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Blessing of the Animals on October 10

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Blessing of the Animals 2020 Grace Church will host a Blessing of the Animals on Saturday, October 10, at 10am. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled for Saturday, October 17, at 10. Registration is required. Please register  here. The blessing of animals is a practice...

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GriefShare programs at Grace this fall

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Grace is hosting an online GriefShare seminar on "Loss of a Spouse," Saturday, September 26, 1-3pm. The two-hour seminar includes a video featuring expert Christian counselors, authors and pastors, group sharing and small group discussion. To register call 708-366-6900 or email Grace...

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Anti-racism book study: "Dear Church"

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A new book study group will be reading "Dear Church: A Love Letter from a Black Preacher to the Whitest Denomination in the US. The group will meet  on Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm, on Zoom, starting August 17. Come to an informational meeting on Monday, August 10, 7:30-8pm. You do not need...

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Sharing Burdens, Spreading Hope with New Moms

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Ninety-seven percent of the young families that come to New Moms are experiencing extreme poverty and want to write a new story for their future. New Moms partners with these young mothers and their kids in a “2-Generation” approach that provides housing, job training, and parenting...

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Come to GLOW on Wednesday evenings

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GLOW tonight! GLOW stands for Grace Lutheran on Wednesdays. It's an informal worship service, via Zoom the summer, with songs and scripture and small-group faith discussions for people of all ages. Click on the link to join GLOW on Zoom:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83290639598… Hop on any...

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Sharing Burdens with Beyond Hunger

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The COVID19 pandemic has sent unemployment figures in the U.S. to levels not seen since the Great Depression, leaving more and more families not sure where their next meal will come from. Beyond Hunger (formerly the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry) reports that pantry usage is up 35 percent...

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Sharing hope with Housing Forward

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  Since 1992, Housing Forward has transformed the lives of close to 15,000 people in West Cook County by helping them with immediate housing and crisis needs, addressing their health and income difficulties, and transitioning them back to housing stability.   Grace member Sue...

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Spreading hope at the Harmony Community Food Pantry

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  “King’s dreams live on at North Lawndale pantry.” This was the headline on an article at the Greater Chicago Food Depository website earlier this year about the partnership between Grace and Harmony Community Church. “Together" the article said, "they hope to...

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Grief Share group offers support for all who grieve

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A new GriefShare series, sponsored by Grace Church, began on Tuesday, May 5, meeting weekly from 7 to 9pm.  You may join the group at any point during the series, which continues through July. The group is meeting in a virtual format, using Zoom. You may participate on a computer...

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Sign up for coffee with Pastor Lyle, May 12

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Coffee and Devotions with Pastor Lyle Join Pastor Lyle and your fellow members on Zoom for devotions and fellowship.  on Tuesday, May 19, 1:30–2:30pm.  Each session is limited to 11 sign-ups, so everyone at the meeting has the opportunity to hear and be heard. People in...

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