Our Pastor

The Reverend David Bateman began his ministry at First Presbyterian on December 1, 2013. Pastor Dave has served United Church of Christ churches in Somonauk, Belvidere, Malta and Earlville. He and his wife, Carol, live just north of town. They have 2 daughters and five grandchildren. 

Prayer Partners

We have prayer teams who pray for individual, local, national & world needs. 

Centered in Christ. Sharing God's love. Empowered to Serve.

Sunday Worship

Held at 10:30 a.m., we welcome you to join us each Sunday.


We have monthly fellowship events that help us build relationships with one another. All are welcome! 

Mission Outreach

Our outreach to those in need (locally & globally) helps us bring the gospels to life.

We welcome you and your family.
​Join us every Sunday to worship, pray and learn.

This Week:

SunAug 2410:30 amWorship

11:30 amFellowship time
Aug 257:00 pmBoy Scouts #52
ThuAug 281:00 pmQuilting
SunAug 3110:30 amWorship

11:30 amFellowship time

Lifeline Sunday