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Outreach and Service

Missions

Giving Ourselves Away for Christ!

  • Did you know that Edison Park gives away over 15% of its offerings to mission beyond our walls! In addition special projects add to helping others.
  • Given In 2017 – $71,716:

  • ELCA/Metro Chicago Synod - $39,265
  • World Hunger - $ 21,384
  • Disaster Relief - $3,622
  • Special gift to ELCA Missionary Fund - $205
  • Local Family Emergency Help - $ 750
  • New Hope Food Pantry - $ 331
  • LSSI (Lutheran Social Services of Illinois) - $ 25
  • CLEF (Luther North High School) - $ 95
  • Holy Family School ($4,623 for Chrome Books) - $ 4,909
  • EPLC Mission Cookie Sale - $ 1,130

    Disbursed as folows:

    ELCA Good Gifts (Roosters, Piglets, Honeybees) - $ 830

    Lutheran World Relief Qult Program - $ 300

    Sub-total - $71,716

    Many are involved in reaching out in other ways as well:

  • Thanks to all who helped feed neighbors at St. Luke's.
  • Thanks to the Partner Congregation team and their work with San Lucas, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Thanks to all who are part of our FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN teams.
  • Thanks to the Quilters for their continuous work to supply warmth to the world's poor.
  • Thanks for bringing food for the local food shelves.
  • Thanks for continuing to PRAY about how God will use us as we open ourselves.
  • What's next?
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