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Living Nativity

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Come and view what it was like that very first Christmas with baby Jesus in the manger and animals all around outside. Then come inside and warm your spirits with hot chocolate, cider, coffee and cookies while enjoying the sound of handbells, caroling, instrumentals, duets, children’s songs and stick dance. It will be a joy […]


Crerar Celebrates 120 Years of Faith and Fellowship

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Crerar Memorial Presbyterian Church, is celebrating the 120th Anniversary of the church! Activities recognizing this milestone began the first of the year with the adoption of “Here Through Faith” as the unifying theme for the yearlong celebration. Mid-year events included the following activities and programs. JUNE: Telling Our Stories Workshop- Because telling stories is key […]


CENTRAL FLORIDA PRESBYTERY: Hurricane Maria Relief Opportunity

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

MESSAGE TO PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES IN CENTRAL FLORIDA PRESBYTERY From the Rev. Dr. Carmelo Mercado of El Redentor Presbyterian Church  I want to thank Central Florida Presbytery for asking the churches within our presbytery (and beyond) to assist the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.  (Our hearts also go out to Mexico.)  Last week, I […]


Is it Time for an Insurance Review?

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Fall is budget time! If you are conducting a review of expenses, and you’d like to review the cost of church property and liability insurance, contact the Insurance Board. The Insurance Board (IB), a recognized ministry of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, provides coverage that meets or exceeds PCUSA minimum standards in every property and liability […]


Story Telling is For Everyone Attend FREE Story Telling Workshop

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

From the oral tradition of the West African griot, to shared experiences, and dreams of tomorrow, storytelling is universal in every culture. We all have a story to tell. On Saturday, June 3rd, Crerar Memorial Presbyterian Church, 8100 S. Calumet, is hosting the “Telling Our Stories Workshop” for youth and adults, from 10:00 a.m. to […]


Building Schools — Transforming Lives

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Remember how Christ taught in the synagogue, on mountainsides, in homes, from boats and even after his resurrection. WHY? He passionately wanted everyone to know and follow Him – to have new lives. Today, Presbyterian churches in the DRCongo walk in His footsteps. They run over 1000 primary and secondary schools, believing that God will […]


Rev. William Ingersoll to Serve as Interim Pastor

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

The Presbyterian Church of Western Springs is pleased to introduce the Rev. William (Bill) Ingersoll as Interim Pastor/Head of Staff. Bill was raised in Huntington, West Virginia, and graduated from Marshall University in Huntington and Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. Bill has extensive experience as both an interim pastor (three assignments with membership of […]


PC(USA) leaders issue post-General Assembly letter to the church            

Monday, June 27th, 2016

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3 Brothers and sisters in Christ, there is a new season in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), as witnessed by the actions of the 222nd General Assembly (2016). The body of 594 commissioners who gathered June 18-25 in Portland, Oregon, […]


Protected: Memories Shared, New Visions Revealed

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

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MAD (Music And Drama) Camp

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Plans are underway for this year’s MAD (Music and Drama) Camp — Monday, June 20th through Friday, June 24th. The cast will lead worship on Sunday, June 26th. This year’s program is “The Life of the Party,” and is the story of Mary and Martha. Children entering grades 2-8 are invited for a fun week […]


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