Upcoming Events

Summer Garden Evenings

Cultivating Love, Peace & Justice in our community garden:

  • Wednesday, June 19 (Juneteenth) 6 pm
  • Wednesday, July 31 (Midsummer's Eve) 6 pm
  • Wednesday, August 28  (Back-to-School)  6 pm

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Migration and Us - 3 Sundays in July 2019

"Shared Stories.  Building relationships through migration stories."  A collaboration of First Church and Chicago Community Mennonite Church.  July 14, 21 & 28


See Doris Scott's story below.

Recent events

Migration Stories - Doris Scott

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Doris Scott talks about her family and growing up in Chicago.  July 2019.

see the video

Pentecost Sewing Circle

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On May 20, 2018 Pentecost Sunday, we celebrated the winds of the Holy Spirit with a sewing circle focused on Black Lives Matter.  See more below.  

Pictures & Memories

Easter Celebration 2018

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We had a glorious day.  A Sermon about Bread and Resurrection, Families, a great spirit.

Click here for a few pictures

The Final March (MLK Observance)

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On April 4, 2018 we marked the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's death.  Music, memories, the beloved community.  

See pictures, download the Program here

Maggie Brown at First Church - March 4, 2018

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Maggie Brown, carrying the torch of her father, Oscar Brown, Jr,, gave us an enchanting morning.

Pictures, video & memories of Maggie Brown