Archive for October, 2011

Sharing Sacred Spaces – Interfaith

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The general public will have the opportunity to visit eight places of worship and religious practice across the Chicago metropolitan area from early October 2011 through May 2012. At each event, members from the community will be available to share information and answer questions about their faith and worship experience. Fall Open House Schedule Sunday, October […]

Scholarship to Worship Alive workshops

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The Worship, Music, and the Arts Work Group of the Presbytery of Chicago is offering  scholarships to a Worship Alive! workshop. This offering is to honor the memory of Charles E. Dickerman whose love of worship, music, and the arts came to life through his service to the WMA Work Group as member, moderator, and […]

Proactive Transformation Workshop – Nov 12th

Monday, October 17th, 2011

The purpose of the Proactive Transformation Project is to identify and then provide visioning, strategies and resources for Congregations who are interested in engaging or reengaging their surrounding neighborhood or community in new ways. Support will be provided for Pastors and Leadership teams. Our first workshop is at 2pm on Saturday Nov. 12th at Lakeview […]

Lake View service a fitting end to a year of gun violence

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

BY MARTHA SPALDING, ELDER, LAKE VIEW PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH At the start of the 2010-2011 school year, the Lake View Presbyterian Church Social Justice Committee braced for another year of gun violence in Chicago. Far too many of the city’s youth were being lost each year, and the church wanted to recognize the names of those […]

The Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Big Tent a Big Success

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

More than 1750 gather to be inspired and equipped for ministry Call it a “denominational gathering” or “a big, Presbyterian family reunion.” Whatever you call it, the Big Tent was that – and more. The second biennial Big Tent took place June 30 – July 3, 2011 in Indianapolis. Billed as a celebration of ministry and mission, the event […]

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