On Sunday, May 16, members of the Parish of St Joseph in Homewood will join with Rev. Daniel Jarosewic when he celebrates a 10:30 a.m. mass marking his 50 years in the priesthood. St. Joseph will continue to be his home parish. After 15 years in Homewood, he has no intention[Read More…]
Pastor David Speerbrecker, Homewood’s longest serving clergyman, is retiring after 28 years at Salem Lutheran Church and more than 40 years in ministry.
Pastor Frank Rodgers will preside over his last service at St. Paul Community Church on Sunday, Jan. 26, ending a more than eight year term leading the church’s ministry. After 34 years as a United Church of Christ pastor and after delivering more than 1,500 sermons, Rodgers and his wife,[Read More…]
As a hallmark of Korean worship, each service at Flossmoor’s Korean United Methodist Church is followed by a meal. On a recent Sunday, member Song Kim explained that it is “Korean party food” that members line up for. The room is aromatic with the thickness of fried seafood, cooked noodles[Read More…]
Members of All Nations Community Church installed Steven W. Bell as senior pastor during a ceremony Oct. 7. It also marked the 45th anniversary of the church in the H-F community. The church, at 18620 Kedzie Ave. in Homewood, had its first service Oct. 7, 1973. Services are at 10[Read More…]
For many, the assumption is Jews and Muslims don’t get along. Members of two local congregations, however, are defying that stereotype in the interest of social service. In 2016, the life paths of three men of Jewish and Muslim faiths came together, and they have formed a partnership based on service.
This year marks the 90th anniversary of FCC. The church is what many would consider an ideal model of what a church should be ― one that offers education, provides a place to practice the values of faith and service and helps those in need.
The question, “Do you believe in angels?” brought nearly 100 people together March 19 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church in Homewood. The Sunday afternoon program was sponsored by South West Interfaith Team, a non-profit organization made up of 14 congregations from Christian churches, Jewish synagogues and Muslim mosques working[Read More…]