2019-05-12 11:15:18 dporzel

Immanuel Lutheran Preschool (Mokena) is in need of a teaching assistant to begin in August, 2019. The position would be Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 12:00, and additional hours for continuing education, staff meetings, and special events. This job requires taking care of physical, emotional, and social needs of children ages 2 1/2 to 5. For more information, call 708-479-5600; to apply, email your resume to Linda Marquardt at

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2019-03-15 18:45:25 dporzel

Council on Aging is sponsoring a new Memory Café to serve as a social gathering for people living with dementia and other forms of cognitive impairment and their care partners. The free events offer friendly conversation, an opportunity to relax and feel welcomed by and connected to the community, and informative presentations from local experts on everything from interactive music activities, laugh therapy, engagement through art, and more. Lunch follows each gathering. The café takes place from 10:00 to 11:30 on the second Wednesday of every month through September at the Community Nutrition Network Site, 8925 Kostner Ave., Homewood. Registration is required at 708-361-0219. Contact Pastor Ray for more information.

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2017-10-14 12:50:09 dporzel

NOW OPEN: “RELIGIOUS CHANGE AND PRINT, 1450-1700” Now open to the public through December 27, 2017, plan your visit to the Newberry Library to see this exhibit. Featuring over 150 objects from the Newberry’s collection, “Religious Change and Print, 1450-1700” views the Reformation through the eyes of the people who experienced the social, cultural, and political transformations it thrust into their lives. Guided public tours are available free of charge on select dates. For more information, visit

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2017-08-12 13:43:31 dporzel

Welcome to Orland-Palos VFW 2604! We are looking forward to offering you the many benefits that come with membership in our organization, as well as the camaraderie and friendships you will make. We represent all service branches, and our members have served in all of the nation’s military actions. With your participation we will continue to be of value to our nation and our communities. We can be found at the Orland Park Veterans Building, 15045 West Avenue, Orland Park. Join us at our summer picnic on Saturday, August 26, from 12:00 to 4:00 on the grounds of All Saints Lutheran Church. RSVP by calling Cmdr. Bruce at 708-415-4353.

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2017-04-04 12:26:47 dporzel

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Guests and regular guests are always most welcome here at Christ Lutheran! Recently, some regular guests have asked me about how to formally join the congregation. There are several paths to membership. For those who have current Lutheran membership, a Transfer request letter is asked for and sent from our church office to the sending congregation. Those that have been confirmed as Lutheran and whose congregational membership has lapsed are welcome to speak with me about being welcomed into membership by Reaffirmation. For those who are new to the faith, I welcome conversations about Holy Baptism and membership. If you are from a different Christian tradition, we can talk about needed involvement in our next Faith and Congregation Class (FCC) and subsequent Confirmation of Faith. FCC is recommended for all new CLC members since the class reviews the basics of our Christianity and Lutheran denomination and the mission, history, organization, programs, art and buildings of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church. If you have any questions or would like to start a membership process, please contact me, Pr. Ray+, at

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