webpage "New Birth" from Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City.  On that webpage you can choose from 1 of 10 short videos and hear how being "born again" came about in a variety of lives in a variety of ways.   

http://newbirthportraits.com/gallery

 

 

 

 

 


We have two prayer chains.  One is a Phone-tree where pray-ers are notified of prayer requests by phone.  The other is an E-tree where pray-ers are notified of prayer requests by e-mail.
 
 If you have a prayer request, you may start the Phone-tree by contacting Marilyn Sitton at 532-5626.  
 
To start the E-tree prayer chain you may email Pastor Matt at pastorferguson@hotmail.com   If you want to be included in either of the above prayer chains, simply contact either person and let them know of your interest.

 

                                                   
Let us know the dates of your birthday and anniversary.  You can write it on a blue pew card and drop it in the collection box or email the church at:  hillsboropc@hotmail.com
 
 
 
Contact Us  
First Presbyterian Church
506 South Main
P. O. Box 306
Hillsboro, Illinois 62049
Map  •   Directions
Phone 217 532 2171
Regular Schedule  
Office Hours
  • Office Manager's hours are 8am to Noon on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
Sunday
  • Coffee and Donut Fellowship Time starts by 8:30 a.m.
  • Early Worship Service with contemporary music
    – 8:50 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Kids Alive
    – 9:10 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Bible Classes for all ages (adults, youth, and children) at 10:10 a.m.
    – 10:10 AM to 11:00 AM
  • Worship Service with traditional music and format
    – 11:10 AM to 12:00 PM
Wednesday
  • Jr. High Youth Fellowship at 6:00 p.m. in our church building, held jointly with the Free Methodist Church
    – 6:00 PM to 7:15 PM
  • Sr. High Youth Fellowship at 6:30 p.m., held jointly with the Free Methodist Church at the Free Methodist Church
    – 7:30 PM to 8:45 PM
Unreached People Group of the Day

Khampa, Northern

Population
148,000

Primary Language
Tibetan, Khams

Primary Religion
Buddhism

% Evangelical
5%

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Announcements
KIDS ALIVE

KIDS ALIVE meets every Sunday at 9:20 a.m. (after the opening songs are finished) and until Sunday School is over (about 10:50 a.m.).  If you have any questions or need more information, contact Jessie Huber.

**During the Summer schedule KA meets at 9:45a after Combined Worship Service has begun

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E-MAIL ADDRESS

If you have not gotten an email from the church lately, we don't have your email address.  Please email it to the church office at:  hillsboropc@hotmail.com and we will send you an email for upcoming events.

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PENNY JAR

PENNY JAR COLLECTION:  We are collecting loose change for our Penny Jar.  The money collected during the year helps to pay for items purchased for the local Angel Tree project.  And if you have any loose change with you when you are at church you can drop it in the 5-gallon bottle by the church library door. 

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NURSERY CARE

Nursery Care is provided for children 5 years of age and younger on the lower level of the church for the Sunday Services.

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