Young Adults

Looking to make deep relationships and grow in discipleship at Fourth Church with others in their twenties and thirties? Consider joining Young Adults!

We are an open, welcoming, and growing community with weekly Sunday discussions, monthly social outings, and a variety of other service/social opportunities.

The easiest way to receive up-to-date information about our group is to subscribe to receive our weekly e-newsletter. To subscribe, email youngadults@fourthchurch.org.


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Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 6
   Labor Day Brunch (No Gathering)
   
12:15 p.m., meet at the Gratz Center reception desk

Sunday, September 20
   Chicago Lights Associates Board Bake Sale
   During Coffee Hour in Anderson Hall
      following morning worship

Friday, October 2—Sunday, October 4
   Fall Retreat
   Grand Beach Inn
   New Buffalo, Michigan 

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Labor Day Brunch (No Gathering)

Will you be sticking around Chicago this Labor Day weekend? If so, join other young adults and Hardy Kim for a fun Chicago neighborhood brunch. This Sunday, September 6 we'll be heading to a surprise location for some tasty brunch treats. Just meet us at the Gratz Center reception desk by 12:15 p.m. following 11:00 worship.  

If you're planning on joining the fun, please let Hardy know that you're coming. It would be helpful for us to have an idea of how many there will be--but more importantly, we want to make sure to wait for you if you will be joining us!

RSVP by 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 5.

Time and place
Sunday, September 6     
Meet at 12:15 p.m.
Gratz Center reception desk

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SpeakEasy

Remember, we're open to suggestions for new places to try for SpeakEasies, so if you have any ideas (or you just want to return to a past site) in future months, please let Hardy (hkim@fourthchurch.org) know so that we can get some space reserved.

Time and place
TBA     
7:00 p.m. at Happy Village (1059 N. Wolcott Ave.)

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Other Opportunities


Chicago Lights Associates Board Bake Sale

Stop by Anderson Hall on Sunday, September 20 for some tasty treats—all in support of Chicago Lights! The Chicago Lights Associates Board Bake Sale—held during Coffee Hour following morning worship services—raises funds for the six outreach programs of Chicago Lights. Cookies, cupcakes, brownies, loaves, and more will be available.

Interested in providing a treat or volunteering for the event? We need your help! Sign up here to volunteer to bake. Or help prep the day before on Saturday, September 19 or day of—click here to sign up.

Time and place
Sunday, September 20
During Coffee Hour in Anderson Hall
   following morning worship services


Fall Retreat: Save the Date!

Believe or not, with summer winding down, it is already time to be thinking about our Fall Retreat in Michigan! We're still in the process of planning, but we know that the retreat is going to be centered around personal reflection and storytelling. It should be a great opportunity to step back from the business of our weekly routines and take stock of the things we have going on. Make sure to save the weekend of October 2-4 on your calendars so that you can join us for a meaningful time of connection and restorative play.

We'll let you know when the online registration is live. In the meantime, you can join us for Gathering conversations that will help us start our self-reflection even before we get to the retreat.

Time and place
Friday, October 2-Sunday, October 4
Grand Beach Inn
New Buffalo, Michigan

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Young Couples’ Groups

Join a Young Couples’ small group! You do not need to be a member of the congregation to participate in a small group, and these groups are intended for both married and nonmarried couples alike. 

We are also looking for couples who would be willing to lead or colead a small group. This would involve being the contact couple for the group, organizing meetings, and planning activities.

Contact Ken Nicholson to be added to a list of couples or if you have any questions about this ministry.

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For more information about Young Adults, contact Hardy Kim (312.981.3399).