Sunday, February 23
Communion | Lucy Forster-Smith preaching
9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Jazz | Communion | Nanette Sawyer preaching
Those experiencing life challenges can benefit from being paired with a Stephen Minister, who offers a supportive, listening presence. The next fifty-hour training course for new Stephen Ministers begins this spring and will be offered during the daytime on weekdays. Those interested in making a two-year commitment to serve as a Stephen Minister are asked to complete an application by Friday, February 21.
Ash Wednesday Services
12:10 and 7:30 p.m.
On Wednesday, February 26, we will begin our Lenten journey together. All are invited to join us in a time of worship that day. Shannon Kershner will preach at both services, which will each include Communion as well as the opportunity to receive the imposition of ashes.
“Ashes on the Way”
If you are unable to be with us for worship on Ash Wednesday, between 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. that day pastors and Fourth Church members will be present in the Narthex and outside the Sanctuary. They will be available to impose ashes for those in our community who are unable to be with us for worship but who find the ashes a meaningful way to mark the beginning of this season of repentance and
While there are many ways to support the life-changing work of Fourth Church’s nonprofit community outreach organization, Chicago Lights, as well as our Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being, one of the most fun is through the annual Gala of Hope!
You can ensure we have a place for you at this year’s benefit by making your reservations online today. Then mark your calendar for Friday, March 6, when we’ll gather at the Radisson Blu Aqua for an elegant evening of dinner and dancing—paired with fabulous live and silent auctions—all to support the work of serving those in need in our community.
Eack week the 11:00 a.m. service of worship is livestreamed here. It is also available for viewing later in the week. You can invite friends and family to view by sharing the link www.bit.ly/FPCworship.
The website banner photo: An aerial view of the Fourth Church courtyard and Children’s Fountain in the snow.
Annual Appeal 2020