New class starts October 7th
The Adult Bible Study class will begin a study of the book of  Romans We will plan this class out on an as-we-go basis. Pat Groenewold will help us begin this study on October 7th. We welcome new people to the class that encourages comments and questions from all attendees.
The class will begin at about 9:00 am or shortly thereafter, and end 10 to 15 minutes before church.
October 7 – October 21 Mission Drives
Bethany House of Hospitality Donation Drive

Bethany House of Hospitality offers housing and support services to young immigrant women as they journey to independence. Bethany House opened in October 2017 with the support of 33 Chicago area Catholic women’s religious orders.

They always welcome gift cards and cash donations for our educational and transportation funds. Other items that are currently needed can be found on their Amazon wish list. Here is the link:

This list can also be found on the Bethany House table in the narthex.
The mission of WINGS Program, Inc. is to provide housing, integrated services, education and advocacy to end domestic violence.
Your donation will help victims of domestic violence move on to self-sufficient and independent lives. If you are interested in helping WINGS further, please go to our website at or call 847-519-7820.
Suggested items to donate:
  Gently used children’s, women’s, and men’s clothing (casual and formal); Designer and boutique clothing;
  Purses, accessories, shoes, and jewelry (costume and real);
Outerwear;   Home Decor;Housewares

Thank you to all the people who have hosted coffee hour in the 3rd quarter of this year.
Sushma Begari
Karen Franz
Bob Groenewold
Pat and Ken Groenewold
Chris Lorentz
Lois McPherson
Ann Moorman
Marie Rutter
Ann Scheerer
Judie Truelsen
Thank you to Ellen Riggs for providing several cans of coffee.

There are open dates thru the rest of the year. Please check out the board in the lounge and find one that works for you.
Join us for a Mini-Retreat!

Grieving with Hope
A day to help us understand our grief, pray together, and find new hope through the good news we have through Jesus Christ.

Contemplative Worship…Prayers for Healing… Small Group Discussion… Resources for the Journey…

Saturday, October 27, 2018 From 9 am to 3 pm Church of the Cross in Hoffman Estates, IL (475 W Higgins Road)

Please call Pastor Lisa at 630.289.5411 to Register by Oct. 14.
Lunch will be provided with registration. Childcare can be available with advance notice. 

"Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted" -Matthew 5:4
We are collecting items for the Schaumburg Food Pantry.  

The pantry provides assistance to those in need within Schaumburg Township. Pantry shelves empty quickly assisting 600+ families each month. 

Items needed now are:

  • Soup and crackers
  • Peanut butter & jelly
  • Apple sauce
  • Pancake mix & syrup
  • Toilet paper
  • Canned fruit
  • Pasta Roni
  • Rice & Roni
  • Boxed/Canned potato
  • Canned carrots
  • Paper towels