Sunday, June 25, 2017 — Drive for Independence: Food and Paper Drive. Rev up your engines to help! The Deacons' Community Ministry is sponsoring a Drive for Independence Food and Paper Goods Drive from June 25-July 9. This outreach helps replenish the depleted shelves of the Libertyville Township Food Pantry and St. Joseph's Food Pantry. Additionally, the drive provides supplies to FIT Teen Moms and the Lake County Haven. Teen Moms is a faith-based organization dedicated to the purpose of helping teen moms in Waukegan, Zion and North Chicago. The mission of The Haven is to empower homeless women and their children to achieve permanent, independent living.
A Drive for Independence display will be in the Sanctuary and Chapel narthexes beginning Sunday, June 25, decorated with tags requesting specific food and paper items for each group. Please take a tag and return your donation with the tag attached by noon, Sunday, July 9. Please do not wrap your donated item(s). Thank you for helping our community neighbors as they work toward independence from need.
Wednesday, June 28 & Thursday, June 29, 2107 — Gathering #2 of Women’s Summer Bible Study, Entrusted: A Study of 2 Timothy by Beth Moore meets on Wednesday from 7-9 p.m. and is repeated on Thursday from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall. Select the class that best works with your schedule each week.
Sunday, July 2, 2017 — Hymn Sing Sunday: Combined Worship in the Sanctuary at 10 a.m. This year you’ll have the opportunity to find out the favorite picks of our church staff. Come prepared to share a favorite line out of one of your favorite hymns. No solos, just a fun day to share the faith with your church family. Let us gather to make a joyful noise to the Lord together. I will praise God’s name with song; I will magnify God with thanks. ~Psalm 69:30
Sunday, July 9, 2017 - The Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregiver's Support Group will meet at 11:15 a.m. immediately following worship in Room 202 (in the Education Wing). The group will not meet in August and will reconvene in the Fall on Sunday, September 17 (not September 10 which is Rally Day!) and then every month thereafter on the second Sunday of the month. Anyone who is caring for someone with Alzheimer's or dementia, or who has concerns about a loved one who may be exhibiting signs of dementia is invited to attend. Come with questions and concerns, and be assured you will be welcomed and your concerns handled with confidentiality and love. Questions beforehand? Please contact Rosemary Monahan
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 — Tour the Chicago Botanic Garden. Our very own church member, Celeste VanderMey, a horticulturist and Plant Records Supervisor at the Garden, will take us on a private tour. We will visit the newly-opened Regenstein Learning Center and Nature Play Garden, where we will have a short program. Then we will walk to the Esplanade, Heritage Garden and Rose Garden, ending up in the Garden View Café, where we will have lunch. Wear your walking shoes! Please sign up in the church office or contact Julie Snydacker. Sponsored by SALT. All women of the church are invited to attend!