Cornerstones

Cornerstones is a group of couples and singles over fifty. We usually meet for fellowship, dinner, and a program on the first Friday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Gratz Center. All are invited to attend.

Reservations are requested for each event. For details or to RSVP, contact Anne Ellis at 312.573.3369.

Cornerstones gathering

Reading List: “The Genetics of Adulthood”

Those who attended our October event requested a list of reading materials on that month's topic, “The Genetics of Adulthood,” from speaker Carmen Williams. A list of her suggested references is now available online here.

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Upcoming Events

   Christmas Carol Sing-along
   Friday, December 2
   6:00 p.m. in Room 4G and the Fourth Floor Lounge

The Cornerstones December program will be our traditional Sing-Along celebration.

Come join us for an appetizer reception and holiday buffet dinner featuring "roast beef tenderloin au-jus”.  While dessert is included with the dinner, you are welcome to bring favorite Christmas cookies if you wish.

A $25 per-person prepaid reservation is required by contacting Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) by Wednesday, November 30.

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   No Gathering on January 6, 2017

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   “On the Elder’s Trail: The Later Life of Charles M. Charnley”
   Presented by Jack Brown
   Friday, February 3, 2017
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

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   No Gathering on March 3, 2017.

Participants are encouraged to attend the Chicago Lights Gala of Hope on February 24.

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   “Christian Meditation and Centering Prayer”
   Presented by Nanette Sawyer, Minister for Congregational Life
   Friday, April 7, 2017
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

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   “The New Fourth Church Organ Tour”
   With John W. W. Sherer, Organist and Director of Music
   Friday, May 5, 2017
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

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   Program to be determined
   Friday, June 2, 2017
   6:00 p.m. in Borwell Dining Room

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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: Anne Ellis” on the envelope and let Anne 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 Anne Ellis at 312.573.3369.


For more information about Cornerstones, contact Anne Ellis
at 312.573.3369.