Welcome to First Presbyterian Church. We hope you can catch the joy, passion and vibrancy of the church. We love Jesus and do our very best to love like Jesus.


If you have any questions that arise out of your reading of the information here, please contact our church office or a Pastor. We invite you to experience life at First Presbyterian Church, an amazing place for amazing grace.


Doug Forsberg

Senior Pastor


Jim Tilley

Minister of Discipleship

TFC Regional Conference 2017

Registration is now open for the conference we are hosting in January:

A Pathway for Renewal: Crafting a Personal and Congregational Rule of Life


Youth Director Job Description


 ...Youth Director who loves Jesus Christ, is biblically orthodox, and is passionate about helping middle school and high school students grow both personally and spiritually. If you are enthusiastic, patient, and trustworthy, then this is the ministry for you. Please submit your résumé to First Presbyterian Church of Rochelle, IL at [email protected] Resumes will be reviewed as received.  

Our youth director job description is posted.

Worship This Sunday

October 23

Join us in worship on Sunday, October 23, as Pastor Doug continues in the sermon series on following Jesus.  This week's message is "Follow: The Strength You Have" with the Scripture reading from Judges 6:11-24.





3rd-5th Grade Youth Group - October 27, 3:45 p.m.

Confirmation for 8th Graders - November 6, 4:00 p.m.

Middle School Youth Group - Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m.

High School Youth Group - Sundays, 6:30 p.m.

Spaghetti Dinner Fund-raiser - October 22, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Healing Worship Service - October 23, 6:30 p.m.

Fall Festival - October 28, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

Winter Wonderland Craft & Vendor Fair - November 26

See the Events Pages for Details!


Job Openings


1100 Calvin Road Rochelle, IL 61068 815.562.7053

Sunday Schedule

9 a.m. Traditional Worship 10 a.m. Fellowship Hour 10 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Contemporary Worship

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.