This Sunday @ the Beach
Singer-songwriter Christina Trulio offers inspiring tunes, Tom Dickelman preaches and we offer the sacrament of baptism to a pair of angels this Sunday. Services @ 8:30 & 9:30 with meditation on the bluff @ 7:45 and communion @ 8:25. Coffee and treats in-between the services.
Join us & bring some pals!
Wednesday, July 17
Community Church Charities Presents
On the Eve of the (British) Open
"An Open Party" @ Gorton
5:30 to 6:45 golf course cookout & beverages
6:30 ish bagpipers
6:50 guests are piped into the Hughes Theater
7:00 to 8:30 "Tommy's Honour" shown
8:30 conversation with Producer Jim Kreutzer
"Tommy's Honour" will be featured on US airlines beginning in August and the Golf Channel beginning in September.
The award-winning, feature length movie "Tommy's Honour" is based on the book and dramatic true life story of Old Tom Morris and his son, Young Tommy, set in 1870's St. Andrews. Dr. Jim Kreutzer who's part of our church family produced the movie, which is about much more than golf - please bring the family! Check out the Tommy's Honour TRAILER
The cookout and movie are free-of-charge and open to all. We will happily accept donations, all of which will go to the Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund (DMSF) which provides high school scholarship assistance for economically disadvantaged young people in Chicago, Cicero and Berwyn. 50 Murphy Scholars who are living at Lake Forest College and working as caddies in the area this summer will be our guests at the event. There is NO CHARGE - but we will happily accept donations, all of which will go to support DMSF. All we ask is that you sign up for the event by clicking HERE. Bring your friends!
The Community Garden
July 1 Community Garden
July 1 Community Garden
As you can see in the photos, the Community Garden has grown a lot in a month. Saturday morning July 13th 7:30 am to 9:00 am is the next Community Garden work day. We’d love to have you participate in this wonderful garden that will provide organic produce to families who are part of Beacon Place. 
If you’d like to participate in the garden but can’t make Saturday morning—no worries!. Suggest a time that might work for you and we’ll make it happen. Contact ZACH for questions and information.
Intelligentsia Cup
Bike Race

The Intelligentsia Cup begins July 19th and arrives in Lake Bluff on Saturday July 27th (the second to last day of the 10 day event).  
The Community Church in partnership with World Bicycle Relief, Lake Bluff Brewery, and the Intelligentsia Cup are selling Lake Bluff Brewery Beer at the bike race! 
Question : Why would a church collaborate on selling beer at a bike race?
Answer : Because 50% of the purchase price of a beer ($6) goes directly to World Bicycle Relief, a Chicago-based non-profit organization that puts sturdy Buffalo bicycles into the hands of people in the developing world who desperately need transportation for school and work (business, medicine). To learn more about WBR viste the website HERE .
The Community Church is also organizing a raffle at the bike race . Purchase of a $1 raffle ticket will give you a chance to win a bicycle (three models to choose from). A big thank you to Intelligentsia and Lake Bluff Hub and Cycle for providing the bicycle. All raffle proceeds will go towards WBR and funding Buffalo bicycles. 
Come on down to enjoy the bicycle races and don’t forget to stop by the beer tent and raffle table—we’ll be there! It’s the easiest way to give to a good cause you’re likely to ever find.  
Click HERE to visit the Intelligentsia Cup website. 
Click HERE to visit the Lake Bluff page.
Babbling Bohemian is a Community Church podcast that seeks to share the many remarkable lives in the church and the community of Lake Forest & Lake Bluff. Six conversations are available and a seventh is on the way! 
The latest conversation is with Meg Barnhart (pictured) —a fascinating woman whose words of wisdom and insight you will not want to miss. To see all the interviews and to learn more about the podcast visit the Babbling Bohemian page on the Community Church website.
And Finally, a Few Things
From Our Office Manager
Pam Campbell...

Treats this week will be provided by Dezelan & Teegarden’s - thank you!

If you can provide treats for the beach one Sunday
click HERE  

Don't forget to sign up for "Tommy’s Honour" on July 17 at Gorton. Click HERE

A link to our website where you can find all sorts of things, including videos of our prior week's worship services HERE

If you inadvertently left something at the picnic, contact Pam by clicking HERE