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


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

see the video

Pentecost Sewing Circle


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


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)


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


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

Pictures, video & memories of Maggie Brown