As persons of many faiths, we are united by our call to care for the holistic well being of our neighbors, which begins with relieving food insecurity, nourishing the hungry, and cultivating health and hope.

As residents of the greater Elgin area, we commit to truly knowing our neighbors and inviting our neighbors to be truly known.

As members of a community, we advocate for the whole-life stability of our neighbors, knowing that we are all only as successful as each other.

As inhabitants of this planet, we conduct our work in ways that protect our environment for the sake of the health of neighbors around the world and neighbors yet to come.

As an interfaith cooperative, we welcome all our neighbors from all backgrounds and walks of life to this table.

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ECM Board Members

   
Bob Langlois - ChairHoly Trinity Lutheran Church 
Joann Hartmann - Vice-ChairZion Lutheran Church 
Mary Roberti - TreasurerEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer 
Lisa Winchel - SecretaryCommunity Crisis Center 
Ron AhlmanBethesda Church of God in Christ 
Lori LancasterCommunity United Methodist Church & South Elgin Food Pantry 
Risa CohenCongregation Kneseth Israel 
Eva NovakEpiscopal Church of the Redeemer 
OpenEpworth United Methodist 
Carl FlaksFirst Congregational Church 
Mary HewittFirst Congregational Church 
   
Jeff BenchleyFirst United Methodist Church 
Nancy KefauverFirst United Methodist Church 
Sally Jo CaracheoHighland Avenue Church of the Brethren 
Rev. Jeff MikyskaHoly Trinity Lutheran Church 
Pastor Willie TateProgressive Baptist Church 
Annie DouglasSecond Baptist Church 
Gene HeckenbergVineyard Church 
Ron BlakeAll Peoples Interfaith Food Pantry; Non-Voting Member 
Cheryl WilkinsCentro de Informacion; Non-Voting Member 
JoAnn ArmentaCommunity Harvest Educational Foundation; Non-Voting Member 
Shelia JacksonFood For Greater Elgin; Non-Voting Member 

ECM Member Organizations

ALL PEOPLE'S INTERFAITH FOOD PANTRY

256 E Chicago St, Elgin 847.741.2329

BETHESDA CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST

454 Hickory Pl, Elgin 847.888.2209

CENTRO DE INFORMACION

1885 Lin Lor Lane, Elgin 847.695.9050 Non-voting Member

COMMUNITY CRISIS CENTER

P.O. Box 1390, Elgin

COMMUNITY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

400 W Spring St, South Elgin, IL 60177 847.931.0563

CONGREGATION KNESETH ISRAEL (SYNAGOGUE)

330 Division St, Elgin

EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER

40 Center St. Elgin 847.742.2428

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH

256 E. Chicago St. Elgin 847.741.4045

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

240 Standish St, Elgin 847.742.6365

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

216 Highland Ave. Elgin, IL 847.741.0038

FOOD FOR GREATER ELGIN

1553 Commerce Dr, Elgin 847.931.9330

HIGHLAND AVENUE CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

783 W. Highland Ave. Elgin 847.741.5124

HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH

357 Division St. Elgin 847.742.2025

PROGRESSIVE BAPTIST CHURCH

305 Ann Street, Elgin

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH

1280 Summit St, Elgin 847.695.7757

SENIOR SERVICES ASSOCIATES INC.

101 S. Grove Ave, Elgin

SOUTH ELGIN FOOD PANTRY

VINEYARD CHURCH

220 Division St, Elgin 847.888.0953

WAYSIDE CROSS MINISTRIES

1732 Berkley St, Elgin 847.695.4405

WILLIAM HOMEIER

ZION LUTHERAN CHURCH

330 Griswold St. Elgin 847.888.2882

ECM Partners

These organizations engage the ECM network by regularly volunteering to serve at our various soup kettles.

APOSTOLIC CHRISTIAN CHURCH, ELGIN

BETHLEHEM LUTHERAN CHURCH

CHRIST THE LORD LUTHERAN CHURCH

CHRISTIAN TABERNACLE CHURCH

EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST

IMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, HUNTLEY

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS

OUR SAVIOR METHODIST CHURCH, SCHAUMBURG

ST. HUGH OF LINCOLN EPISCOPAL CHURCH

ST. JOHN'S CATHOLIC/WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH, ELGIN

ST. MARY'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, HUNTLEY

ST. MICHAEL'S EPISCOPAL/WESLEY UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

ST. PATRICK'S CATHOLIC CHURCH, ST. CHARLES

ST. PETER DAMIAN CATHOLIC CHURCH

ST. THOMAS MORE CATHOLIC CHURCH

WILLOW CREEK COMMUNITY CHURCH

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