VBS_Register_Logo_2015.jpgSummer food drive

The Social Ministry Committee's summer food drive continues through this Sunday. Bring non-perishable items to the bin in the atrium. Food will be shared with the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry, Harmony Church's food pantry, Uptown Ministries, Fraternité Notre Dame and LCFS.

Important congregation meetings

Congregation meeting on June 7. There will be a regular meeting of the congregation on Sunday, June 7, following the 11:00 service. Nursery care will be available and a light lunch will be served. The agenda includes approval of the 2015-16 budget.

Special meeting on June 14, 12:15pm, to call a new Senior Pastor. This meeting will be held in the sanctuary immediately following the 11 o’clock service, for the sole purpose of considering the Call Committee's recommendation of a new Senior Pastor. You are invited to meet the Senior Pastor candidate on Saturday evening, June 13, 7pm. The candidate will lead a service of Evening Prayer and preach the homily. A reception follows the service.

RummageSaleDonations_2015-3.pngPick up your pedometer and packet on Sunday morning

Step up to the challenge! Join us for Walking Together With Scripture beginning this Sunday. Our goal is to have 100 people walking. Members of the Health Cabinet will be distributing packets and pedometers in the atrium between services. Pedometers are just $15, and if you have one already, participant packets are $5. Read more here.

Take steps to feed the hungry. Register for the Greater Chicago Food Depository lakefront 5K walk on June 20 here (select Harmony Food Pantry, agency #A01155). Bus transportation from Grace to the walk will be available.

Help out at the Rummage Sale

The sorting, organizing and pricing will be going on all next week in Fellowship Hall, in preparation for the Rummage Sale on June 12-13. Stop in and help out any time between 8:30am and 1pm on Saturday, June 6; between 9am and noon and 5 and 8pm, Monday through Wednesday, and all day Thursday. Donations are welcome through next Wednesday.