Hallelujah Temple invites you to attend a “fun-filled day at the Temple,” and enjoy a Know Your Heritage game celebrating Juneteenth 2023.
White Supremacy and White Christianity, An Interview with Author Robert P. Jones
In his book “White Too Long,”Robert P. Jones digs into how white supremacy as part of the history of the white Christian church.
South Holland Master Chorale to offer “Hymns of Praise”
South Holland Master Chorale will present a “Hymns of Praise” concert on Sunday, November 20, at Sts. Joseph, Anne, and Emeric Parish.
Easter Eggstravaganza Activities Kick Off This Week
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Kids in Park Forest can get a jump on Easter this week with a true Eggstravaganza: four activities sponsored by the Recreation, Parks and Community Health Department, capped off by the traditional Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday morning, April 9. On Wednesday, April 6, kids can conduct[Read More…]
Hindus Heartbroken at Denial of Diwali Holiday in Oak Brook Schools
Chicago, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Butler School District (BSD) 53, which runs public schools in Oak Brook (Illinois), has said no to the request of Hindus of keeping schools closed on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals, starting 2021. Dr. Paul O’Malley, BSD 53 Superintendent, in an email to Hindu statesman Rajan[Read More…]
South Suburban Youth Program in Park Forest Awarded $10,000 Grant
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Word Worship Center (TWWC), located in Park Forest, Illinois, has won a $10,000 grant award from the Community Renewal Foundation’s Don Benedict Fund, to implement its Youth Empowerment Skills (YES!) Program. The YES! Program is a 5-part series of workshops aimed at providing kids (ages 8[Read More…]
DeLuca Hosts Local Clergy Members for Interfaith Breakfast
University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- State Rep. Anthony DeLuca, D-Chicago Heights, recently brought together local religious leaders for a non-denominational, interfaith breakfast at Governor State University. Attendees discussed ways that the state can work with local faith communities to improve the quality of life in the South Suburb region. “Faith leaders and[Read More…]
Interfaith Group SWIFT Takes Peace Message to the Highway
Tinley Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- If “a picture is worth a thousand words,” then perhaps a well-placed billboard is worth a hundred public events. That is the reasoning behind a new marketing effort launched this week by the SouthWest InterFaith Team (SWIFT), a 15-year-old collaboration among 18 area churches, synagogues and mosques in the[Read More…]
Hallelujah Temple Offers Two Summer Camps For Youth
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- Hallelujah Temple in Park Forest is offering two summer camps for youth. The camps together will serve young people from age 5 to 17. The first camp, a Vacation Bible School, begins Monday, July 16, and is available for children ages 5-13. “Young people ages 5-13 are[Read More…]
Last Fish Fry Coming Up Friday At St. Irenaeus (Photo Gallery)
Park Forest, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Knights of Columbus held their penultimate fist fry at the St. Irenaeus Religious Education Center, 207 South Orchard Drive, on Friday. Serving over 60 meals in two hours, the group is making ready for the last fish fry of the Lenten Season. The menu includes all[Read More…]