Glenview Community Church
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Simple Gifts Concert Series

Due to unforeseen circumstances and scheduling conflicts, the concert "God Bless America" programmed for Sunday May 24th must be cancelled.  We apologize for this inconvenience but would like to encourage you to come to the following concert "Stars and Stripes, Pedals and Pipes" on Monday, June 1 at 7:15pm.  This program is Free and is part of the Simple Gifts concert series at Glenview Community Church, 1000 Elm Street, Glenview.

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Adult Education

Sunday Morning at 9:00 AM in the Chapel

May 17 – POLST, Practitioner Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment
April 16th was National Health Care Decisions Day – a day to remind ALL adults to have the conversations and complete their Advanced Directives.  If you missed it, you’re NOT off the hook until next year!  Rev. Dale Susan Edmonds will present the latest on the changes to Illinois’ advanced directives and the replacement for the DNR called the POLST.  She has recently completed a certification training led by Dr. Julie Goldstein, Ethics and Palliative Care Consultant for Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital and Chair of POLST Illinois.

May 31 and June 7 – Spirituality Part 1 and 2
For the past 20 years, Dr. Bobbie McKay has been talking with people about the presence of God in their lives.  Her three research studies have taken her across the United States and England to talk with over 4000 people about when God became “real” to them.  Dr. McKay is an ordained minister in the United Church of Chris, a licensed psychologist, has taught at both Chicago Theological Seminary and New York School of Ministry.  She has published six books, four of them about her research on Spiritual Life in mainstream religious congregations, Protestant, Catholic, Reform Jewish and Muslim.


All God's People

Since 2010, Glenview Community Church, a member congregation of the United Church of Christ (UCC) denomination, has been "Open and Affirming," embracing diversity in its congregation and community and affirming that every person has equal worth as God’s unique creation.  As GCC members seek to live out a mission living Christ's compassion that promotes inclusion and justice, GCC welcomes into its community persons of every gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and physical ability, age, race, nationality, economic and social status and faith background.

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Common Ground

Common Ground returns to GCC but on a different night. Co-sponsored with our Adult Education Board, the Common Ground programs are now on the third Wednesday of each month starting at 7pm in the Founders Room. $10.

May 20
Jim Kenney
The Worst of Nationalism — ISIL, the Euro-Fascists, Boko Haram, Israel-Palestine, and the American Extreme Right

Is nationalism the “presenting problem” of our time? And if it is, why? What are its roots and what energizes it? And why is it so toxic? We’ll assume that the answer to the first question is “yes.” And then we’ll explore the roots, the extent, and the dangers of modern nationalism. Unsurprisingly, we’ll visit IS (or ISIS or ISIL) as a modern embodiment of a developing global phenomenon. We’ll touch on the role of nationalism in developing nations, in Africa, in Europe, in the Middle East, for example. But we won’t ignore our home ground. We will also scrutinize emerging poisonous nationalism in the U.S.

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10:00 AM -WORSHIP - In the Sanctuary

10:00 AM - Sunday School
Begins In The Sanctuary

11:00 AM - Fellowship Hour
join us in the Mayflower Room for
refreshiments and fellowship

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Elevator in the West Entrance
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