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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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Harmony Food Pantry serves West Side communities

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Harmony Food Pantry remains open ministering to North Lawndale and surrounding communities. Volunteers are now minimizing contact by distributing prepacked boxes of food at two entrances to the church — a walk-up entrance serving those coming on foot or by public transportation and a...

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News from our Parish Nurse, April 24, 2020

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Wear a face covering Face masks will soon be required in many public indoor spaces, such as stores. Here are some tips from an expert on how and when to use a mask or face covering. Remember that wearing a mask is not a substitute for social distancing or frequent hand washing. Do you need...

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GriefShare support group begins a new series at Grace in May

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A new GriefShare series, sponsored by Grace Church, will begin on Tuesday, May 5, meeting weekly from 7 to 9pm. The series will begin in a virtual format, using Zoom, but will transition to live meetings with appropriate social distancing when that becomes possible. You do not need to use a...

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