Join us for an ecumenical Good Friday Tenebrae Service at 7:00 p.m. celebrated jointly at our sister church Oak Lawn United Methodist Church, 10000 South Central Avenue, Oak Lawn IL
The next Film Discussion group is Saturday, March 4, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. As part of our Lenten program, and in celebration of Women’s History Month, all are invited to a Film Showing on Saturday, March 4th, at 5:30 p.m. in the church parlor. We will view the 2006 religious drama, “Magdalena: Released From Shame”. An ugly thread of shame, sorrow and hopelessness painfully afflicts the lives of each of four women. After following Jesus for three years, Mary Magdalene has observed all these things and more. She also witnessed changed lives, miracles, and the results of restored hope. Watching [ Read More ]
There’s a book called “The Story” which offers the bible in an easily accessible format. “The Story” is 31 chapters and no chapter is more than 15 pages long. We will approach it like a book group, one chapter per week. Bible Study meets on Tuesdays from 7:00 to 8:30 PM in the church parlor. Pastor Dennis will host as we read “The Story”. Books may be purchased from the church office. The Story Bible Study continues into 2017 resuming on December 27th . We are still uncovering the the New Testament. Join us for the story of Jesus and [ Read More ]
Join us as we Celebrate Maundy Thursday Seder/Passover Supper in the Church Parlor at 7:00 p.m. On Maundy Thursday we will share the Passover Seder meal. This is the meal, that in our tradition, is observed as the Last Supper. Sharing this meal together will offer deeper insights into the meaning of the Last Supper and the events leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion. We will be sharing in this meal with Trinity United Methodist Church, all are welcome.
The Lenten Study for this year will be “Journey to the Cross”. The discussions will be held every Thursday during Lent from March 9, 2017 through April 6, 2017, in the church parlor. Join us from 7:00p.m.- 8:30p.m. for fellowship and study. Please bring a dish to share as we explore our faith and share fellowship. “Journey to the Cross” is available in the office for $12, or can be downloaded for free in e-book format. Contact the church office at 773/238-2600 or email@example.com for either version.
Join the Prayer Shawl Ministry on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month a 6:30 p.m. in the Church Parlor. Knitters and Crocheters Welcomed! Did you know that according to research at the Harvard affiliated Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine, the repetitive motion and focus of needlework can elicit what’s known as the relaxation response – a calming meditation-like state that slows heart rate and causes blood pressure to drop. In addition, a study published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society suggests that knitting is associated with a lower risk of dementia for those 65 and older. [ Read More ]