Category Archives: Caring Community

Next MCJC PADS-sponsored Dinner Wednesday, December 26

The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is Wednesday, December 26, 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. Gene Lindow and his Trio Grille chef, Adam, will make Italian Beef sandwiches for the entree.  Leslie … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

Our next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is December 26

Our November 28 MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner was very successful. The food was delicious, and the servers had a good time serving the meal and washing the dishes. Yes, doing the dishes! It seems that will be the case going forward. … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

Update on MCJC-sponsored November 28 PADS Dinner

The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is this  Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock (across from the Woodstock Fire Station on Dean Street). Thank you all so much for helping out with this important community service project! … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

PADS Dinner Upcoming Wednesday, November 28

The next MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner is Wednesday, November 28 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1320 Dean Street in Woodstock. The menu for the November 28 dinner is soup,  chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, and dessert. Gene Lindow and Adam … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

MCJC hosts Community Shabbat and Vigil in response to Pittsburgh shootings

My eyes flow with rivers of tears because of the destruction of my people.  — Lamentations 3:48 You are invited to McHenry County Jewish Congregation on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7:oo pm to join together in solidarity in response to … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community | 5 Comments

Our hearts go out to our brothers and sisters at Tree of Life . . .

My eyes flow with rivers of tears because of the destruction of my people. — Lamentations 3:48 We were horror-stricken to hear of the terrible attack over Shabbat against the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, likely the deadliest assault against … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community | Leave a comment

PADS Dinner a BIG Success!

By Bruce Weiss The October 24 MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner was a big success. Five PADS volunteers served 20 homeless PADS guests. The number of PADS guests coming to the Woodstock Wednesday PADS dinners and sleep-over shelter is down compared to … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

MCJC Participates in the 2018 McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk

MCJC joined 12 local churches and participated in the 2018 McHenry County Crop Hunger Walk on Sunday, September 30. A total of $20,794 was raised by this year’s Walk participants. A quarter of the money raised from the Walk will … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Religious School, Social Action | Leave a comment

Corners of Our Fields Food Drive 5779 A Great Success!

As is our custom at MCJC, the High Holy Days ushered in our “Corners of our Fields” food drive, in conjunction with Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger. This year we collected food for McHenry West High School and personal … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment

MCJC Collects Winter Coats for Those Who Need Them

MCJC is collecting winter coats, unused or in good condition, for adults and children. The coats will be distributed to low income families living in Woodstock and neighboring communities as part of the Woodstock Area Community Ministries 2018 Winter Coat Drive.  … Continue reading

Posted in Caring Community, Social Action | Leave a comment