Archive for December, 2017

Calling All Creatives

Calling All Creatives

Come express your creative impulses authentically in community as we explore our artistic side to better serve our church, our community and ourselves. Starting January 13 the group will meet on the 2nd Sunday of every month at 1:00 p.m. in the Café. (lunch will be provided). RSVP to Lisa Riedl by phone at 224-806-6585 […]

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  December 30, 2017   No comments
The Holidays are Hard

The Holidays are Hard

Holidays are hard for me.  Aa a child, they represented three things: My parents were going to fight My mom would tell us how broke we were That darn Christmas tree my Step-Dad fixed every year would probably come crashing down to the ground before Christmas Of course, as an adult, I start the season […]

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  December 12, 2017   No comments
Continuing the Tradition

Continuing the Tradition

When I was a teenager, my brother dated a girl who came from a large family. Fifteen kids, to be exact. She loved to sing, as did her dad, siblings and many other family members. I remember my brother asking her what was her favorite kind of music and she replied, “Christmas music!” Every year, […]

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  December 6, 2017   No comments