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In celebration of its 120th Anniversary, Kenilworth Union Church’s stained glass windows “came alive” Sunday, Feb. 12, when members of the congregation portrayed historic religious leaders whose images are depicted in the windows.  Honoring the church’s nondenominational heritage of “freedom of thought,” are, from left, Glenn Trout, Simon McMaster, Stephen Hoopes and Alex Hoopes, who portrayed Johnny Appleseed.  Photo by Cyndee Keiser.
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"Living Windows" of Kenilworth Union Church

In celebration of its 120th Anniversary, Kenilworth Union Church’s stained glass windows “came alive” Sunday, Feb. 12, when members of the congregation portrayed historic religious … Read more ›

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InterfaithFamily/Chicago

InterfaithFamily/Chicago (interfaithfamily.com) is offering a workshop and a class for interfaith couples and families in Chicagoland. The workshop is called Love and Religion and is … Read more ›

Rabbi Dovid Flinkenstein lights the menorah outside Chabad of Wilmette, 2904 Old Glenview Road. The congregation is planning to replace the four-unit storefront with a synagogue. (John P. Huston, Tribune reporter)

Synagogue planning a more traditional place of worship

Approaching their 20th anniversary, Chabad of Wilmette members hope to someday be able to walk from their social room to the sanctuary without having to … Read more ›

Cantor Pavel Roytman (standing) with guests attending Chanukah luncheon at Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah     (Story & photo by Gail Schneiderman)
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Chanukah Celebration

For over forty years the Sisterhood of Beth Hillel Congregation Bnai Emunah in Wilmette has made it possible to share the holiday of Chanukah, the … Read more ›

St. Stephens Lutheran Church  received far more gifts than those stolen and  will be able to help more than twice the number of children and families this holiday season. ( Photo from St. Stephens Lutheran Church)

St. Stephens spreads the wealth after gifts replaced twofold

Christmas gifts stolen from St. Stephen Lutheran Church have not only been replaced, they’ve more than doubled thanks to the generosity of the community. “Brand … Read more ›

(Nancy Stone/ Chicago Tribune)

Holiday call out: Post your religious services

Calling all religious institutions, make sure to post your holiday service information and events to triblocal.dev. Posted information will then be published and available to … Read more ›

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"Education Under Fire" Airs Dec. 10 in Wilmette

Documentary “Education Under Fire” On Baha'is Iran University Airs Dec. 10, Human Rights Day, in Wilmette WILMETTE, Ill., Dec. 2, 2011 — Education Under Fire, … Read more ›

The women's choir of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints sings in the Wilmette church at 2727 Lake Street in the north suburb on Saturday during the 75th anniversary celebration of the church's return to the Chicago area. (Photo contributed by the church)

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints celebrates 75 years in Chicago, Wilmette

Jim Holbrook was a just teenager in 1968 when he had his picture taken soon after he joined the fledgling congregation of the Wilmette chapter … Read more ›

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Service of Light

The Holidays are here! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Only it’s not for everyone… Not when there is an empty chair at … Read more ›

Wilmette church will celebrate 75th anniversary on Saturday

It was a typically cold day in late November of 1936, when more than 700 people crowded into a chapel on Chicago’s south side to … Read more ›