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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…]

2014 Chicago CROP Hunger Walk

Register online for this year’s 2014 Chicago CROP Hunger Walk, to help end hunger one step at a time. This year’s CROP walk will begin at 1 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, with registration and entertainment, followed by a step-off ceremony  at 2 p.m. and a “welcome back” ceremony at 4:30 p.m. According to its … [Read more…]

Immigrant Welcoming Congregations Interfaith Gathering

The Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin American invites you to this year’s Immigrant Welcoming Congregations Interfaith Gathering, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. This interfaith celebration of immigrant justice is inspired by the Jewish tradition of Sukkot (The Festival of the Tabernacles), where participants will recall our spiritual ancestors who sojourned in the wilderness. The gathering … [Read more…]

2014 Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon is Sept. 28

The Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America is hosting its 27th annual Pedal for Peace Bike-a-thon. This year, Pedal for Peace will raise funds for people-to-people projects supporting health, education, and community organizing in Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras! Funds also support advocacy efforts for social justice and peace in Latin America and … [Read more…]

Living the Questions Loop Study

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. on the first Thursday of the month (usually) at the … [Read more…]

Be a Sponsor for This Year’s Elizabeth I. (Betty) Benson Award!

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Wellington Avenue United Church of Christ will honor the Shawnee Vinyard Indian Settlement, members of the Council, and its chairman, Poet /Activist Barney Bush, at the 8th Annual Elizabeth I. Benson Award on Friday, Sept.12, 2014, at Wellington Avenue UCC, 615 W. Wellington Ave., in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. The event is free and open to the … [Read more…]

Come Hear VOICES and Help Support Sarab


Support Sarab in her last year of school! Wellington music director Chris Inserra will perform in the Loyola Iraqi Student Project’s Summer Benefit Concert Saturday, July 20, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the St. Gertrude Catholic Church Social H all, 1401 W Granville, on the southwest corner of Granville and Glenwood in Edgewater. Sarab … [Read more…]