Tag Archives: The Church

New documentary ‘Emanuel’ shows how faith and forgiveness healed survivors of Charleston church shooting

By Tom Siebert Gun massacres are a common occurrence in American life. During this year alone in the United States, there have been more than 150 shootings that caused four or more casualties, according to the nonprofit Gun Violence Archive. … Continue reading

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Kendall County community poured out heart, help to PADS guests throughout harsh winter

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Last December the weather in the Chicago area was relatively mild, with daytime temperatures soaring into the upper 30s and even the 40s … Continue reading

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Oswego area churches seeking donations for annual Back to School Clinic at St. Luke’s Lutheran

  By Tom Siebert As the beginning of the school year approaches, Oswego area churches are helping their own families in need of food, clothing, and supplies. But while the churches’ charity may begin at home, it does not end … Continue reading

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Nicor Gas grant fuels transportation for guests of Kendall County PADS

By Tom Siebert In a wide-open county with no public transportation, the homeless often have a hard time just getting to the seven shelter sites run by Kendall County PADS during the colder months of the year. But thanks to … Continue reading

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Christian school set to open its doors and hearts to the homeless in the suburbs west of Chicago

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Parkview Christian Academy in Yorkville, a rustic suburb west of Chicago, will be joining six area churches this fall in providing nutritious … Continue reading

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Homeless group reaches out to community as shelter season nears

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Volunteers from Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County will be blanketing the community over the next two months, sharing … Continue reading

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Social work students helping homeless in hands-on way

By Tom Siebert Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County, Illinois Brittani Dahlman recently received a bachelor’s degree in social work from Aurora University. She also earned an eclectic education in humanity. That’s … Continue reading

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