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Torah scrolls contain the Five Books of Moses
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Festival of Shavuot Marks Giving of Torah at Sinai

On Saturday, May 26th at 7 pm, the members of Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County will encircle themselves in Torah—the sacred scrolls of the … Read more ›

Matzah, the unleavened bread of Passover
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Congregation Etz Chaim to Celebrate Passover Seder

On Saturday, April 7th, members of Congregation Etz Chaim will gather with friends and neighbors to celebrate Passover in a communal seder (ritual meal) at … Read more ›

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See a Replica of Jesus' Tomb

Have you ever wondered what Jesus Tomb actually looked like? Trinity Lutheran Church is hosting a special Lenten Sunday School event Sunday March 18th at … Read more ›

Professor David Shyovitz
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Professor David Shyovitz Will Discuss Judaism and the Occult

From Friday through Sunday, March 16-18, 2012, visiting scholar Dr. David Shyovitz will present four provocative learning sessions on the topic “Judaism and the Occult: … Read more ›

Hamantaschen, traditional Pruim pastries.
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Joy and Humor–Congregation Etz Chaim Celebrates Purim

Congregation Etz Chaim of DuPage County, the self-proclaimed “Purim Capital of North America,” will hold its traditionally raucous Purim carnival and service on Wednesday, March … Read more ›

Remember you are dust
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Mid-week Lenten Services

Services will be held at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5 N. Princeton Av. Villa Park, IL, every Wednesday, February 22nd through March 28th. The Ash … Read more ›

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Peace not Walls-Stand for Justice in the Holy Land

Join the conversation on Sunday February 26, 2012 at Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5 N.Princeton Av, Villa Park at 10:30 am. The ELCA working Group … Read more ›

CCCVP SOUPer Bowl Donation
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CCC of Villa Park Participates in SOUPer Bowl

Community Congregational Church of Villa Park recently completed its' second annual SOUPer Bowl of Caring. The Church gathered 1,799 cans of soup that were donated … Read more ›

Bishop R. Daniel Conlon in May 2011. (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune)

Bishop blasts Obama plan on birth control

Acknowledging the divide in the pews regarding birth control, Bishop Daniel Conlon of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Joliet has joined the chorus of Catholic … Read more ›

Authors of "This Burning Land" will speak at Congregation Etz Chaim
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Journalists Will Probe Changes in Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Greg Myre and Jennifer Griffin, husband-and-wife journalists and authors of the book "This Burning Land," will speak at the annual JUF brunch hosted by Congregation … Read more ›