The Board of Deacons is often called “the heart of the church.” Deacons are responsible for the care of the congregation and outreach ministries.

Caring Ministries

The Caring Ministries Committee works to provide confidential care to those facing life's spiritual, emotional, and physical challenges.

Jail Ministry

Jail Ministry is designed to worship with, talk with, and befriend men in one tier of the Cook County Jail. 

Meals Ministry

As people of faith, we are called to feed the hungry and to work to eradicate hunger. Fourth Church’s Meals Ministry provides nutritious meals and welcoming hospitality to those in need.

Replogle Center

The Replogle Center for Counseling and Well-Being is Fourth Presbyterian Church’s response to the mental health needs of its congregation and community.

Shower Ministry

Shower Ministry at Fourth Church supports people of our surrounding community who are without access to showers, providing shower times in the Gratz Center.

Social Service Center

The Elam Davies Social Service Center helps meet the basic human needs of food, clothing, and a caring community for people who are homeless or living in poverty.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministry offers one-to-one caring relationships so that those who are hurting receive the love and care they need to be supported through challenging times.

For more information about caring at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact Nancy Benson-Nicol, Associate Pastor for Caring Ministries and Spiritual Formation, or