Faith & Health News and Updates

  • Building connections:  ‘the heart of what we do’

    Cindy Novak

    Since 2019, partners in the Avondale Faith and Health Collaborative have worked together to offer food, vaccines, masks, clothing, mental health support and other resources to help residents in the greater Avondale area live well. But the Collaborative does much more than that, says Amy McNicholas, Illinois manager of Faith and Health Partnerships, Advocate Aurora Read More

  • ‘A lifeline for so many’

    Cindy Novak

    Maria looks forward to every other Thursday when she can attend Let’s Talk!, a support group for moms. “It’s something special I do for myself,” said Maria, a mother of two young children. “I always make time for it.” Maria, like other participants, have benefitted from Let’s Talk!, a bi-weekly virtual group sponsored by Advocate Read More

  • The Oasis provides nourishment for body and soul

    Cindy Novak

    In 2010, the congregation of Kimball Avenue United Church of Christ worshipped in a historic building, located in the Logan Square community of Chicago…until a steam boiler pipe burst and damaged the building beyond affordable repair.  So, in 2011, the congregation boldly moved forward in disassembling the building and opening the space for God to Read More

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