Fishing for School Supplies Event to benefit Operation Christmas Child. On August 23rd, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. we’ll be “Fishing for School Supplies” in the Federated Church parking lot. Items needed are spiral notebooks, pencils, pens, 24-pk of crayons, colored pencils, pencil sharpeners, rulers. Any items would be appreciated! You can just drive thru the parking lot and people will be there to take donations thru your window, with masks and social distancing.
In-Church Worship:  We are excited to announce the resumption of in-church worship beginning Sunday, July 12th. A shortened service will begin at 9:30 a.m. and last 30 minutes. Face masks are required. Your temperature will be taken upon entering the church, and ushers will then assisst people in finding a place to sit. Social distancing will be respected at all times.
Interim Pastor Hired:  The Session has hired Mrs Laurel Walker as our temporary / interim pastor.  Laurie is a trained lay pastor for the Presbyterian Church.  She is a retired educator, most recently as the Superintendent of Plano School District.  Since retirement, she has done mission work in Kenya and has served other local churches in temporary pastor and pulpit supply roles. 
Pastor Laurie will begin service to our church May 3rd.  

Please Join Us!:  The Federated Church is excited to bring services to our members, friends, and community electronically. In fact, there are are several places the services can be viewed. If you are on our mailing list or would like to get on it, send an email to We provide links each week. You can also visit our Facebook page at or if you are in need of receiving the service in another medium, contact our office via email (, or call 765-729-1923.

Temporary Church Building and Office Closure:  The church building and office are temporarily closed to be in compliance with the Governor’s order to shelter-in-place. Please check back for further updates as they occur.









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The Federated Church-403 N. Main St., SAndwich IL. 60545-815-786-8595

  • Pastor Dan and his wife Linda
  • Our E.P.I.C. Youth Group
  • Church Chapel
  • Some of the children of the church
  • Yearly Lenten Breakfast Series