Monthly Archives: June 2019

👨‍🎓 Graduates 👨‍🎓

Congratulations graduates from Concordia Church! Karen is graduating from Taft Academic Center and will be going to Jones College Prep for high school. Joseph graduated from The Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago on May 19th. He received his graduate degree in a Master of Arts with a concentration in [...]

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Mere Christianity – Discussion Group

We will be offering a Sunday morning discussion group on excerpts from Mere Christianity by C. S. Lewis. This group will meet 3 times: June 23rd, July 7th, and July 21st. The class will meet between the 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. services in the fellowship hall. The questions we'll discuss based on the first readings [...]

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Strength-Finders Workshop

July 14th at 8:30 a.m. The “Strength Finders” books are in! If you ordered one, see Jen to get your copy. Learn more about what identifying, understanding and enhancing your natural strengths can do for you. Before our workshop, participants should read the first part of the Strength Finders 2.0 book and take the Strength [...]

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Spiritual Gifts Workshop

June 30th at 8:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. God has given us all spiritual gifts to be used as we interact with others in our daily lives and live out our faith. Join us and explore ways you can cultivate your spiritual gifts and use them in all aspects of your life. You can read [...]

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The Flower of Hawaii – Starring: Marisa Buchheit

  Escape to paradise with Folks Operetta as we give the American premiere of Paul Abrahám’s jazz operetta, The Flower of Hawaii. Tinged with American jazz and Hawaiian guitar, Abrahám’s captivating score will take you back to the golden era of Hollywood musicals. Marisa Buchheit is the lead in this folk operetta - come and [...]

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✨ Rev. Dan Shutter’s 50th Anniversary Celebration 🎉

Last Sunday on June 16th we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Ordination of Rev. Dan Shutters. Rev. Dan & Jean Shutter's ministry has had a lasting impact on the lives of all they have touched and through the multiple congregations in which they have served. We are especially grateful to have them as members here at [...]

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🍵 Fellowship Team ☕

How about forming a Fellowship Team for Concordia? One of the values people share about being a member of Concordia is the sense of belonging and community spirit they enjoy not only in worship but also in the fellowship with other members. We want to promote our unity and build on our relationships of our [...]

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Fund for Mission Grant

Concordia Church is excited to announce that we received a FFM (Fund for Mission) Grant from the Metro Chicago Synod. The $20,000 will be used to create an outreach ministry for families with children who have special or sensory needs. In partnership with Concordia Ministries leaders, we are working to provide families (many who struggle to find [...]

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ELCA Bishop-Elect – Yehiel Curry

"​The Rev. Yehiel Curry, Chicago, was elected June 8 to serve a six-year term as bishop of the Metropolitan Chicago Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA). The election took place during the synod assembly, held June 7-8 at the Tinley Park (Ill.) Convention Center. The bishop-elect has served as pastor of Shekinah [...]

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