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Democracy Project 2020

Democracy Project 2020

The Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights‘ (ICIRR) member organizations are mobilizing to register and encourage people to vote in the November election. The Sanctuary Task Force is asking the Diocese of Chicago’s congregations to participate in the Democracy Project 2020. There are three options in which congregations can volunteer: text banking; phone banking; and volunteering with one…

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2020 United Thank Offering Fall Ingathering

This month, United Thank Offering leaders hope that Episcopal congregations will prepare for the fall ingathering of the offering that encourages people to give thanks to God for their blessings. In 2020, the offering will support ministries across the Episcopal Church most affected by Covid-19. “Be as creative as you want,” writes Diocese of Chicago…

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Campers and Families Announcement: Camp Chicago 2020

Campers and Families Announcement:  Camp Chicago 2020

Dear Campers and Families, For the past several weeks, the Camp Chicago Leadership Team has been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation. Based on current guidance from public health authorities, and after prayerful discernment we have decided to cancel our Camp Chicago sessions for 2020. The safety of our campers, staff, and their families is our…

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2020 Vitality Grants Awarded

2020 Vitality Grants Awarded

In December of 2019, Vitality Grants totaling $340,000 were awarded to the following congregations: Cristo Rey, Chicago $35,000 Nuestra Señora de las Américas, Chicago $25,000 Sts. George & Matthias, Chicago $35,000 St. Martin’s, Chicago $35,000 Santa Teresa, Chicago $30,000 St. Andrew Pentecost, Chicago $10,000 Grace, Galesburg $5,000 Sagrada Familia, Lake Villa $35,000 Church of the…

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