Blackhawk Presbytery
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Blackhawk Presbytery
1922 N. IL Rte. 2
P.O. Box 199
Oregon, IL 61061
815.732.6111
 

 

 

Congregations

APPLE RIVER
First Presbyterian Church
210 W. Baldwin St.   POB 41
Apple River, IL 61001                                             
 
Worship Time: Sunday—11 a.m.
 
Katherine Linn, Student Pastor
Judy Hodgin, clerk of session
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AURORA
Second Presbyterian Church
1201 Superior St.
Aurora, IL 60505
630.898.3608
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Raymond Attawia, student pastor
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BELVIDERE
First Presbyterian Church
221 N. Main St.
Belvidere, IL 61008
815.544.6402
 
Worship Time: Sunday—7:20 a.m. & 10 a.m.
 
Robert Kopp, pastor
Tim Beattie, clerk of session
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BOLINGBROOK
First Presbyterian Church of DuPage
180 N. Weber Rd.
Bolingbrook, IL 60440
630.759.8843
 
Worship Time: Sunday— 10 a.m.
 
Eric Heinekamp, Interim Pastor
Michelle Crebo, clerk of session
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BRAIDWOOD
First Presbyterian Church
106 S. Lincoln St.
Braidwood, IL 60408
815.458.6317
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Dale Tolly, commissioned ruling elder
Susan Mrowczynski, clerk of session
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CALEDONIA
Willow Creek Presbyterian Church
7300 Belvidere Rd.
Caledonia, IL 61011
815.885.3455
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:00 a.m.
 
Judith March Hardie, pastor
Maren Reid, clerk of session
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COAL CITY
New Hope Presbyterian Church
80 N. Garfield St.
Coal City, IL 60416
815.634.8332
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Mark Hughey, Pastor
Debra Klegman, clerk of session
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CRYSTAL LAKE
Ridgefield-Crystal Lake Presbyterian Church
8505 Church St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60012
815.459.1132
 
Worship Time: Sunday— 9:00 a.m., & 11 a.m.
 
John Dillon, pastor
Lee Ekstrom, clerk of session
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DAKOTA
Community Presbyterian Church
210 N. Church St.   POB 222
Dakota, IL 61018
815.449.2216
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:45 a.m. (winter); 10:15 a.m. (summer)
 
Pastor- Vacant, Worship Leader:Duane McDonough
Joan Goeke, clerk of session
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DEKALB
Westminster Presbyterian Church
830 Annie Glidden Rd.
DeKalb, IL 60115
815.756.2905
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Blake Richter, pastor
Robert Ridinger, clerk of session
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DIXON
First Presbyterian Church
110 E. 3rd St.
Dixon, IL 61021
815.284.7741 
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
David Spaulding, pastor
Cathy Anderson, clerk of session
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EARLVILLE
United Presbyterian Church
620 S. Ottawa St.   P.O.Box 637
Earlville, IL 60518
815.246.8004
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Del Keilman, commissioned ruling elder
Jane Russell, clerk of session
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ELGIN
First Presbyterian Church
240 Standish St.
Elgin, IL 60123
847.742.6365
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter);
                    9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Karen Schlack, pastor
Kurt Buckardt, clerk of session
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ELIZABETH
Schapville Zion Presbyterian Church
635 E. Schapville Rd. POB 125
Elizabeth, IL 61028
815.845.2272
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Dorothy Morizzo, commissioned ruling elder
Russel Deliberto, clerk of session
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ELMIRA
United Presbyterian Church
7874 State Route 93 Toulon, IL 61483
Mailing: 28149 N. 300 Ave. Kewanee, IL 61443
309.896.3481
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9 a.m.
 
Dale Dykstra, pastor
Betty Oliver, clerk of session
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ELWOOD
Elwood Community Church
101 N. Chicago St.   POB 305
Elwood, IL 60421-0305
815.423.5113
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter) 
                                    10:00 a.m. (summer)
 
Carrie Kapral, commissioned ruling elder
Scott Wallace, clerk of session
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FAIRBURY
First Presbyterian Church
101 E. Elm St.
Fairbury, IL 61739-1534
815.692.2963
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:15 a.m. (winter)
                                   9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Pastor - Vacant
Melissa Goembel, clerk of session
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FRANKLIN GROVE
First Presbyterian Church
106 E. Franklin St.   POB 388
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
815.456.2432
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9 a.m.
 
Jack Briggs, commissioned ruling elder
Scott Petersen, clerk of session
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FREEPORT
United Presbyterian Church
302 W. Stephenson St.
Freeport, IL 61032
815.235.3159
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. 
                                  
Kathie Luke, pastor
Cliff Luke, clerk of session
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FULTON
The Presbyterian Church of Fulton
311 N. 9th St.
Fulton, IL 61252-1897
815.589.3580
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Catherine Martin, Pastor
Craig Faulkner, clerk of session
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FULTON
Garden Plain Presbyterian Church
14915 Sand Rd.
Fulton, IL 61252
309.887.4253
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Pastor--Vacant
Diane Dolton, clerk of session
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GALENA
First Presbyterian Church
106 N. Bench St.
Galena, IL 61036
815.777.0229
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
James McCrea, pastor
Jeff Finley, clerk of session
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GALENA
Westminster United Presbyterian Church
513 S. Bench St.   POB 255
Galena, IL 61036
815.777.0973
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Stacy Cavanaugh, pastor
Alice Davis, clerk of session
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GARDNER
Church of Hope
202 N. Monroe St.   POB 248
Gardner, IL 60424-0248
815.237.8312
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:15 a.m. (winter)
                                   9:15 a.m. (summer)
 
Jan Chandler, pastor
 __________, clerk of session
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GENEVA
Fox Valley Presbyterian Church
227 East Side Dr.
Geneva, IL 60134
630.232.7448
 
Worship Time: Sunday—8:00 a.m. & 10:15 a.m.
 
Stephanie Anthony, pastor
Ryan Pixton, associate pastor
Melinda Hinners, pastor of visitation
Rebecca Blauser, clerk of session
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GIBSON CITY
First Presbyterian Church
401 N. Church St.
Gibson City, IL 60936-1225
217.784.5422
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Mike Brazelle, pastor
Vonna Heustis, clerk of session
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HANOVER
United Presbyterian Church
110 Washington St.   POB 507
Hanover, IL 61041
815.591.3396
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Pastor- Vacant
July Vesely, clerk of session
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HARVARD
First Presbyterian Church
7100 Harvard Hills Rd.   POB 846
Harvard, IL 60033
815.943.4474
 
Worship Time: Saturday—5 p.m.
       Sunday—9 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. (winter)
                    9 a.m. (summer)
 
Jeffrey Borgerson, pastor
Laura Lucy, clerk of session
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HENRY
First Presbyterian Church
511 Wirt St.
Henry, IL 61537
309.364.3083
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
James Friedmeyer, pastor
Marjorie Hunt, clerk of session
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JOLIET
First Presbyterian Church
805 Western Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435-6998
815.727.9259
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
 
Craig Herr, pastor
Dale Ambler, associate pastor
Bo Mircea, associate pastor
Don Caisley, clerk of session
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JOLIET
Westminster Presbyterian Church
1015 Winthrop Ave.
Joliet, IL 60435
815.725.6687
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Matthew Robinson, pastor
Charles Glidden, parish associate
Penny Thomson, clerk of session
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KANKAKEE
First Presbyterian Church
371 E. Court St.
Kankakee, IL 60901
815.939.3546
 
Worship Time: Sunday—11 a.m.
 
Ray Lantz, commissioned ruling elder
Judy Markham, clerk of session
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KEWANEE
First Presbyterian Church
307 S. Tremont St.
Kewanee, IL 61443
309.852.2564
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:45 a.m.
 
Dale Dykstra, pastor
Terri Wolfe, clerk of session
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LA ROSE
Crow Meadow Presbyterian Church
PO Box 20
La Rose, IL 61541
309.399.8720
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9 a.m.
 
Pastor—Vacant
Rick VanHooser, clerk of session
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MANTENO
First Presbyterian Church
64 S. Walnut St.
Manteno, IL 60950 
815.468.3275
    
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Chrystal Abbott, commissioned ruling elder
Joe Snyder, clerk of session
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MARENGO
First Presbyterian Church
203 W. Washington St.
Marengo, IL 60152
815.568.7441
Web: active Facebook page
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. 
 
Barbara D'Souza, Gretchen Hammeke, Tanya Muzzarelli, commissioned ruling elders
Mary Jane Schuring, clerk of session
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McHENRY
Faith Presbyterian Church
2107 W. Lincoln Rd.
McHenry, IL 60051
815.385.5388
 
Worship Time: Sunday—8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Kit Stanich, pastor
Shirely VanDeWege, clerk of session
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MENDOTA
First Presbyterian Church
1003 5th St.
Mendota, IL 61342-1911
815.538.5603
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:00 a.m. (winter)
                                   9:00 a.m. (summer)
Susan Presley, Pastor
Kim Van Rheenen, clerk of session
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MONTGOMERY
Genesis Community Church
1300 S. Broadway
Montgomery, IL 60538
630.896.7773
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Jeff Barrett, commissioned ruling elder
Donna Hill, clerk of session
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MORRIS
First Presbyterian Church
200 E. Jackson St.
Morris, IL 60450
815.942.1871
 
Worship Time: Saturday—5:30 p.m.; Sunday—8 a.m. & 10 a.m.
 
Roy Backus, pastor
Jeri Baker, associate pastor
John Mattson, parish associate
Karen Trafton, clerk of session
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MORRISON
First Presbyterian Church
100 E. Lincolnway
Morrison, IL 61270
815.772.3510
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:15 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Michael Selburg, pastor
Janice Kelly, clerk of session
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NEW LENOX
Central Presbyterian Church
1101 S. Gougar Rd.
New Lenox, IL 60451
815.485.5152
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Pastor - Vacant
Joe Miller, clerk of session
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OREGON
First Presbyterian Church
200 S. 5th St.
Oregon, IL 61061
815.732.2894
     
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m.
 
Karen Gerhard-Conner, Stated Supply Pastor
John Sweeney, clerk of session
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OSWEGO
Oswego Presbyterian Church
1976 Rte. 25
Oswego, IL 60543
630.554.8194
 
Worship Time: Sunday—8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m. (winter); (summer tbd)
 
Richard Shaffer, Pastor
Kim Hulen, associate pastor
John P. Arendt, clerk of session
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OTTAWA
First Presbyterian Church
114 E. Jefferson St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
815.433.1045
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
John Walker, pastor
Diane Farrell, clerk of session
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PAW PAW
First Presbyterian Church
398 Chicago Rd.    POB 194
Paw Paw, IL 61353
815.627.3371
 
Worship Time: Sunday—11:00 a.m.
 
Anne Hoflen, pastor
Rebecca Braden, clerk of session
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PEOTONE
First Presbyterian Church
200 W. Crawford St.    POB 508
Peotone, IL 60468-0508
708.258.9204
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Pastor - Vacant
Janet Cameron, clerk of session
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PIPER CITY
First Presbyterian Church
224 S. Margaret St.    POB 217
Piper City, IL 60959-0217
815.686.2525
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Wade Ditty, pastor
Gene Bork, clerk of session
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PLAINFIELD
Wheatland Presbyterian Church
11839 S. Heggs Rd.
Plainfield, IL 60585
630.904.1140
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Hope Sibson, Interim Pastor
Diane Becker, clerk of session
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PONTIAC
First Presbyterian Church
209 W. Livingston St.
Pontiac, IL 61764
815.844.7904
Web: Active Facebook page
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:00 a.m.
 
Canessa Lockhart Lagan, Pastor
Juanita Taylor, clerk of session
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PRINCETON
First United Presbyterian Church
320 Park Ave. East
Princeton, IL 61356
815.875.1306
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. 
                         
Susan Krummel, Interim Pastor
Carolyn Workman, clerk of session
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ROCHELLE
First Presbyterian Church
1100 Calvin Rd.   POB 215
Rochelle, IL 61068
815.562.7053
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9 a.m. & 11 a.m.
 
Doug Forsberg, senior pastor
James A. Tilley, associate pastor/minister of discipleship
Loretta Bell, clerk of session
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ROCKFORD
Second Congregational/First Presbyterian Church
318 N. Church St.
Rockford, IL 61101
815.963.8431 
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:00 a.m.
 
Rebecca White Newgren, pastor
Jennifer Archer, clerk of session
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ROCKFORD
Korean Presbyterian Church
5512 35th St.   POB 5967
Rockford, IL 61125
815.874.7778
 
Worship Time: Sunday—11 a.m.
 
Yong (Paul) Kim, pastor 
Bong S. Yoon, clerk of session
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ROCKFORD
Third Presbyterian Church
1221 Custer Ave.
Rockford, IL 61103-4667
815.962.7889
Web: Active Facebook page
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:15 a.m.
 
Steve Bowie, pastor
Cathy Logsdon, clerk of session
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ROCKFORD
Westminster Presbyterian Church
2821 N. Bell School Rd.
Rockford, IL 61107
815.282.1500 
 
Worship Time: Sunday—7:30 a.m., 8:45 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
                       
William Ward, lead pastor
Julie Raffety, associate pastor, congregational life
Karen Gerhard-Conner, parish associate
Gretchen Hammeke, commissioned ruling elder, congregational care
Tanya Muzzarelli, commissioned ruling elder, congregational renewal
Dale Prindiville, clerk of session
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ROMEOVILLE
United Presbyterian Church
2 Belmont Dr.
Romeoville, IL 60446
815.886.4874
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
John C. Huff, pastor
Nancy Caulk, clerk of session
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SANDWICH
The Federated Church of Sandwich
403 N. Main St.
Sandwich, IL 60548
815.786.8595
 
Worship Time: 9:30 a.m. 
 
Dan DeWitt, Pastor
Melinda Neumann, clerk of session
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SAVANNA
First Presbyterian Church
502 3rd St.
Savanna, IL 60174
815.273.2783
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Gary Panetta, Pastor
Julane Bowman, clerk of session
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SHANNON
Prairie Dell Presbyterian Church
16032 W. Coffman Rd.
Shannon, IL 61078
815.864.2448
 
Worship Time: Sunday--10:00 a.m.
 
Donna Gericke, commissioned ruling elder
Ardath DeWall, clerk of session
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SOMONAUK
United Presbyterian Church
14030 Chicago Rd.
Somonauk, IL 60552-3009
815.786.2703
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Anne Hoflen, Stated Supply Pastor
Charles Fish, clerk of session
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SPARLAND
La Prairie United Presbyterian Church
701 County Rd. 400 East
Sparland, IL 61565
309.493.5701
Web: Active Facebook page
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Melinda Stephenson, commissioned ruling elder
Jackie Smith, clerk of session
______________________________________________
ST. ANNE
First Presbyterian Church
334 S. St. Louis St.   POB 187
St. Anne, IL 60964
815.427.8430
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:15 a.m. (winter); 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Pastor--Vacant, Worship Leader Michael Seed
Everett Smith, clerk of session
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STERLING
First Presbyterian Church
410 2nd Ave.   POB 441
Sterling, IL 61081
815.625.0452
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m.
 
Christina Berry, pastor
Gail Dancey, clerk of session
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STREATOR
Park Presbyterian Church
201 N. Vermillion St.
Streator, IL 61364
815.673.1526
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
David Tellinghuisen, Interim Pastor
Georgene "Gigi" Lansford, clerk of session
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UNIVERSITY PARK
Pilgrimage Protestant Congregation
1100 University Parkway
University Park, IL 60466
708.534.0030
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Joe D. Jamison, pastor
Leonard Harris, clerk of session
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UTICA
Waltham Presbyterian Church
809 N. 3450 Rd.
Utica, IL 61373
815.667.4611
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m (winter); 9 a.m. (summer)
 
Cathy Allen, Interim Pastor 
Kyle Videgar, clerk of session
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WATERMAN
Waterman Presbyterian Church
250 N. Cedar St.   POB 208
Waterman, IL 60556
815.264.3491
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:00 a.m.
 
Pastor - vacant
Sue Rood, clerk of session
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WATSEKA
First Presbyterian Church
215 E. Cherry St.
Watseka, IL 60970
815.432.3096    
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10 a.m.
 
Pastor—Vacant, Worship Leader Tom McCann
Brian Meents, clerk of session
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WENONA
United Presbyterian Church
102 N. Hickory POB 356
Wenona, IL 61377
 
Worship Time: Sunday--10:30 a.m.
 
Pastor—vacant
Mary Lou Smith, clerk of session
Carol Roundtree, treasurer
_______________________________________________
WILMINGTON
First Presbyterian Church
301 N. Kankakee St.
Wilmington, IL 60481-1129
815.476.9025
 
Worship Time: Sunday 10:30 a.m. 
                                   
William "Winn" Alley, Interim Pastor
Helen Ziller, clerk of session
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WINNEBAGO
First Presbyterian Church
208 W. Winnebago St.   POB 38
Winnebago, IL 61088
815.335.2051
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. 
 
Pastor - vacant, Worship Leader Carroll Smith
Rick Carr, clerk of session
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WINNEBAGO
Middle Creek Presbyterian Church
12473 Montague Rd.
Winnebago, IL 61088
815.335.2609
 
Worship Time: Sunday—8:30 a.m. & 10:20 a.m. (winter)
                                   8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m. (summer)
 
Anita Stuart-Steva, pastor 
Patricia Stahl, clerk of session
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WOODSTOCK
First Presbyterian Church
2018 N. Rte. 47
Woodstock, IL 60098
815.338.2627
 
Worship Time: Sunday—9:30 a.m. & 10:45 a.m (winter)
                                   (summer - 9:00 a.m.)
 
Paul Nelson, pastor 
Susan Ayers Krause, clerk of session
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YORKVILLE
Au Sable Grove Presbyterian Church
5021 Wheeler Rd., P.O. Box 148
Yorkville, IL 60560
630.229.3453
 
 
Worship Time: Sunday—10:30 a.m. (winter), 9:30 a.m. (summer)
 
Jennifer Olson, pastor
Donna Beitel, clerk of session
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