Caris Coin Bank Campaign
through Mother’s Day, May 12

Help build a future of hope for women facing unplanned pregnancy. Pick up a coin bank in the lobby, fill it with spare change, and return it on Sunday mornings through Mother’s Day! Or, for a safe, quick, and easy way to donate, just dip your card in the Caris DipJar.

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Now Accepting Nominations for Nominator, Financial Secretary, and Treasurer

The Nominating Committee invites you to nominate members for the above positions. You may recommend more than one person and you do not have to be a member to make a recommendation. An electronic form is available for use by clicking below and hard copy forms that must be returned by May 5 are available at the Welcome Center.

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Volunteer with World Relief Chicago

World Relief Chicago will be welcoming their next cohort of volunteers this month. Anyone who’s interested in volunteering can view the current opportunities and fill out an application on their website, and then plan to attend either of the following info session dates: Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m.-noon or Wednesday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Both will be hosted at the WRC office in Albany Park (3507 W. Lawrence).

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Safe Families Fingerprinting
Sunday, April 28, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., South Park Church entry way

Fingerprinting will be held during morning church services outside of the offices on April 28 for all Safe Family Friends and small group members that want to support host families. To register contact Peggy Boysen at 847-494-9362 or email

Elder Care Seminar: How to Choose a Place to Live
May 11, 9-10:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall

It is a daunting task to figure out what kind of long term care to look for when you or a loved one can no longer live at home. Nursing home? Rehab? Assisted living? Sheltered care? Memory care? What do all these words mean? How much will it cost? And how do I pay for it? Amy McCracken, an attorney representing long term care companies, will give you the tools you need to figure it out.

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