News & Upcoming Events

confucius: a key to overcoming cultural misunderstanding

Wednesday, March 1 at 7:00 PM via Zoom

Join the GCC Speakers’ Forum in welcoming Yvonne Wolf, a facilitator, educator, and trainer in intercultural competence. She will guide us in the background of Confucius’ life and times, his name in meaning, common misinterpretations, and cultural misunderstandings in communication with East Asian people.  If you have trouble registering, please contact Susan Woodsome in the GCC office at 847.724.2210, extension 225.

children’s bible study

Thursdays at 4:00 PM via Zoom

Please join Pastor Elizabeth and your friends in our weekly Bible study. Our group will read our way through the Spark’s Story Bible. We will learn from significant Bible stories and learn about the books of the Bible. We will read the Bible together, talk about how it relates to us today, and end with fun word games. This is geared towards early elementary kids in kindergarten through 4th grade. Everyone is welcome.

interfaith peace Wednesdays (fish)

Wednesdays at 4:00 PM via Zoom, beginning on December 9th

Please join Pastor Elizabeth and your friends to learn about different faiths and their understanding of Peace. Each week we will learn about a new aspect of peace (What is Peace, Peace-Makers, Peace for the World, Finding Your Own Peace) and how different faiths, including our own, teach us about Peace. There will be different videos, conversations, and readings to help guide us on this important journey. This is geared for 9-11-year-olds or 4th – 6th graders. Everyone is welcome.


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. All the details on timing and directions are included on the Sign Up Genius. You can also reach out to Linda Crowder or 847-922-6827 with any questions. Thank you!