FORMATION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH The summer months are spent resting, reflecting on lessons learned, and preparing for new adventures. Christian Formation for all ages, children’s choirs, and nursery will resume in September, 2013. To learn more about the Christian Education programs and children’s choirs, please contact the parish office to speak to one of the clergy or the Director of Music.
THIS SUNDAY our Confirmation Students lead worship at 11:00 AM. This is a day to recognize, honor, and celebrate with our young people before the actual rite of Confirmation. For more information about Confirmation for youth or adults, please contact one of the clergy.
SHARE THE GIFT OF WISDOM Now is the time to begin thinking about whether you can be a part of our Christian Education team by teaching in or helping organize/administer our Church School program. If you are interested in being a teacher, or would like to participate in any way, please contact Danielle Thompson (email@example.com.)
EXPLORING OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE TOGETHER (the Thursday evening adult formation program) meets every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM in the sanctuary. All are welcome each week.
SATURDAY, JUNE 1 CONFIRMATION - Several of our eighth and ninth graders will be confirmed at St. James Cathedral at 11:00 AM–all are welcome to attend! Please congratulate and pray for our young people and their families!
EXPLORING OUR CHRISTIAN LIFE TOGETHER (the Thursday evening adult formation program) meets every Thursday evening at 6:30 PM in the sanctuary.
SUMMER IN THE CITY (SITC) This summer, St. Chrysostom’s once again partners with St. James Cathedral for SITC, a two-week cultural enrichment camp for Chicago school-children. Look for more information soon and speak to Danielle Thompson if you are interested in participating in the program, or in learning more about how you can help. SITC takes place between July 8 and July 21.
PARISH PICNIC Sunday, June 2nd at 12 Noon in the courtyard. Please sign up in the cloister to bring side dishes and/or desserts.
MEN’S FELLOWSHIP GROUP This month we are returning to a more social gathering by hanging out at The Gluntz Tavern located at 1202 N. Wells on May 23rd at 630pm. If you wish to attend, please respond to Lou Calamaras at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WINE AUCTION FUNDRAISER FOR RECTORY RENOVATION .
.Thursday, June 6th, from 6 – 8 p.m in the Guild Room. Join us for an evening of cheer, featuring a wine auction offering all sorts of wines – collectibles as well as wines you can enjoy every day. All wines donated by our own parishioners. Refreshments, including wine (of course), non-alcoholic drinks and light, wine friendly fare will be served.Tickets to this FUN event will be $20.00 Please sign up in the cloister!
· HOW CAN YOU HELP??
Please join the committee! We need planners, wine bottle collectors, set up and break down help – and lots of good energy and laughter. Contact Beth Kost (email@example.com) or Kelly Dettmann (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information.
Donate wine from your personal collection or
purchase wine to donate. Donate an old
favorite, something new you’d like to try, or
something you enjoy on a balmy Chicago evening!
Simply complete a wine donor form so we have some
basic information. Wine will be collected in
the Harding Room on the following Sundays: May 19,
and June 2. You can also bring wine to the
parish office or email
if you would like to have wine picked up at your
ADULT ACOLYTES The adult acolyte team is growing. If you are open to expanding your worship experience, please consider joining the adult acolyte team. The team currently serves one Sunday each month. For more information, contact Ian Fielding at email@example.com or speak with any clergy member.
EMPLOYMENT COUNCIL: meets
at 6:00 PM in the Harding Room.
Monday, May 20 “Building Trusted
Relationships.” Drawing on the book, Put the Win
Back in Your Sales, master coach and trainer
Bob Lambert will outline a
fundamentally different approach to selling.
NEIGHBORS IN NEED Our May dinner will be Tuesday, May 21. If you can help, please come at 4:30 pm to welcome people and serve soft drinks in the Harding Room, or help serve the meal. Please speak to chair Bette Case DiLeonardi or one of the clergy or any of our volunteers for further information.
DEBORAH’S PLACE - Our next Deborah's Place Cooking will be Thursday, June 20. Please contact Pam Marks for more information.