Upcoming Events and Opportunities

Engaging Our Theological Diversity: October 13, 2021

Engaging our Theological Diversity: A Discussion Group based on the UUA Commission on Appraisal 2005 report. Next meeting: October 13, 2021  The discussion will be on “Theology: How Do We Frame the World?”, pp 82 – 94 in the UUA report “Engaging Our Theological Diversity,” found here. In the introduction to the report, the Commission points out that “despite consensus … Continued

Global Studies Group

Sunday, October 3 at 1:00 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss “The Two Koreas” by Scott A. Snyder, chapter 6 in the Great Decisions 2021 Briefing Book and of course we might also discuss other current global issues). If you do not have the book, please contact Roberta Lammers-Campbell at rlammer@luc.edu. Join Zoom Meeting : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84798418736?pwd=aGhxTXAyNXpFVThnRHQrTnYxcHVsZz09Meeting ID: 847 9841 8736Passcode: GlobalDial In: … Continued

Humanist Group Meeting

Monday, September 27 at 7:00 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the Introduction and the first chapter of Ryan P. Burge’s The Nones: Where They Came From, Who They Are, And Where They Are Going – the book that received our members’ highest ranking among the five books proposed for our next reading. The meeting will be a Zoom virtual … Continued

Elder Spiritual Odyssey

Join DRUUMM (Diverse Revolutionary Unitarian Universalist Multicultural Ministries) for the public premiere of The Spiritual Odyssey of Rev. Dr. Michelle Bentley. We believe in the power of sharing, passing down wisdom, and connecting our generations. This program uplifts our value of history: Consciousness of History – by keeping the written and oral histories of People of Color within UUism we are making sure that history … Continued

Prostate Cancer Prevention Information Session

Wednesday, September 22 at 7:00 p.m. Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86913287576?pwd=SXFiYW5UcVNJUzRubVVLRzdlSzdrdz09Meeting ID: 869 1328 7576Passcode: 928602Dial in: +1 312 626 6799 

Virtual Retreat: Trans and Non-Binary Inclusion with Alex Kapitan

Saturday, September 25 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. What does it mean to be a men’s group, woman’s group, community or congregation that affirms and embraces gender diversity? As Unitarians honor their commitment to practice “welcoming all,” it’s important to engage in what this practice calls on us to do. Featured Speaker Alex Kapitan, … Continued

Returning to In-Person Services

We will return to in-person services in our sanctuary on Sunday, September 12 for the In-Gathering Water Communion service! This will be a hybrid service which means you can attend in person at 10:00 a.m. or Zoom in from home at 10:00 a.m as well. First Unitarian met the challenge of presenting services during the pandemic with services … Continued

Global Studies Group: Sunday, September 5, 2021

We will discuss “China and Africa,” by Cobus van Staden – Chapter 5 in the Great Decisions 2021 Briefing Book (and of course we will also discuss Afghanistan). If you do not have the book, please contact Ellen LaRue at e.larue@att.net. Meeting ID: 847 9841 8736Passcode: GlobalDial In: +1 312 626 6799 

Do you miss singing?

Come sing with us! The choir and music director Jeff Hamrick have continued to meet for fellowship and hymn singing throughout the pandemic, and YOU are welcome to join. The group meets by Zoom each Thursday at 6:00 p.m. For more information, including a Zoom link and password, please contact Jeff by e-mail at music@firstuchicago.org.

Engaging Our Theological Diversity: September 8, 2021

Engaging Our Theological Diversity: A Discussion Group based on the UUA Commission on Appraisal 2005 report  Next meeting: Wednesday, September 8, 2021  The discussion will be on “Culture: Who Are We?”  and “Values: To what Do We Aspire?,” sections 3 and 4 of the UUA report “Engaging Our Theological Diversity,” found here. Additional information and discussion questions … Continued