The IMPACT Trip #1 will serve in Cuba June 16–23. "Bless the Cuba mission and make their work have a lasting impact, using your Spirit to inspire all involved to grow in their faith each day. Amen."
Michael Grant About two weeks ago I got an email from Katie and Silvi asking “Hey, do you want to give a speech on Senior Sunday?” In my head I thought “Oh great this will be fun”, but somehow, I responded “I would love to” in all CAPS [...]
By Silvi Pirn, Director of Youth Ministry Another May is here. Another Youth Sunday. This special day features Senior Sermons by our high school seniors during worship. This is also the day when the congregation sends its youth mission team into the world, this year, Cuba, to do the work of Christ. Finally, we [...]
By Silvi Pirn May is the last month of our program year—but there is still plenty going on with KUC Youth! Youth Sunday is May 20. Come listen to the Senior Sermons by this year’s high school seniors. The IMPACT high school mission team is making its final [...]
By Silvi Pirn IMPACT The IMPACT high school mission team held its annual Easter Bake Sale to raise funds to support it’s work in Cuba this June and on April 8, this crew was active at church. On April 8... The IMPACT Junior Board met [...]
By The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster This Sunday, we will welcome 44 confirmands into membership at Kenilworth Union Church where they will confirm their faith, affirm their faith, and seek God’s blessing. Some hiked and canoed through the wilderness, wondering about God in the deep woods. Others met here at church on Sundays, bumping [...]
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.
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 [...]
Help celebrate our beloved Chris Johnson as he retires from his service to Kenilworth Union Church. Join us at 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, January 14 when we will honor Chris for his service with the Children and Youth Ministry program.
“Lord Jesus, as it would please you, bring me someone today whom I can serve.” —Richard J. Foster, Celebration of Discipline By Silvi Pirn Christian service is not simply an item on the checklist of neverending to-do’s, but a way of responding to the world of suffering with life, hope, and [...]