St. Michael’s United Church of Christ

"Faithfully Sharing God's Love in Christ with all People" Since 1870

 flag  An Open and Affirming Congregation!

400 W. Washington St. West Chicago, IL 60180

St. Michael’s United Church of Christ is a caring community of faith.  We gather to nurture, share, and celebrate the wonder of life and to encourage each other to walk the Way of Jesus.

  Please read our April 2014 Messenger newsletter for church updates and current events.

 

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St Michael’s Welcomes You

Have you met Pastor Sue Ebersold  yet?  Pastor Sue  has been joining us in worship and providing spiritual guidance at St Michael’s United Church of Christ since January 2013 as Designated Pastor.  Her caring and joyful spirit complements St. Michael’s long-standing history of being a kind and loving place of worship and stewardship.  Starting officially on January 1st, 2014 Sue has become our Pastor and Teacher.  We celebrate Sue and her new full-time position at St. Michael’s!  We are so happy you are here! Pastor Sue has years of experience in ministry and most recently served as interim pastor of Spring Creek UCC, Rockford (in the Prairie Association).  She served at St. Michael’s as Interim Pastor for two years prior to Pastor Denise’s arrival in 2005 and we gladly welcome her back to our congregation.  Pastor Sue says that she looks forward to our time together and we are grateful to have her be part of our community of faith again.

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My roots go back 2000 years, but I am very much now and today.

I embrace modern intelligent thinking:
Acceptance.
Inclusiveness.
Justice.
I can even be light-hearted.

My open arms approach is appealing to people of all races, and lifestyles, which might explain why my congregations are diverse and unique.

Another funny thing happens when you’re less judgmental.  You allow people to search, discover, and flourish.  My friends come to seek their own answers, look inside themselves and explore their relationship with God.  In the end, my personality is reflective of Christ’s.

Open.
Embracing.
Nurturing.
And eternally relevant. 

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