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Fun, Fun, Fun at Church Christmas party

Friends, family and members had a wonderful time at the church Christmas party held Saturday, Dec. 16.  There was a wonderful dinner, games, and an appearance by comedian, Bryan “BLT” Turner, who had us laughing in the aisles.  

Kenwood Celebrates 132nd Anniversary

Rev. Dr. Terrill N. Murff, Pastor of The Congregational Church of Park Manor, UCC was the keynote speaker at the December 3rd 132nd anniversary service.  Rev. Murff, accompanied by his family, choir and congregation provided a powerful message of encouragement to the Kenwood family.

Kenwood Churchwide Christmas Party

On Saturday, December 16, Kenwood will have a Christmas feast and lots of fun and games as they celebrate the season with one another.  To make sure there are plenty of laughs, comedian Bryant “BLT” Turner will drop by.  There will be activities for children and adults so come on out and join the fun.

Thanksgiving Service and Dinner

Kenwood UCC will continue it’s annual tradition of providing Thanksgiving baskets and dinner to those in need.  On Thanksgiving day Kenwood will celebrate with an 11:00 am worship service followed by dinner in the fellowship hall.  Community members should contact the church office via phone or email for information regarding a Thanksgiving basket.

Celebrating Our New Pastor

Click above to see more pictures of the installation service of Rev. Lisa M Goods.  The Kenwood sanctuary was filled with well wishers from Pastor Lisa’s home church, Covenant United Church of Christ, United Church of Christ officials, coworkers from Chicago Theological Seminary, family and friends on October 15, 2017 as Rev Lisa was installed as Senior Pastor of Kenwood United Church of Christ.  Music was provided by the Covenant United Church of Christ choir and the Chicago Community Choir…

Kenwood UCC Feeding Program Recognized

A recent article in the SOUTH SIDE WEEKLY featured Kenwood UCC’s “Feed the People” program.   The article featured a conversation with Rev. Sanders, Pastor Emeritus.  Click here to read the article.  

New Pastor’s First Sermon

On Sept 10 our new Senior Pastor, Rev. Lisa M Goods, preached her first sermon at Kenwood United Church of Christ.  The congregation enthusiastically received Rev. Goods and a special welcome meal was served after the service.  The congregation and Rev. Goods are looking forward to great things to come.

A Taste of Kenwood

On Aug 26 Kenwood hosted the annual Taste of Kenwood street festival.  In addition to great food, including ribs, chicken, hot dogs, polish, slushes and loads of deserts, the community was able to indulge in a ton of bargains from the church yard sale.  The Health Ministry also provided blood pressure screenings.  If you missed it this year we’ll be back at it in July, 2018.