First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette


Status active
Type Church
Denomination Presbyterian
Contact Info 600 Ninth Street Wilmette, IL 60091 Tel: (847) 256-3010 ext. 12 Website:

Community Description:


Established 1911

Worship: Sundays: 9am and 10:30am 
Specific congregation/agency information:  

First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette is a 500-member suburban church with an active, dynamic, growing membership. The church is fairly traditional yet with lively and creative worship. Programming is intergenerational and missions are important.


General geographic, population, racial ethnic make-up:

The congregation comprises professionals, families and retirees. The majority is Caucasian. 

Position Description:

Youth program development, worship leadership, hands-on mission outreach


Sarah Butter has served as Pastor and Head of Staff since 2002. She was ordained in 1992 and has served three other congregations before joining First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette. Her style is supportive, collaborative and affirming.


From Hyde Park via car and/or public transportation:

CTA: Red line North to 4th and Linden in Wilmette (end of the Red line); walk 7 blocks.

Metra: North to Wilmette walk approximately 8 blocks (call Metra for specific train and schedule).

Driving: Take 41 North (Lake Shore Drive) and Sheridan Road North to Wilmette drive 9 blocks West.