Being Lutheran Book Group

Take a journey into Being Lutheran each month through this book group led by Anna Johnson, Asst. Professor of Reformation History at Garret Evangelical Theological Seminary. While the study meets monthly, it is a 'hop on-hop off' book club, so you can join for as many or as few books as you like. This month's meeting is on November 14 at 7:30pm. Read more »

Anti-Racism Workshop

An Analyzing and Understanding Systemic Racism workshop will take place Thursday-Saturday, October 20- 22, 2016. The workshop is an in-depth look at race and racism in the United States, and is designed to reveal how systemic racism creates barriers to true multicultural diversity and racial justice. Register online at Online registration ends October 15, 2016.   Read more »

Congregation Dinner on October 30

Our Congregation Dinner to celebrate our 80th anniversary as a congregation and to kick off our year-long Reformation celebration is happening soon!

The festivities include dinner, cash bar, raffle and entertainment.

Sunday, October 30, 5:00-7:30pm
Thatcher Woods Pavilion, 8030 Chicago Ave, River Forest

We have reached our 120 person capacity for our venue but have a waiting list started. Please contact Deaconess Debbie for more information (

Confirmation Sunday

On Sunday, October 30, our ninth graders will publicly affirm the baptismal promises made by their parents at each child's baptism. This "Rite of Confirmation" indicates that these young people will take an important step in growing responsibility for their own faith journey and church participation.

Join us for a rich worship experience on October 30 as we also celebrate Reformation Sunday.


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