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Durand Ecumenical Council

The goals of the Durand Ecumenical Council include both spiritual and community service:

1.)  Organize, provide leadership, and promote ecumenical gatherings, events, and service projects, such as cooperative worship services, assistance to the needy, educational programs, etc.

2.)  Actively promote and encourage participation of each congregation in ecumenical gatherings/events and each other’s activities and programs

3.)  Assist those persons found to be in immediate need through the Local Economy Help Program (references are given for long-term support as needed)

Projects include:

Fourth of July Prayer Service • Lenten Lunch Program • After-School Program • Easter Food Baskets • Thanksgiving Food Baskets

Baccalaureate Service • Thanksgiving Prayer Service • Grocery Delivery • Christmas Giving Trees • Service for Shut-Ins

Durand Ecumenical Council is made up of the following congregations:

Trinity Lutheran Church
15585 Durand Rd. • 815-248-2311
St.Mary/St.Patrick Catholic Church
606 W. Main St. • 815-248-2490
 United Methodist Church
102 E. Main St. • 815-248-2461