Announcements

Multiracial Unity Outing: THE POST

Anyone interested in going on a multiracial unity outing to see the movie The Post, please drop by the Social Justice Table to sign up, or call Finley C. Campbell at 773-230-3883 for more information.

First U’s Arnold Randall Honored for Public Service

We are proud to share that our own Arnold Randall was the recipient of The Civic Federation‘s 2017 Motorola Solutions Foundation Excellence in Public Service Award. “The award seeks to honor individuals who show dedication to a vision of quality management, leadership and innovation that leads to lasting achievements and more effective government in Illinois.” … Continued

Get Involved: Community Renewal Society

Community Renewal Society task forces are seeking members to represent First U’s congregation: Police Accountability Community Development (Housing and Jobs) Just Economy for Safe Communities (Responsible Budget Coalition and No-money Bail) Please contact Evan Freund, at evan17 (at) evanfreund.com, if you are interested in these opportunities.

Chicago Children’s Choir – Many Events!

Below, just a few of the Chicago Children’s Choir’s seasonal offerings. Please go to ccchoir.org for more information about the Choir’s full schedule and to obtain tickets to these concerts. For more information, please contact Carrie Hedges. Englewood Winter Concert Saturday, December 2, 2:30 p.m. St. Benedict the African Parish, 340 W. 66th St. CCC … Continued

2018 Emancipation Proclamation Pageant Sign Up

Drop by the Social Justice/Program Council table to sign up for the Emancipation Proclamation Pageant. Dress rehearsal is Friday, January 12. The church performance will be held Sunday, January 14, at 11:30 am, and there is an additional performance for the community on Saturday, January 13, at 6:30 pm. We need narrators, dancers, etc. This … Continued

Multiracial Unity Outing to the Movies

All are invited to sign up to see the film LBJ, dealing with the life and times of Lyndon Baines Johnson, 36th President of the United States from 1963 to 1969. This is a powerful film about the first major presidential attack on white supremacy, which would eventually lead to its demise. This event is sponsored by … Continued

Multiracial Unity Planning

The Holiday Season has now commenced and scores of interesting activities  promoting  multiracial unity have emerged, ranging from expensive plays to free downtown Xmas displays. If you are interested in establishing a multiracial unity outing committee to plan both monogenerational and multigenerational events, please come by the SJC Table to sign up. We already have one person interested in helping … Continued

Preparations for the Annual RE Winter Pageant

Save Sunday, December 17, for a multi-generational pageant with choir music called Would You Like to Hold the Baby? There are two separate ways to be involved. We invite children, parents, and any interested adults to sing in the pageant choir. Choir rehearsals will be arranged by Music Director Jeff Hamrick. We also invite children … Continued

Welcome Thom Thomas!

This year, we welcome our new ministry student, Thom Thomas! He will complete a two-year, part-time learning experience as part of his Master of Divinity program at Meadville Lombard Theological School, the UU seminary here in Chicago. Under Meadville’s model, his first year is spent as student minister. First U is a teaching congregation thanks … Continued

Job Opening: Part-time Membership Coordinator

The First Unitarian Church of Chicago is seeking a Membership Coordinator to partner with our ministers and lay leaders to welcome visitors, grow membership and volunteers, and engagement. This new team member will work ten hours per week (including four hours each Sunday onsite) under the supervision of the Senior Co-Ministers. Compensation is $15/hour. The … Continued