News & Upcoming Events


Celebrating our Commitment!

Sunday, May, 15  10:00 a.m. – noon 

Members, friends, and neighbors are all invited to attend our celebration of 12 years of being an Open and Affirming faith community. The service focuses on education and acceptance, including a puppet show and special music.

Following worship join us for a festive spring luncheon featuring sandwiches, fruit, dessert, and a short program in the Community Room. The lunch cost is $10, with a maximum of $40 for a family. Cash and check accepted. Register for lunch HERE.

Myra Loris Returns … for Spring


This spring, Myra will offer two lectures as outlined below. Join us at 1:30 p.m. for treats in the Community Room, on the lower level. All lectures will begin at 2:00 p.m. and last one hour.

April 26
Why I’m STILL Optimistic. Looks at where, despite many contemporary problems and issues, there still exists much to be optimistic about. Focuses on issues of justice, the economy, science and technology, and much, much more. An uplifting hopeful look at our world.

May 24
We Hold These Truths… Looks at ways in which the democratic promises and processes in contemporary America are being affected by issues such as the rise of White Nationalism, Anti Semitism, Book Banning, Critical Race Theory, and much more.

Cost: $15 per lecture payable by cash or check made payable to GCC Chapter 8. We will follow local and state guidelines for in-person events at the time of the event. For additional information contact Beryl B. Bills.


1st Sunday of each month

On the first Sunday of each month, we collect food items to be donated to The Northfield Township Food Pantry and San Lucas Iglesias in Humboldt Park in Chicago so please remember to bring a donation! We also need volunteers to deliver the food. A Sign Up Genius will be available before each delivery, as will a list of needed items for donation. You can also reach out to Linda Crowder or 847-922-6827 with any questions. Thank you!