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.


Upcoming Events | Gathering Discussion | SpeakEasy
Other Opportunities | Full Event Calendar


Upcoming Events

Thursday, October 23
   SpeakEasy: Pumpkin-Carving Contest
   7:00 p.m. at Declan’s Irish Pub (1240 N. Wells)

Saturday, November 8

   GLOW
   8:00 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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Gathering Discussion

   Sundays
   12:30 p.m. in Room 5A of the Gratz Center

Please check back soon for details about our next Gathering.

If you’d like to know more about the Gathering or other Young Adults programs, please contact Hardy Kim.

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Monthly SpeakEasy

   Thursday, October 23
   7:00 p.m. at Declan’s Irish Pub (1240 N. Wells)

Join us for SpeakEasy, our monthly night out at a Chicago establishment for food, drinks, and fellowship. SpeakEasy is a great way to catch up with friends if you’ve been coming for a long time and is an easy introduction to the group if you’re new!

Our October SpeakEasy will include one of our favorite SpeakEasy traditions: our annual pumpkin-carving contest!

We’ll be at Declan’s Irish Pub (1240 N. Wells) in the heart of Old Town, just north of Division Street. We’ll have some tasty food waiting, and they’ve arranged for some drink specials too.

Our pumpkin-carving contest is a great way to have fun, win some prizes, and contribute to public art in Chicago. As usual, we’ll be providing the pumpkins and the carving tools, and Declan and his staff will help us determine a winner. All the carved pumpkins will remain as jack-o-lanterns at Declan’s to help give the pub the perfect décor for the season.

So come ready to show off your artistic vision and your carving skills!

As always, we’re open to suggestions for new places to try for future SpeakEasies, so if you have any ideas (or you just want to return to a past site) please let Hardy know so that we can get some space reserved.

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Other Opportunities

GLOW
Young Couples’ Groups


GLOW
   Saturday, November 8
   8:00 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art

GLOW—the annual Chicago Lights Associates Board event that benefits Chicago Lights—is coming up in November. You don’t want to miss this great chance to get dressed up, enjoy a delicious mix of snacks, sweets, and drinks, and mingle with a fun crowd—all to support a great cause!

You can find out more about the event and purchase early-bird tickets at a discount online here.

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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).