Upcoming Services

April 29 – Radical Hospitality

Rev. Marcia Curtis Jesus was a social revolutionary in his practice of radical hospitality. He ate with and healed the social outcasts of his day – prostitutes, tax collectors, lepers. The root word for hospitality means generous, caring, sustaining. Our first principle, respect for the inherent worth and dignity of every individual, calls us to … Continued

May 6 – Intergenerational Service: All Creatures of the Earth and Sky

In this Sunday’s intergenerational service, we will honor those furry, fluffy, scaled, shelled, and feathered friends who have been kind enough to grace us with their company. Everyone is invited to bring a photo or memento of your beloved companions past and present to honor their memory, to show gratitude for the joy we share with them, … Continued

May 13 – Adventure Boldly and Explore

Rev. David Schwartz The Seven Principles of Unitarian Universalism are part of a centuries-long journey trying to name clearly things commonly believed among us. Every generation has proclaimed, rebelled against, revised, and argued about how (and whether) to summarize our continually progressive faith. A service looking back to take us forward. After the service, gather … Continued

May 20 – This I Believe

In 1951, Edward R. Murrow wrote: “In talking to people, listening to them, I don’t have a monopoly on the world’s problems. Others have their share, often far bigger than mine. This has helped me see my own in truer perspective: and in learning how others have faced their problems—this has given me fresh ideas … Continued

May 27 – Memorial Day and the Creative Spirit

This week, join us as we explore the history of Memorial Day and look at creativity as a spiritual practice that can help us deepen ourselves as spiritual people. Elizabeth Harding is one of the affiliated community ministers at Second Unitarian Church of Chicago. She works as a bereavement counselor with Journey Care, the largest … Continued