Posts Tagged ‘community’

Prayer Vigil and Healing Service

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

Wednesday, June 15 at 5:30 at St. James Episcopal Cathedral On behalf of the Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, 65 East Huron Street (entrance on Wabash), invites the community to gather Wednesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. for a Prayer Vigil and Healing Service in honor of all persons affected by the deadly […]


World Cafe Introductions, Round 2

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Here is round 2 of introductions for the World Cafe Design/Host Team! Lisa M. López Teaching Elder, Representative from the Verge Christ Presbyterian Church, Hanover Park, IL Why did you want to serve on the World Café design host team?  I wanted to serve on the World Café design host team because I believe there is […]


Antiracism Resources

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

For congregations beginning the conversation about racism All God’s Children: A Biblical Critique of Racism by Steven L. McKenzie. Available from pcusastore.com. PW’s Becoming the Beloved Community Resource Package. Available from store.pcusa.org. Being Reformed study leaders guide and participant book: The Confession of Belhar by Cynthia Holder Rich. Available from pcusastore.com. Being Reformed study leaders guide and participant book: Race […]


World Cafe Introductions

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

The World Café Design Host team gathered for its first meeting the end of March. Our first order of business was introductions. Not all members of the team are from the Presbytery and some are not even Presbyterians. We are a wonderful mixture of Teaching Elders, Ruling Elders, and participants from community partners in the […]


Erie House Names Kirstin Chernawsky as New Executive Director

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

Chernawsky is just the ninth individual to be appointed to the role of executive director of the historic settlement house agency that serves families in Chicago’s immigrant community. March 14, 2016 (CHICAGO)—The Erie Neighborhood House board of directors announced today it has selected Kirstin Chernawsky, now formerly the agency’s senior director of development and communications, […]


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