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Please contact Anne Marie Gerhardt, Dir. of Communications by email or phone 312-346-9766 x 766.  

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Seeds to Succeed A Success

By Anne Marie Gerhardt While riding a CTA train, Jennifer Ibarra noticed a Seeds to Succeed ad. She looked up the website and decided to sign up to volunteer at Marcy-Newberry on Aug. 11. The single mother brought all five of her young children to the site that early Saturday morning and worked for hours…

New Online Thrift Store Offers Bargains and Jobs

By Anne Marie Gerhardt Who doesn’t like a bargain? Kingswood United Methodist Church is offering a new, convenient way to shop for bargains and giving back to the community at the same time. The New Beginnings On-line Thrift Shop officially opened for business in July selling reasonably priced items and offering job training skills to…

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Zambia Missionaries Visit Annual Conference

By Jamie Greco Tshala Mwenga and Betty Tshala were far from home recently when they visited the Northern Illinois Conference representing the Global Ministries of the United Methodist Church in the Mujila Falls Project in Northwest Zambia, a country abundant with challenges and possibilities. Born in The Democratic Republic of Congo, the married couple works…

Oak Park Church Goes Green

As the chill in the air reminds us of the approaching cold winter months, the congregation at Euclid Avenue United Methodist Church in Oak Park, IL is celebrating the completion of a new green project. “We have heat!” exclaimed the greeter on Sunday morning, Nov. 13. This particular Sunday, the congregation dedicated a new geothermal…

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