January 13, 2021 Let Justice Rain Down Like Water!! Greetings Friends: On the eve of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, on Monday, January 18th, we are watching impeachment proceedings in the House of Representatives against President Donald Trump. I am struck by the juxtaposition of Trump, as a leader, exhorting his followers to attack the Capital and attempt to overturn the legitimate election in which he lost the presidency; and the memory of Dr. King and other members of the civil rights movement peacefully marching on the Washington Mall, with an estimated 250,000 people, to protest for freedom [ Read More ]
Thank You! Morgan Park United Methodist Church sincerely thanks all who participated in our 2020 “Hats (and Scarfs) for the Homeless III” Advent Program. This year we again doubled the number of items donated in the prior year. With help from individual donors and organizations, this year we were able to donate 250 hats and 133 scarfs, along with other items, making a total of 417 items donated to the homeless and the needy. Our thanks to Karen Jellema, HR Director at Smith Senior Living, and resident needle workers at Smith Village for their contributions, as well as to Trinity [ Read More ]
Join us every Sunday for a celebrative, traditional/contemporary worship service at 11:00 a.m. Join Us! In keeping with the guidance of federal, state, local and denominational authorities, we will not meet for in-person worship until we receive updated guidance. With this being said, Morgan Park United Methodist Church has decided to bring worship to the comfort of your own home. Morgan Park UMC has its own YouTube page! Please click the link below and click the red subscribe button on the YouTube page. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkl2raoN_JAxo0KhnPXfMIg This Sunday’s worship service will be posted there promptly at our normal worship time 11 a.m. Sunday morning! [ Read More ]
We are beginning a new Quarter Sunday, September 6th, 2020 and would love to have you join us as we study God’s Word, Share our Faith Journey, Care for Each Other, Spiritually and Fellowship. To join us, please contact the church office at email@example.com or 773-238-2600 to get more information about joining via Zoom.
A Message to Our Members and Friends: The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a new era in how we safely communicate and interact socially, and has impacted all aspects of our lives together. As we plan for our eventual return to worship in our building, it is clear that we will need to continue to provide a virtual worship service for our members and friends, as well as for outreach to the wider community. We are not alone in coming to this realization. Most churches know that it is important to continue to have an internet presence, because some members [ Read More ]