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Parish Newsletter

Welcome to the weekly parish newsletter of St. Gregory's Episcopal Church in Deerfield, Illinois.

THIS SUNDAY AT ST. G’S

8am – Worship

9am – Formation for all ages – Adult Forum: Prayer Walk – what on earth is that? Why/how do that? What difference does it make for me? St. G’s? Deerfield?

10am – Worship

11am – Coffee Hour 

 

RED BAGS FOOD COLLECTION – SUNDAY, MAY 5

Our Feed the Hungry red bags on May 5 will go to the Deerfield Township Food Pantry.  They are in need of toilet paper and paper towels, jelly, peanut butter, oatmeal canisters, pasta and pasta sauce, canned chicken, canned stews, condiments, protein bars and snack crackers.   Please remember to take a red bag or two and fill them when you shop.

 

INFORMATION MEETING/GATHERING FOR ISRAEL TRIP – MAY 7 AT 7PM AT BJBE

There will be a meeting for all interested in the trip to Israel to gather with BJBE to begin our time together discussing our trip. They are so very excited that we have SUCH a large group signed up, and are delighted to begin conversations together. The trip dates are October 19-30 (currently – there may be 1 or 2 more days added).

 

BOOK CLUB – MAY 15 AT 7PM

Join us in the Conference Room on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss the following selection: 

May 15 – “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

 

YOUTH GROUP NEWS

The Youth Group is going to a Human Foosball Tournament on May 11 from 11:30 - 1:00pm at Christ Church in Winnetka! There will be food and a ton of fun! RSVP to shelley@stgregoryschurch.org 

Youth Group will also be having an end of year picnic at the Marian House on June 2, at 11:15 am. Sign up in Founders' Hall to tell what food you will bring to share! 

 SUPPORT BSA TROOP 50 PASTA DINNER – MAY 3 AT 6PM

Support BSA Troop 50 for their 43rd annual Pastas Dinner on Friday May 3 at the Wilmot School Gym, 6:00 - 8:00PM. Food is catered by Bonta. Advanced tickets are $10 Adult/ $8 Children 10& under. Tickets at the door are $12 Adult/ $10 Children 10& under. For questions, contact Julia Nelson 952-270-5745.

 

NEXT COMMUNITY MEALS – SUNDAY, MAY 19

St. Gregory's provided lunch for our neighbors in Waukegan on Easter Sunday.  Volunteers included David Jolly, Steve and Robin Prebish from BJBE, Max Smith, Sudi Johnson, Meredith Potter, Sybil TenEyck, Scott Hamilton, Janet and Bill Foltz, Barb, Matthew and Scott Schaper.  Catherine Martin donated dyed hard boiled eggs. We received several bags of Easter candy from anonymous people.   Desserts were donated by Jean Schwarz, Scott Hamilton, Sybil TenEyck, Mary Keller, Karen Nicholas, Carol Porter, Lisa Halpin, Janet Foltz' mother Barbara Hoffmann, and the Schapers. 

Our next opportunity to serve is Sunday, May 19th.

 

ALTAR FLOWER DONOR OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE 

If you would like to donate altar flowers for Sunday, April 28, contact Val Seilheimer (valscello1@aol.com).

 

A BIG SHOUT OUT

to all the people who made our Easter reception so special:

Leigh Stewart - coordinating, purchasing, clean up

Ana Soonthornsima - food, decorations, clean up

Cecilia Rodriguez - food, decorations, clean up

Appelbaum Family - food

Casey Kremer, coffee making, room set up and take down

Kelly Gearhart - coffee station

Keith Stewart - room set up, mimosa station, clean up

Shelley Byrnes - Eggcellent eggtivities!

Ob Soonthornsima - clean up

Sarah Snyder - clean up 

"Many hands make fun work!" Thanks for pitching in!

 

VESTRY MEETING NEWS

Our Vestry met on April 9:

·      As a follow up to the St. Gregory’s Faith in Action report given at the annual meeting, the Vestry has finalized a charter to allow us to establish a Faith in Action team to help us put our faith in action.  This will include identifying areas of focus, and implementing the parish tithe and activities in meaningful ways for our community. The Vestry is actively looking for 4-5 people to be on this important and rewarding Ministry team. If you are interested, please let a vestry member know. 

 

·      The Finance Committee has finalized the 2019 budget and is pleased to report that we have had excellent participation with nearly 85% of members making a pledge, and our pledges are up 10% from last year.  We believe God is calling us to do more than we have in the past, so we still have a deficit budget, but we believe that we will be able to overcome this with generosity of parishioners past and present over the course of time.  A big thank you to all who have taken a seat at St. Greg’s table.

 

·      A new Ministry is being formed called the Invite Welcome Connect (IWC) Task Force. This new Task Force will help to identify how St. Gregory’s is viewed by the community around us, greeting visitors of all types to our property, welcoming newcomers, communicating about our worship, fellowship, and facilities are all important parts of what this task force will consider.  These efforts will also help expand our reach within the community. We believe this is an important step in fulfilling our vision of radiating God’s grace, equipping all people to change the world.

 

REMEMBER, REFLECT AND RESOLVE- VIGIL HELD AT ST. GREGORY’S IN THE NEWS

Rev. David Kyllo is pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, which wants to build affordable housing in Deerfield that has been resistant to integration and affordable housing in the past. Sixty years ago, the village was nearly all-white when a group of residents blocked integrated housing in the growing post-World War II community. On Thursday night, a group of residents acknowledged that ugly history at a vigil at St. Gregory's. "This evening we gather together on this anniversary in the context of memories about our own village's struggle with the issues of fairness," said Rev. Suzan Hawkinson, of First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield. "We come together to remember, to reflect and to resolve." 

The land right by St. Gregory's was supposed to be the site of luxury housing, and, in 1959, two models homes went up. When the village board found out black families would move in, panic over property values set in, as did racism.

"Racist statements were common at these community meetings as when one resident wondered 'what kind of white people would want to live in that development.' Or another argued that God and nature intended segregation," reflected Dylan Zavagno, of the Deerfield Public Library, which has an exhibit on the fight to integrate. Ultimately, Deerfield blocked the development, and the park district took over the site. Decades later, racial diversity in the affluent northern suburb is only slightly better. About 8 percent of Deerfield's residents are nonwhite, according to the latest census figures. And the suburb still struggles with affordable and integrated housing. 

In 2013, Zion Lutheran Church proposed building affordable housing on land it owns. For many proponents of affordable housing, the conflict harkened back to 1959. And then, last year, Deerfield approved Zion Woods, a 25-unit affordable apartment complex. 

See Rev. David Kyllo at a Thursday night vigil at St. Gregory's Episcopal Church in Deerfield:

https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/deerfield-residents-gather-to-reflect-and-to-resolve-a-history-of-resisting-integration/f266af5b-7328-4aae-bc8c-b248a1de56be?utm_source=email&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Web-Share

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Sue Mueller, Jean Cummings, Audrey Smith, Destiny Davis & Family, Audrey Baer, Anne Shields, Dori Sanderson, Mary Carter, Dorothy Britt, Van Arkel Family, Rhonda Reid. 

For the departed… Arthur Toy, Robert Van Arkel.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


 

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EASTER SUNDAY

10:00 AM Easter Sunday (One Service)

We will celebrate Christ’s resurrection with joyful worship including special music.

11:00 AM Easter Reception

After the service, there will be a reception with festive beverages, and egg-tivities!

 

Holy Week at St. Gregory’s

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.”    (Leonel L. Mitchell) 

How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community. At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior!

 

April 18 - Maundy Thursday- 7pm

The name Maundy comes from the Latin mandatum, and refers to the new commandment Jesus gave the disciples in John 13:34 – to love one another as Christ first loved us. At this service, we celebrate the events of the Last Supper, including the foot washing and the institution of the Eucharist. Learning to be served by others is an important step in our walk as children of God. 

April 19 - Good Friday- Noon and 7:00pm

On Good Friday, we observe the crucifixion and death of Jesus. At Noon, we will observe the traditional Good Friday solemn liturgy with the liturgy of the Word, solemn collects, and veneration of the cross. We do not celebrate the Eucharist on Good Friday in observance of Jesus’ death, but rather receive communion from sacrament reserved on Maundy Thursday. At 7:00pm, we will observe a final Stations of the Cross with musical offerings from our choir. 

April 20 - Holy Saturday- 5:00pm – Easter Vigil

The Easter Vigil is an ancient liturgy that includes fire, light, word, water, bread, and wine – and takes the worshipper from death to life. The Easter Vigil helps us all embrace the mystery of Christ’s death and resurrection. This first Easter service is the traditional time for Baptism in the church calendar. 

April 21 - Easter – 10am

 

INFORMATION MEETING/GATHERING FOR ISRAEL TRIP – MAY 7 AT 7PM AT BJBE

There will be a meeting for all interested in the trip to Israel to gather with BJBE to begin our time together discussing our trip. They are so very excited that we have SUCH a large group signed up, and are delighted to begin conversations together. The trip dates are October 19-30 (currently – there may be 1 or 2 more days added).

 

BOOK CLUB – TONIGHT AT 7PM

Join us in the Conference Room on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss the following selections: 

April 17 – “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern

May 15 – “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

 

COMMUNITY MEALS - APRIL 21 (EASTER SUNDAY)

Our next time to serve is April 21st, Easter Sunday.  If you are able to help, we would greatly appreciate your time.  We would also appreciate wrapped Easter candy and plastic takeout containers with lids. 

Barb Schaper and Janet and Bill Foltz

 

SUPPORT BSA TROOP 50 PASTA DINNER – MAY 3 AT 6PM

Support BSA Troop 50 for their 43rd annual Pastas Dinner on Friday May 3 at the Wilmot School Gym, 6:00 - 8:00PM. Food is catered by Bonta. Advanced tickets are $10 Adult/ $8 Children 10& under. Tickets at the door are $12 Adult/ $10 Children 10& under. For questions, contact Julia Nelson 952-270-5745.

 

ALTAR FLOWER DONOR OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE  

If you would like to donate altar flowers for Sunday, April 28, contact Val Seilheimer (valscello1@aol.com). 

 

KNITTING MINISTRY - 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, 6 PM

The Knitting Ministry meets at 6:00 pm on the Third Tuesday of each month. Knitters of all skill level are welcome. Come and learn to knit or come and teach. We have supplies so just show up! We'll be making more prayer shawls to give to folks who are in the hospital, ill, injured and gifts for our high school graduates as they go off to college. Come for fellowship and creativity.

 

VESTRY MEETING NEWS

Our Vestry met on April 9:

·      As a follow up to the St. Gregory’s Faith in Action report given at the annual meeting, the Vestry has finalized a charter to allow us to establish a Faith in Action team to help us put our faith in action.  This will include identifying areas of focus, and implementing the parish tithe and activities in meaningful ways for our community. The Vestry is actively looking for 4-5 people to be on this important and rewarding Ministry team. If you are interested, please let a vestry member know. 

 

·      The Finance Committee has finalized the 2019 budget and is pleased to report that we have had excellent participation with nearly 85% of members making a pledge, and our pledges are up 10% from last year.  We believe God is calling us to do more than we have in the past, so we still have a deficit budget, but we believe that we will be able to overcome this with generosity of parishioners past and present over the course of time.  A big thank you to all who have taken a seat at St. Greg’s table.

 

·      A new Ministry is being formed called the Invite Welcome Connect (IWC) Task Force. This new Task Force will help to identify how St. Gregory’s is viewed by the community around us, greeting visitors of all types to our property, welcoming newcomers, communicating about our worship, fellowship, and facilities are all important parts of what this task force will consider.  These efforts will also help expand our reach within the community. We believe this is an important step in fulfilling our vision of radiating God’s grace, equipping all people to change the world.

 

REMEMBER, REFLECT AND RESOLVE- VIGIL HELD AT ST. GREGORY’S IN THE NEWS

Rev. David Kyllo is pastor of Zion Lutheran Church, which wants to build affordable housing in Deerfield that has been resistant to integration and affordable housing in the past. Sixty years ago, the village was nearly all-white when a group of residents blocked integrated housing in the growing post-World War II community. On Thursday night, a group of residents acknowledged that ugly history at a vigil at St. Gregory's. "This evening we gather together on this anniversary in the context of memories about our own village's struggle with the issues of fairness," said Rev. Suzan Hawkinson, of First Presbyterian Church of Deerfield. "We come together to remember, to reflect and to resolve." 

The land right by St. Gregory's was supposed to be the site of luxury housing, and, in 1959, two models homes went up. When the village board found out black families would move in, panic over property values set in, as did racism.

"Racist statements were common at these community meetings as when one resident wondered 'what kind of white people would want to live in that development.' Or another argued that God and nature intended segregation," reflected Dylan Zavagno, of the Deerfield Public Library, which has an exhibit on the fight to integrate. Ultimately, Deerfield blocked the development, and the park district took over the site. Decades later, racial diversity in the affluent northern suburb is only slightly better. About 8 percent of Deerfield's residents are nonwhite, according to the latest census figures. And the suburb still struggles with affordable and integrated housing. 

In 2013, Zion Lutheran Church proposed building affordable housing on land it owns. For many proponents of affordable housing, the conflict harkened back to 1959. And then, last year, Deerfield approved Zion Woods, a 25-unit affordable apartment complex. 

See Rev. David Kyllo at a Thursday night vigil at St. Gregory's Episcopal Church in Deerfield:

https://www.wbez.org/shows/wbez-news/deerfield-residents-gather-to-reflect-and-to-resolve-a-history-of-resisting-integration/f266af5b-7328-4aae-bc8c-b248a1de56be?utm_source=email&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=Web-Share

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Jean Cummings, Audrey Smith, Destiny Davis & Family, Audrey Baer, Kirsten Dexter, Joe Horton, Anne Shields, Olivia Rich, Kamen family. 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné. 

For the departed… Author Toy, Richard Holtan.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


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PALM SUNDAY- 8AM AND 10AM AT ST. G’S

Palm Sunday is a day of transitions. We begin worship in Founder’s Hall with the liturgy of the Palms, followed by a procession to the church (at 10am, a joyful procession around the sidewalk with musical instruments!) celebrating Jesus’ triumphant entry into Jerusalem. We then turn our attention to Jesus’ passion with a dramatic reading.

11 AM             COFFEE HOUR

 

PALM CROSS MAKING – FUN FOR ALL AGES – SATURDAY, APRIL 13 AT 9AM

Join us for breakfast and palm cross folding. This is a fun and casual time for parishioners of all ages and abilities to enjoy time together and create this visual reminder of Christ’s death.

 

STATIONS OF THE CROSS – FRIDAY AT 7PM

Stations of the Cross are a 14 step moving devotional that commemorates Jesus’ last day on earth. We pray the Stations all the Fridays of Lent to call to mind the Passion of Christ, that is, the journey Jesus took. This Friday, our visual representations are shared viewpoints from art, photography, or other visual displays from the perspective of our parishioners. Come walk these stations in a more informal, unique way. This Friday is particularly appropriate for children as well!

 

CARE PACKAGES FOR FINALS! – THIS SUNDAY

We will be sending care packages to our young adults who are out of town or in college just in time for finals. Care Package Sunday will be on Palm Sunday! Please join us after the 10:00 am service on April 14 to decorate and pack the care packages. If you would like your child, grandchild, or loved one to receive a Care Package, please send Shelley their name, address and cell phone number (shelley@stgregoryschurch.org). If you would like to donate to the care packages, please bring 15 of any of the items on the suggested list in individual sizes: 

·  package of crackers

·  individual bags of microwave popcorn

·  Pretzels

·  peanut butter

·  cough drops

·  gum/candies

·  nuts

·  hot chocolate packs

·  mini marshmallows

·  dried fruit (cranberries, etc)

·  baby wipes

·  lip balm

·  band-aids

·  gift cards

·  gold fish

·  EmergenC

·  Nutella

·  bars (granola, protein, etc)

·  mac n cheese

·  tea bags

·  tooth brushes

 

Holy Week at St. Gregory’s

“The … mystery of the dying and rising again of Jesus Christ and our participation therein is the theological core of the gospel, and its liturgical celebration is the central event of the church year.”

(Leonel L. Mitchell)

 

How we engage with Lent and Holy Week can have a direct correlation to how the great truth of Easter is lived out in our lives. Throughout the forty days of Lent, and in the week leading up to Easter, we have the opportunity to live into our death with Jesus. We can examine our lives and open ourselves to the working of the Holy Spirit in drawing us closer to God through Christ. Once we live through the death, the resurrection takes on new meaning in us and in our community. At St. Gregory’s, we have the opportunity to observe Holy Week together, with worship every day of the week. Together we will walk through the valley of the shadow of death, and rejoice in the resurrection of our Savior!

 

April 15-17 - Monday-Wednesday in Holy Week- 7am

We will worship at 7am in the Chapel each of these mornings, walking towards death on the cross with Jesus.

 

April 18 - Maundy Thursday- 7pm

The name Maundy comes from the Latin mandatum, and refers to the new commandment Jesus gave the disciples in John 13:34 – to love one another as Christ first loved us. At this service, we celebrate the events of the Last Supper, including the foot washing and the institution of the Eucharist. Learning to be served by others is an important step in our walk as children of God. Those who desire are invited to celebrate the non-liturgical, non-holy feast of the pedicure on Wednesday to prepare for the foot washing on Thursday!  See Mother Anne if you are interested.

 

April 19 - Good Friday- Noon and 7:00pm

On Good Friday, we observe the crucifixion and death of Jesus. At Noon, we will observe the traditional Good Friday solemn liturgy with the liturgy of the Word, solemn collects, and veneration of the cross. We do not celebrate the Eucharist on Good Friday in observance of Jesus’ death, but rather receive communion from sacrament reserved on Maundy Thursday. At 7:00pm, we will observe a final Stations of the Cross with musical offerings from our choir.

 

April 20 - Holy Saturday- 5:00pm – Easter Vigil

The Easter Vigil is an ancient liturgy that includes fire, light, word, water, bread, and wine – and takes the worshipper from death to life. The Easter Vigil helps us all embrace the mystery of Christ’s death and resurrection. This first Easter service is the traditional time for Baptism in the church calendar.

 

April 21 - Easter – 10am

We will celebrate Christ’s resurrection with joyful worship including special music at 10am. After the 10am service, there will be a reception with festive beverages, and an egg hunt!

 

JOINT PILGRIMAGE TO ISRAEL: ST. G’S AND CONGREGATION BJBE - OCTOBER 19-28, 2020

General Information

The trip dates are October 19-30 (currently – there may be 1 or 2 more days added). The cost is currently $4600/person (again, this is an estimate that is subject to change when the itinerary is finalized). The cost includes hotels, bus transportation, travel agents, most food and tips. This does not include airfare, and the trip dates are not inclusive of travel to and from Israel. Participants need to arrive in Tel Aviv and check in to the hotel in order to begin our travels together in the early evening on October 19th.  October 29th is currently scheduled to be a day to travel home (may change). All participants are encouraged to get travel insurance.

 

We will visit cities and sites important to the Jewish and Christian faith, study, pray, worship, and have fun together. We will be led by licensed travel agents. Karyn Kedar and Anne Jolly will offer times of teaching and worship for the group.

 

Indicating Interest

Because space is likely limited, participation will be on first expressed interest. Parishioners will have the first opportunities to join the trip, followed by friends and family. Names are currently being accepted for the trip. Please send an email to parish@stgregoryschurch.org with the names of those interested in going on the trip, including names of any friends or family interested. A deposit will be required within the month to secure each guaranteed spot. Friends and family will be included if space allows after parishioners have had the opportunity to express their interest.

from his condemnation to his death.

 

BOOK CLUB SELECTIONS – APRIL 17 AT 7PM

Join us in the Conference Room on the 3rd Wednesday of each month to discuss the following selections: 

April 17 – “The Night Circus” by Erin Morgenstern

May 15 – “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens

 

THE NOT-SO-SACRED FEAST OF THE HOLY PEDICURE – WEDNESDAY APRIL 17, 5-7:30PM

On Maundy Thursday, we wash each other’s feet in remembrance of Jesus’ servant ministry. So on Wednesday, we get pedicures! J Join us for this annual treat of fun, fellowship, and fancy feet. You must sign up and pay ahead of time – cost is $42 per person, including tip. Friends are welcome to join you, and all ages and stages are welcome! Josie Nail Spa in Glenview treats us to fantastic pedicures, Korean BBQ, and beverages. To sign up, email Mother Anne, and indicate preferred start time (40 minute intervals starting at 5pm). This is FIRST COME, FIRST SERVED, so sign up early!

 

NEXT COMMUNITY MEALS - APRIL 21 (EASTER SUNDAY)

Our next time to serve is April 21st, Easter Sunday.  If you are able to help, we would greatly appreciate your time.  We would also appreciate wrapped Easter candy and plastic takeout containers with lids.

 

Barb Schaper and Janet and Bill Foltz

 

SUPPORT BSA TROOP50 PASTA DINNER – MAY 3 AT 6PM

Support BSA Troop 50 for their 43rd annual Pastas Dinner on Friday May 3 at the Wilmot School Gym, 6:00 - 8:00PM. Food is catered by Bonta. Advanced tickets are $10 Adult/ $8 Children 10& under. Tickets at the door are $12 Adult/ $10 Children 10& under. For questions, contact Julia Nelson 952-270-5745.

 

ALTAR FLOWER DONOR OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE  

If you would like to donate altar flowers for Sunday, April 28, contact Val Seilheimer (valscello1@aol.com).

 

KNITTING MINISTRY - 3RD TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH, 6 PM

The Knitting Ministry meets at 6:00 pm on the Third Tuesday of each month. Knitters of all skill level are welcome. Come and learn to knit or come and teach. We have supplies so just show up! We'll be making more prayer shawls to give to folks who are in the hospital, ill, injured and gifts for our high school graduates as they go off to college. Come for fellowship and creativity.

 

REMEMBER, REFLECT AND RESOLVE: AN INTERFAITH VIGIL - APRIL 11 AT 6:30 PM

On April 11, 1968, President Lyndon Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968, which prohibited discrimination concerning the sale, rental, and financing of housing based on race, religion, national origin, sex, handicap and family status. On April 11 at 6:30 PM in Jaycee Park, the local interfaith group Religious Leaders United will recall that historic day with an opportunity to remember, reflect and resolve. We will remember the fight to integrate Deerfield that began in 1958-59. We will reflect on the opportunities currently presented to Deerfield for fair and affordable housing. And we will resolve to make Deerfield the welcoming community that it can further be, one that demonstrates that in diversity there is strength. All are encouraged to join us as we lift our voices together to support of our common values of inclusion and fairness.

 

THE HATE U GIVE – APRIL 16, AT 7PM

The Deerfield/Highland Park Moms Demand Action chapter will host a book discussion of Angie Thomas’ award winning novel, “The Hate U Give” on Tuesday, April 16 at 7PM at the Deerfield Public Library. Moms Demand Action is a non-partisan grassroots organization committed to gun violence prevention and is open to all, regardless of gender, race and orientation.  Excerpts from the book will be read, and attendees will participate in both small and large group discussions regarding the gun violence depicted in the book as well as the topic of implicit bias. Please RSVP: bit.ly/MDABookDiscussion.

 

PRAYERS THIS WEEK, PLEASE REMEMBER…

The sick, and those who need prayer, especially… Audrey Smith, Destiny Davis & Family, Audrey Baer, Kirsten Dexter, Joe Horton, Anne Shields, Olivia Rich, Kamen family.

 

Our companion parish in Madagascar, Santa Grégoire, Tolagnaro, and Dean Donné.

 

For the departed… Gail Rorzitsch, Richard Holtan, Jerry Davis, Sally Todd.

 

PARISH E-NEWSLETTER DEADLINE - MONDAY, 9:30 AM

If you would like to have something included in the newsletter sent out midweek, please submit your article to parish@stgregoryschurch.org or call Charlene Vanderhulst (847-945-1678.)


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SERVICE SCHEDULE

Sunday
8:00 AM Contemplative Holy Eucharist 
9:00 AM Adult Bible Study

10:00 AM Holy Eucharist with music

             

 
Wednesday
8:00 AM Holy Eucharist with Healing Prayers
 

UPCOMING EVENTS