Worship on
Sunday,
March 24

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

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

4:00 p.m. Jazz | Communion | Shawn M. Fiedler preaching

A Candlelit Lenten Taizé Service This Friday

Taize at Fourth Presbyterian Church       
In this season that calls us to set aside time to reflect on our relationship with God, we invite you to join us for a special candlelit Lenten Taizé service this Friday, March 22. This contemplative time of meditative song, silent reflection, and prayer for peace, reconciliation, and unity will take place at 7:30 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel. 
       Prior to the Taizé service there will also be opportunity to take part in a meditative labyrinth walk in Anderson Hall between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. Hosts will be on hand for any first-time labyrinth walkers who would appreciate some guidance in exploring this spiritual practice.

Honoring Loved Ones with Easter Flowers

Easter Flowers at Fourth Presbyterian Church        
Would you like to have your loved ones’ names appear in the Easter bulletin as among those honored by gifts toward the Easter flowers that will decorate the Sanctuary?
        You can make Easter flower gifts online today, or you can complete the form available in the literature racks.
        Contributions must be made by Sunday, April 7 in order for honoree names to appear in the Easter bulletin. For more details, contact Andrea Miller.

Ashes on the Way on Michigan Avenue: Ash Wednesday at Fourth Presbyterian Church
“Ashes on the Way”

“A workman in a large white van, ladder on top, pulled up on Michigan Avenue, got out, and asked for the ashes. He had tears as I made the sign of the cross on his forehead. He made eye contact, said ‘Thank you!’ and then got back into his van and drove off….”
        Read David Handley’s reflections on imposing ashes “on the way” this Lent.

Lenten Devotions at Fourth Presbyterian Church
On Our Lenten Journey

During the season of Lent, we are invited to thoughtfully take up the gifts of faith—worship, study, prayer, and service—in preparation for Holy Week and Christ’s journey to the cross.
       One way we do that is through our daily Lenten devotions.
      Written by Fourth Church members and staff, the devotions are available daily via Facebook and Twitter and by email (sign up by clicking on “Get Email Updates” at the upper right of this page, by completing this form, or by sending your email address to devotions@fourthchurch.org). The devotions are also posted online and are available in print format in the church literature racks.
        We hope you will find these devotions useful in your personal prayer and reflection during this Lenten season.

An Invitation to Travel to Europe on a Reformation Trip

Wittenberg, Germany | A Destination of Fourth Presbyterian Church 2019 Reformation Trip Town square, Wittenberg (Lutherstadt Wittenberg), Germany       

Are you interested in traveling to Prague, Luther sites in Germany (including Wittenberg and Eisenach), Dresden, the Terezin Memorial, and Geneva with Lucy Forster-Smith and Judy Watt?   
     If you would like to learn more about this October 2–13 trip, please contact Allison Santos.

The website banner photo depicts the cross in the chancel of Buchanan Chapel.

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