Worship on
Sunday,
September 4

8:00 a.m. Shannon J. Kershner preaching | Communion

9:30 and 11:00 a.m. Shannon J. Kershner preaching

4:00 p.m. Hardy H. Kim preaching | Jazz Communion Service

Race, Theology, and the Church Conference at Fourth Presbyterian Church
Racial Justice and the
   Vocabulary of Faith

Join us on Saturday morning, September 10 for a critically important, thought-provoking discussion of the role the church can play in the racial crisis.
       Hosted by Fourth Church in partnership with Princeton Theological Seminary, this ecumenical conversation will begin at 9:00 a.m. in Buchanan Chapel and bring together a variety of voices for this public forum.

Craig Barnes of Princeton Seminary to Preach at Fourth Presbyterian Church
Craig Barnes to Preach Sept. 11

We are delighted that Craig Barnes, President of Princeton Theological Seminary and a participant in our September 10 conversation on “Race, Theology, and the Church,” will return to the Fourth Church pulpit on Sunday, September 11.
       Dr. Barnes will preach the sermon “Could You Be Wrong about God,” based on Acts 9:1–9, at both the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services of worship that day.

Do You Know Church Members with Gifts for Leadership?

Ordaining Fourth Presbyterian Church Officers        
The Nominating Committee is looking for recommendations of Fourth Church members they should consider to serve as Elder, Deacon, Trustee, or a member of the Chicago Lights Board beginning in spring 2017. 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.
        If you have not done so already, please take a moment to complete the recommendation form online, or pick up a copy from the pew racks or literature racks and return it to the church office.

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Chicago Lights
Annual Appeal 2016
Annual Appeal 2016