Worlds of worship

By Zak Buczinsky
In- Depth Editor
Temple Beth-El
3610 Dundee Road
Founded in 1932, Temple Beth- El is one of the oldest synagogues in the Chicago land area. The temple provides daily services and both child and adult Jewish education classes. Their goal is to create a peaceful environment to pray and worship for their members.
Willow Creek
50 East Congress Parkway
Willow Creek is multi-campus church, with many different places of worship all over the Chicago land area. They are the host of many different charity services, such as trips to Africa and the Dominican Republic. Their goal is to create a church open to anyone wanting to discover more about Christianity.

Makki Masjid
3418 W. Ainslie Street
Makki Masjid is a Mosque open to anyone searching to discover more about the Islamic faith. Offering prayer services and Islamic schooling everyday for members, Makki Masjids goal is to help educate people about their religion.
Church of Scientology of Illinois
3011 N. Lincoln Ave.
The Church of Scientology of Illinois is a center for people to learn about Scientology. Having various meetings Sundays at 11:00 am, the church also offers a library that exclusively offers scientologist literature.
Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist Association Chicago Chapter
1234 N. River Road, Mt. Prospect
The Dharma Drum Mountain Buddhist chapter is a non-exclusive center for people of any faith to learn about Buddhist philosophy and attend workshops such as the Chan workshop, bent on furthering people’s meditative practice.
Manav Seva Mandir
101 South Church Street, Bensenville
Manav Seva Mandir is a Hindu temple that offers regular services everyday, and allows members access to a library of Hindu scripts from throughout history. Manav Seva Mandir’s goal is create a social and cultural atmosphere in order to preserve Hindu culture.
The Baha’i House of Worship
100 Linden Ave. Wilmette
The Baha’i House of Worship is one of the seven temples servicing the world’s youngest monotheistic religion, Baha’i. Founded in 1844, Baha’i is a religion based on self-discovery and the global unity of mankind. The temple is open everyday from 6 to 10, and host to many activities such as the 5th Annual Choral Music Festival, a concert presented by the temples very own choir.