BYC needs YOU!

BYC Friends & Supporters, We are still looking for folks to walk the block and provide support to youth who access BYC drop-in services from 12-3pm M, T, TH, and F. This is part of our Good Neighbor permit agreement with the Alderman’s office, as well as, our commitment to supporting the BYC. Good news: … [Read more…]

Learn to Home-Can with Em!

Interested in learning home-canning? Want to get busy in a kitchen with fellow Wellingtonians? Join the rhubarb canning class in the Wellington Ave UCC kitchen at 1 p.m. on June 7. Em Jacoby will cover the how-to’s and we’ll get chopping and cooking Vanilla Rhubarb Jam and Rhubarb Chutney (a sort of BBQ sauce).  The … [Read more…]

Queer Theology Series: “Redefining Realness”

4. Queer Theology Series: “Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More” – Every Wednesday evening from 6-8pm throughout June we will gather to discuss Janet Mock’s book, “Redefining Realness.” Please bring your own copy of the book. All are welcome! Date: Wednesdays throughout June Location: Wellington Avenue United Church of … [Read more…]

Biblia y Homosexualidad: What the Bible Says and Doesn’t Say About Homosexuality (LGBT Latin@ Bible Study)

3. Biblia y Homosexualidad: What the Bible Says and Doesn’t Say About Homosexuality (LGBT Latin@ Bible Study) – This group is for Spanish speaking people who are interested in exploring the biblical texts from their own personal experience, in a serious way and in a safe and affirming atmosphere for all people who identify as … [Read more…]

LGBTQ Youth Celebration

2. LGBTQ Youth Celebration – This is a collaborative youth-led event which seeks to create safe space for LGBTQ youth who are struggling with housing instability. Date: Friday June 6 Location: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W Wellington Avenue, Chicago, IL 60657 Contact: Alli Baker. Time:  6-9pm

LGBTQIA Solidarity Sunday

1. LGBTQIA Solidarity Sunday – Join us as we kick off Pride month with our annual worship service to celebrate the challenge and witness of the LGBTQIA liberation movement. Worship begins at 10:30am followed by coffee hour. All are welcome! Date: Sunday June 1 Location: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W Wellington Avenue, … [Read more…]

2014 Pride Month Events at Wellington

1. LGBTQIA Solidarity Sunday – Join us as we kick off Pride month with our annual worship service to celebrate the challenge and witness of the LGBTQIA liberation movement. Worship begins at 10:30am followed by coffee hour. All are welcome! Date: Sunday June 1 Location: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W Wellington Avenue, … [Read more…]

May 11, 2014: Mother’s Day

Call to Worship “A Prayer for our Mothers” by the Wellington Sunday School (adapted from 2012) ONE: We thank you, Creator of all of us, for our mothers, whether by birth or adoption or the village of community mothers. Congregation:    Every mother counts! ONE: We thank you that she gave me life and  nurtured me … [Read more…]

New Sanctuary Task Force Next Meeting

The New Sanctuary Task Force will meet at Wellington from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 19, to discuss next steps in its goals and future actions. Click May agenda.pages to download a copy of the agenda for the May 19 meeting. Click April 1, 2014 NOTES to download a copy of the minutes from the April … [Read more…]

April 27, 2014: Earth Day Celebration

Liturgist of the Day: Chris Inserra Preaching: Susan Soric Prelude: Now is the Cool of the Day Call to Worship One:    Even though we do not always see God, we believe in God and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious, Easter joy. All:    O God, remind us to light the way, to preserve and take … [Read more…]