Second Presbyterian Church hosts its annual Sing-Along Messiah on Sunday, December 11 at 3:30 p.m. Sung by professional soloists and accompanied by the Sounds of the South Loop Players, this free concert is directed by Maestra Kim Diehnelt and accompanied by organist Michael Shawgo. Singers are invited to bring your own Messiah score, or purchase one at the door. An offering will be received to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository, followed by a festive reception. All are welcome to join in and enjoy this holiday Christmas classic!
This Week at Second Church
Second Presbyterian Church is offering its annual Winter Coat Drive for neighborhood friends in need. Donations of winter coats, warm clothing, sweatshirts, hoodies, sweaters, scarves, caps, gloves and mittens are needed! Also canned goods and non-perishable items are being received for holiday grocery bags. We invite you to bring your items to the church between the hours of 9:00 a.m.– 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All donations are gratefully accepted!
The Board of Deacons’ Lunchbag Program serves around 300 people each week. Along with a meal, the Deacons offer a warm welcome, a place to sit and visit, personal friendship and care, along with articles of clothing and other useful items. Donations are sought for those in need. We need bottles of water or juice, prepackaged fruit cups, cookies, snackpacks, toiletries and personal hygiene items. If you would like to donate items, please call the church office (312) 225-4951 or come by the church, open from 9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Thank you for caring!