We find our unity in the Holy Spirit, who calls us together to be one body of Jesus Christ. We invite you not only to join us, but to strengthen our life in Christ through your own gifts and ministries.
PUMPKINS, PUMPKINS, PUMPKINS
Join us for the fun, family events that will be happening in the patch:
Saturday, October 19
1:00 - 3:00 pm: Kaden's band - 8 AM, will be playing in the pumpkin patch! Come enjoy the music and buy your pumpkins! Bring your friends; you won't want to miss this!
Sunday October 20
2:00 pm: Pet Blessing and Pet Costume Contest - Bring your furry, feathery or scaly friends dressed for the season and get them blessed! Then we'll have our Pet Costume Contest! It is a great time to take pictures in the pumpkin patch and pick up pumpkins to decorate your front doorway!
1:30 - 3:30 pm: Musical "petting zoo" - The music school Bach to Rock in Northbrook will have several different musical instruments available for children of all ages to touch and try. There will also be a raffle for 2 free music lessons!
Saturday, October 26
7:00 - 10:00 pm: Haunted House - Our Troop 50 Boys Scouts will hold their Annual Haunted House. As a fundraiser, you just need to bring non-perishable items to donate (cash donations accepted also) as your entrance fee. This is a SCARY haunted house for older participants! Support our Scouts!
Sunday, October 27
Pumpkin decorating - Join us for a St. Gregory’s intergenerational tradition! Purchase a pumpkin from the patch (ALL proceeds support our Youth Group’s trips), and decorate your pumpkin and enjoy pumpkin themed snacks, and a photo booth will be available to add to the fun!
1:00 – 4:00pm: Haunted House for the littles - If you have younger children, this is the day to stop by the Troop 50 Haunted House. The lights are kept on and the daytime activities are geared to those who are looking for a less scary experience.
Saturday November 2
10:00 am – Noon: Pumpkin Olympics - All the local Churches, Scouts and two churches from Oak Park will be participating in the Pumpkin Olympics! We will have a Parade of the Athletes, lighting of the torch, all sorts of pumpkin races and tons of fun! Come play with us or be a spectator to cheer for our team! There will be various charities represented and winners will have money donated to their favorite charity! It will be the last chance to get your Thanksgiving table scape pumpkins and your cooking pumpkins! There will be a lunch after the games so all the athletes and families can visit and have fellowship!
10:00 am – Noon: Musical "petting zoo" - The music school Bach to Rock in Northbrook will have several different musical instruments available for children of all ages to touch and try! There will also be a raffle for 2 free music lessons! Perfect thing to keep younger children busy during pumpkin Olympics!