Street Church, we are engaged in:
Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants
Connections for the Homeless, which manages Hilda's Place,
Evanston's only homeless shelter, and develops partnerships between
the homeless and the community. Hilda's Place is located in the
basement of Lake Street Church.
Sustenance Connection, is a committee that helps to prepare and serve dinner in LSC's kitchen twice a month (the first Thursday and the third Monday of every month) to guests of Hilda's Place, a program of Connections for the Homeless. Hilda's Place, located downstairs in our Church House, has 15 - 25 guests each evening. It's easy to get involved with this ministry of LSC. Contact Tim Harrington (email@example.com) or Toni Saunders (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
For the second quarter of 2013, join us on the following Mondays: May 20; June 17; July 15.
Or the following 2013 Thursdays: May 2, June 6, July 4.
Nicaragua Niño's Project - click here Nicaragua Service Trip, a trip for some of us . . . a journey for all of us.
The marthas are an eclectic group of volunteers inspired by Luke 10: 39-42. Choosing to interpret the Scripture that the acts of labor are as important as hearing the Word, the marthas volunteer one Saturday per month fixing what needs fixing around this 150 year old structure. Please check the calendar for specific projects or contact Chris Ellicott, Church Administrator (email@example.com).
Here is a listing of upcoming 2013 martha projects:
- February - Kitchen Cleaning
- March - Spring Sanctuary Cleaning
- April - Window Un-Sealing
- May - Garden Pruining & Grounds Spring Clean-Up
Interfaith Action of Evanston, founded in 1971 to promote ecumenical action on issues of human concern within Evanston, our state, our nation, and worldwide. The council supports several soup kitchens and the Hospitality Center for the Homeless. During the winter months, it also sponsors warming centers for the homeless.
Evanston Interreligious Sustainability Circle, an environmentally-conscious
group that promotes a lifestyle that protects the environment and
conserves our natural resources.
Family Matters, which provides a context through which
families in Chicago's "North of Howard" neighborhood can
enhance their community, develop economic self-sufficiency and leadership,
and grow in their potential as individuals and family.
Lake Street Church Peace and Justice Committee, which
promotes and supports social justice projects within the congregation.
Activities include workshops on nonviolent communication, donating
food and clothing to refugees and victims of disasters, and supplying
books and tapes to prisoners.
The Ted Fund, which enables public school children from
families with limited financial resources to take part in quality,
fee-based summer programs–just as more privileged Evanston
children are able to do.
Street Church also engages in these ecumenical and interfaith activities:
Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions, a global
organization that fosters interreligious dialogue and cooperation
around the world.
The 15th Annual Living Buddha, Living Christ, a special worship service celebrating the wisdom of both the Buddha and Jesus Christ,
will be held in the LSC Sanctuary on Sunday, June 9, 2013. This year's theme: Ripples of Peace Amidst Chaos with the Dharma Talk by Sensei Mui Baltrunos and the Meditation by Rev. Stephen Van Kuiken.
World Community Sunday Celebration will be October 6, 2013, at 10:30 am in the Sanctuary.
A New Conversation ~ Passover and Good Friday ~ A Shared Service of Healing and Hope. Click here to listen to a recording of the April 2, 2010, service held at Lake Street Church.
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