Recent Projects

These are some recent special mission projects of our church   

 Warm Clothing donation - On Missions Sunday, November 13, five large bags of warm clothing (socks, hats, gloves, scarves, sweaters, etc.) were donated for our Native American neighbors at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota. 

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bread for the world logo
Bread for the World-On Sunday, January 18th, the church participated in an “offering of letters” in which many members of the congregation wrote to Congress about funding hunger projects around the world.  If you did not have a chance to stop by the letter writing table, please go to the Bread for the World Website and click the "How can I Help" Tab.   To visit the Bread for the World Website, please click here.
 
 
School Kits – Seventy four cloth school bags were made by church members and filled with school supplies for Church World Services to send to needy children around the world.  To learn more about school kits, click here.
 
Church World Service
Our Shepherd U Children learned about helping others.

Our Shepherd U Children learned about helping others.

Crop Walk - Five volunteers from our church took part in the Cardunal CROP Hunger Walk in Dundee, IL this year.  It was a beautiful fall day (no rain, yeah!).   Our church raised $1507.50 to fight hunger.   The four participating churches together raised $4819.25, which benefits two local food pantries, PADS, and world-wide missions through Church World Services. Volunteers from the church participate in the walk annually.
 
To learn more about CROP, click here.        (The Cardunal Crop Hunger Walk, draws its name from CARpentersville, DUNdee, and ALgonquin)   
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Crop Walk pic
 
Oaks pic
 
 
100 Oaks for 100 YearsVolunteers from the church helped plant 100 oak trees on  October 18th, in Glacial Park, near Ringwood, IL.
For more information on these or any of our recent projects, please call the church office at 847-658-5308 or use the contact form below:

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