Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Chicago Children’s Choir – October 1 and October 16

Enjoy the Musical Magic at Upcoming Events! This fantastic choir started right here at First Unitarian, 65 years ago, as an idea to bring families together during the civil rights era. Now the choir serves 2321 students in every zip code of Chicago, through 74 school programs and 8 neighborhood choirs.  Enjoy their inspirational songs and happy faces … Continued

Global Studies Group – Sunday, October 2

Please note change in time!4:00 p.m. via Zoom  We will continue our discussion of The New Map by Daniel Yergin, focusing on pp 327-376—“Road Map”. Our meetings are open, and all are welcome.

“A Chosen Faith” Reading Group – Next Meeting Sunday, October 9

4:00 – 6:00 p.m. via Zoom2nd and 4th Sundays through October 9 Join us to read and discuss this classic introductory text on Unitarian Universalism. An opportunity for newcomers and longtime members alike to explore or revisit the many sources of our living tradition. Contact Director of Lifespan Religious Education Elizabeth McCreless at dre@firstuchicago.org with questions or to get … Continued

Humanist Group Meeting – Monday, September 26

7:00 p.m. via ZoomOur topic for discussion will be end of life options, including medical aid in dying. The meeting will be a Zoom virtual meeting (video conference); and if you want to participate, and do not receive notifications from the Humanist Group, email Hank Henriques at mrgonwa@hotmail.com and he will see that you get the Zoom meeting … Continued

Senior Support Group – Wednesday, September 28

3:00 p.m. via ZoomWhether or not we can come to church to be together physically, we can meet virtually.  And like the Beatles song, we’ll “get by with a little help from our friends.”   The Senior Support Group is reading the book The Second Half of Life: Opening the Eight Gates of Wisdom by Angeles Aarien. We will … Continued

Beyond Categorical Thinking Workshop – September 30 & October 1

Please join us to learn, explore your ideas and express your opinions on race, gender, sexuality, class and other areas where we might harbor opinions and biases as we consider candidates for our new Minister. This workshop consists of two sessions, each 1.5 hours.  Date & Time: Friday, September 30 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, October … Continued

Peace Circle: Grief/Stress/Despair – Saturday, September 24

3:00 p.m. via Zoom Peace circles are one of several tools for restorative justice work. They provide a safe space for people to tell their stories on different subject matters. They are led by trained Circle Keepers.  The topic for this cross/gen conversation will be dealing with Grief/Stress/Despair. We will tell our/your stories regarding the robberies, car jackings, and … Continued