Jorja just turned 10 and when asked how she wanted to celebrate her birthday, her response was not what you would expect to hear from a 10-year-old. Jorja said that she wanted friends and family to drive by her house and drop off food that she could donate to the...
Thank you Elk Grove Village Police Department for their donation of a pallet of soda for the Food Pantry!
Thanks to Lisa from Home Depot and the folks at Jewel Food Store in Elk Grove Village, our Food Pantry can now provide eggs for our families!
Our neighbors from Cumberland Circle got together and collected non-perishables to donate to our Food Pantry! We are so blessed to be part of a wonderful community of people! [dss_masonry_gallery images="1242,1243" _builder_version="4.4.3"...
It is hard to believe we are now in the season of Lent. By the time you read this letter, Easter will be less than 40 days away. This time leading up to Easter is a special time: a holy time. It is a time to prayerfully look inward and seek the truth about what needs to change, what needs to be forgotten, or what needs to be embraced so we can continue forward in the quest for spiritual maturity. This quest for spiritual maturity requires intentional time of quiet and introspection, a time to put aside earthly desires and turn our hearts to Jerusalem to discover God’s desires.
February Birthdays 08 – Kim Rudd 20 – Gary Jasutis 30 – Barbara Singelmann Anniversary 20 – Muir-WilsonPer Capita for 2020 Thank you to those who have already paid your 2020 Per Capita. For those that have not, your Per Capita for 2020 is $36.00 per member, not...
Every year the Elk Grove Village Administration Building runs a food drive for one month in late January/February. They run it as a competition between departments. The food is brought over to the pantry weekly during the month long food drive. Items donated have point values and the department that accumulates the most points at the end of the drive is rewarded with a pizza lunch.
Thank you to those who have already paid their 2020 Per Capita. For those that have not, your Per Capita for 2020 is $36.00 per member, not household. Per Capita is a set amount of money per member that congregations pay to the larger Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). It is a Presbyterian Covenant Community Fund — part of the glue that holds Presbyterians together. Because every Presbyterian shares in the benefit of the PC(USA)’s system of government, the expenses associated with coordinating and performing the functions of that system should be shared by everyone as well.
My heart is still celebrating over my installation on January 19th as your permanent pastor. Thank you to everyone who was part of the planning, preparation and those who were able to witness this service. And thank you for the lovely stole pictured above, I love the colors and the images of buildings and churches. It is a perfect symbol of what is ahead for us and we reach out and find new ways to be good neighbors!