A Tribute to the Reverend Dr. Jo Forrest Choral Benediction from the Music Ministry, Lisa Bond, Director of Music: The Lord Bless You and Keep You, Peter Lutkin Blessing, Katie Moran Bart May the Lord bless you and keep you Farewell blessings We'll miss you like crazy, but rejoice in your opportunity, [...]
To be included in the Blessing of the Animals slideshow please send a picture of the pet you would like to be blessed by December 15. Please use the form below to send a blessing picture or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Come to the Outdoor Blessing of the Animals Worship on Sunday, December 27 at [...]
Online Quiet Christmas: Thursday, December 17 at 7:30 p.m. Livestream Jan Richardson says, "God has a fondness for what is fragile. This means us." Our eighth annual Quiet Christmas will give us an opportunity to hold before God all that is fragile, and with a quiet tenderness, welcome the Spirit of [...]
An Advent scavenger hunt at Kenilworth Union Churchoriginally written by Jen Kidwell For a print friendly pdf, click here. Advent is the church season before Christmas, when our job is to wait before we celebrate Jesus’s birth. Waiting can be hard! And like all difficult things, it takes practice. There are lots of good things [...]
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Bill wonders why the joyful Advent season is so much shorter than the sad season of Lent, but offers hope and balance as he introduces the Advent sermon series: Advent Practices for the Shortest Days and Darkest Nights. Extended Advent at Kenilworth Union Church Click through for Advent and Christmas Calendar [...]
Click here to register for daily devotional. A 2020 Winter Devotional This winter devotional “The Weary World Rejoices” will take us from now until the end of the year. It has been a weary year, and we long for the spirit of God. We will begin with a season of gratitude, [...]
Following the recommendation of the Illinois Department of Public Health, with love for our neighbors, and to limit community spread so that kids can remain in school, all Children and Family Ministry will pivot online through Christmas. Details for each of our offerings are below. Whether you have already been able to join us this [...]
The Reverend Dr. Katie Snipes Lancaster We are preparing for Thanksgiving worship, and trust that you will attend virtually on Thanksgiving day. After reading W. S. Merwin's poem titled "Thanks" (below) I am not surprised that his father was a Presbyterian minister: his words of gratitude read like a sermon, extending thanks from early nightfall to [...]
Bill talks with Christine Hides, director of Christian education, about her background, children and family ministry, and the exciting new Advent kits. The Reverend Christine V. Hides Bill: Hi friends, my name is Bill Evertsberg, and I'm one of the ministers at Kenilworth Union Church. And this is Doogie, my assistant [...]