Cornerstones is a group of adults over fifty, hosted by couples and open to all. All who are seeking connections with such a group are invited to gather for fellowship and programs. We usually meet on the first Friday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Gratz Center.

Reservations are requested for each event. For details or to RSVP, contact Carol Allerton at 312.640.5448.

Cornerstones gathering

Upcoming Events

“Christmas Carol Sing-Along and Potluck Dinner”

   Friday, December 4, 2015
   6:00 p.m.
in Room 4G and the Fourth Floor Lounge
   With John Sherer

Join Cornerstones for our traditional Christmas sing-along celebration and party, which will include a reception and holiday buffet dinner. While dessert will be provided, attendees are encouraged to bring their favorite holiday sweets or cookies to share.

We will sing Christmas carols, and John Sherer, Organist and Director of Music at Fourth Church, will lead us with his many-faceted musical talents! Afterward we will head to the Sanctuary for a tour of the Edith G. and Edward J. Andrew Pipe Organ. 

A $15 per-person prepaid reservation is required by Wednesday, December 2. To register, call Carol Allerton at 312.640.5448.

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“Global Trade in Looted Antiquities”

   Joint event with Fourth Dimension  

   Friday, January 8, 2016
   6:00 p.m. in the Page Smith Room

   Presented by Fiona Greenland, University of Chicago

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“Building the Canal to Save Chicago”

   Joint event with Fourth Dimension  

   Friday, February 12, 2016
   6:00 p.m. in the Page Smith Room

   Presented by Richard Lanyon,
      Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Chicago

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“Christian Meditation”

   Friday, April 1, 2016
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

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“Lakeview Neighborhood”

   Joint event with Fourth Dimension  

   Friday, May 6, 2016
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

   Presented by Matt Nickerson

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A Cornerstones dinner

Registration for Cornerstones programs are typically required by the Wednesday prior to the event, and they are considered complete upon receipt of event payment. Please write “Cornerstones” on the memo line of a check made payable to Fourth Presbyterian Church. Checks can be mailed to the church (126 E. Chestnut Street, Chicago, IL 60611) or left in an envelope with the receptionist at the Chestnut Street entrance. Please be sure to put “Attn: Carol Allerton” on the envelope and let Carol know that you are mailing it or dropping it off so she can be on the lookout for it.  To pay by credit card, contact Carol Allerton at 312.787.2729, ext. 2265.

For more information about Cornerstones, contact Carol Allerton
at 312.787.2729, ext. 2265.