Chicago River Day
This year, Trinity UCC is excited to host a Chicago River Day event here in our own backyard. We will be doing stewardship activities like trail building, mulching and removing invasive species, and collecting litter. Join us for Friends of the Chicago River's largest volunteer event of the year.
Date and time:
Saturday, May 11
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Please register through our event page:
Registration is open until Sunday, May 5.
The mothers of young children at the YWCA Evanston/North Shore domestic violence shelters, “Mary Lou’s Place” and "Bridges", are asking for our assistance. We will be running a Diaper Drive for them from Sunday, May 5th until Sunday, June 2. Sizes and types most requested are: Diapers size 4, 5, 6; Pull ups size 2T, 3T, 4T, 5T, and Baby wipes. There will be a box in the Gathering Hall to collect them.
UCC Environmental Justice Webinars
Two upcoming webinars sponsored by the UCC's Minister for Environment, Rev. Dr. Brooks Berndt, may be of interest:
April 30, 1:00 p.m. EDT
Emergent Strategies for Environmental Justice with New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Maree Brown
May 8, 1:00 p.m. EDT
People of Faith as Climate Messengers, with climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe.
Click on the two links for more information and to register online. Register to watch the webinar live or watch at your convenience after its broadcast date.
Farmers Market Gleanings
On Saturday, May 18th, we need 2-3 volunteers from 11:30 – 1:30 to assist with the distribution of donated fresh produce to those in need. Sign up in the Gathering Hall, and for more information, please see Roger Dart.