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Cross Of Glory Lutheran Church
14719 West 163rd Street
Homer Glen, Illinois 60491

Office Open Monday through Friday
  Hours: 8:00 am to Noon
  Phone: (708) 301-6998

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A Lutheran Congregation of the ELCA.
An inclusive Reconciling in Christ Church.

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Noisy Offering for Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI)

Collect you loose change and bring it with you to worship on Sunday, September 23rd. Our Noisy Offering will be collected for Lutheran Social Services of Illinois (LSSI). Paper money and checks are welcome too!

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Lutheran World Federation’s Augusta Victoria Hospital Needs ELCA members’ help

Media reports say the United States will not continue to fund the Lutheran World Federation-operated  Augusta Victoria Hospital (click here for more info) in Jerusalem. The ELCA urges members to please call the White House hotline (202-456-1111) or write a comment in its comments submissions area to urge them to ensure there is no interruption of assistance for children and others in need of treatment for cancer and additional life-threatening diseases.

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Thanks to Local Businesses for their Donations to our Free Fall Fest

We were so blessed by the very many businesses that helped with the FREE FALL FEST. We could not have offered the great selection of free food and activities without their help!

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Monday Movies are Back

On Monday, September 24th, Movie Mondays are back at 7:00 pm! All are invited at Dana’s house to watch the first Mamma Mia movie. Remember, there’s always room for one more friend – so bring one along.

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The Story: Chapters 28 Guide

This week we will cover Chapter 28 in The Story, which deals with the early church. This post contains a study guide which provides a summary to this week’s readings and some questions to consider as you read Chapter 28. The World of the New Testament Church is a map which shows the geographic places mentioned in the next few chapters we’ll be reading.

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In the Loop: 9/16/18

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Beginner Yoga Series – September 8th, Free Fall Fest – Pictures; Dinner with Friends at Mama Maria’s on September 26; CAFFA Walk for Adoption – September 29th; Communion Class starts Sept. 30th

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Dinner with Friends at Mama Maria’s in Orland Park – Moved to Sep 26

Our next Dinner with Friends is on Wednesday, September 26. This is a great fellowship event – a chance to get to know people outside the church setting. (Please note: you are responsible for your own dinner, drinks, and tip.)

We will be dining at 6:30 pm at Mama Maria’s Taco and Tequila Bar at 16117 South La Grange Road, in Orland Park. Hope to see you there.

Check on their Menu: mamamariasorland.com.

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The Story: Chapters 26-27 Guide

This Sunday we cover two chapters (but they are two chapters we’re all pretty familiar with, so they should be a pretty quick read) — Jesus’ death and resurrection in Chapters 26 and 27 of The Story.

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Youth Group – Mondays at 6:30 pm

Youth Group is our FREE educational program for all youth from 6th through 12th grade. The group meets with Dan Murtaugh on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Dates: September 10, 17, 24; October 1, 15, 22, 29; November 5, 12 (Note: No gathering on October 8)

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CAFFA Walk for Adoption – September 29th

Team CoG is participating in the Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA) annual Walk for Adoption. This walk started in 2010 with the purpose of celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month. The walk will be held at Lake Arlington in Arlington Heights, IL on Saturday September 29th at 9:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Link: https://www.walkforadoptionchicago.com.

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Beginner Yoga Series Starts Sept. 8th

Seeking more balance and flexibility in your life?  Have you noticed that your mind is always on the go, always thinking? If you are looking to build flexibility in your body and calm your busy mind, make time for yourself.  Join Tammy Kjos, this September, for this 3-week, Beginner Yoga Series. We will practice poses …

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Confirmation Starts Sept 30

Cross of Glory offers a two-year confirmation program – during 7th and 8th grade. This year’s program starts on Sunday, September 30. Right now, our young people meet after worship on certain Sundays to explore their relationship with God in today’s world. More information is going out to the young people we know about in …

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Newsletter: September 2018

What’s Coming Up this Fall:

Study of The Story – ongoing this Fall; Blood Drive – Sept. 6th; T-Shirt Sales and Brunch – Sept. 9th; CoG Family Fest on Saturday, Sept. 15th;Noisy Offering (save your change) – Sept. 23rd ; Monday Movies are Back – Sept. 24th; Confirmation Class starts up Sept. 30th; Preschool Sunday – Sept. 30th; Capital Campaign in Spring 2019

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Volunteers Needed at Lockport Resource Center

LRC is Looking for New Volunteers! The Lockport Resource Center is a Christian ministry organized and operated by the Lockport/Homer Glen Ministerial Alliance and staffed by community volunteers.  Our mission is to minister to people in need in Lockport Township and Homer Township. Cross of Glory supports this organization through donations and volunteers. We are …

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