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October 20, 2023: E-News Updates

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Hi EPC Friends and Members, 

Here's my "3-2-1" for this week...

3 EPC Happenings
1. TOMORROW at 6PM is our Free Community and we need volunteers! Please contact Anna Lu if you are available to help with set up, serving meals, or cleaning up. Please come support this wonderful mission of our church that is in line with our 3 Why's! 

2. Our Trunk or Treat is coming up on Sunday, October 29th after worship!  This safe and fun Halloween event is a wonderful tradition here at EPC. Please bring any kids in your life to trick or treat or sign up to volunteer! Click HERE to sign up to help make pizza or decorate a trunk. 

3. Our church-wide Thanksgiving potluck is on Sunday, November 19th after worship. We provide the turkey and you bring the side dishes. Save the date for this wonderful fellowship event and sign up HERE to let us know how many people will be attending and what you will be bringing! 

2 Interesting Links
1. As hard as it is to read, THIS REFLECTION FROM EBOO PATEL about the hate crime in the Chicago area hit close to home and is so important.


1 Thought 

 “A mind all logic is like a knife all blade. It makes the hand bleed that uses it.” ​

-- Rabindranth Tagore found via Tim Ferriss, whose emails I’ve loved for a long time.

There you have it! Our 3-2-1 for the week. See you Sunday! 

It's not the same without you there, 

This Sunday we are continuing our Stewardship Sermon Series called Our Three Whys. We will be taking a closer look at EPC's 3 Whys as a congregation as we vision and dream for the future. Join us this Sunday as we hear about our third one: ecological stewardship and justice! 


EPC is hosting a FREE community meal TOMORROW Saturday, October 21st at 6PM. We are looking for volunteers to help out with setting up, serving meals, and cleaning up. If you are interested and able to help, please contact Anna Lu


Check out THIS awesome thank you video from the organization Days for Girls that was shown in worship this past Sunday. 


The handbell choir performance date has been changed to Sunday, November 12. Rehearsals will immediately follow the worship service on 10/22, 10/29. Rehearsals will be at at 9:30am on 11/5 and 11/12. We are looking for one more person to join the group immediately!


Many hands make light work! Join our building and grounds committee at their Fall Clean-Up Day. Wear your jeans and grab your work gloves on Saturday, October 28 from 9AM-12PM to help tidy up our church grounds. 


We’re looking for some volunteers and trunk decorators to help us get ready for Trunk or Treat! Volunteers will help cook the pizzas during worship and set up lunch before the trunk or treating begins. Decorators are needed to decorate their trunks and bring candy and goodies to hand out to kids in our circle drive! Sign up HERE


Join us for a Thanksgiving Potluck on Sunday, November 19th after worship. Please sign up HERE and let us know how many people will be joining you, and what side dish you will be bringing. We will provide the turkey! 


Please note: the church office will be closed on Monday, October 30th. 

Parents of teens are invited to a supportive time of conversation, community, and reflection as we gather around the joyful and challenging stage of parenting teens! We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at Brewpoint Craft from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. 


Calling all families! Come on out for a fun and safe trick or treating event at EPC. All are welcome Sunday, October 29 at 12:00PM. Want to decorate a trunk? Click HERE.


10:30 Sunday Worship Livestream - Click Here!

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Elmhurst Presbyterian Church
367 S Spring Road 
Elmhurst, IL 60126-3805