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ST. GREGORY’S MEMORIAL GARDEN PLANTING ON MAY 28 AT 11 AM

WEAR YOUR JEANS AND  BRING YOUR WORK GLOVES!!!

Now that the weather is warm and plants are blooming, we are ready to make our new Memorial Garden even more beautiful. Many hands make light work, and whether you have experience or not, your help can make our garden beautiful. On Sunday May 28 at 11am we will bless our new garden, and do spring planting. Wear your jeans to church, and help put in lots of beautiful flowers. Please contact Scott Elliott, David Schaper, or Jim Swager with any questions.

 

COMMUNITY MEALS ON MAY 28 AT NOON

On Sunday, May 28th, it will be our turn to prepare and serve dinner for our less fortunate neighbors in Waukegan. This is a perfect opportunity to meet and serve others. We meet at Christ Church at 12 noon and are done by 3:30 pm. We also serve desserts, so if you can’t go to serve, you can provide a dessert! Please contact Barb Schaper (bschaper7@aol.com) with questions or to sign up.

 

PENTECOST CELEBRATION – SUNDAY, JUNE 4

Pentecost is, in a sense, the birthday of the church. It is the day we commemorate the gift of the Holy Spirit to the Disciples after Jesus’ ascension. The Holy Spirit came in the form of flames, and we will go all out in celebrating this gift. You can help with this celebration by:

·          Wearing red on Sunday, June 4th! It is fun to have a sea of red as we anticipate the gift of the Spirit.

·          Bringing  fire-themed treats for Coffee Hour. For inspiration, look at this Pinterest Board: https://www.pinterest.com/episcopalchick/pentecost/   Also, it would be good to have someone coordinate our decorations and treats. If you can help with any of this, please contact parish@stgregoryschurch.org .

·          Praying for Finnick Otten and his mother, Amanda, as they prepare for Finn’s baptism on Pentecost at the 10am service.

 

YOUTH FAMILIES MARIAN HOUSE BBQ IS JUNE 4 AT 11 AM

Having finished another wonderful program year of youth group, we would like to invite all middle and high school youth families to the Marian House for a BBQ on Sunday, June 4 from 11 am to 12:30 pm.  This is a great way for us to close out our year before the summer with food, good company, and fellowship.  So make sure to be there!  

 

HELP PREPARE OUR SPACE FOR WORSHIP

The Altar guild invites all members of St Gregory’s to join our ministry. Yes, Men and Women, and people of all ages.  Our primary ministry is to prepare for the celebrations of the Holy Eucharist and other sacraments of the church. We support and work with the clergy to ensure that all is ready for worship. This is a great way to learn more about our worship, to honor God, and to get to know other people at St. Gregory’s. We decide what weekends work best for us to serve, and we have experienced members who will mentor and guide you in this ministry. Join as an individual….join as a couple.    Consider working with us in supporting our clergy as we move forward in these exciting days at St Gregory’s.  If you have any questions, please contact Debbie Welker (debbiew53@comcast.net or 847-808-7994). 

 

PLAY BRIDGE AND HAVE FUN WITH ST. GREGORY’S

Do you enjoy playing bridge?  Would you like to get to know some of your fellow St. Gregory's members?  Come join either or both of our bridge groups.  The evening group meets on the second Friday of the month at 7pm at member's homes.  We usually play from September to June.  The afternoon group meets on Wednesdays at 1pm throughout the year, also at member's homes.  Both groups are welcoming and fun. Ask Barb Schaper, Sybil TenEyck or Meredith Potter for more information when you see them at church or contact them by email. (Barb Schaper at bschaper7@aol.com, Sybil TenEyck at syblyle@gmail.com or Meredith Potter at meredithpotter@comcast.net)  We look forward to talking to you!

 

IT’S WHAT WE DO – BUT THERE IS NO FOOD - CAN YOU HELP?

Eating and being together over food and beverages are an important part of our life at St. Gregory’s. We have room for hosts for Coffee Hour several upcoming Sundays. Hosts often bring some yummy snacks (though we do have some supplies in the freezer if you can’t bring anything), make sure the coffee and fixings are set out, visit with people during coffee hour, and clean up afterwards. If you can host this Sunday, please call the church office and let us know. If you can host in June, please sign up this Sunday. Otherwise, we will all gather over a cup of coffee in the kitchen (nothing can stop us from warm java and spending time together).

 

PHOTO ROUNDUP! DO YOU HAVE PICTURES OF ACTIVITES AT ST. GREGORY’S FROM THIS YEAR?

We are working to keep pictures available from all of our events, and find that we have very few from many events, especially Easter. If you have pictures you are willing to share, please email them to Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org), or bring them in on a thumb drive or CD, and we will save them to our database here.

 

PLEASE SHARE YOUR GIFTS OF CRAFTS AND/OR SEWING

There are several upcoming needs for items that are made and/or sewed for ministry areas at St. Gregory’s. If you can give

1-3 hours of your time to help with this, please contact Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org). 

 

BOOK CLUB SUMMER READING

Join us as we read and discuss the following books this summer. All meetings are held at St. Gregory’s at 7:00 pm.

June 21 - Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult for June 21st. 

July 19 - We will have the pleasure of having Gail Bozzano, author and St. Gregory’s member, join us to discuss her book Supposing She Dreamed This.

August 16 - Madame President by Nicolle Wallace

September 20 - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… The Foltz Family, Kathy Swager, Donna White, Ellie Mosely, Family of Jack Condon, Allan Esgar, Debbie Reaves, Mike Mangan, Michiko Uyeda, Bob Smith, Yusef Andrew, Tom, Stephens, Gordy  Thompson, Synda Nelson, Peter Nutini and Jack Van Renterghem. 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné. 

For the departed Celia Foltz.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

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FUNERAL SERVICE FOR PAT ABERSON

 

Funeral Services will be held at St. Gregory’s Episcopal Church,

for Pat Aberson, on Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 10:00 am.



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LOCAL AUTHOR VISITS ST. GREGORY’S, TONIGHT AT 7 PM

Please join the St. Gregory’s Book Club for a special event at 7 pm on May 17th when local author Judith Nickels will join us for the discussion of her book, A Competent Witness Georgiana Yoke and the trial of H. H. Holmes. The author will captivate you with her compelling story of Georgiana and her motivation to write this book. She will take the audience back in time to experience a visit to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

If you have read Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen you are familiar with H.H. Holmes.  A Competent Witness is not about Holmes, but about his third wife, Georgiana Yoke.  Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to and share discussion with author Judith Nickels.

Future reads and the date for Gail Bozzano to join the book club for discussion of her book Supposing She Dreamed This will be shared soon. 

 

LAST SUNDAY OF FORMATION IS THIS SUNDAY! COME AT 9 AM

Sunday Forum: The Nicene Creed – in Founder’s Hall

Scott Hamilton and Bret Chandler will be leading a discussion that will focus on the History and meaning of the Nicene Creed.  

All Parents are invited to the Parent Connection - in the Parker Room

The Parent Connection invites all parents to come together to discuss raising faithful children in a chaotic world. 

Church School meets in the usual rooms for the last time this program year!

 

IT’S WHAT WE DO – BUT THERE IS NO FOOD - CAN YOU HELP?

Eating and being together over food and beverages are an important part of our life at St. Gregory’s. This Sunday, and every Sunday in June, we have no hosts signed up for Coffee Hour. Hosts often bring some yummy snacks (though we do have some supplies in the freezer if you can’t bring anything), make sure the coffee and fixings are set out, visit with people during coffee hour, and clean up afterwards. If you can host this Sunday, please call the church office and let us know. If you can host in June, please sign up this Sunday. Otherwise, we will all gather over a cup of coffee in the kitchen (nothing can stop us from warm java and spending time together).

 

ST. GREGORY’S MEMORIAL GARDEN PLANTING ON MAY 28 AT 11 AM

Now that the weather is warm and plants are blooming, we are ready to make our new Memorial Garden even more beautiful. Many hands make light work, and whether you have experience or not, your help can make our garden beautiful. On Sunday May 28 at 11am we will bless our new garden, and do spring planting. Wear your jeans to church, and help put in lots of beautiful flowers. Please contact Scott Elliott, David Schaper, or Jim Swager with any questions.

 

COMMUNITY MEALS ON MAY 28 AT NOON

On Sunday, May 28th, it will be our turn to prepare and serve dinner for our less fortunate neighbors in Waukegan. This is a perfect opportunity to meet and serve others. We meet at Christ Church at 12 noon and are done by 3:30 pm. We also serve desserts, so if you can’t go to serve, you can provide a dessert! Please contact Barb Schaper (bschaper7@aol.com) with questions or to sign up. 

 

PHOTO ROUNDUP! DO YOU HAVE PICTURES OF ACTIVITES AT ST. GREGORY’S FROM THIS YEAR?

We are working to keep pictures available from all of our events, and find that we have very few from many events, especially Easter. If you have pictures you are willing to share, please email them to Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org), or bring them in on a thumb drive or CD, and we will save them to our database here.

 

PLEASE SHARE YOUR GIFTS OF CRAFTS AND/OR SEWING

There are several upcoming needs for items that are made and/or sewed for ministry areas at St. Gregory’s. If you can give

1-3 hours of your time to help with this, please contact Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org).

 

LAWRENCE HALL STARTS NEW VEHICLE DONATION PROGRAM

Lawrence Hall is a community based service agency embracing at-risk youth and their families by instilling resilience, healing and changing lives for good. Donate a car to Lawrence Hall and help children and families in need. Each vehicle donation helps Lawrence Hall provide support through programs and services. Make a difference in a child's life today. We accept all types of vehicles. Please visit their website at new vehicle donation program to learn more.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Allan Esgar, Family of Jack Condon, Ellie Moseley, Donna White, Kathy Swager, Tom Stephens, Michiko Uyeda, Mike Mangan, Debbie Reaves, The Aberson Family, Larita Myers, Jack Van Renterghem, Peter Nutini, Synda Nelson, Yusef Andrew, Bob Smith and Yvonne Massurat. 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

 

THANK YOU MEN OF ST GREGORY’S FOR A LOVELY COFFEE HOUR LAST SUNDAY

 

 


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LOCAL AUTHOR VISITS ST. GREGORY’S, WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 AT 7 PM

Please join the St. Gregory’s Book Club for a special event at 7 pm on May 17th when local author Judith Nickels will join us for the discussion of her book, A Competent Witness Georgiana Yoke and the trial of H. H. Holmes. The author will captivate you with her compelling story of Georgiana and her motivation to write this book. She will take the audience back in time to experience a visit to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

If you have read Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen you are familiar with H.H. Holmes.  A Competent Witness is not about Holmes, but about his third wife, Georgiana Yoke.  Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to and share discussion with author Judith Nickels.

Future reads and the date for Gail Bozzano to join the book club for discussion of her book Supposing She Dreamed This will be shared soon. 

 

COFFEE HOUR THIS SUNDAY HOSTED BY MEN OF ST. GREGORY’S

Join us this Sunday after the 10am worship service for Coffee Hour. Some men of St. Gregory’s are providing delicious snacks and beverages for us while we spend time getting to know each other better. Come by on your way home, to brunch, or to the ballpark for a snack and a chat with friends old and new!

 

ST. GREGORY’S MEMORIAL GARDEN PLANTING ON MAY 28 AT 11 AM

Now that the weather is warm and plants are blooming, we are ready to make our new Memorial Garden even more beautiful. Many hands make light work, and whether you have experience or not, your help can make our garden beautiful. On Sunday May 28 at 11am we will bless our new garden, and do spring planting. Wear your jeans to church, and help put in lots of beautiful flowers. Please contact Scott Elliott, David Schaper, or Jim Swager with any questions.

 

LAWRENCE HALL STARTS NEW VEHICLE DONATION PROGRAM

Lawrence Hall is a community based service agency embracing at-risk youth and their families by instilling resilience, healing and changing lives for good. Donate a car to Lawrence Hall and help children and families in need. Each vehicle donation helps Lawrence Hall provide support through programs and services. Make a difference in a child's life today. We accept all types of vehicles. Please visit their website at new vehicle donation program to learn more.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Tom Stephens, Michiko Uyeda, Mike Mangan, Debbie Reaves, The Aberson Family, Larita Myers, John Van Renterghem, Peter Nutini, Synda Nelson, Yusef Andrew, Bob Smith and Yvonne Massurat.

The faithful departed….

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

 


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FEED THE HUNGRY RED BAG COLLECTION IS THIS SUNDAY, MAY 7

Our Feed the Hungry red bags on May 7 go to the Deerfield Township Food Pantry.  They are in special need of cereal, jelly, mayonnaise, ketchup, mustard, canned fruit, crackers, vegetable oil and large bottles of shampoo and conditioner. If you have neglected to take a red bag home, please bring your items to church in a plastic or paper grocery bag and put your bag in a red bag on Sunday morning.  Please remember the hungry when you do your grocery shopping this week!

 

IT’S WHAT WE DO – BUT THERE IS NO FOOD – CAN YOU HELP?

Eating and being together over food and beverages are an important part of our life at St. Gregory’s. On May 7, May 14, and May 21, we have no hosts signed up for Coffee Hour. Hosts often bring some yummy snacks (though we do have some supplies in the freezer if you can’t bring anything), make sure the coffee and fixings are set out, visit with people during coffee hour, and clean up afterwards. If you can host this Sunday, please call the church office to let us know. Otherwise, we will all gather over a cup of coffee in the kitchen (nothing can stop us from warm java and spending time together).

                                      

YOUTH CONFIRMATION, MAY 7 AT 5 PM AT HOLY SPIRIT, LAKE FOREST

Several of our youth have been studying about the Episcopal Church and their faith, and will be confirmed into the Episcopal Church on Sunday, May 7th at 5pm at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest. It would be wonderful to surround them with members of the St. Gregory’s parish family to welcome them into full membership in the church. Make plans to attend, and please keep them in your prayers: Cate and Joe Ariano, Leah Hamilton, Lauren Bozzano, and Kaden Soonthornsima.

 

LOCAL AUTHOR VISITS ST. GREGORY’S, WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 AT 7 PM

Please join the St. Gregory’s Book Club for a special event at 7 pm on May 17th when local author Judith Nickels will join us for the discussion of her book, A Competent Witness Georgiana Yoke and the trial of H. H. Holmes. The author will captivate you with her compelling story of Georgiana and her motivation to write this book. She will take the audience back in time to experience a visit to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

If you have read Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen you are familiar with H.H. Holmes.  A Competent Witness is not about Holmes, but about his third wife, Georgiana Yoke.  Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to and share discussion with author Judith Nickels.

Future reads and the date for Gail Bozzano to join the book club for discussion of her book Supposing She Dreamed This will be shared soon. 

 

ST. GREGORY’S MEMORIAL GARDEN PLANTING ON MAY 28 AT 11 AM

Now that the weather is warm and plants are blooming, we are ready to make our new Memorial Garden even more beautiful. Many hands make light work, and whether you have experience or not, your help can make our garden beautiful. On Sunday May 28 at 11am we will bless our new garden, and do spring planting. Wear your jeans to church, and help put in lots of beautiful flowers. Please contact Scott Elliott, David Schaper, or Jim Swager with any questions.

 

MANNA CARD PRE-ORDERS NO LONGER AVAILABLE IN MAY

The Manna Group - with which our Preschool has worked to offer gift cards for purchase/order for the past eight years - has recently been acquired by another company providing this same service to non-profits.  Because of the transition to the new company, which is happening into the first weeks of May, we are not able to process pre-orders for gift cards in May.

The Preschool does have a limited supply of $25 Jewel cards, which are available for immediate purchase.  Those will be offered at a Preschool table set up on Sunday May 7th, which is also our next Red Bag Sunday.   We will be offering these Jewel cards throughout the summer while the supply lasts.

Thank you all for purchasing gift cards through the Manna program over the years; the profit from card sales has been a blessing to the Preschool.  We look forward to offering the program through the new provider come September.

 

THANK YOU ST. GREGORY’S!

Dear Parish Friends,

 Thank you for the moving send-off during Sunday's 10:00 service.  We have enjoyed the spiritual support and community of St. Gregory's parish for almost 15 years and will miss you dearly.  We are hopeful of finding another warm and welcoming church home in our new community of Moultonborough, New Hampshire.  Best wishes to you all and thank you for the opportunities you have given us to grow and serve the church.

Tracy Webster-Babcock, Bill, Stuart and Ashley Babcock

 

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” FINAL GATHERING

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. The final event is open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options: Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

  

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… John Van Renterghem, Larita Myers, The Aberson Family, Charles Woods, Mike Mangan, Debbie Reaves, Helen Idel Burja, Ellie Moseley, John Stover, Michiko Uyeda and Geneva.

Thanksgiving for…    those receiving their Confirmation on May 7th: Cate Ariano, Joe Ariano, Lauren Bozzano, Leah Hamilton and Kaden Soonthornsima.

The faithful departed…Pat Aberson.

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

 

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IT’S WHAT WE DO – BUT THERE IS NO FOOD – CAN YOU HELP?

Eating and being together over food and beverages are an important part of our life at St. Gregory’s. This Sunday, we have no hosts signed up for Coffee Hour. Hosts often bring some yummy snacks (though we do have some supplies in the freezer if you can’t bring anything), make sure the coffee and fixings are set out, visit with people during coffee hour, and clean up afterwards. If you can host this Sunday, please call the church office to let us know. Otherwise, we will all gather over a cup of coffee in the kitchen (nothing can stop us from warm java and spending time together).

 

YOUTH CONFIRMATION, MAY 7 AT 5 PM AT HOLY SPIRIT, LAKE FOREST

Several of our youth have been studying about the Episcopal Church and their faith, and will be confirmed into the Episcopal Church on Sunday, May 7th at 5pm at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest. It would be wonderful to surround them with members of the St. Gregory’s parish family to welcome them into full membership in the church. Make plans to attend, and please keep them in your prayers: Cate and Joe Ariano, Leah Hamilton, Lauren Bozzano, and Kaden Soonthornsima.

 

LOCAL AUTHOR VISITS ST. GREGORY’S TUESDAY MAY 17 AT 7 PM

Please join the St. Gregory’s Book Club for a special event at 7 pm on May 17th when local author Judith Nickels will join us for the discussion of her book, A Competent Witness Georgiana Yoke and the trial of H. H. Holmes. The author will captivate you with her compelling story of Georgiana and her motivation to write this book. She will take the audience back in time to experience a visit to the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair.

 If you have read Devil in the White City by Erik Larsen you are familiar with H.H. Holmes.  A Competent Witness is not about Holmes, but about his third wife, Georgiana Yoke.  Don’t miss this opportunity to listen to and share discussion with author Judith Nickels.

 Future reads and the date for Gail Bozzano to join the book club for discussion of her book Supposing She Dreamed This will be shared soon. 

 

ST. GREGORY’S MEMORIAL GARDEN PLANTING ON MAY 28 AT 11 AM

Now that the weather is warm and plants are blooming, we are ready to make our new Memorial Garden even more beautiful. Many hands make light work, and whether you have experience or not, your help can make our garden beautiful. On Sunday May 28 at 11am we will bless our new garden, and do spring planting. Wear your jeans to church, and help put in lots of beautiful flowers. Please contact Scott Elliott, David Schaper, or Jim Swager with any questions.


MANNA CARD PRE-ORDERS NO LONGER AVAILABLE IN MAY

The Manna Group - with which our Preschool has worked to offer gift cards for purchase/order for the past eight years - has recently been acquired by another company providing this same service to non-profits.  Because of the transition to the new company, which is happening into the first weeks of May, we are not able to process pre-orders for gift cards in May.

 The Preschool does have a limited supply of $25 Jewel cards, which are available for immediate purchase.  Those will be offered at a Preschool table set up on Sunday May 7th, which is also our next Red Bag Sunday.   We will be offering these Jewel cards throughout the summer while the supply lasts.

 Thank you all for purchasing gift cards through the Manna program over the years; the profit from card sales has been a blessing to the Preschool.  We look forward to offering the program through the new provider come September.

 

GLENVIEW MS WALK IS MAY 7

If you are interested in coordinating a team from St. Gregory’s please contact the office (parish@stgregoryschurch.org).

Visit the website for more information:

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MIDWEST IAF (METRO INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION) REGIONAL TRAINING, MAY 8-12

Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) will offer a 5-day version of its acclaimed national leadership training at St. James Commons, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 65 East Huron St. Chicago.  The training will include the core universals and skills used by IAF affiliate organizations throughout the country.  This training will be useful for emerging leaders, leaders who have been involved in broad-based organizing but have yet to participate in other trainings, and staff of member organizations. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 60 participants. Registration deadline is March 31. Contact the church office parish@stgregoryschurch.org for more information.

  

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” FINAL GATHERING

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. The final event is open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options: Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

 May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…The Aberson Family, Charles Woods, Mike Mangan, Debbie Reaves, Helen Idel Burja, Ellie Moseley, John Stover, Michiko Uyeda and Geneva.

Thanksgiving for…    the consecration of Jennifer Baskerville-Burrows as Bishop of Indianapolis

The faithful departed…Pat Aberson

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

 

 


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FORUM THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 23 AT 9 AM

Join Mother Meredith as she takes a look at Resurrection accounts in the Hebrew Bible.  If the Resurrection of Jesus was not "unique," then what made it so different and so special?

 

PARENT CONNECTION MEETS THIS SUNDAY AT 9 AM

Make sure to come to the Parent Connection meeting Sunday, April 23rd, in the Parker Room at 9 am.  

Parent Connection meetings offer a time for parents to get together and talk and connect.  Hope to see all who are interested there this Sunday!  

 

YOUTH CONFIRMATION, MAY 7 AT 5 PM AT HOLY SPIRIT, LAKE FOREST

Several of our youth have been studying about the Episcopal Church and their faith, and will be confirmed into the Episcopal Church on Sunday, May 7th at 5pm at Church of the Holy Spirit in Lake Forest. It would be wonderful to surround them with members of the St. Gregory’s parish family to welcome them into full membership in the church. Make plans to attend!

 

MIDWEST IAF (METRO INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION) REGIONAL TRAINING, MAY 8-12

Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) will offer a 5-day version of its acclaimed national leadership training at St. James Commons, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 65 East Huron St. Chicago.  The training will include the core universals and skills used by IAF affiliate organizations throughout the country.  This training will be useful for emerging leaders, leaders who have been involved in broad-based organizing but have yet to participate in other trainings, and staff of member organizations. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 60 participants. Registration deadline is March 31. Contact the church office parish@stgregoryschurch.org for more information.

 

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” FINAL GATHERING

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. The final event is open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options: Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Helen Idel Burja, Paul Beuttas, Ellie Moseley, John Stover, Elizabeth Brantley, Michiko Uyeda, Celia Foltz, Geneva, The Coptic Church in Egypt, Robert and Cathy Wilson, Annabella Marone, Vickie and Earl Hiden, Ed Collins, Gabby and Michelle, Julie Leahy and Nate Piety.

The faithful departed..... James Peacock. 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

 

 


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EASTER FLOWERS/MUSIC MEMORY AND THANKSGIVING SIGN-UPS AVAILABLE AT CHURCH

Sign up at church. If you interested and are unable to do so, contact the office (parish@stgregoryschurch.org, 847-945-1678).

 

TRIDUUM SERVICES THIS WEEK

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.” (Leonel L. Mitchell) How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community.  At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior! See the bottom of this email for times, or find them on our webpage at: http://www.stgregoryschurch.org/Our-Worship/Easter-Holy-Week-Services

 

SERVICE OF LIGHT AND WATER WITH POTLUCK DINNER – SATURDAY, APRIL 15 AT 4:30 PM

Saturday, April 15, is Holy Saturday and at 4:30 pm we will celebrate the Service of Water and Light. It is a simple service that is rich with Old Testament readings and tradition.  All are invited to the potluck following this service.  A sign-up sheet is located in Founders Hall for all those who will participate with this community meal. Any questions, please contact Sharon Henley-Gramer (slgramer@outlook.com).

 

PARENT CONNECTION MEETS SUNDAY, APRIL 23RD AT 9AM

Make sure to come to the Parent Connection meeting Sunday, April 23rd, in the Parker Room at 9 am.  

Parent Connection meetings offer a time for parents to get together and talk and connect.  Hope to see all who are interested there this Sunday!  

 

ST. GREGORY’S BOOK CLUB APRIL SELECTION

Selection for April 19 is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

 

PALM SUNDAY RECAP

 

 

MIDWEST IAF (METRO INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION) REGIONAL TRAINING, MAY 8-12

Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) will offer a 5-day version of its acclaimed national leadership training at St. James Commons, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 65 East Huron St. Chicago.  The training will include the core universals and skills used by IAF affiliate organizations throughout the country.  This training will be useful for emerging leaders, leaders who have been involved in broad-based organizing but have yet to participate in other trainings, and staff of member organizations. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 60 participants. Registration deadline is March 31. Contact the church office parish@stgregoryschurch.org for more information.

  

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” GATHERINGS

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. These events are non-partisan. Presenters will have their positions, and we will honor them as well as those who respectfully express contradictory views. Each of the three gatherings will include presentations from people involved in a particular issue, a time of Q&A, instruction on effective ways to make your voice heard, and time to dialogue with other participants.

 The events are open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options:

Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

 The schedule is as follows:

April 18, 2017, 7pm Education State Representative Scott Drury and Representatives from the League of Women Voters

 May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Elizabeth Brantley, Michiko Uyeda, Celia Foltz, Geneva, The Coptic Church in Egypt, Robert and Cathy Wilson, Annabella Marone, Vickie and Earl Hiden, Ed Collins, Gabby and Michelle, Julie Leahy, Nate Piety, George, Lin Reichenbach, Aylair Blagrove, Marva Willis and Mark.

 The faithful departed..... Carey Beckwith, Kathryn Heidenfelder, Carolyn Brown, John Strenger and James Peacock

 Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


Holy Week

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.” (Leonel L. Mitchell) How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community.  At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior! 

Monday-Wednesday in Holy Week- 7am (4/10-13): We will worship at 7am in the Chapel each of these mornings, walking towards death on the cross with Jesus. 

Maundy Thursday- 7pm (4/13):  The name Maundy comes from the Latin mandatum, and refers to the new commandment Jesus gave the disciples in John 13:34 – to love one another as Christ first loved us. At this service, we celebrate the events of the Last Supper, including the foot washing and the institution of the Eucharist. Learning to be served by others is an important step in our walk as children of God. Those who desire are invited to celebrate the non-liturgical, non-holy feast of the pedicure on Wednesday to prepare for the foot washing on Thursday!  See Mother Anne if you are interested. 

Good Friday- noon and 7:30pm (4/14):  On Good Friday, we observe the crucifixion and death of Jesus. At Noon, we will observe the traditional Good Friday solemn liturgy with the liturgy of the Word, solemn collects, and veneration of the cross. We do not celebrate the Eucharist on Good Friday in observance of Jesus’ death, but rather receive communion from sacrament reserved on Maundy Thursday. At 7:30pm, we will observe a final Stations of the Cross with musical offerings from our choir. 

Holy Saturday- 4:30pm – Service of Water and Light (4/15): It has been St. Gregory’s tradition for many years to replace the traditional Easter Vigil (an ancient liturgy that includes fire, light, word, water, bread, and wine – and takes the worshipper from death to life) with a service designed to bring children closer to the mystery of Easter through water and light. While it is designed for children, people of all ages can find deep meaning in this tradition. 

Easter – 8am and 10am (4/16): We will celebrate Christ’s resurrection with joyful worship including special music (at 10am). After the 10am, there will be a reception with festive beverages, and an egg hunt!

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EASTER FLOWERS/MUSIC MEMORY AND THANKSGIVING SIGN-UPS AVAILABLE AT CHURCH

Sign up on Sunday, or stop by the church. If you interested and are unable to do so, contact the office (parish@stgregoryschurch.org,.847-945-1678).

 

FUN FOR ALL AGES - MAKING PALM CROSSES - SATURDAY, APRIL 8 AT 9 AM – 11 AM 

Come have breakfast and learn how to make Palm Crosses for us to wear on Palm Sunday. This is fun for all ages, including children elementary age and up. Join in this great inter-generational tradition.

 

HOLY WEDNESDAY, FEAST OF THE PEDICURE - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Before we wash our feet on Maundy Thursday, join Mother Anne at Josie Nail Spa for a pedicure and fun! We will have some lovely beverages, snacks, and plenty of good company. Email Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org) ASAP to let her know if you plan to come, so we can reserve the space and confirm times. Depending on how many people sign up, the times will be somewhere between 5-7 pm.

 

HOLY WEEK SERVICES EVERY DAY NEXT WEEK

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.” (Leonel L. Mitchell) How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community.  At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior! See the bottom of this email for times, or find them on our webpage at:http://www.stgregoryschurch.org/Our-Worship/Easter-Holy-Week-Services

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS – EVERY FRIDAY DURING LENT - 7:00 PM

Every Friday evening at 7 pm during Lent, we will pray the Stations of the Cross in the Church. This will be led by our Lectors, and is an excellent Lenten discipline to observe, pray, and consider how Jesus’ walk to his crucifixion can impact our own spiritual journeys.

 

SERVICE OF LIGHT AND WATER WITH POTLUCK DINNER  – SATURDAY, APRIL 15 AT 4:30 PM

Saturday, April 15, is Holy Saturday and at 4:30 pm we will celebrate the Service of Water and Light. It is a simple service that is rich with Old Testament readings and tradition.  All are invited to the potluck following this service.  A sign-up sheet is located in Founders Hall for all those who will participate with this community meal. Any questions, please contact Sharon Henley-Gramer (slgramer@outlook.com).

 

ST GREGROY’S NEW FLORIST IS SWANSON’S BLOSSOM SHOP

Please note that the church will be using Swanson’s Blossom Shop for our Sunday arrangements. They are located at 814 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015   (847)945-0751.  Take note of the beautiful arrangements they have been doing for our Lenten greenery – be sure to thank them!

 

LENTEN READING

The Sally Craig Memorial Library has a selection of books of Lenten readings, meditations, and studies, available for checkout, displayed on the shelves just inside the door.   Also displayed are some picture books on the subject of Easter, for the children. Come see and check them out!

 

ST. GREGORY’S BOOK CLUB APRIL SELECTION

Selection for April 19 is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

 

MIDWEST IAF (METRO INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION) REGIONAL TRAINING, MAY 8-12

Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) will offer a 5-day version of its acclaimed national leadership training at St. James Commons, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 65 East Huron St. Chicago.  The training will include the core universals and skills used by IAF affiliate organizations throughout the country.  This training will be useful for emerging leaders, leaders who have been involved in broad-based organizing but have yet to participate in other trainings, and staff of member organizations. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 60 participants. Registration deadline is March 31. Contact the church office parish@stgregoryschurch.org for more information.

 

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” GATHERINGS

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. These events are non-partisan. Presenters will have their positions, and we will honor them as well as those who respectfully express contradictory views. Each of the three gatherings will include presentations from people involved in a particular issue, a time of Q&A, instruction on effective ways to make your voice heard, and time to dialogue with other participants.

 The events are open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options:

Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

 The schedule is as follows:

April 18, 2017, 7pm Education State Representative Scott Drury and Representatives from the League of Women Voters

 May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Robert and Cathy Wilson, Annabella Marone, Vickie and Earl Hiden, Ed Collins, Gabby, Julie Leahy, Nate Piety, George, Lin Reichenbach, Aylair Blagrove, Marva Willis, Mark, Dwight Coleman, William, Charles Woods and Michiko Uyeda.

 The faithful departed..... Kathryn Heidenfelder, Bob Palma

 Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)

  

Holy Week

 

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.” (Leonel L. Mitchell) How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community.  At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior!

 

Monday-Wednesday in Holy Week- 7 am (4/10-13): We will worship at 7 am in the Chapel each of these mornings, walking towards death on the cross with Jesus.

 

Maundy Thursday- 7 pm (4/13):  The name Maundy comes from the Latin mandatum, and refers to the new commandment Jesus gave the disciples in John 13:34 – to love one another as Christ first loved us. At this service, we celebrate the events of the Last Supper, including the foot washing and the institution of the Eucharist. Learning to be served by others is an important step in our walk as children of God. Those who desire are invited to celebrate the non-liturgical, non-holy feast of the pedicure on Wednesday to prepare for the foot washing on Thursday!  See Mother Anne if you are interested.

 

Good Friday- noon and 7:30 pm (4/14):  On Good Friday, we observe the crucifixion and death of Jesus. At Noon, we will observe the traditional Good Friday solemn liturgy with the liturgy of the Word, solemn collects, and veneration of the cross. We do not celebrate the Eucharist on Good Friday in observance of Jesus’ death, but rather receive communion from sacrament reserved on Maundy Thursday. At 7:30 pm, we will observe a final Stations of the Cross with musical offerings from our choir.

 

Holy Saturday- 4:30 pm – Service of Water and Light (4/15): It has been St. Gregory’s tradition for many years to replace the traditional Easter Vigil (an ancient liturgy that includes fire, light, word, water, bread, and wine – and takes the worshipper from death to life) with a service designed to bring children closer to the mystery of Easter through water and light. While it is designed for children, people of all ages can find deep meaning in this tradition.

 

Easter – 8 am and 10 am (4/16): We will celebrate Christ’s resurrection with joyful worship including special music (at 10am). After the 10am, there will be a reception with festive beverages, and an egg hunt!

 


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FORUM ON SPIRTUALITY AND THE MARTIAL ARTS, THIS SUNDAY AT 9 AM

This Sunday there will be a very special Sunday Forum on Spirituality and the Martial Arts led by our very own Dan Best.  Dan has been studying Ta Kwon Do for many years and will share with us what he has learned, how it relates to his own spiritual development, and what the martial arts can teach us about our spiritual development.  Make sure to be there for this fantastic forum at 9 am in Founders Hall!

 

FEED THE HUNGRY RED BAG COLLECTION IS THIS SUNDAY, APRIL 2

Our Feed the Hungry red bags on April 2 go to the Vernon Township Food Pantry.  They are in special need of tomato sauce, spaghetti sauce and canned tomatoes.  They also have asked for cookies and snack crackers that can be placed on top of their distribution bags as a special treat for the recipients.  Please remember the hungry when you do your grocery shopping.

 

EASTER FLOWERS MEMORY AND THANKSGIVING SIGN-UPS AVAILABLE AT CHURCH

Sign up on Sunday, or stop by the church. If you interested and are unable to do so, contact the office (parish@stgregoryschurch.org, 847-945-1678).

 

HOLY WEDNESDAY, FEAST OF THE PEDICURE - WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12

Before we wash our feet on Maundy Thursday, join Mother Anne at Josie Nail Spa for a pedicure and fun! We will have some lovely beverages, snacks, and plenty of good company. Email Mother Anne (anne@stgregoryschurch.org) ASAP to let her know if you plan to come, so we can reserve the space and confirm times. Depending on how many people sign up, the times will be somewhere between 5-8 pm.

 

FUN FOR ALL AGES - MAKING PALM CROSSES - SATURDAY, APRIL 8 AT 9 AM – 11 AM 

Come have breakfast and learn how to make Palm Crosses for us to wear on Palm Sunday. This is fun for all ages, including children elementary age and up. Join in this great inter-generational tradition.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS – EVERY FRIDAY DURING LENT - 7:00 PM

Every Friday evening at 7 pm during Lent (starting this Friday, March 3rd), we will pray the Stations of the Cross in the Church. This will be led by our Lectors, and is an excellent Lenten discipline to observe, pray, and consider how Jesus’ walk to his crucifixion can impact our own spiritual journeys.

 

LENTEN READING

The Sally Craig Memorial Library has a selection of books of Lenten readings, meditations, and studies, available for checkout, displayed on the shelves just inside the door.   Also displayed are some picture books on the subject of Easter, for the children. Come see and check them out!

 

ST GREGORY’S NEW FLORIST IS SWANSON’S BLOSSOM SHOP

Please note that the church will be using Swanson’s Blossom Shop for our Sunday arrangements. They are located at 814 Waukegan Rd., Deerfield, IL 60015   (847)945-0751.  Take note of the beautiful arrangements they have been doing for our Lenten greenery – be sure to thank them!

 

ST. GREGORY’S BOOK CLUB APRIL SELECTION

Selection for April 19 is The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman.

 

MIDWEST IAF (METRO INDUSTRIAL AREAS FOUNDATION) REGIONAL TRAINING, MAY 8-12

Metro Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) will offer a 5-day version of its acclaimed national leadership training at St. James Commons, Episcopal Diocese of Chicago, 65 East Huron St. Chicago.  The training will include the core universals and skills used by IAF affiliate organizations throughout the country.  This training will be useful for emerging leaders, leaders who have been involved in broad-based organizing but have yet to participate in other trainings, and staff of member organizations. Attendance is limited to a maximum of 60 participants. Registration deadline is March 31. Contact the church office parish@stgregoryschurch.org for more information.

 

COMMUNITY MEALS THANK YOU!

Thanks to Peggi Adams, Cathy Leimbeck, David Jolly, Scott and Elizabeth Hamilton, Jim and Cyndi Millspaugh, Bill and Janet Foltz, and Barbara, Matthew and Scott Schaper who prepared and served lunch to our neighbors in Waukegan.  Thanks to our bakers: Sybil TenEyck, Lisa Halpin, Karen Nicholas, Michelle Appelbaum, Leigh Stewart, Janet Foltz and the Schapers.  Our next opportunity to serve is Sunday, May 28th, Memorial Day weekend.      Barb Schaper, Janet and Bill Foltz



 

“WE THE PEOPLE MAKING OUR VOICES HEARD” GATHERINGS

In these politically conflicted and difficult times, Christ United Methodist Church in Deerfield wants to support and encourage active participation in the democratic process by inviting the community to three events. We believe that our nation will best navigate through the current troubled waters if every day citizens actively engage in the political process. We further believe that the religious community is uniquely positioned to help people listen to and learn from one another. Having and showing respect for those who hold differing opinions is a sign of spiritual maturity and is crucial to a thriving democracy. These events are non-partisan. Presenters will have their positions, and we will honor them as well as those who respectfully express contradictory views. Each of the three gatherings will include presentations from people involved in a particular issue, a time of Q&A, instruction on effective ways to make your voice heard, and time to dialogue with other participants.

 The events are open to the public, but registration is required. Registration Options:

Online at: Action Network By phone: CUMC Office, 847.945.3040

 The schedule is as follows:

April 18, 2017, 7pm Education State Representative Scott Drury and Representatives from the League of Women Voters

 May 8, 2017, 7pm Environment U. S. Congressman Brad Schneider and The Sierra Club

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially…Ed Collins, Bev Falbe, Gabby, Julie Leahy, Nate Piety, George, Lin Reichenbach, Aylair Blagrove, Marva Willis, Mark, Dwight Coleman, William, Charles Woods, Michiko Uyeda and Marlu Pasaporte.

The faithful departed..... Raymond Vanderhulst

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


 

 

 

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SERVICE SCHEDULE

Sunday
8:00 AM Contemplative Holy Eucharist 
9:00 AM Christian Education for All Ages

10:00 AM Holy Eucharist with choir and Children's Church

             

 
Wednesday
7:00 AM Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayers
 

UPCOMING EVENTS

05/29/2017 07:30 PM Al-Anon Family Group

05/30/2017 05:30 PM ACoA Step Group

05/31/2017 07:00 AM Holy Eucharist

05/31/2017 07:30 PM Boy Scout Troop 50

05/31/2017 07:30 PM Boy Scout Troop 50
Boy Scout Troop 50 meets in the Basement of St. Gregory's Church every Wednesday evening during the school year. For more information contact Don Anderson 847-405-9301 Dranderson.2@juno.com