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. 

Lenten Worship Calendar 

“Grieving with God” Meditation Series 

Wednesdays in March at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary

(Soup Supper at 5:30 p.m., Wednesday: March 22)   

Holy Week Services

April 2, Palm Sunday - Adoration with Palms

 Worship Service at 10:30 a.m.

April 6, Maundy Thursday Worship Service at 6:30 p.m.

(With Communion) (Soup Supper at 5:30 p.m.) 


April 9, Easter Sunday Worship Services 

SonRise Service with Communion at 7 a.m.

(Led by the Senior High Sunday school class)

Coffee and donuts will be served after the SonRise service.

Traditional Service with Communion at 10:30 a.m.

Daily Lenten Readings

Bring your questions about human suffering to God as you read through the Book of Job. 

With 42 chapters, it’s a great book to read through this season. 

If you started on Feb 22, one chapter a day will take you all the way to Holy Week.

Save the date!

Youth Group returns on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month! 

Join us for supper, games, and supporting one another as we try to follow Jesus.  

In March the Youth Group is leading a collection of items 

for the homeless ministries at Carpenter's Place. 

Friends always welcome!

20-30’s Life Group  

It's a time to connect with other young adults, pray together, and share fellowship with one another. Kids always welcome, as many in the group are parents of young children. 

Contact Katelyn Hergert for more details at:

(Group usually meets the 3rd Sunday of each month at different homes).