CROSSwalk – Monday, April 2

CROSSwalk is a four-mile, Holy Week procession across the heart of the Chicago to remember murdered youth and connect participants with opportunities to protect children and mitigate violence.  CROSSwalk began as a conversation about honest, relevant liturgy that ties the pain and loss of Christian Holy Week with the reality of everyday life in Chicago. 

Rite of Reception for Rev. Jen Rude

All are invited to celebrate the Rite of Reception for Rev. Jen Rude on Sunday, March 18.  The service will begin at 3:00 pm at Grace Lutheran Church, located at 1430 South Blvd in Evanston, IL.  Bishop Wayne Miller will preside over the service, with Rev. Daniel Ruen preaching.

RISE International

by Melissa Wimer RISE International, an organization founded on faith and love, grown through determination and dedication, celebrated their tenth anniversary last year.  During their ten years of service in Angola, RISE has built 140 schools in rural areas.  The story of RISE has merged with my own story, as I have been fortunate to