Save the Date - Sept. 29
20th Year Celebration Service!!!
Featuring the 20 Year All Star Band
& Ice Cream Social - 10 am @ the Chapel
Blessings of the Beasts
on the Beach
* * * * *
"LOVE Those Animals!"
Dr. Thomas S. Dickelman preaching
Music by Mandolin Master Don Stiernberg
meditation on the bluff - 745
communion on beach - 825
first service - 830
treats (by Bonnie Parker) - 920
second service 930 ish
A Celebration of Life service for Ron Moore will be held Saturday, September 7 at 4:00 pm at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park. You are welcome to join the Celebration; Tom will lead the service and Elliott will provide music.
We're creating a hard copy Pictorial Directory of Community Church Family & Friends and want you to be part of it! You can send an image to Pam Campbell Pam or get your picture taken at worship this Sunday. We'll take your name, and get in touch in the next few weeks to make sure we include the contact info you'd like. There will be
no charge for the color Directory, and they'll be
available to folks who participate.

True or False - The Dickelman's have a dog with a cross on its chest.
True. One of two family dogs is a miniature Australian Shepherd named Nori, who as a puppy had a rather prominent cross on her chest. We know, it's all a little weird...
WBR Benefit Ride
The Community Church of Lake Forest & Lake Bluff
is a proud partner with World Bicycle Relief. At every opportunity The Community Church looks to help further the mission of WBR: Empowering people in need with life-changing bicycles.  Here’s another opportunity:
at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital

You’ll enjoy:
Beautiful 20 and 60 mile North Shore routes
Family Fun Ride for all ages
Rest stops, ride t-shirts and goodie bags
Post-ride celebration with food, drinks,
and special musical guests
Activities highlighting the Power of Bicycles
More fun to come!
Register now >
Contact ZACH if you’d like to ride on Sunday
(Zach will be riding 60)
The Community Church Presents
"The High School Senior Brunch"
Because Senior Year is
a Special & Fun(ky) Year

All high school seniors are warmly invited to
attend the brunch, which will feature
Matt Dewar, Ed.D.
The Winter Club 
September 15th - Sunday 12:00 PM—1:30 PM
MSG (Middle School Group)
Monday, Sept. 9
Welcome to MSG 2019-2020! Each month Zach leads
a lively discussion on the first Monday of every month (except this month) for students in grades 6, 7, & 8.
Join us this Monday (9/9)
hosted by Anne & Steve Hill 
6 PM - 7:30 PM (dinner included)
RSVP to Pam
Ken's ( Important! ) Corner

"Arts for Alzheimer’s"

There are many wonderful events happening over the weekend of September 21st & 22nd at Barbara’s Bookstore in Vernon Hills. Here are a few highlights:

Music and Art Therapy

Music therapy is the use of music to address the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of a group or individual. It employs a variety of activities, such as listening to melodies, playing an instrument, drumming, writing songs, and guided imagery. Click here for more info and to register (it’s free)
An Explanation of
Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Charulatha Nagar, a neurologist from Northwestern Medicine, will talk about:
1) Alzheimer's disease and other dementia related medical conditions
2) Diagnosis
3) Treatment plans
4) Role of caregiver
5) Other topics
There will be a Q&A to follow. Click here for more info and to register (it’s free)
Rush University: Lecture on Healthy
Brain Aging and
Alzheimer's Disease Research

Karen Graham, the manager of research education at Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center, and Mushira Khan, a qualitative researcher, at Rush University Alzheimer's Disease Center, will be speaking about Alzheimer's disease. They will provide education on the disease, talk about healthy aging and their current research efforts. Click here for more information and to register
Healthy Cooking
With Plant Based Foods

Healthy Cooking with Plant Based Foods led by the team at Trader Joe's - Libertyville Surprise menu. And you'll get your name put in a raffle for a chance to win a free bag of groceries from the Trader Joe's Libertyville.

* If you want to try cooking any one of these meals at home, you'll find all the ingredients at Trader Joe's - Libertyville. And as a special bonus for this event and added convenience, Trader Joe's will have the bag of ingredients all ready for you to pickup for purchase. Just talk to the Trader Joe's instructor. Click here for more info and to register (it’s free)
Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting on a chair or standing on the ground while using the chair for support. Yoga teacher Jeff Kosanovich will be instructing the class.. Click  here  for more info and to register (it’s free)
Live Music This Weekend!

Friday:  Elliott Delman at the Lake Bluff Farmers Market

Saturday: Suede, Dave & Lynette at Deerfield Farmer's Market 9:30-11:30 am. Christina Trulio with Daniela Sloan and Victor Sanders at Jarvis Square Pottery in Chicago 8 pm.

Sunday: Mandolinist Don Stiernberg is featured at our service on Sunday. Also, Blue Sunday, Special Edition with the NightCrawlers featuring our own Mike Landers & Rob Sulski at the Humble Pub in Highwood 2 pm - 5 pm.

Mark Your Calendars:

September 14: The Love at Humble Pub in Highwood 8:30-11:30 pm
September 20: Terry Moran at the Lake Bluff Farmers Market

October 5: The Love at Gorton Center 7:00-10:00 pm

See you soon!
Friends, it's time to check out
the latest addition to our
Babbling Bohemian Podcasts -
Nic Barnum - a loved musician in our church and community ( who has something to say !)
Last but not least, the remainder of September
we will enjoy celebrity guest editors
Zach Hancock and Pam Campbell
as writers / designers of this weekly newsletter.
Please send your story ideas, etc. to them!
And, thanks Zach and Pam...