Fourth Dimension

Fourth Dimension is a friendship group for individuals fifty and over who gather together to explore ideas, socialize, and reinforce their faith in God.

This group typically gathers on the second Friday of each month. Most programs start at 6:00 p.m. with coffee and fellowship; a presentation by a speaker begins at 6:30 p.m. Following the talk, there is a reception with refreshments. All are welcome!

To receive the Fourth Dimension email newsletter, simply send email addresses to Anne Ellis.

Upcoming Events

Friday, November 14, 2014
“Crime, Reflection, and Where TV Cop Shows Fail”
Presented by Daniel P. Smith

Daniel P. Smith will share an introduction to the Chicago Police Department, including stories of the tolls the job exacts on the officers, their families, and their lives. He will also interweave a discussion of Chicago’s criminal landscape, police department culture, and history.

A $10 registration fee is required in advance. To register, contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) by Wednesday, November 12.

Friday, December 12, 2014
Holiday Party Dinner and White Elephant Gift Exchange

Friday, January 9, 2015
“The Music and History of Bagpipes”
Presented and performed by bagpiper George Sims
(Joint event with Cornerstones.)

The presentation by George Sims, a bagpipe performer for three decades, will include the history of bagpipes from early origins in the Middle East to their significance in the military and their incorporation into celebrations of life’s joyous as well as somber events. The culmination will be his demonstration of  bagpipe music in a short performance.

Friday, February 13, 2015
Program to be determined

Friday, March 13, 2015
“Rebuilding the Sanctuary Pipe Organ”

Friday, April 10, 2015
Program to be determined

Friday, May 1, 2015
“Global Warming: Fact and Fiction”
Presented by David Archer, Professor at University of Chicago
(Please note that this is a joint event with Cornerstones and is held on the first Friday in May.)


A registration fee for most events is required in advance. To register, contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369) by the Wednesday prior to each event. Registration will not be available at the door. 

Please write “Fourth Dimension” 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.

To receive the Fourth Dimension email newsletter or for more information about Fourth Dimension,
contact Anne Ellis (312.573.3369).