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Many annual fellowship events are held throughout the year, including our golf outing, parish picnic, and Thanksgiving and Easter brunches. Events for our young families include bowling, roller skating, holiday parties, and movie nights (to name a few!). Check Facebook or our calendar for upcoming events!
SUNDAY SCHOOL & YOUTH GROUP
For the younger children, we incorporate hands-on activities, singing, crafts, and stories. For the youth, we focus more on discussions and service projects to give them a solid foundation for their life-long journey with Christ. Read more about Sunday school here! Also, click here to learn more about Kid's Choir!
**Please note that in-person Sunday School is currently suspended. Click here to access our on-demand family devotional video series!**
St. Hugh has a wide range of classes available to help in our continuing walk with Christ: Rector's Class, Book Club, and a wide variety of Bible Studies are available throughout the year. Whatever your needs, we can find a time and day that works for you. Check the calendar for upcoming classes or contact us about current offerings.
CHOIR & MUSIC
Music is a vibrant part of St. Hugh's activities and worship. The music at the10:30AM service is a blended style of worship with traditional hymns and contemporary music. The choir provides special music selections and anthems throughout the year. If you've got a musical gift to share, contact us about joining the choir. Or click here to learn more about Kid's Choir!
Many hands make light the work and our parishioners enjoy taking an active role in Sunday services. Available roles include greeter, usher, acolyte, reader, nursery aide, altar guild, and coffee hour host. A rotating schedule ensures that each role is filled. If you're interested in learning more, please contact us.
Retired Episcopal Ladies in Christ's Service) is predominantly a service and fundraising organization. The RELICS have contributed to many local, regional, national,and international organizations since their inception. Check the calendar for upcoming R.E.L.I.C.S. meetings and fundraising events.
SOUP KITCHEN & LOCAL CHARITY
St. Hugh provides help to the local Elgin community in a variety of ways. Feeding guests at the Soup Kettle, donating food and supplies to the Community Crisis Center, and volunteering at Food For Greater Elgin are some of our favorite programs. Check Facebook or our calendar for upcoming service opportunities!
MILITARY & 1st RESPONDERS PRAYER
St. Hugh has constructed a special Eucharistic liturgy to support the friends and family of service members and to pray for peace. Service persons, whose names we've been given, are prayed for by name and are sent birthday cards. Click here for service times!
**Please note that this service will be held, outdoors weather permitting, on the 4th Wednesday of each month. We continue to pray for and meet the spiritual needs of service members, veterans, and 1st responders and their families. If you or a loved one would like to be added to our prayer list, please contact the church office.**
At St. Hugh, we want everyone to be a part of our Sunday service and that includes our youngest members! Sunday school students who choose to participate will work with our music director to learn a song and perform for the congregation during the offertory on Family Sunday each month. Talk with your child's Sunday school teacher to learn more!