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Church rummage sale is 'Main Street and Michigan Avenue'

Church rummage sale is 'Main Street and Michigan Avenue'

When Dr. Christine Chakoian was interviewing about a decade ago for the senior pastor position at First Presbyterian Church in Lake Forest, she did so as the congregation was preparing for its annual spring rummage sale. "I've never seen anything like this in my life," Chakoian remembered thinking. "It was overwhelming and almost terrifying to see the amount of clothing, household goods, jewelry, shoes, furniture and the number of volunteers. It was really breathtaking." First Presbyterian's 65th annual spring sale remains a major community event. The 2015 version is slated for Saturday, May 2, and a wide swath of people are expected to come to the church...

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