Food Pantry Needs
• Canned fruit
Volunteer slots are now available for January-March at Food Pantry Distribution nights. Volunteers are needed from 5:30-8:30pm in the Rectory Basement to help clients shop, distribute items, and assist in carrying items to vehicles. These opportunities are generally geared towards middle school-adult. To view openings and sign up visit: https://bit.ly/2s5Hdbj
We have so many individuals, families, and groups to thank for remembering us in their Holiday and end-of-year giving!
• Village Potters donated $1,000 to our food pantry as part of their 2018 Empty Bowls Fundraiser. For more information about this great local business visit: www.villagepotters.com.
• Township of Lyons General Assistance Fund $1,000
• CROP Walk through Church World Service $1,131.91
• Our local Knights of Columbus $100
• CSA Fraternal Life Brookfield Lodge #475 contributed 27 volunteer hours and $390.08
• Boy Scouts Pack 216 of LaGrange Highlands $508.66
• St. Cletus School for their Christmas Food Drive and their collection of $736.27
• Pleasantdale Student Council for their food drive!
Thank you all! We could not do this without you!
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, found in the box below.
Are you in an unhealthy relationship or
are you afraid in your own home?
Call the 24-hour phone for help: 708.485.5254.
You are not alone.
Respect Life Ministry
March for Life Chicago
2:00PM – 4:00PM
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Pilgrimage Send Off at St. Cletus
6 p.m. at St. Cletus Parish Center
Join us in welcoming and sending off those participating in the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. to join the National March for Life!
Interfaith Career Network
Winter 2019 Career Search and Development Boot Camp – Week 1
Join us on Tuesday, January 15, from 7-9 pm for the first of a 5-week workshop at the First Presbyterian Church of La Grange, 150 South Ashland Avenue.. Week 1 will kick off with an overview of the State of the Job Market. Keynote speaker, Heather Davis, will share her success story in re-entering the workforce after a lengthy absence and Dr. Joe Yount will deliver a special presentation on building self-confidence for your career search. There is no cost to attend and you are encouraged to attend every session to make the most out of this training. Please enter the church on Catherine Avenue. For further information, contact Susan Sedler at email@example.com.
How to Use The Internet to Find Your Next Opportunity
Are you tired of applying to job postings and not getting any response? Join us on Thursday, January 17 from 7-9 pm and learn how to stop doing that time consuming chore that gets very little results and instead, do what will get you noticed by recruiters and hiring managers. We will explore ways to find contact information as well as other tools to network your way into your next opportunity. Our speaker, Kevin Crews, has over 25 years of experience as a recruiter and over 15 years as a career coach. We look forward to seeing you at St. John of the Cross Parish Center, 5005 S. Wolf Road in Western Springs. This meeting is open to everyone and there is no cost to attend