Marriage Equality Vote Results

After many months of prayerful, thoughtful consideration and all church meetings, the First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple congregation has decided to affirm the marriage equality proposal now that same gender marriages are legal in the state of Illinois. The final congregational vote count was 173 in favor of the marriage equality policy, …
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New Christian Education Opportunities at the Chicago Temple

galations and romans bookPhilippians and Galatians

Rev. Magrini will be teaching Galatians and Philippians this Fall on Thursdays at noon in the Conference Room on the 3rd Floor. Class begins on Sept. 18 and books will be available for $7 on the first day of class. …
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Dropbox Link for Marriage Equality Documents

Below is a link to the documents being presented at the various meetings:

marriage equality documents

First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple to Decide Whether to Support Marriage Equality September 13 – 14, 2014 – Please Vote!

We have important dates in the life of our congregation coming up soon and you …
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Our Story with Silk Road Rising

Click below to watch a video detailing the story between The Chicago Temple and Silk Road Rising.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1IQmbFTAKo

a message from Malik and Jamil about the film and the Theater’s relationship to The Temple:

“We want to share with you our just released documentary film about Silk Road Rising’s relationship with FUMC at …
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Lightening the Load of the Homeless

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On Saturday, Nov. 30, during Thanksgiving weekend, the CITYPAK Project will distribute 150 uniquely designed backpacks to homeless and indigent guests at the weekly meal hosted by the Chicago Temple’s Homeless and Indigent Ministry. The CITYPAK Project was founded by Chicago businessman and philanthropist Ron Kaplan in 2012; after seeing many homeless Chicagoans struggling to …
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