Worship on Sunday,
Shannon J. Kershner preaching
Livestream and in person
Shannon J. Kershner preaching | Jazz at Four | Communion
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The Nominating Committee would appreciate your help identifying candidates for positions opening in 2023 for Elder, Deacon, Trustee, Nominating Committee, and the Chicago Lights Board. In particular, the committee is searching for individuals who have demonstrated gifts for leadership and a commitment to the life and ministry of this congregation. Please take a moment to complete the form at www.bit.ly/nominating2023
Our annual School Supply Drive, hosted by Women at Fourth, is underway!
The school supplies collected are again this year being given to students connected with Chicago Lights Summer Day and the Urban Farm as well as to the Tutoring program.
Supplies can be purchased online and shipped to the church using the wish list www.bit.ly/fpcschoolsupplies22.
Monetary gifts for purchasing supplies, can be made at www.fourthchurch org/give-online (select “Congregational Life” and then note “School Supplies” in the comment box).
Supplies for Tutoring are being collected throughout August. For more information, see the School Supply Drive page or contact Simon Crow.
Our summer music opportunities include Encore 2022, the Center for Life and Learning’s annual benefit, which will take place on Saturday, August 27.
This year’s musical theme is Cabaret! Live! with Anne Pringle Burnell and Mark Burnell providing our entertainment. A reception will follow, and all proceeds from the evening will support the CLL and its programming and community for adults sixty and over.
For details or to reserve your tickets, see the Encore web page.
Our annual outdoor concert series, Music by the Fountain, is back! You are invited to join us in person in the Michigan Avenue courtyard on August Fridays at 12:10 p.m. for the lively music of summer. For a complete concert schedule, see www.fourthchurch.org/concerts
Although we are not livestreaming or recording these performances, if you prefer to listen to concerts from Fourth Church online, we invite you to enjoy one of the many concerts available on our YouTube channel (www.bit.ly/fpcvideos)—perhaps one you missed seeing or a favorite one you would like to hear again!
In addition to worshiping in person at 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Sundays, we livestream our morning worship service each Sunday at 10:00 a.m. (Central). (The organ prelude begins at approximately 9:45 a.m.)
The service is also available to view later in the day and week.We share the 10:00 a.m. service via our YouTube channel (www.bit.ly/fpcvideos).
Those who do not have Internet access can listen via the phone by dialing 888.916.9166 at the time of the service. The Sunday, August 14 worship bulletin is available here.
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