A Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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—Worship and All Church Events Cancelled—

Our worship service and all church events continue to be cancelled until further notice. However, the church council has recently agreed upon a phasing-in plan for entering into our worship space again. To view that plan please see below.


At Acacia Park, we invite you to . . .

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CONNECT with others as part of a community that strives to practice forgiveness, grace, and genuine hospitality;

WONDER with us at the mystery that is God, a mystery to be experienced rather than solved;

CELEBRATE with us, giving thanks for God’s blessings to us and presence in us;

SHARE your gifts and passions to care for others in the community; share your burdens and experience the healing love of Christ.  


Acacia Park’s Phasing in of Worship Plan

The council of Acacia Park Lutheran Church agreed upon the following outline for entering into the worship space again. As businesses and organizations are beginning to discuss ways for it to be safe while gathering together, Acacia Park wants to listen to the guidance of Governor Pritzker and science. As our knowledge of Covid-19 is changing and adapting on a nearly daily basis, this plan will also adapt and change. (Last update 5/19/2020)

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* A YouTube video that explains the thought process and science behind limiting singing in worship: https://www.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR0g1df8QH4YFELrWs142mtupSSw1WwX7OJ5ij04zQvJlnvffoTSqQw9BLA&feature=youtu.be&v=LNzGkflAkZQ&app=desktop

We will continue to offer Service of the Word delivered to your inbox via Constant Contact every Sunday morning. If you would like to be added to our mailing list, please send us an email. You may also read Pastor Meagan’s weekly sermons by visiting the Sermons page of our website.


Covid-19 Response and Updates 

Please know that we are here to help our members, family, friends, neighbors and community during this time of uncertainty.

If you need anything, you can contact the church either by phone or by email: 708-453-3662 or acaciaparkchurch@gmail.com. The office is officially closed, but Dawn is working from home where she will be monitoring phone and email messages.

Pastor Meagan will continue to make check-in phone calls to all members on a regular basis. If you need Pastor’s assistance please get in touch with her by email at pastormeagan@gmail.com or her cell (773) 885-9686. If you are comfortable sending text messages, please do as she will respond quicker to texts.

If you need assistance from the Village of Norridge . . .

Norridge Village Hall is closed to the public, but essential administrative services will continue during the closure. Please call 708-453-0800 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday for assistance. You may also email the village or visit its website for a list of village services that you can take care of from home.

Norridge Police Department can be reached at:

Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 708-453-4770
Fax: 708-453-9377

If you need assistance from the Village of Harwood Heights . . .

Harwood Heights Village Hall is closed to the public, but administrative services will continue during the closure. Please call 708-867-7200 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday with questions. Seniors in need of assistance may also call Village Hall for help with such things as grocery or prescription pick up and delivery. Payments may still be left in the drop-off box outside Village Hall.

Harwood Heights Police Department can be reached at:

Emergency: Dial 911
Non-Emergency:  708-867-4353
Fax:  708-867-0453
TTY: (708) 867-5700


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