Worship on World  Communion Sunday,
October 2

10:00 a.m. Shannon J. Kershner preaching | Communion

Livestream and in person

4:00 p.m. Rocky Supinger preaching | Jazz at Four | Communion

In person

Livestream Worship Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Worship with Fourth Presbyterian Church        
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, October 2 worship bulletin is available here.

Your 2023 Pledge

Our 2023 stewardship campaign for Fourth Church and Chicago Lights kicks off on Sunday, September 25 as we look toward Commitment Sunday on October 30.

Member households will be receiving a letter and pledge form in the mail in the coming week. You can also  submit your 2023 pledge online as together we invest in mission and ministry through our generous response to God’s blessings in our lives!   

Disaster Assistance | Presbyterian Church USA
Hurricane Disaster Aid

Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (PDA) is delivering aid to those impacted by recent hurricanes, and these outreach efforts will continue, providing emotional and spiritual care as well as long-term recovery assistance. To support the work of PDA in responding to the damage caused by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian and in remaining engaged during the hurricane season of 2022, you can make a gift to PDA at www.bit.ly/pdahurricane

Leadership Recommendations

The Nominating Committee needs 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.

“The 1619 Project Revisited”: A Michigan Avenue Forum

The 1619 Project Michigan Avenue Forum at Fourth Presbyterian Church        
Join us on Tuesday evening, October 18 as we welcome Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of the New York Times1619 Project, Nikole Hannah-Jones, together with WBEZ’s Natalie Moore, for Fourth Presbyterian Church’s 2022 Michigan Avenue Forum, “The 1619 Project Revisited: Race, History, and the Future,” moderated by D. Bradford Hunt, Professor and Chair in the Department of History at Loyola University.

Our speakers will explore and reflect on the reactions to and examine the backlash and positive developments since the publication of The 1619 Project. They will also discuss the importance of playing a leadership role in creating awareness and dismantling systems of oppression to rebuild a new transparent and equitable order.

The Forum will take place in the Sanctuary on Tuesday, October 18 at 7:00 p.m. and will also be livestreamed on our YouTube channel (www.bit.ly/fpcvideos).

Friday Noonday Concerts: In Person and Online

Livestreamed Concerts from Fourth Presbyterian ChurchOur Friday Noonday Concerts are offered at 12:10 p.m. both in-person and livestreamed on our YouTube channel (www.bit.ly/fpcvideos), where they are available to view afterwards. For a complete concert schedule, see www.fourthchurch.org/concerts

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