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Cookie exchange

CALLING ALL BAKERS !! Come to the Annual Epiphany Holiday Cookie Exchange on Monday, December 5th th 7 p.m. at Bill and Kate Warner’s home - 3447 N. Hamilton. This is the event everyone talks about every Advent!The exchange is simple… bake 100 small cookies, make 20 copies of your recipe, and then bring an extra cookie tin to collect an assortment of homemade holiday favorites.  We will enjoy a light dinner and then the cookie exchange.  And significant others are welcome to come.  So, start baking and book a babysitter for the little ones! Please RSVP to Kate Warner – 773.868.6528 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Thanks to all who volunteered to make this happen, including Jeremy Glen and Gloria Heatedly who helped to plan this project. Jeremy received the following note from Katrina Coleman of the Mission: Just wanted to tell you thank you and your group for the extremely thoughtful and wonderful gift! They are gorgeous! The moms and kids are so excited and now staff will start donating books to help the "library" grow. This was a great idea.

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ST. PAULS HOUSE NINETIETH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Sunday November 13th at 3 pm (3800 North California) Please join Rev. Matt Smucker, Rev. Fred Trost and the St. Pauls Brass in celebration. It began with a vision from a founding pastor at St. Pauls Church in Chicago to build “a house where aged men and women could live together in quiet harmony and comfort, finding companionship and fellowship.” With land donated by two church members, the cornerstone was laid in 1920 and on November 13, 1921, St. Pauls House opened its doors. Help commemorate 90 years of rich history, devotion and compassion in a ministry of serving older adults. For more information, go to Rsvp 773.478.4222.


Olive Branch Books

LAST CALL FOR CHILDREN’S BOOKS We have two bookcases for the Olive Branch and we don’t want the shelves to be bare! Join the adventure as we head to the Olive Branch on Sunday November 6th. We will carpool from Epiphany with the bookcases, boxes of books, and sweet treats as the Epiphany Sunday School book delivery team. We will head out about 1 pm, after the children have practiced for the Christmas Pageant, please consider packing a light lunch to eat before we go.

If you are interested in joining the delivery team or providing treats on November 6th please see the sign-up sheet in Fellowship hall. Any questions please contact Melissa Gumm ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ), Gloria Heatley, or Jeremy Glenn.



Thursday, Oct. 20 – Sunday October 23

Chicago Theological Seminary (CTS) will dedicate its new, state-of-the-art building at 60th and Dorchester Ave. Our LEED-Silver certified facility was designed with staunch commitments to accessibility and flexibility, academic excellence and mutual learning, environmental sustainability, and engagement with the world beyond our walls. Kicking off the celebration weekend is a musical concert featuring Sweet Honey and the Rock. All of the net proceeds will go towards student scholarships. On Oct. 21, the day begins with a brunch and reunion for Alumni/ae and Friends, a keynote presentation by Dr. Dow Edgerton, Professor of Ministry, and the Dedication Ceremony at the new building. Please register for these events at or contact Nell Stigler, Development Office, at (773) 322-0245.



Mark your calendars for the 2011 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon on Saturday, October 1! Sign up to ride on the 12 or 24 mile loop along the beautiful Chicago lakefront and ask friends and family to sponsor you. Organized by the Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America (CRLN). All proceeds will go to support health, education, and advocacy projects in Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. A Pedal for Peace packet, including a printable pre-registration form, pledge form, instructions and a fuller description of the projects funded


Albany Park Community Center (APCC) is in need of volunteer tutors for adult students in English as a Second Language (ESL), basic literacy, math and citizenship.
We require that our tutors attend a FREE 12-hour training off-site and commit to about 4 hours per week, meeting with student(s) twice per week for 2 hours per session.
Morning, afternoon, evening and Saturday hours are available. We also ask for a minimum of a 6-month commitment from our volunteer tutors.
If this interests you, please contact me to set up a day and time when we can meet to discuss the program, and you can sign up for the training. We'd be very glad to
have your help! 

Contact Karen Parrillo - Adult Literacy/Citizenship Coordinator (773) 433-3741
Albany Park Community Center - 5101 N. Kimball Ave.

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