The Lenten Series program to be held Feb. 20 at Pilgrim Faith United Church of Christ, 9411 S. 51st Ave. in Oak Lawn, will be presented by the Rev. Pamela Coleman from God Can Ministries in Ford Heights. Coleman will report on her church's work to address the "food desert" in Ford Heights, one of the poorest communities in the Chicago area. Coleman will discuss the church's community garden project and advocacy efforts to bring better grocery options to the community.
The first of five Wednesday evenings focused on "Food for All God's Children" will begin with a soup supper at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7:15 p.m. A children's program on "Making the World a Better Place will begin at 7:15 p.m. for children in preschool through eighth grade.