Art for Joy

Polly H. Ullrich Art for Joy Program’s next class! Saturday, September 16th, 10:30am-12:00pm.  All are welcome, children under 5 may participate if accompanied by an adult. Class will be held in the Polly H. Ullrich Art for Joy Studio with light refreshments and child care available next door.

Solar Panels

View Solar Production Online  You can see a live display of the current power being produced, along with other facts and figures at Wellington’s Solar System Online. What:   Here Comes the Sun!  A Celebration of the Move to Solar Energy When:  June 18, 2016 11:30AM Where: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ 615 W. … [Read more…]

2016 Lenten Schedule

2016 Lenten Journey at WAUCC   2/10 – Ash Wednesday 7pm, Communion 2/14 – 1st Sunday in Lent 2/17 – Lenten Book Series at Wellington, 6-8pm meal followed by discussion* 2/21 – 2nd Sunday in Lent 2/24 – Lenten Book Series at Wellington, 6-8pm* 2/28 – 3rd Sunday in Lent 3/2 – Lenten Book Series … [Read more…]

El Pueblo Canta 2016

To Purchase Tickets, Reserve Parking and or Childcare use the drop down menu below. If you prefer contact the church at (773) 935-0642 For information on the bands click here Tickets General Admission $25.00 USDStudent/limited Income $15.00 USDChildren under 12 $0.00 USDGeneral Admission for 2 $50.00 USD Parking N/AFree Parking Childcare N/Afor 1 childfor 2 … [Read more…]

Nino2015

Box office, group rates or Birthday Party Planning, please call (773) 935-0642 Show Times 11am & 2pm $10 Donation in advance $12 at Door – Under 2 years FREE Show Times 11 AM2 PMGive to someone in need If you have a code enter here

Holy Week 2015 Events @Wellington

Join us for Holy Week @Wellington, as our Lenten Journey of reflection and study of Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything: Capitalism and Climate Change transitions into our Easter commitment to new life and liberation for everyone on the Earth. This Changes Everything Lenten Study When: 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 1 Where: Wellington Avenue UCC Our final … [Read more…]

One Earth Film Festival

Join us as we screen two films that demonstrate some of the ecological perils the Earth is facing today. Vanishing Pearls and A Will for the Woods are part of the 4th annual One Earth Film Festival. Both films will feature a post-screening speaker and discussion. Light refreshments will be served in the Narthex. Vanishing … [Read more…]

Emma’s Revolution to Perform at WAUCC

What: Award-winning activists songwriters Emma’s Revolution will perform in a benefit concert for Circle Pines Center. When: 8 p.m. February 28th. Where: Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ, 615 W. Wellington Ave. Click here for transit and driving directions. Tickets: Tickets are $22 in advance and $25 at the door. To purchase tickets, contact Rachel … [Read more…]

This Changes Everything: Faithful Responses to Climate Change

Today, a majority of Americans believe that the status quo is no longer possible if we are to avert the most devastating consequences of climate change. But how many of us are willing to consider the seemingly impossible – that our changing climate is a result of our fossil-fuel driven, growth-oriented consumer economy? Or, that the … [Read more…]

El Pueblo Canta 2015

What: 7th Annual El Pueblo Canta When: 7 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015. Traditional Latin American foods will be for sale at the concert beginning at 6 p.m. Where: Wellington Ave UCC, 615 W. Wellington, Chicago. Click here for directions. Tickets: $25 general admission; $15 students/limited income; children under 12 free. Click here … [Read more…]

Christmas Day Service 2014

Please join us for our Christmas Communion Service and brunch, at the home of Elaine Klemen and Cherif Bassiouni When: 10 a.m. to noon, Thursday, December 25, 2104. Where: Please RSVP to the church office at (773) 935-0642 to get address.

Christmas Eve 2014

Join us for a Service of Lessons and Carols, a wonderful candlelight service for family, out of town guests, and friends. It will be a meaningful evening to hear Christmas scriptures and join in singing traditional carols. When: 7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Where: Wellington Avenue UCC sanctuary, 615 W. Wellington, in Lakeview.

Blue Christmas 2014

Join us for our Blue Christmas Service: a service of worship designed for people suffering with pain, loss, isolation and grief throughout the Advent season. In this service we remember those for whom the holidays are not joyful; they are lonely, feeling alienated and cast apart from family celebrations; experiencing depression and sadness and yet … [Read more…]

Advent Wreath Making

What: Advent Wreath Making Party! When: Two dates! NOV. 30TH: We will have materials available during coffee hour for those who would like to make their own Advent wreath and have it ready for this first Sunday in Advent. DEC. 7TH: We will have all wreath-making materials available, as well as items for sale by … [Read more…]

Ecclesiastical Council for Susan Soric

What: Ecclesiastical Council for Susan Soric. What is that? An ecclesiastical council is the next-to-last step in a candidate for ordination’s journey toward ordained ministry. As part of the discernment process for ordained ministry, the candidate writes a paper that summarizes her theology and understanding of UCC polity. At the ecclesiastical council, the candidate meets … [Read more…]

Faith Study in the Loop

Want more time for study and reflection about your faith and faith commitments? Join Wellington members, friends and guests who work in Chicago’s downtown Loop area for a monthly study, guided by the Living the Questions DVD series. The Loop Study happens at 12 p.m. (usually) on the first Thursday of the month at the … [Read more…]

Nino2014

Did you miss Nino and the Magical Holiday Adventure?  Zoppé, a 7th generation, nationally renowned, Italian circus family, presented a unique holiday circus, featuring trapeze artists, Nino the Clown, magic, juggling, Papa Noel, and much more, inside our church sanctuary in two shows on Dec. 13, 2014. Folks packed the sanctuary for the shows and … [Read more…]