Get Connected 2021

Get Connected at Fourth Presbyterian Church

8 Different Zoom Events
1 Hour Each
Highlighting 8 Different Areas of Fourth Church

Tuesdays and Thursdays
September 14 – October 7
5:30–6:30 p.m. via Zoom
at
www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Printable schedule

Choose the evenings that interest you and then join us via Zoom to learn more,
become engaged, get involved, and connect with one another!

Youth, Children, and Families
Tuesday, September 14
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Do you have children who are Sunday School-aged or youth who are in junior high or senior high? Or are you interested in what’s involved in being a Sunday School teacher or youth or Confirmation leader? Or maybe you’re looking to connect with other parents and families. Join us as we talk about Fourth Church opportunities for children, youth, and families!


  
Education and Spiritual Formation
Thursday, September 16
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

A wide variety of resources are available to you through Fourth Church for your ongoing exploration and spiritual growth. Come learn about Bible study opportunities, our adult education classes, Center for Life and Learning weekday offerings for those sixty and over, and spiritual formation practices and experiences that deepen our relationship with God, self, and one another.

 

Chicago Lights Tutoring and Urban Farm
Tuesday, September 21
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Chicago Lights—the nonprofit community outreach arm of Fourth Church—partners with youth and adults to build brighter futures through supportive relationships and life-changing programs. Among these are the Elam Davies Social Service Center, the Urban Farm, and the Tutoring program. Come discover how you can be part of this work, whether as a tutor or by purchasing produce at the Farmstand!

 

Meals Ministry and World Mission
Thursday, September 23
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Fourth Church lives out its call to be a light in the city through its Meals Ministry and world mission activities. How might you support and be involved in the work of Meals Ministry, Shower Ministry, Jail Ministry and Public Safety, or world mission and social justice efforts? Come hear from people working in these program areas.

 

Ministries of Care
Tuesday, September 28
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Caring ministries at Fourth Church provide a presence, listening ear, and prayerful support for those experiencing challenges in personal and communal life. Join the Deacons and Stephen Ministers as they talk about their work and share how to partner with them, whether as a caregiver or care receiver.

 

Fellowship and Small Groups
Thursday, September 30
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21

Are you looking to connect with others over conversation about books? Current issues? The study and practice of faith? Or maybe you are looking to take part in a small group or spend time with others your age. Or perhaps you would like to come together with those who share a common interest, such as knitting and crocheting or crafting and sewing. Come learn about the many fellowship opportunities and small groups building connections among us.

 
Racial Equity, LGBTQIA Welcome, and Partnerships
Tuesday, October 5
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21
  
Inspired by the radical hospitality of Jesus Christ, Fourth Church welcomes everyone, without exception, into the life of the congregation. Hear from our Racial Equity Council and LGBTQIA: Widening Our Welcome group about ways in which you can be part of this welcome. Learn how our call to reflect the inclusive love of God shapes our interfaith activities, as we embrace our neighbors and celebrate our differences.

 

Volunteer Service and Nominating Committee
Thursday, October 7
5:30 p.m. at www.bit.ly/fpcgetconnected21
  
Have you ever wondered what committees at Fourth Church do and how they work—or how you might serve on one? Or perhaps you’d like to learn how to keep up to date on volunteer opportunities and needs—and sign up for them! Join us as we explore volunteer service and the work of the Nominating Committee.  

 

For more information about these Zoom events or ways to get connected at Fourth Church, contact Simon Crow, Program Manager for Discipleship and Small Group Ministry (312.573.3369).

For information about volunteer opportunities, contact Robert Crouch, Director of Volunteer Ministry (312.981.3382) or visit VOMO, our Volunteer Ministry sign-up platform, at www.bit.ly/fpcvolunteers