Upcoming Events and Opportunities

The Good Life Seminar – Wednesday, June 12 at 6:00 p.m.

The Good Life Seminar is a recurring Adult Religious Education opportunity at the First Unitarian Church of Chicago. In this highly-varied monthly series, we engage texts, frameworks, ideas, imaginaries, problems, and exemplars of what makes for a “good” life, individually and collectively. Register here!  This month: Ethics Bowl – Thinking through cases!

Annual Meeting – Sunday, June 16

11:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary and via Zoom Please plan to attend! The Annual Meeting is one of our most important all-church meetings of the year. In addition to hearing committee reports, the congregation approves next year’s budget, elects board members and officers, approves delegates to General Assembly, and approves last year’s Annual Meeting minutes. As a … Continued

Humanist Group Meeting – Monday, June 10

7:00 p.m. via Zoom We will discuss the topic stoicism, including comparing and contrasting it with Humanism. To sign up to receive notifications from the Humanist Group, email Hank Henriques at mrgonwa@hotmail.com.  Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88033734950 Meeting ID: 880 3373 4950  | Passcode: Humanist | Dial-in: 312-626-6799 To sign up to receive notifications from the Humanist Group, email Hank Henriques at mrgonwa@hotmail.com.

Membership Engagement Workshop – Postponed

The Saturday “Engagement Workshop” is being rescheduled, as the time did not work for our newcomers. If you are interested in being part of the summer membership group (i.e., in joining the church now), drop Rev. Dave a note to dhmessner@gmail.com or send a text to 917-664-4027.

Phoenix Boys Choir – Saturday, June 8

7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary The Phoenix Boys Choir is one of Arizona’s oldest and most beloved performing arts ensembles. Transforming the lives of boys and young men from diverse backgrounds by fostering the highest level of musical excellence and developing character, leadership, and global awareness, this Grammy-award-winning organization has served as an ambassador of music to every corner of the globe. This free, non-ticketed event is … Continued

Global Studies Group – Sunday, June 2

After the budget meeting We are starting a new book, our summer read: DEMOCRACY AWAKENING: Notes on the State of America, by Heather Cox Richardson. We will discuss Part 1. This is an open meeting – all are welcome, whether you have read the assignment or not. 

Thirsty Theologians – Wednesday, May 29

6:30 p.m. at Jimmie’s We get together the last Wednesday of the month in a casual easy way and meet a few people. We have a drink (leaded or unleaded), eat some tater tots, share a story, and enjoy a summerish evening together. If you have not come before, give it a try now, if we have … Continued

Senior Support Group – Wednesday, May 29

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.” Join Zoom Meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85030744948Meeting ID: 850 3074 4948Passcode: FriendsDial in: 312-626-6799

First Wednesdays Community Dinner

Our next community dinner is Wednesday, June 5! A community meal with words and music once a month on a continuing basis – usually the first Wednesday. WHAT IS WEDNESDAY DINNER CHURCH AT FIRST UNITARIAN? A chance to be together and invite others! We gather up at 6:00 p.m. for welcoming words, maybe a piece of … Continued

First U Chicago Journey Groups

Register Here Journey Groups at the First Unitarian Church of Chicago are one great way to connect in a personal way here at Church. They provide intentional space for sharing and reflection together and the chance to deepen our self-understanding and relationships. Each group generally includes 8-12 people who meet on an ongoing monthly basis. The group is … Continued