Local Outreach Opportunities

First Free values caring for our neighbors. Below you will find some of the organizations we support and volunteer with. Contact us if you want to get involved with any of the opportunities below.

Wednesday May 29th at 7:00 pm in the First Free Sanctuary, we will be hosting a town hall meeting.  This will be open to the entire community for any who are […]
We’re collecting household items for our new family that will move in to their apartment by March 31st.  Do you have items that you can donate?  You can now sign […]
In 2021, First Free established a relationship with World Relief, an organization whose mission is to ‘Empower the local church to serve the most vulnerable’. With a heart to minister […]
Join with others from First Free who have been building relationships for years with seniors living in the Harry J. Schneider Apartments at 1750 West Peterson Avenue (corner of Ridge […]
You might recall that during the summer of 2021, the elders initiated “Summer Pop-Ups” – an old-school flash-mob-type of event where someone might be going somewhere or doing something and […]
In 2020, former Pastor Jason Abbott met with the principal of Passages Elementary School, Dr. Jeremy Riggs. As Pastor Jason and Dr. Jeremy continued to have conversations about ways we […]
In the 1990’s, First Free member Arloa Sutter noticed that many in our neighborhood were experiencing homelessness. Being obedient and responding to a need, she started serving hot coffee and […]
Rogers Park / Tuesdays Care For Real is a food pantry serving the Edgewater neighborhood for 50 years. During the Pandemic, they’ve expanded to Rogers Park, and have food distribution […]
Do you have ideas for ways that we as a church community can serve our neighbors and share God’s love better? Are you already involved in serving your neighbors in […]

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