By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg St. John is the only one of the four Evangelists who tells us that Jesus’ mother was at the cross when he died. Probably for that reason alone, John’s crucifixion narrative has down the ages inspired more Good Friday art than the other three Gospels. Painters, [...]
Click here to order 2019 Benefirt Tickets online. By Sally Campbell The Evanston YWCA has been serving the North Shore since 1931 and each year it grows and deepens its commitment to the women and children it serves. When Barbara Wood and I visited this year as liaisons we were truly awed [...]
By Christine V. Hides “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!” Yesterday’s Palm Sunday Parade and Art Chapel were an exciting way to begin Holy Week, when we observe the events of Jesus’ last [...]
During Fellowship talk with your fellow neighbors and members about where you may find a place to get connected.
By Christine V. Hides Is the Bible an old book or an instruction manual for life? The short answer is: “the Bible is so much more.” The preschoolers, after an important wondering time where we layed out many of the Bible stories, said, “you are trapped in the story!” Calming their fears, I [...]
Click here to order your benefit ticket online. By Lindy Blake Melinda Blake I along with Jeannie Ashmore are liaisons to La Casa Norte, one of the agencies we serve at Kenilworth Union Church that has been chosen to be highlighted at our Outreach Benefit this year. La Casa Norte [...]
Lent and Children By Christine V. Hides “Spoiler Alert” is a necessary phrase in the age of the internet where we might come across a review of a movie or tv episode before viewing it. Those who reveal essential plot twists without proper warning are met with outrage on social media. The empty [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster I could write 1,000 newsletter articles about why worship is formational, for adults and especially for children, but here is where my mind is today. At Kenilworth Union we affirm that everyone can draw near to God. No one is excluded from God’s presence. Each of [...]
Our time in Galilee came to an end in Capernaum once we had toured the various archeological ruins while reflecting on Jesus’ long ministry in that village...
The weather had altered our hiking plans creating an opportunity to stop in Migdal at a synagogue ruin that would have been standing at the time Jesus traveled through the area.