Food Pantry Needs
*Most needed items at this time
- Dish Soap
- Canned beans
- Dry pinto beans
- Monetary donations
Donations can be dropped off before or after masses or anytime daily between 7:45am-4pm in Food Pantry bins in the Narthex.
Thank you to all who helped at this month’s food pantry distribution! We are so grateful for all of the donations and volunteers that help make this important ministry happen.
Monthly Domestic Violence Support Group
If you or someone close to you is experiencing domestic violence this group may be very helpful.
The objective of the group is to provide all a chance to talk about domestic violence and share questions, concerns and experiences with others who are facing – or who have faced – similar situations in confidence.
Please contact Kendall Grant (firstname.lastname@example.org) or 708.215.5418 for more information.
In an emergency, dial 911, call the National Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline at 800-799-7233 or the local 24 hour hotline for Pillars: 708.485.5254.
We are in need of some helping hands in assembling the rice bowls to be used in this year’s parish Lenten Almsgiving Project, which will support Catholic Relief Service’s humanitarian efforts throughout the world. This project will take place in St. Cletus Education Building-Room 213 as follows:
Wednesday, February 15th from 3:15-5:15 PM and 6:00-8:00 PM
Students must be in at least 6th grade to participate. Adults of all ages welcomed! Please contact Kendall Grant (email@example.com or 708.215.5418) to sign up to help. Thank you!
Interfaith Career Network
New Options for Finding A Job and Promoting Yourself On The Internet
Interfaith Career Network invites you to join us on Thursday, January 19, 7-9pm. Our speaker, Mike Tempkin, will discuss some new ideas you can add into your search to make yourself more visable and interesting to employers looking to add candidates with valued ideas and talent. As Vice President – Strategic Planning and Development at Shaker Recruitment Advertising & Communications, Mike has a keen understanding of how to present new ideas and brand skills that engage and excite his clients. He will share these transferable concepts with us at St. John of the Cross Parish Center, 5005 S. Wolf Road in Western Springs. Join is and learn something new you can do to attract and interest employers; and make yourself a candidate that companies want to add to their workforce. This meeting is open to everyone and there is no cost to attend.
Interfaith Career Network (ICN) offers job support through various programs throughout the month. For further information, please visit our website at www.interfaithcareernetwork.org.