First Congregational Church of La Grange

Accepting All, Reaching Out, Touching Lives. La Grange, IL
First Congregational Church of La Grange
First Congregational Church of La Grange
First Congregational Church of La Grange
First Congregational Church of La Grange

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100 6th Ave
La Grange, IL 60525



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Who We Are

We are not your grandmother's church! We are a community of people who seek to experience the extravagant love of God and connect the dots between God's way and the ways of the world in which we live. We strive to shine the light of God's love into the darkest corners and bring hope, acceptance, caring, and healing.

Our worship is traditional and relevant. Our music is of professional quality. We offer faith building experiences for both children and adults.

About Us

Down to Earth, Progressive, Gay affirming, Inclusive, Multigenerational, Young families, Lots of kids

Community Service, Social Justice, Faith and Work, Children's Ministry, Youth Group, Choir, Missions, Nursery, Adult Education

Passionate Reverent, Organ, Jazz

United Church of Christ




Our Services

What are services like?
Professional quality music, relevant and interactive messages, all ages and all stages.

What if I'm not a Christian?
We welcome and affirm all no matter who you are or where you are on life's journey.

Leadership View all

Carly Stucklen Sather
Senior Pastor

Rev. Carly Stucklen Sather was called to FCCLG in March of 2014. Carly was baptized and confirmed in the First Congregational Church (UCC) of Hinsdale, Massachusetts in 1977. She holds a degree in Accounting from Bentley University (Waltham, MA), a Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from Heidelberg University (Tiffin, OH), a Masters of Divinity from Christian Theological Seminary (Indianapolis), and will soon complete her Doctorate of Ministry at Drew University (Madison, NJ). Additionally, she has studied with Eden Theological Seminary (St. Louis), the Beeson Leadership Institute, and the Lombard Mennonite Peace Center. Carly married her best friend, the Rev. Daniel Sather, in 1983. Together they have two sons, Andrew (Laurie), of Philadelphia, PA, and Aaron (Shannan), of Evansville, IN. Carly enjoys gourmet cooking, biking, refinishing antique furniture, and making lath art. Check out her blog and follow her on Facebook.

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