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Stress, anxiety, depression — the challenges of the pandemic may continue

Posted by Pat Gulik, RN on

As I’m writing this it’s a beautiful spring day, sunny and warm, with trees flowering outside my window. The kind of day that anticipates the fun of spring and summer after being cooped up during the cold days of winter. The anticipation is even greater this year than at the end of a...

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Service of Lament and Prayer on May 5, 7pm

Posted by Pastor Troy Medlin on

How long, O Lord? Will you forget me forever?How long will you hide your face from me?How long must I bear pain in my soul,and have sorrow in my heart all day long?  Psalm 13:1-2 We all experience seasons of grief and loss. We all know at some level the anguish and pain of the...

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Register now for Vacation Bible School in August

Posted by Children and Family Ministry on

Rocky Railway: Jesus' Power Pulls Us ThroughMonday–Friday, August 2-68:30-11:30am   Register here.Pay VBS fees here.   Vacation Bible School was cancelled last summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but VBS will be back in 2021, with a full week of crafts, games and other...

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Holy Week and Easter worship for 2021

Posted by Pastor Dave Lyle on

Dear Friends in Christ, I knew the pandemic might last a while, but I never thought we wouldn’t be gathering for in-person worship during Holy Week — and that’s what I thought last year! I certainly didn’t think that a second Holy Week and Easter would be impacted. Yet...

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Emotional support for pre-teens and teens

Posted by Grace School on

  Thursday, March 18, 7pm   Social and Emotional Health for Middle School and High School Students with Dr. Grace Ahn-Im, Cornerstone Counseling Center of Chicago   Teens and pre-teens have faced big challenges during the COVID pandemic — remote learning...

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"Habits of Grace" devotions are available online

Posted by Grace Church on

"Habits of Grace," a series of devotions written by Grace members and guests, explores the spiritual disciplines of Lent with a focus on the gospel power of justice and mercy.  The devotions are organized around the disciplines of confession, repentance, prayer, fasting...

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Service bulletin from the funeral for Carl Schalk

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Carl Schalk, composer, teacher, hymnodist, and founder of the Bach Cantata Vespers at Grace Church, died on Sunday, January 24. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the funeral on Monday, February 1, was limited to worshipers invited by the family.  There will be a memorial service at some...

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Connect in January

Posted by Grace Church on

Join friends from Grace for conversation and conviviality It's been eons since we've been able to gather in Fellowship Hall for a meal or talk with one another in the Grace atrium, paper coffee cup in hand. Let's get together in others ways to share our stories, to talk, laugh and pray...

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Living signs this New Year

Posted by Troy Medlin on

As you can imagine it has been such a strange time to begin serving as your new associate pastor. After all, pastoring for me is about the people, about you, and your families, and about gathering around God’s promises together as we encounter Christ in word and meal and especially in one...

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The Children's Service of Lessons and Carols premieres on video on December 24

Posted by Gwen Gotsch on

Christmas Eve came early to Grace Church and School this year.  On Monday, October 19, fifth through eighth graders returned to school at 5:30 p.m., at dusk, donned their red choir robes and lined up around the perimeter of the gym, tallest to shortest. Teachers passed out battery-operated...

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