Education | Discipleship

Fourth Presbyterian Church offers a variety of educational
and outreach opportunities for children, youth, and adults.

Academy for Faith and Life

The Academy for Faith and Life provides short-term and ongoing adult education for members and friends of Fourth Presbyterian Church and for the larger community.

Bible Study

Fourth Presbyterian Church offers several Bible Study opportunities, including “Faith Today” and Men's Bible Study.

Book Groups

Book Groups at Fourth Presbyterian Church meet monthly to discuss books by a variety of authors.

Center for Life and Learning

Men and women 60 years and more may enroll in this senior learning community founded on a commitment to intellectual and creative challenges for its patrons.


Youth in eighth grade participate in the confirmation program at Fourth Presbyterian Church. Any and all eighth graders are welcome!

Day School

The Day School strives to engage children in a variety of self-selected and teacher-directed activities with an environment that encourages wondering, problem-solving, and all areas of cognitive development.


Daily Devotions are written by the staff of Fourth Presbyterian Church and are available via email, Facebook, Twitter, online, and in print.

Michigan Avenue Forums

The Michigan Avenue Forums feature important thinkers and public leaders in live lecture or debate format, discussing current issues of civic and ethical priority.

Mission Trips

Mission trips at Fourth Presbyterian Church enable us to live with and learn from our brothers and sisters from around the world, from Central America to our communities in Chicago.

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.

Spiritual Formation

Spiritual formation opportunities include practices, experiences, and disciplines to deepen our relationship with God, neighbor, and self.

Sunday School

Sunday School classes for three-year-olds through fifth graders take place each Sunday morning at 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.


Chicago Lights Tutoring seeks to break the cycle of poverty through academic and emotional support for more than 400 students from low-income families.

Youth Programs

Youth Ministry at Fourth Presbyterian Church includes enrichment and fellowship opportunities for youth in sixth through twelfth grades.

For more information about adult education opportunities, contact Allison Santos (312.573.3363). For more information about youth education opportunities, contact Rocky Supinger, Associate Pastor for Youth Ministry (312.981.4037). For more information about children education opportunities, contact Matt Helms, Associate Pastor for Children and Family Ministry (312.573.3362).