Maundy Thursday 2014

Holy Week services begin April 17 with our Maundy Thursday Service of Tennebrae and Communion at 7 p.m. Plealse join us for a service of Holy Communion, scripture readings and music telling the story of Jesus’ trial, crucifixion and burial, accompanied by the gradual extinguishing of candles until the Christ candle is carried out of … [Read more…]

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 is held at 12 .m. on the first Thursday of each month at the … [Read more…]

ONE Northside invites Wellington to 1st Convention May 4

Wellington Avenue UCC members and friends are invited to join hundreds justice-seekers from northeast Chicago neighborhoods at ONE Northside’s inaugural convention, “Building Power, Demanding Justice,” 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Anshe Emet Synagogue, 3751 N. Broadway. Community members from Rogers Park to Lincoln Park will come together at the convention to make … [Read more…]

Sandwich Me In to Support BYC

Sandwich Me In, a quick-serve sandwich shop at 3037 N Clark, will donate 10% of its sales on Sunday, March 16, to Wellington Avenue UCC building partner Broadway Youth Center, as part of its efforts to reach out to the community and support its neighbors. Sandwich Me In uses local meats and fresh produce in … [Read more…]

BYC Zoning Board Hearing

BYC Zoning Board Hearing Friday January 17th, 8:30AM Special Permit Meeting- Zoning Board Hearing. 121 North LaSalle Street – Room 200 This meeting is open to the public and will determine whether the BYC receives the special use permit they need to continue operating out of our Wellington church home. We encourage you to arrive … [Read more…]

Night at the Theater

Hello all you drama fans out there – it’s time for another extraordinary Timeline theatre experience at Wellington! “The How and the Why” by Sarah Treem (producer/writer of TV hits like “In Treatment” and “House of Cards”) is a compelling new play about the competitiveness and sacrifices needed to succeed as a woman in science … [Read more…]

Bowling Party

Bowling Party Sunday, February 2, 2014 2:00 – 4:00 pm Registration required by Sunday, January 26th, 2014 $12 per person includes lane fee, food & drinks, & shoes Children under 6 are free Persons not going who would like to sponsor someone let Donna Morris know at ddme@comcast.net RSVP at the church office (773) 935-0642 … [Read more…]

SELVN Meeting re: BYC 1/13/14

SELVN Meeting re: BYC We need ALL BYC supporters in January! Monday January 13th, 7pm. A vote regarding the BYC. Second Unitarian Church, 656 West Barry. You do not need to be a SELVN member to attend the meeting. *SELVN is the local neighborhood organization encompassing the area bounded by Diversey, Halsted, Belmont, and the … [Read more…]

Blue Christmas Service

Blue Christmas Service Allison Baker- Liturgist Susan Soric- Preacher What is “Blue Christmas?” Blue Christmas, or Longest Night, is a service of worship designed for people suffering with pain, loss, isolation and grief in the Advent season. As Nancy Townely says, “On this night, or anytime this service is presented, we remember those for whom … [Read more…]