Ten years ago, the final act of many 9/11 victims was one of love. Facing the unthinkable, their parting gesture was to reach out to family and friends – knowing that in the end – relationships are what matter most.
Grace Lutheran Church's Adult Education programs are one of the ways in which the congregation inspires members to put its mission statement-- "Bring in, build up, and send out disciples for Jesus Christ"—into action. People from the community are invited to participate in these programs, which begin at 9:45 a.m. on Sundays.
Ascension Catholic Church of Oak Park is known for beautiful liturgies, glorious music, outstanding education programs for children, a call to service, a commitment to community. Ascension has served the tri-village area since 1907 and celebrates the story of its rich history.
United Lutheran Church is a community of faith rooted in the grace and love of Jesus. Together we welcome you to come and be fed, nourished and transformed by God's love, and sent into the world blessed to live your faith as a way of life.
St. Edmund Catholic Parish is a very active worship community situated in the heart of Oak Park. We are a thriving congregation of some twelve hundred households of varying ethnic, racial, social and economic backgrounds. Our parish boundaries serve central Oak Park, but today our embrace reaches beyond the parish limits, offering a spiritual home to many individuals who live throughout the metropolitan area.
For a week in July the Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church youth group traveled to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation to be of service to this economically challenged Native American population. Painting and repairing low income housing and being youth volunteers at a local club for area children were activities that gave the Fair Oaks youth group opportunity to extend outreach to the people of this underserved community.
Trinity High School basketball player Victoria Harris, who in August made a verbal commitment to Chicago State University, has rescinded the decision, according to Jerald Davis, her AAU coach with Chicago Hoops Express.