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Christ Church Team Supports Families with Food, Clothing, Resources

In 2004 Christ Church created a food pantry team because there were no Saturday food pantries located in eastern DuPage County. The only one in the county was in Wheaton, which created a logistics issue for people with transportation difficulties and who needed to work during the pantry hours.

Recognizing this community need, volunteers with Christ Church in Oak Brook received training on how to operate a food pantry from the People’s Resource Center, then in partnership with the Salvation Army, set out to help as many people as they could, leading to more than 60,000 people being served with food, clothing and other resources.

1,200 Tour Christ Church, View New Auditorium, Attend Dedication Service

(Oak Brook, IL - November 26, 2018) – Finding a large crowd gathered at one site on the Saturday after Thanksgiving usually means you are at a shopping venue. But this past Saturday afternoon more than 1,200 people poured through the doors of Christ Church in Oak Brook to tour the church and see its new auditorium and other updates during an open house and dedication service. 

 

Christ Church adds new auditorium to offer increased flexible space for worship, special events

(Oak Brook, IL - November 8, 2018) – Christ Church in Oak Brook now has a 1,100-seat modern contemporary service space to complement its 1,100-seat classic worship sanctuary and is inviting the public to an open house and dedication service of the church's new expanded space as well as a building tour from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, at York and 31st in Oak Brook.

Serving Others Helps Church Meet Practical Needs in Community, Abroad

(Oak Brook, IL - October 18, 2018) – Oak Brook, Illinois - Churches serve several important spiritual needs for many people. They also can serve as a support system for those in need, and nonprofits trying to better the world.

Accomplished International Musician Named New Christ Church Organist

(Oak Brook, IL - August 27, 2018) – Marianne Kim brings her exceptional gifts to the talented musical team at Christ Church. She was named staff organist of the church's Oak Brook location.