God calls us
to follow Christ

A growing community of faith serving Lake Forest and the surrounding communities for over 50 years, called as people of God to follow Christ, make disciples & live the Gospel


You are invited to join in sharing the goodness we have found in Jesus Christ and in the challenging yet joyful journey of becoming faithful followers.


Come worship with us.

Sunday School


When we prepare ourselves for Christmas, we multiply the joy of Christmas. Our Sunday school students will be preparing for Christmas by learning about Advent.

In this world of modern distraction, take the time to bring your children to Sunday School, church services and the Advent Dinner. Family advent calendars will be available in the narthex.

Worship Times


Service of Holy Communion: 

8:30am and 10:45am


Sunday School between services


Nursery provided each Sunday:

8:30am - noon

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Worship is at the center of the Word and Sacrament life of our church. We regularly have communion as a part of our worship. All are welcome to come worship our Lord Jesus Christ with us.  Read more

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1380 N. Waukegan Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045