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CPC Events for Youth, Kids and Families

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CPC Kids Faith Formation

Visitors always welcome!

3yrs - 5th grade

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Summer Sundays for Kids

 

During Worship

Grace Space is open all summer! All children can participate in the worship service in a space designed for them. Kids will find coloring & activity pages, books, puzzles, fidget items, play-doh with activity mats, streamers and more for your child to use while worshipping right up front. they wont' miss a thing!

Worship Bags! Your child may prefer to sit in the pew with you during worship. If so, they can still participate in activities by gathering a worship bag in the Narthex on their way into the Sanctuary. Look for bags beginning May 26

Worship Helpers

June 9, July 14, August 11

This summer we would love to have your child help with the worship service in the following ways 

Greeter - welcome people and hand out bulletins

Reader - Help with various readings during worship

Acolyte - Light the Christ candle at start of service

Sign up HERE

The Nursery will be staffed this summer on May 19, June 2, July 14, August 4. 

Families can drop off their little ones in the nursery to be cared for by our volunteers. It is located across from the church office on the main floor.

**The Nursery is always open and available for use, even when not staffed by our volunteers. Livestream of the worship service is available in the Nursery! (Click HERE for more details on Nursery care).

Questions? Want to receive the CPC Kid's weekly email?

Contact Kristin Duy, Director of Children and Family Ministries at kduy@chcpc.org

Visit the CPC Kids website page for details on Kids Faith Formation at CPC

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VBS - Vacation Bible School

Song of the Seasons

August 11; 10:30am - 1:00pm includes picnic lunch

August 12 & 13; 9:00am - 12:00pm includes snack

3 yrs-5th grade

$50 per child; includes t-shirt, creative arts & music, games, Bible reflection & prayer and storytelling.

This summer's camp is based on Psalm 98 and the book Song of the Seasons by Glenys Nellist.

"Sing to the Lord a new song for God has done glorious things"

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CPC Youth 

Grades 6-12

CPC Youth Program has ended its program calendar year!

Important Summer Dates:​​

05/19: Confirmation and Senior Sunday

06/02: Caravan Commissioning and Car Wash!

July 7-13 Camp Courageous

July 21-27 NEW Camp Courageous Work Trip: July 21-27

If you would like to be connected to youth ministry or added to our youth ministry weekly email list, please contact Pastor Susan!

For more program details visit our CPC Middle School and High School Youth pages!

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Important Update on 2024 Summer Caravans

Camp Courageous: July 7-13

NEW Camp Courageous Work Trip: July 21-27

We understand it is challenging to schedule your summer but we have reworked our summer program in hopes of reaching more students while also continuing to provide quality short-term mission experiences! We are still moving forward with the original dates for Camp Courageous where students will be assistant counselors from July 7-13.

We are also offering a NEW Caravan, July 21-27 where we will return to Camp Courageous but this time as a work crew! We are putting a new twist on a CPC tradition of taking a work caravan to Camp Courageous. We will return to a place we love in order to help in a new way by bettering the grounds and helping behind the scenes to ensure Camp Courageous remains the most magical place on earth!

 

If you have not already registered for caravans, fill out the new form below and turn it in by May 5! If you have registered for one or two caravans, please share with Pastor Susan whether you can make the new dates work this summer! Looking forward to another fabulous summer on Caravans!

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CPC Youth Caravan Commissioning and Car Wash

Sunday, June 2 11am-2pm

We will bless our high school Caravan mission trip teams to go and serve at Camp Courageous this summer at 9:30am on June 2. Following worship, CE-Y invites you to bring your car through for a wash and dry by hand experience! All proceeds will go to support these trips both this summer and beyond! Come out for another celebration Sunday at CPC on June 2nd!

CPC Events for Adults

Read * Pray * Share (aka Thursday Morning Devotions)

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Thursdays, 9:00 - 10:30 am

Currently reading and discussing: Miracles and Other Reasonable Things...a Story of Unlearning and Relearning God by Sarah Bessey

Are you looking for a group where literature and Biblical discussion come together? This curious and insightful group meets at CPC from 9:00 - 10:30 am on Thursdays from September to the end of May. They begin each meeting by sharing life updates, joys and concerns and then pray together (20 minutes) and then we discuss the reading for 70 minutes.

We welcome all to join the group.  No one can make it every week, so come when you can! Contact Pastor Beth for more information

Location: In person in the Chapel and on Zoom

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Circle of Voices Women's Book Club

3rd Wed of the month Sept-May 9:30 am

Join Circle of Voices June 19 to discuss The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghase

All are welcome to join the discussion, even if you have not finished or read the book. The book is available at the Clarendon Hills Library. Traditionally we enjoy lunch together at a local restaurant. For more information visit the Interest Group Page.

Location: Gathering Room

Presby Pickleball

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Here's a way to have some fun, meet other Presbyterians and get exercise: PICKLEBALL! 

 

This is what happens when Presbyterian pastors get together at an installation. They dream, "hey, let's start a church pickleball league!" And so we have. It's easy. 

 

Download the app: TeamReach(on Apple or Android) Enter Group Code: PCUSAPickleball. 

 

Now you're in a group of folks from Western Springs Presbyterian Church, Riverside Presbyterian Church, and CPC who are up for pickleball. You'll receive notice when folks are getting together to play! And you can initiate a gathering of folks to play. See you on the courts!

Mission Opportunities

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Civil Rights Trail Pilgrimage

Fri Oct 18-Sun Oct 27

New Orleans, Jackson,

Montgomery, Birmingham

This ten-day pilgrimage to the South promises to deliver a deeper understanding of and insights into the historic movers and movements of the historic and ongoing civil rights struggles as we learn personal stories, visit museums and historical sites and experience cultural immersion.

 

This trip is limited to 30 people. Be encouraged to register early. We are inviting folks from all churches of the Presbytery to join us. Final day to register is July 1.

 

Partial Scholarships are available. Please see Pastor Beth with questions about scholarships.

Contact Pastor Beth or Gregg Morton for more info.

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News of the Amos Group

Let justice roll down like waters, and righteousness like an ever-flowing stream. Amos 5:24

See the Civil Rights Pilgrimage section for information!

Please send your questions, ideas or comments to Gregg Morton.

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Music News: Chancel and Bell Choir Info

Summer Choir Info coming soon!

  • Chancel Choir Rehearsal- Wednesday 7:00PM, Sanctuary

  • Handbell Choir Rehearsal - Thursday 7:00PM, LL Rm 8

Watch the Thursday blast and bulletin for more info and additional opportunities.  All are welcome!


See the Music Ministries page for more info or contact Christopher Cock, Director of Music Ministries for more information and rehearsal questions.

Meal-a-Month Bag!

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Food Pantries are in desperate need. Fill a bag with grocery items to be donated to Hinsdale Community Services. The suggested menu is:

  • Cereal 

  • Peanut Butter

  • Jelly

  • Fruit Cups or Applesauce

  • Canned Tuna or Chicken

  • Mac & Cheese

  • Pasta

  • Pasta Sauce

  • Canned Vegetables

Any non-perishable items will be most welcome! Pick up a bag in the narthex or use your own and return to CPC. Thank you for your generous donations.

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Prepackaged Communion Delivery 

Worshipping from home? Would you appreciate having communion juice and wafer delivered to you so you have communion elements ready to use during online worship? We are happy to bring you a supply of prepackaged communion elements. Please click here to email Pastor Beth and we'll deliver to your home!

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Visiting CPC?

Welcome!

We believe feeling welcome is foundational for members and visitors to be open to the journey of lifelong faith formation and growth. If you’ve felt a sense of welcome at CPC and are curious in learning more about us, reach out to Ingrid Ellithorpe, Community Connector or call the office at 630-323-6522.

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Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA)

aids disaster victims all around the world

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