Film Discussion: “Other Side of the Hill”

Tomorrow, Friday, July 30, 7:30 pm The First Church Green Team invites you to a film discussion tomorrow evening. For a fee, you can still view the film here. Then join us on Zoom on July 30 at 7:30 pm to discuss!

Two white men named Danny and Brian standing next to each other

Holland & Coots to Perform August 11 at 7 pm

Wednesday, August 11, 7 pmLoper Chapel, Free You are invited to attend a free concert by the Grammy-award winning duo Holland & Coots, two outstanding and popular musicians, in Loper Chapel. Brian Holland, pianist, and Danny Coots, drummer, are trained classical musicians, whose first love is traditional jazz and ragtime. Come hear jazz and ragtime festival favorites. Donations appreciated. For …

Emily Carduff to Attend University of Chicago

Church member, Prayer Ministry Team Coordinator & former Emerging Leader Emily Carduff will be attending The University of Chicago Divinity School as their Divinity Dean’s Fellow September 2021 to begin their Master of Divinity (MDiv) program! The MDiv program is a three-year program designed for students from all religious backgrounds who are interested in careers in public religious leadership. Emily …

Raul Lopez Granted Asylum

On July 2, Raul Lopez, attended his final asylum hearing and was granted asylum with a packed court of 67 people! We have been praying for this outcome since we first met his family as their accompaniment team while he was in detention in 2019, and he has been waiting for this day since he first filed his asylum application in 1993. …

Lawn Church Farewell to Rev. Kit Novotny Sunday, July 11, 4 pm First Church Front Lawn

July 11 Lawn Church: Farewell to Rev. Kit

Sunday, July 11, 4 pmFront Lawn Rev. Kit Novotny is moving back to the East Coast!  Rev. Kit has helped foster this community and we want to celebrate her before she leaves.  You’re invited to celebrate Rev. Kit at Lawn Church on Sunday, July 11 at 4 pm. There will be Honduran Food available after the service.

“Brave” Flash Mob Dance Practice

Sunday, July 11, 3:30 pmFirst Church Play Yard To honor Rev. Kit’s departure, we will be performing a flash mob dance to “Brave” by Sara Bareilles. Watch the video below to practice and join us at the First Church Play Yard at 3:30 pm on July 11, 2021.