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

Worship This Sunday

Sunday, December 21  

Join us for worship this Sunday, December 21.  Pastor Doug's sermon will be "The Christmas Story: Born to Die" with the scripture reading from Matthew 1:18-25.  The Choir will present the Christmas Cantata, "The Winter Rose" at the 9:00 service this week.



"For This He Came, Too" Special Christmas Service

Thursday, December 18, 7:00 p.m.

Details on "Events" page



At 5:00 p.m. we will gather for our traditional Christmas Eve Service with the adult choir and the singing of Christmas carols.  The service will close with the traditional candle lighting and singing of "Silent Night".


Our 7:00 p.m. service will be more contemporary with the Praise Team leading music.  The service will close with candle lighting and singing of "Silent Night".


The 10:00 p.m. service will be a reflective service featuring the Sacrament of Holy Communion and the closing with candlelight and "Silent Night."  Special music will include the Praise Team.



Child care will be provided during the 5:00 p.m. Christmas Eve worship service.



The church office will be closed Wednesday - Friday, December 24-26, and Thursday, January 1.



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.