First Presbyterian Church of Winnebago

A community of believers who love and follow God, love and support others, and offer Jesus Christ to the world.

"May the Lord bless you richly when you come to this place, so you may shine the light of Christ wherever you go."

Welcome Everyone!

We have been blessed to serve the people of Winnebago for more than 150 years

and God is not done with us yet!

Whether you are new to Winnebago or just looking for a place to grow in the Lord

and serve your community, we hope you will visit with us and feel at home.

Check out the rest of this page to plan your visit or reach out to us when you are ready.

We are eager to meet you!

-Your friends at WFPC


First Presbyterian Church of Winnebago

208 West Winnebago Street, Box 38

Winnebago, IL 61088


Worship Information

Worship held at 10:30 a.m .

Join us in-person at 10:30 a.m. or watch the livestream through our facebook page @thewfpc208!

(Memorial Weekend through Labor Day worship is held at 9:30 a.m. )


Given the recent downward trend in COVID positivity rate in Winnebago County, masks are now optional,

for in-person participation at church activities.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Prayer Requests...

Please use the button below (your email client must be set up to automatically load) to submit a prayer request. You can also copy & paste or type the following into your email: to submit a prayer request directly to our prayer chain.

If you wish for your request to remain private, please email the pastor at:

Homebound Communion

If you or a loved one is a member of the church who is homebound and would like to receive the Lord's Supper at home through visitation, please reach out to Pastor Lisa or Marilyn Larsen, Chair of Deacons, to arrange for the Sacrament.

GA 225.pdf

General Assembly 225 Round up

The 2022 General Assembly has concluded. The leaflet is a summary of their major decisions.


“From Judgment to Hope: A Study on the Prophets”

Join us on Thursdays this Fall in the Fellowship Hall (7 p.m.) as we get a big picture view of some of the most important themes in the prophetic books of the Bible. We will use Walter Brueggemann’s book “From Judgment to Hope: A Study on the Prophets”.

You can buy the book online through Christianbook or Also available on Kindle.

Please read the selection listed ahead of the discussion meeting:

September 8, 2022-Introduction

September 15, 2022-Chapter 1

September 22, 2022-Chapter 2

September 29, 2022-Chapter 3

October 6, 2022-Chapter 4

October 13, 2022-Chapter 5

October 20, 2022-Chapter 6

October 27, 2022- Additional questions