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The South Church, 501 S. Emerson Street (corner of Shabonee Trail and Emerson Street), Mount Prospect, IL 60056


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Phone: (847) 253-0501

Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, Monday through Thursday

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The Center for Progressive Christianity

The South Church is a proud affiliate of the Center for Progressive Christianity. CPC promotes an understanding of Christian practice and teaching that leads to a greater concern for the way people treat each other than the way people express their beliefs, an acceptance of all people and a respect for other religious traditions.It is an approach to Christianity that is inclusive, innovative and informed.

American Baptist Churches USA

ABC/USA, American Baptist ChurchesUSA: News and Events, Who We Are, ChurchLife, Leadership, Find a Church.

Journeys: The Road Home

Journeys from PADS to HOPE helps individuals in Northwest Suburban Cook County who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Focusing on intervention and prevention, Journeys offers clients mental health support, job counseling and referrals and help in securing a permanent residence. Plus, Journeys coordinates 18 faith-based shelters that provide many with a warm place to sleep and hot meals. Last year, Journeys was able to successfully transition more than 39 of its clients out of homelessness.

One Great Hour of Sharing

Gifts to the One Great Hour of Sharing offering support programs that help families and villages around the world build lives and communities that are healthy, safe and sustainable, changing the lives of millions of God's children. One Great Hour of Sharing helps rebuild communities ravaged by natural disasters; creates sustainable sources of income for rural villages; provides micro-credit to women to start poverty-escaping businesses; teaches trades and job skills; offers children a chance to survive past the age of five and go to school; and much more.

Baptist World Alliance

Baptist World Alliance (BWA) builds fellowship and community, promotes vibrant Baptist identity, offers a network forresources, serves as a global voice, and equips and empowers Baptists. BWA ministries include Worship and Fellowship; Religious Liberty and Human Rights; Theological Reflection; Baptist World Aid; Relief and Sustainable Community Development; Mission; Evangelism; Education; and ministries for Women and


NorthwestCompass, Inc. (prevoiously CEDA Northwest)

NorthwestCompass works in partnership with communities to empower families and individuals to achieve self-sufficiency and improve their quality of life. Their programs help with Housing Education and Assistance, Short-Term Housing, Financial Literacy, Intake and Outreach, Health and Nutrition, Education, Child Care Assistance, Employment Assistance and Support, Children and Fathers, and Energy Assistance.CEDA operates a Food Pantry at 1300 Northwest Highway in Mount Prospect. NorthwestCompass also offers many volunteer opportunities.

One Hope United

One Hope United was founded as the Chicago Baptist Orphanage in 1895 and Hudelson Baptist Children's Home in 1903. Today, Kids Hope United is a federation of agencies that spans four states, serving more than 15,000 children and families every year, and offering a diverse array of prevention, intervention, and community-based services including:Prevention Services, Child Development, Counseling Services, Family Preservation, Youth Services, and Placement

Feed My Starving Children

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a non-profit Christian organization committed to feeding God's starving children hungry in body and spirit. The approach is simple: volunteers of all ages hand-pack meals designed especially for starving children, and FMSC ships the meals to more than 50 countries around the world.

The Northwest Suburban Peace and Education Project

The Northwest Suburban Peace and Education Project works with students and others in public high schools to promote peace. This volunteer organization meets at 7 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month at The South Church, 501 S. Emerson Street, Mount

Green Lake Conference Center

Green Lake Conference Center creates Christian leadership training experiences that help pastors and churches realize Gods dreams for them, and also welcomes a wide variety of groups who do not have a religious purpose, including universities,school environmental education groups, non-profit companies, and government agencies.Green Lake also is a popular spot for family reunions and


Village of Mount Prospect

Offers information about village meetings and events, thevillage newsletter, FAQs, new resident information, and links to schools, park districts, maps, voter registration, and much more.

As a courtesy, this website may provide links to other websites. The South Church has not reviewed every page of every website that might be linked, and is not responsible for, nor necessarily agrees with, all of the content on these websites. Visitors who find material on any linked website objectionable are requested to contact the South Church Webmaster, who, in coordination with The South Church Communications Committee, will evaluate the appropriateness of this material.
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