At Crossroads, we believe that serving our community – neighbors both near and far – is a natural way of following our Savior and reflecting his love. Crossroads volunteers regularly through quarterly Service Events, and participates in international service events.
As you may have heard, Crossroads is involved in the World Relief Program. We are close to getting our refugee family. Check out the happenings with this program here. ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
Past Service Events
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May 2015 – Tutoring Chicago
7 volunteers from Crossroads and Local WELS churches teamed up with Tutoring Chicago at their annual picnic. They showed off their mad face-painting skills, got sporty, and lead games. To see more photos check them out here.
March 2014 – Inspiration Cafe
7 Crossroads volunteers again cooked and served a delicious meal to participants of the Inspiration Corporation Programs. Located in Uptown, Inspiration Corporation helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency through the provision of social services, employment training and placement, and housing. To learn more, visit Inspiration Corporation’s website.
September 2014 – Inspiration Corporation
6 Crossroads’ representatives volunteered serving dinner last night to participants of the Inspiration Corporation Program in a restaurant style manner. To learn more about the Inspiration Corporation: Provider of Homeless Programs, please visit Inspiration Corporation
Thanks Gary for leading the team!
July 2014 – Ravenswood Food Pantry
Crossroads volunteered again with Ravenswood Community Services to distribute food to families in need.
Dec. 2013 – Ravenswood Food Pantry
We joined a group with the Greater Chicago Food Depository to stock and staff the December edition of the monthly food panty in the Ravenswood neighborhood. It was a cold, snowy morning but there was a lot of food to distribute and plenty of people who needed it!
Nov. 2013 – Peterson Garden Project
It may have been a little rainy on this Saturday morning, but members of Crossroads and other volunteer groups spent time moving the Peterson Garden. We stopped for a picture – and used some props that were handy!
April – Sarah’s Circle