Open and ready to help. I could tell they enjoyed giving. They met my needs, preserved my self-respect, and left me blessed.”
A woman recently came to the community Care center for the first time on a recommendation
The Body of Christ: Bound to Grow The center also gives The Chapel the opportunity to expand
from her mother. The woman shared how her
our relationships with local organizations like Northern Illinois
mom did not believe in God or go to church.
Food Bank, Mariano’s, Starbucks, Trader Joe’s, Butternut, Piggly
However, when she found herself in need of food,
Wiggly, Fresh Market, and Medline — all of whom graciously
she went to the cCc for help. The mother told
donate the items we provide.
her daughter that because everyone treated her
“This is just the beginning,” said Grayslake Campus Pastor
warmly and with kindness, she decided to give
Brent Davis. “God is clearly using this new resource to bless,
church a try. Because of the mother’s interaction
serve, and grow his family. Let’s continue to pray, put our full
with the volunteers at the cCc, she is now being
effort behind this outstanding opportunity, and watch as God touches lives.”
fed physically and spiritually and telling others about her experience.
The cCc is open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
—Michele Stanger, cCc Volunteer
An average of
square feet was built
was donated for the
families come to
or remodeled for
were given to build
to the project, and five
building expansion, with
the cCc each time
the new community
the new space.
dedicated men donated
we open our doors
more than 40 hours
coming in weekly.
to serve food.
3,100 Care center.
each week as full-time volunteers. The Chapel |
Published on Dec 2, 2011