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“EDUCATION IS OUR BAG” FUNDRAISER “

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 7I am part of a wonderful international women’s philanthropy organization: P.E.O. International. We help women of all ages fund their education through grants and low-cost loans. Women all across the U.S. and Canada contribute to these educational funds through local fundraisers. Our fundraiser is called “Education Is Our Bag”. We collect gently used handbags […]

FAITH IN ACTION

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 15There are hospice patients in your area that would benefit greatly from your companionship and encouragement. VITAS Healthcare is currently looking for knitters, crocheters and sewers for their comfort care hospice program. Volunteers would create blankets, robes, draw string bags, prayer shawls and other needed items for hospice patients. Your volunteer time would suit […]

BUST THE BOX!!!!

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 19    Each month we gather many canned goods for Loaves and Fishes. Let’s start this year with a hefty goal, more than 500 lbs! Beginning January 26, let us dig a bit deeper and make a huge donation of non-perishable food items (no glass please). This is a great way to get your […]

NOW OPEN: “RELIGIOUS CHANGE AND PRINT, 1450-1700”

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 21NOW 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, […]

ATTENTION VETERANS

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 23Welcome 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 […]

PATHS TO MEMBERSHIP

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 31   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 […]

“IS MY GRIEF NORMAL?”

by Dean Porzel

Hits: 15It is really hard losing someone we care about. How that loss is felt and expressed is as unique as we are. Join Chaplain Ron Walker, Bereavement Services Manager of VITAS, on Wednesday, February 22, from 6:00 to 7:30, at VITAS Healthcare (8525 W. 183rd Street, Tinley Park) for “Is My Grief Normal?” The […]