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July Sermon Series

July Sermon Series The Four Things That Matter Most, the title of a 2004 book by Ira Byock, a palliative care physician. Dr. Byock has spent his career caring for the dying and their survivors, and he has learned that when it comes to thinking about what to say to our friends and family [...]

2018-07-16T12:10:50+00:00 News, Worship|

Care Guild

Volunteers Needed: Care Guild attends to Church members by delivering meals, writing, assisting with transit, and making phone calls to individuals and families during life’s ups and downs. Please consider participating in this vibrant and important ministry. Volunteer online or pick up an orange volunteer form in the information center.

2018-07-21T08:22:55+00:00 Congregational Care, News|

Memorial Guild

  Nancy Tierney and Kris Fishman, co-chairs for the Memorial Guild, are looking for volunteers to help coordinate and serve during receptions at church following a memorial. Commitment to this service would require either purchasing supplies and delivering them to church or plating food, serving drinks, and light cleanup before, during, and after [...]

2018-06-14T15:32:50+00:00 News, Worship|

Wilderness Confirmation Registration

  July 27–August 4: Eighth graders register now for the confirmation class of 2019. Complete confirmation coursework during a week in the Boundary Waters wilderness with Kenilworth Union youth leaders and experienced wilderness guides. Space is limited and registration closes June 15. Details here.

2018-05-31T13:19:19+00:00 News, Worship, Youth Ministry|

Singers and Ringers Open House

Current first graders through fourth graders and friends are invited to attend and experience singing, bell ringing, games, and treats this Wednesday, April 18 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Music Room. Parents are encouraged to stay and observe. For more information please email Lisa Bond.

2018-04-09T13:11:46+00:00 Children, Music, News|

Transforming the Lives of Youth

By Scott Myers The stories of Chicago area youth struggling with community violence, joblessness, strife at home, and a substandard education system seem endless. For many youth in under-resourced communities there is limited direction and lack of accomplished adult role models to help them learn how to handle the obstacles that hinder their path to be [...]

Mid-Day Prayer Service

Please join us on Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m. in the Schmidt Chapel for a brief prayer service when we lift the joys and concerns of members and requests from those who are present.  Each week offers a new liturgy as we read through scriptures and hear a brief reflection.  All are welcome. In addition, [...]

2018-01-11T11:46:16+00:00 News, Worship|

Blessing of the Animals

Casual and Kid Friendly Sunday, December 31 at 10:30 a.m. It is that glorious time of year when all God’s creatures pause to celebrate the birth of the Christ Child. Pets are invited to this unique worship service and will receive an individual blessing for a full and happy life with their families so that [...]

2018-01-03T16:42:16+00:00 News, Worship|