Oak Lawn Community Church 9000 Ridgeland Ave, Oak Lawn, IL60453 Though it has a small congregation, this Presbyterian church's community outreach is extensive. During the cold weather…More months, the church serves as an overnight shelter for homeless persons as part of the South Suburban PADS interfaith network. Oak Lawn Community Church also operates a community food pantry in conjunction with the Greater Chicago Food Depository. An adult bible study, a choir and youth programs are also available.
St. Louis de Montfort Parish is a well-established Catholic community church based in Oak Lawn. The church supports a…More parish elementary school and offers religious education for children of Catholic faith that attend public schools.
The church also hosts many faith-based groups for adult parishioners, a Knights of Columbus chapter, a food pantry, Children's Liturgy of the Word classes during Sunday mass, and more.
St. Louis de Montfort is a community of caring people who believe in and put their faith into action in various services for the community. The parish is welcoming to anyone who wishes to take part in its church services and programs.
Faith Lutheran is a Missouri Synod Lutheran church founded in 1939 that believes the Bible is God's Word and that it…More has been correctly interpreted by the historic creeds and confessions of the church.
The church offers both adult and children's religious education, including adult Bible study after Sunday services and an "Evening With Jesus" for children in grades preK-5.
Among Faith Lutheran's other ministries are a food pantry, mission trips and visitation to the infirm and shut-ins. It also avails its parish hall for Alcoholics Anonymous and Al Anon meetings.
St. Paul is a traditional Missouri Synod Lutheran Church that was founded in 1950. The Sunday services are filled…More with music where a diverse congregation comes together to celebrate the world of God. The church offers three children's choirs, an adult choir, a men's choir, and instrumental music.
The congregation is welcoming and caring. Members support a Thailand missionary and operate a community food pantry. The church also supports a thriving and diverse elementary school, whose students help keep the all-ages congregation young.
In addition to its wonderful music program, St. Paul offers men and women's bible study groups and a teen youth group. A children's Sunday School is offered on Sunday mornings, as well as 7th and 8th-grade confirmation classes for public school students of the Lutheran faith.
Worth Township 11601 S Pulaski Rd, Alsip, IL60803 Worth Township serves the communities of Oak Lawn, Evergreen Park, Hometown, Chicago Ridge, Worth, Alsip Merrionette…More Park and sections of Blue Island, Robbins, Crestwood, Palos Heights and Bridgeview. Located in Alsip, the township headquarters houses the office of the town supervisor, clerk, assessor, highway commissioner and collection. In addition, the town board includes four trustees, all of whom are elected officials. The township provides many valuable services for constituents, including senior and youth programs as well as access to care. The township manages a food pantry, health clinic and mini-bus service for seniors and the disabled. Other services available at the township office include applications for senior homestead exemptions, property tax appeals, Cook County vehicle stickers for unincorporated areas, voter registration and applications for US passports. Many of these forms and applications are available online as well. Town board meetings are held on the last Thurday of the month at 7:30pm in the Worth Township Board Room at 11601 S. Pulaski.
St. Catherine of Alexandria is a parish in Oak Lawn where people come to practice their faith and to support one…More another. Parish members volunteer at the local homeless shelter, collect food for the community's pantries and support local and international missions.
St. Catherine's offers a men's club, Eucharistic ministry, music ministry, a Hoping Society that anonymously helps people in need, a support group for widows and widowers, a seniors group and a teen group that travels to impoverished communities in the United States to perform mission work.
Daily mass is offered six days a week, as well weekend masses. The parish provides religious education for children of Catholic faith who attend public schools in grades 1-8.
St. Gerald Church is the oldest Catholic church in Oak Lawn. The church was established in 1934, following the…More opening of the parish elementary school in 1929. The church maintains a tradition of being a caring parish, with a long history of parishioners meeting the needs of the community. St. Gerald's supports both local and global missions, and is a supplier of the Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ community food pantry.
St. Gerald's offers adult classes for new Catholics and those who wish to deepen their Catholic faith. There is also a part-time youth minister. The church provides an affordable, all-day pre-school and after-school program for children of working parents.
Religious education is offered to public school students of Catholic faith in grades one through eight. St. Gerald's Holy Name Society is currently raising money to build a new gymnasium for the parish elementary school. There is also a parish Women's Club and Teen Club.