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 - $39,265World Hunger - $ 21,384Disaster Relief - $3,622Special gift to ELCA Missionary Fund - $205Local Family Emergency Help - $ 750New Hope Food Pantry - $ 331LSSI (Lutheran Social Services of Illinois) - $ 25CLEF (Luther North High School) - $ 95Holy 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?