Church of the Holy Nativity
The Episcopal Church of the Holy Nativity, 9300 S. Pleasant Ave., now offers a mid-week service on Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
The church is air-conditioned and wheelchair accessible. All are welcome.
For more information, call (773) 445-4427.
St. Christina Parish will host A Parish Alive, a free all-community gathering and celebration of the historic parish’s commitment to building together, on Saturday, June 17.
The Rev. Thomas Conde, pastor, will dedicate and bless the site of new construction as part of a recognition of donors to Together We Build, a $3 million campaign. The ceremony and celebration event will kick-off at 4 p.m. with Mass and an open reception to follow in the Parish Center at St. Christina, 111th Street and Christiana Avenue.
The Center, 12700 Southwest Highway, in Palos Park, will host a family service on Sunday, June 11, at 10 a.m.
Participants will gather outdoors behind the lodge, on the west side of Southwest Highway. Hospitality will be shared.
For more information, call (708) 361-3650.
Bethany Union Church
Bethany Union Church of Chicago, 1750 W. 103rd St., cultivates compassion in an intentional, directed, self-paced summer program and spiritual growth journey. It is offered each Sunday in a group worship setting at 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, June 25, is Compassion Sunday and during that weekend, June 23 to 26, the Compassion Experience will be on site to lead guests through a virtual tour of a child in need in a developing country. The tours are free, though registration is required. Group of 10 or more should call the church office for special arrangements. Tours will be available those days from 11 a.m. to 6:40 p.m., except Sunday from 11:40 a.m. to 7:20 p.m. Compassion volunteers are needed to set-up on Thursday, June 22, at noon, and tear-down on Monday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. For the tour, June 23 to 26, the church also needs at least three volunteers for each of the five-hour morning shifts and five docents for each of the four and a half -hour afternoon shifts. For more information, call (773) 779-0123.
Felicia Alston, director of My Crafty Workshop, will begin “Sew in Love” Saturday workshops on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bethany Union. The cost is $200 per month per person or $40 per session.
Those who attend all eight sessions can earn a sewing machine to take home. There are bonus DIY on June 17, Father’s Day projects, and June 24, July 4th projects.
For more information, call Alston at (773) 710-0660 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.