Members of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Glenview, Ill., found a way to make pals between its younger and older generations.
As part of his internship program at Holy Trinity, Dirk van der Duim started Parish Pals to build bridges between the children, their parents and the senior members. In an e-mail interview he said, “Holy Trinity is a very friendly congregation, but people here had been looking for a way to connect the younger generations with the group that helped build this church 50 years ago.”
|Marilyn Maier (left) and Bridget Burke, members of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Glenview, Ill., make cards for U.S. troops in Iraq. Parish Pals is a program that brings together the generations for discussions of faith and a craft project.|
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