Mapping Exercise

During January of 2013, the parish made a deliberate exercise of mapping out the many arenas of life in which our members are active.  The list is constantly growing and evolving, so if you think something has been omitted or should be moved, leave a comment!

Within our Red Doors

Holy Eucharist, Nets for Life (Africa), Glencoe Montessori, Labyrinth, Choir, Christmas Baskets, Vestry, School Uniforms, Family Promise, Education, Soup Kitchen, Alcoholics Anonymous, Boy Scouts

Beyond our Red Doors

Youth

Mentoring youth & young adults, Save the Children, Feed My Starving Children, Camp 1 in 100, YMCA Camp Board, Project Linus, Ronald McDonald House, DCFS, The Cradle, Adoption work, Orphanages, AFS students, Foster parent, Special Olympics, Nursery school, Parent Teachers Organization (PTO), Raising children, grandchildren, Helping raise community, extended family children, Tutoring bilingual children,

Business, Finance, Management & Employment

Pro-bono legal work, Facilitating, Medical writing, Employment ministry (Evangelical Covenant Church), Consulting, CARPLS (legal aid hotline), Leadership development-recently ordained  clergy, Diocesan endowment

Stewarding Creation

Community garden, Bird banding, Gardening, Openlands, National Park Conservancy, The Nature Conservancy, Wetlands Initiative, International Crane Foundation, Korean DMZ nature preserve & peace park, Energy conservation, Chicago Botanic Garden, Solar panels, Water/environment conservancy, Sierra Club, Ridges Sanctuary (WI), Audubon Society, Evanston-North Shore Bird Club

Diocese

Bishop’s Appeal, St. Andrews Society, Cathedral Shelter Board, Episcopal Charities, Commission on Ministry, Standing Committee, Commission on Lifelong Ministry, Chancellor of the Diocese, Diocesan Council, Covention delegate, Generation Convention deputy, Brent House, Fresh Start

Formation

Mentoring seminarians, English as a Second Language (ESL), Education for Ministry (ESM), Teaching children, Canterbury House, Northwestern U., Higher education, Seabury Western Seminary,

Community

Community Development, Episcopal Relief & Development, Affordable Housing, Rotary, Lions, Heartland Alliance, NPR, WTTW, Yoga,

Fostering Beauty

Lyric Opera, Field Museum, Music

Veterans

Great Lakes Veterans Hospital, Support work for paralyzed veterans

Larger Faith Community

National Council of Churches, Faith Trust-Interfaith conservancy, Interfaith Clergy

Addressing Systemic Change

Village of Glencoe Zoning Board, Village Board, School Board, Library Board

Nurturing Families

Family Matters, Family Focus, Family Network, Marriage encounter, Suicide hotline, Domestic violence hotline

Nurturing Seniors

Peer Counseling, N.S. Senior Center

Advocacy

Advocacy for children, families and disabled, International Justice Fund, Energy

Meeting Others’ Needs

Missionary Support-Kenya

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