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Growing in Faith Together

First Presbyterian Church of Elmwood, Illinois, is a Christ-focused community of faith.

Since 1856 our church has brought spiritual, emotional and tangible support to the people in the vicinity of Elmwood. As the building has undergone transitions over the years, so has the congregation and its ministry. As we approach a new phase with a new building adjacent to the historic location and new ministries in that building we invite the people of our community to join us in participation of our purpose statement: A Joyful Community: Loving, Laughing and Learning with Christ.

We are seekers of faith on a journey while pursuing eternal salvation. With the Bible as our map, Jesus Christ as our Guide and our leaders as our examples we invite others to join us.


A Stroke Doesn’t Have to Happen!

Did you Know…

  • Stroke is a leading cause of death in the US.
  • 4 out of 5 people who have suffered a stroke had no apparent warning signs.
  • 80% of all strokes can be prevented.

Protect your health by finding out your risk of having a stroke by participating in the Life Line Screening that will be at First United Presbyterian Church of Elmwood on Monday, February 16, 2015. Through ultrasound we evaluate the carotid arteries for the buildup of fatty plaque, which is the leading cause of stroke. SPECIAL OFFER FOR FACEBOOK MEMBERS! Register today for the Stroke, Vascular & Heart Rhythm package (regularly $149) and receive $10 off! This package includes four screenings: carotid artery, abdominal aortic aneurysm, peripheral arterial disease and atrial fibrillation. Sign up by calling 1-800-324-9458 and receive a special price of $139! Join in the fight against vascular disease! In addition to the savings you will receive, First United Presbyterian Church of Elmwood will also receive $10 donation for every member who signs up through the above exclusive Helping Hands phone number and attends this event!