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Walk For Your Neighbor Wrap-Up September 21

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Please turn in the funds you collected to Father Manny – checks payable to “E.G.V. Housing Fund.”
Read more about this Elk Grove Village community walk-a-thon here.

Father Manny: Storing Up Treasure For The Rummage Sale (and our community)

St. Nicholas is many things: we are diverse, we are multicultural, we are openly and demonstratively welcoming and inviting. We are young, old and many ages in between. We are black and white and various shades as well. We are urbanites and suburbanites; our roots and heritages are found in other countries far away and as close as a mile from our church. We are also imperfect and flawed. We are frail and finite; we are mortal and at times become victims to sin. But still and most importantly we are united.

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Read more at The Vicar’s Corner


Places of Grace and Goodness: A Campaign for the Diocese of Chicago

Bishop Jeffrey has a message for you – and for all of us – from the newly revamped St James Commons. Something exciting is happening all over the area, and St Nicholas is part of it all!


Online Calendar Supports iCal and has an RSS feed

Check out the ONLINE Calendar! Not only can you see what’s on the horizon, you can request email reminders for events and subscribe to a live feed of the calendar with any product supporting the iCal format. It’s also available on our Calendar page, along with a “This Week at St Nick’s” item in the left margin.

Message of Support for Marriage Equality in Illinois from Bishop Jeffrey

The scriptures tell us to testify to what we have seen, and in communities and congregations across our diocese, we have seen that extending legal protection and respect to same-sex couples has created stronger, happier households and contributed to the common good. Now in Illinois, the respect afforded by civil unions has been extended to the dignity of true equality. I rejoice that it is now easier for our gay and lesbian sisters and brothers to order their lives together, to care for one another and to raise children in a stable home. Justice has been done. – The Rt. Rev. Jeffrey D. Lee, Episcopal Bishop of Chicago

To read Bishop Jeffrey’s statement in full, visit Episcopal Diocese of Chicago: Bishop Lee on Marriage Equality in Illinois

You Are Always Welcome at St Nicholas

Be a part of the Community of St Nicholas! Attend a support group meeting, volunteer at our twice-monthly food pantry, or come just as you are to worship Saturday evenings at 4:30PM (informal and friendly), or Sunday mornings at 10AM (somewhat more formal, but just as friendly).


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