Queer Conversation Series: Trans 101

This year for Pride Month, we’ll be talking about the T in LGBT with Trans 101, a discussion series to learn about the issues that trans people face, the policing of trans youth, and what support and solidarity with them looks like. The series will be in three parts: June 10: Trans 101: What’s the “T”? What’s the T … [Read more…]

Train to be a Safety Marshall for This Year’s Dyke March

We have been invited to collaborate and march with the Broadway Youth Center on Saturday, June 27, at the annual Dyke March in Humboldt Park. The Chicago Dyke March Collective is a grassroots mobilization and celebration of dyke, queer, bisexual, and transgender resilience. It is an anti-racist, anti-violent, volunteer-led, grassroots effort with a goal to bridge together … [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…]

BYC, Wellington Celebrate Permit Approval

The Broadway Youth Center and its community partners celebrated the city’s approval of a special-use permit allowing the center to remain at Wellington Avenue UCC. The Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-0 in January to allow BYC to offer services in this location. BYC’s celebration on Feb. 11 included food, music an personal storytelling, with … [Read more…]

Queer Theology 101 – August 28, 2012

DATE:             Tuesday – August 28, 2012 TIME:              7:00 PM LOCATION:   615 W. Wellington, Chicago IL 60657 ROOM:             Narthex We will meet again at Wellington Ave UCC from 7-9pm on Tuesday August 21. BYOB(beverage, book, & bible) We will base our discussion on Chapter 1 of Patrick Cheng’s Radical Love. The entire first chapter can be … [Read more…]

QUEER THEOLOGY 101 – June 19, 2012

Join us  from 7-9pm at Wellington Ave UCC as we start to do some queer theology of our own! How might we begin to queer our concepts of God? Jesus? Trinity? etc. The book we are using to guide our conversation is Patrick Cheng’s Radical Love which can be ordered online. This, however, is not … [Read more…]