Pervasive issues of injustice and violence plague our communities. Communal experiences of trauma are arising in the wake of tragedy and brutality. And in the midst of this reality there is an emergence of faith and justice driven leaders calling for change. The Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE) invites you to a Chicago Community Forum
This Sunday, March 6, the social justice committee will be meeting after church. We will gather immediately after the service and head somewhere in the neighborhood for lunch and a meeting. If you are interested, please join us. Contact Rachel Coffee, email@example.com, 262-498-9133, for more details about this or future meetings.
The monthly social justice offering for March has been designated for Lutheran Social Services of Illinois. As many of you are aware, LSSI has recently had to make many cuts to programs and staff given the financial problems caused by the state budget impasse. Serving Illinois since 1867, LSSI is a statewide, not-for-profit social service
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“But seek the welfare of the city… and pray to the Lord on its behalf, for in its welfare you will find your welfare.” — Jeremiah 29:7 Members of the Southeastern Michigan Synod are serving their neighbors in the wake of the lead-poisoned water crisis in Flint by addressing the immediate need for clean drinking
The monthly social justice offering for February will be collected to help those impacted by Flint, Michigan water crisis. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) is asking for nationwide donations to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund. Funds will support “public health, medical and community-based services” to address the impact of the water crisis on
Just as Mary and Joseph were turned away, this plan would turn away low-income and working class families from Chicago’s North Side. In effect, the plan would use public funds to further segregate Chicago.
You’re Invited to Celebrate God’s Faithfulness with Humboldt Park UMC October 11th 2015 3:00 – 7:30 PM 2120 N Mozart St. Chicago, IL 60647 Join us in celebrating: The legacy of the Rev. Dr. Ramon Nieves Jr. and the Memorial Fun we are beginning in his honor The joys of our church as a Social
A record number of refugees and migrants from the Middle East and Africa are fleeing war and poverty and making a terrifying, life-threatening journey to find a safer, better way of life in Europe. . . As a church we are called to respond. Lutheran Disaster Response is committed….
We are currently in the worst refugee crisis of our time. Perhaps you have been asking how you, how we, might be able to help. RefugeeOne wants to help us discover some answers and places to start. There are a myriad of ways our congregation could help.