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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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Dinner with Friends at Paddy B’s in Orland Park – November 15

Our next Dinner with Friends is on Thursday, November 15. 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 Paddy B’s at the corner of 143rd and Will Cook Road in Orland Park. Hope to see you there.

Check on their Menu: paddybs.com.

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MercyMe Tickets for April 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

The tickets for the MercyMe concert at Rosemont on April 28th at 6:00 pm are on sale now. We would like to get a group together and attend the concert. Balcony tickets are 24.00 each with 16.38 in fees making it a total of 40.38 per ticket. Sign up and get your money to Allen Kirkland by November 4th. We need to do this quickly to guarantee availability. If you would like to purchase better seats, we ask that you please make your own arrangements.

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In the Loop: 11/11/18

MercyMe Concert Outing – sign up now; All Saints Day – Nov. 11; Brunch – Nov. 11; Movie (Book Club) at Dana’s – Nov. 12; Dinner with Friends – Nov. 15; Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration – Nov. 18; Thanksgiving Basket Food Collection – Ongoing; Homer Glen Tree Lighting – December 1

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Gathering Items for Thanksgiving Baskets

Thanksgiving is really early this year! We are again collecting for Thanksgiving Baskets to help those less fortunate than us. Here is a list of items we are collecting. And please have them to the church by Nov 18th.

Here are some suggested items (take this list shopping with you!): Canned Gravy or Gravy Mix; Instant Potatoes; Canned Sweet Potatoes; Stuffing; Canned Cranberries; Bread Mix; Canned Vegetables; Cookies & Candies; Canned Pumpkin; Jell-O’s and Puddings; Juice; Grocery Store Gift Certificates
You can also Order Gift Cards from our Scrip Program.

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Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration

November 18, 3:00 pm
Host: First Congregational Church of Lockport, United Church of Christ
700 E 9th Street, Lockport, IL

The Lockport-Homer Glen Area Ministerial Association is pleased to invite the wider Lockport, Homer Glen, and Joliet area to attend this Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration. The celebration will be a sharing of the various ways each faith tradition expresses thanks, gratitude and peace. There are a wide variety of communities participating; Islam, Jewish, Hindu, Episcopalian, Baptist, Independent Christians, Methodist, Lutheran and United Church of Christ along with others.

There will be two offering opportunities for this Celebration:
Fill the Pickup: we encourage people to bring items for the Fairmont and FISH Food Pantries.
Lockport Resource Center: monetary donations will be collected for the Resource Center in Lockport.

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Newsletter: November, 2018

Be sure to read up on all that is happening this fall.  Details are updated on events and programs through web articles and the calendar.

November Newsletter Includes:

  • What’s Coming Up on Sundays in November
  • Putting the Giving back into Thanksgiving
  • Homer Tree Lighting
  • Centro Infantil Celebration Day of the Dead
  • New Members in January
  • Remembering the Saints in our lives
  • Angel Giving Tree
  • Movie Night at Dana’s
  • Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration
  • Thanksgiving Basket Collection
  • Important Dates in December
  • Time Change is Nov 4th
  • Fellowship Dates
  • MercyMe Concert in April

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The Story: Chapter 31 Guide

This week we cover our last chapter in The Story. (A big congratulations if you made it all the way through!!) Chapter 31 deals with the end times, described in the last book of the Bible, Revelation. As always, I’ve attached a study guide which provides a summary to this week’s readings and some questions to consider as you read Chapter 31.

If you prefer to listen to this week’s chapter instead of reading it, here is the link to the audio version:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dsjp4PQpelY

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Confirmation Classes

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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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!

“Read more” to see a list of them. Be sure to stop in and thank them (and buy something)!

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