1/2 Marathon & 10k race details

  July 8, 2016 1/2 Marathon & 10k race details The Humana Rock ‘n’ Roll Chicago ½ Marathon and 10k are on the morning of Sunday, July 17th. They have been kind enough to give us information on the race and parking passes the explain where they can be used. We still encourage church goers…

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New task force on gun violence

July 1, 2016 NEW TASK FORCE ON GUN VIOLENCE Please allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dick Nielsen. My wife, Gloria, and I joined Chicago Temple about four years ago after moving to the city to babysit our granddaughter (now 2 granddaughters). Over the past 25 or 30 years I have been doing…

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One Book, One Congregation

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…

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Why Do Christians Think That?

  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 beliefs of the Christian faith. Each session of the class will be an open discussion among members, moderated…

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We Deplore Hatred

June 17, 2016 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 we…

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PERSONAL THOUGHTS AND REFLECTIONS ON GENERAL CONFERENCE 2016

May 27, 2016 PERSONAL THOUGHTS AND REFLECTIONS ON GENERAL CONFERENCE 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…

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Donate what you can, Take all you want

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…

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UMC General Conference

 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… Actions to take before General Conference 2016 Concerning LGBTQI Issues—UPDATED “In May 2016, the UMC’s General Conference is expected to vote on…

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Friends and Family Day

April 21, 2016 Friends and Family Day We encourage all to invite a friend or family member on Sunday, May 8th for worship at the Chicago Temple. On that Sunday, we’ll have gifts for our guests, extra tours of the church and Sky Chapel, and an extended fellowship time. The Reach Out/Reach In committee will…

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Chili’s Dine for a Cause

 April 21, 2016 Chili’s Dine for a Cause Grab your co-workers, friends and family and head to Chili’s from April 24 to May 8. By dining in or placing a carry out order, Chili’s will donate 15% of the check to the Homeless Ministry! Simply bring in the included flyer or mention the Chicago Temple…

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