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June 17, 2016

We Deplore Hatred

In the early morning hours of Sunday, July 12, a heavily armed gun man walked in to the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, FL and began shooting. He killed at least 49 people and 53 more were critically wounded. He then took his own life. Your pastors want you to know that...Read More

June 17, 2016

Why Do Christians Think That?

An Adult Education Class
Moderator, William Schweiker, Theologian in Residence


This five session Adult class will enable Chicago Temple members to meet and discuss
some of the basic...Read More

June 17, 2016

One Book, One Congregation

Taking a page from the City of Chicago’s “One Book, One Chicago” reading initiative, the Temple
invites you to join us on Sundays, July 10 and 31 (12:15–1:30 p.m. in James Parlor), for a discussion about the recently published book: “The South Side: A Portrait of Chicago and American Segregation”. Its author is Natalie Y. Moore, a Chicago native and South Side bureau reporter for ...Read More

May 27, 2016

Personal Thoughts and Reflections on General Confrence 2016

Rev. Wendy Ann Witt, May 26, 2016


Now that General Conference is officially over, it is time to reflect on and share what did and did not happen in Portland. Over the course of the 10 days that General Conference was in session, May 10 – 20, it became glaringly obvious... Read More

May 23, 2016

Donate what you can, Take all you want

Through the month of June, the Chicago Temple will have the theater in the basement filled with a variety of things that have filled the Chicago Temple in hopes of cleaning out the clutter. All of the temple committees need to clean out their storage areas and th Every Sunday we welcome you to make a donation to the Chicago Temple, and in return, it is an all access pass to our own little yard sale. We are looking to get rid of everything we put in that room, so please come and take all you like!

April 22, 2016

UMC General Conference

The UMC General Confrence is May 10th - May 20th. There is a collection of issues to be informed on, and we have links to learn more... Continue Reading

Spotlight

Silk Road Rising

Sacred Spaces and Our Connected Community.

Silk Road Rising is the theatre in-residence at the Chicago Temple. The unique and diverse stories told by Silk Road Rising bring forth conversations of race, gender, sexuality, religion, nationality and more in a healthy and creative space that works in unison with the Chicago Temple's message of acceptance and progress on all social fronts.