Live generously is this year’s stewardship theme. What does it mean to live generously? In the sermon on the mount, Jesus encourages us to be salt and light. What would that look like today? Join Pastor Heidi, Terry Hatch, Tom Seals, Matt Chiu, and the choir, led by Alonza Lawrence, this Sunday. We will consider […]
The McKinley Youth invite you to stay after church this Sunday, February 5 for the return of our Annual Chili Cook Off. We will be selling tickets along with our Fair Trade items to support our mission trips and service projects. Tickets sell for $6 a person or $20 a family. College students eat free […]
Bring the whole family to learn about Monarch butterflies and how to help them thrive in Illinois. The McKinley Foundation in partnership with the Sierra Club Prairie Group are hosting this fun and informative event on Saturday, March 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. You’ll plant milkweed seeds to raise at home, do kid-friendly crafts […]
Two favorite readings appear in this Sunday’s lectionary. From Micah 6, “What Does the Lord Require of you….?” From Matthew 5, the beaititudes, “Blessed are the poor in spirit…” Come join us on Sunday!
McKinley, in partnership with the Community United Church of Christ, provides many programs and services to students who are part of the UIUC community. Among these is a weekly meal for Food & Fellowship — particularly for students who are food insecure — followed by a robust game night. On Wednesdays, we offer Coffee & […]
This year, the McKinley Foundation is awarding 12 grants from $500 to $1,000 to organizations and individuals based in Champaign County whose work or special projects fall within at least one of these categories: Racial justice and equality, healthcare, education, environmental activism, food and housing insecurities, gender equality, and LGBTQ activism. Application deadlines: Grants are […]
In 2019, the Champaign Chamber of Commerce and many other organizations launched a reading and math literacy program (iRead • iCount) aimed at reducing the achievement gap in our schools. As the program was piloted in 2019, we were starting to see some very promising, measurable results. Then, Covid. So, we are back to square […]
Come join us this Sunday as Julie Birdwell preaches, Alonza Lawrence leads the choir, and Matthew Chiu offers music from the organ bench.