Caminemos Juntos Soccer Camp

Caminemos Juntos Soccer Camp To God all the Glory! From August 7th to 12th, we had our Caminemos Juntos summer Soccer camp! With participation from Christ Church Vienna (Virginia), City of Light (Illinois), and Mission Cornerstone (Illinois) – a whole week of evangelism, music, craft, food, and soccer! This time we did it in Aurora, […]

Monthly Mingle for Migrant Families

Monthly Mingle for Migrant Families In May of this year over 300 migrant families from Central and South America were moved into Wilbur Wright College for the summer. This college is right down the road from our church (Cornerstone Anglican Church) in Chicago’s Portage Park neighborhood. Both Fr. Kyle Oesch and Catechist Joel Brown felt […]

The Bilbo Baggins Birthday Party Miracle

The Bilbo Baggins Birthday Party Miracle When Dawn and I moved from Chicago to San Diego with our 6 children, we left behind a vibrant homeschool community that had one amazing event we loved: The Bilbo Baggins Birthday Party. Each September this homeschooling co-op named Riverside would have all the students prepare the theatrical scenes […]

A Fresh Wind

A Fresh Wind In recent months, we’ve experienced a number of joys at Cornerstone Edgewater, a congregation that is composed of residents from Park View Rehab Center, and which meets inside the facility itself. At long last, we’ve now entered a season where the pandemic’s effects have subsided to the point that the quite strict […]

Ascension Sunday

Ascension Sunday Three sister churches in the Diocese of the Upper Midwest got together and worshiped under one roof on May 21 to celebrate Ascension Sunday. Immanuel Anglican, Trinity Anglican, and Cornerstone Anglican came together as three Anglican parishes in Chicago to plan not only one giant worship service but also a picnic on Lake […]

The Chicago Blessing

Dear Greenhouse Family, Nearly ten years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, the Spirit prompted me to walk from Cornerstone Anglican Church to the elementary school across the street. I had no idea why, but when I approached the building, a man emerged. “Are you looking for the church?” he asked, and I answered, “I guess […]

A Sanctuary for Transformation

Dear Greenhouse Family, As I write this, I wonder how all of you are doing. In this time of instant information, we know of disease, social turmoil, natural disasters, wars, and financial crises all around the world. It is very easy to be overwhelmed by all this traumatic news. And yet, in the face of […]

That We May Be One

I pray…that all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me, and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me.  John 17:20-21 Dear Greenhouse Family, Some of Jesus’s final words to us, his church, are a prayer that […]

A GAFCON Interview with Barbara Gauthier

Ernie Didot and Anna Grace Bell Barbara Gauthier is putting together the ‘Lift Up Your Hearts‘ daily devotions throughout the season of Ascension. In this live Facebook interview with Barbara, Ernie Didot (Gafcon Communications Director) and Anna Grace Bell (Adminstrator) she talks about the lives of the early church fathers and how God has been […]

Visiting the Sick and Dying

The intention of this article is to convince Christians, and especially ministers, to risk physically visiting those ill with the coronavirus for the sake of their spiritual and eternal wellbeing. It is also a call to engage with hospital administrators and civic leaders to ensure that coronavirus patients will not die alone. VISITATION AND ISOLATION […]