ARCHIVE January, 2011

Bishop Lee in the Chicago Tribune

Bishop Lee wrote a column in the Chicago Tribune’s blog “The Seeker” last week about his experience in Sudan and the politics of the elections being held there this week. Click to read:

Politics, not religion, is at the root of Sudan’s civil strife

January 13, 2011 in Events by

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Step Into Africa

From February 20-27, World Vision’s “Step Into Africa” AIDS awareness exhibit will be in Bolingbrook sponsored by churches in the Bolingbrook Christian Clergy Association.  You are invited to come walk through this 2500 sq. foot sight and sound exhibit with your family and friends. The exhibit is free. You are also invited to sign up […]

January 13, 2011 in Uncategorized by

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The Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 30, after worship This year, we will do more than our usual meeting: we will do brainstorming and visioning with Andi Tilmann, our consultant in 2011 for strategic planning and a capital campaign. This will be an engaging and entertaining meeting – your presence, prayers, and ideas are wanted!  Bring finger foods or […]

January 13, 2011 in Events by

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Anne Stelle from “Faith in Place” to speak

Faith in Place is an organization whose website declare: “We give religious people the tools to become good stewards of the earth.” Anne Stelle, a representative from Faith in Place, is coming to speak to St. Benedict for our Sunday Seminar on January 23. Come to discuss the intersections of faith and ecological sustainability and […]

January 13, 2011 in Events by

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From the Vicar, January

“How do you see God in all this?” is a question that many clergy have been taught in seminary to ask people who are struggling with a difficult situation in their lives. But it’s a question that many clergy I know have mixed feelings about – it can feel both too simple and too difficult […]

January 4, 2011 in The Abbey by

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Canon Vicki Garvey to preach and speak

This Sunday, January 9, Vicki Garvey, The Canon for Christian Education for the Diocese of Chicago, will be coming to preach at our 9am service and to speak at our Sunday Seminar on “How do I raise my kids as Christians?”  Vicki is very knowledgeable and very fun!

January 3, 2011 in A Christian Life, Events by

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