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SUNDAY October 22 ~ 10:30 AM

Sermon: "Hope Gets the Last Word"
Rev. David Schwartz
In this moment of history and in many of our individual lives it is easy to despair and become overwhelmed. Join us in a service of hope for each and every one of us.

BUC Spotlight

MARCH 27, 2016 Thou Shalt Not Murder, A Hopeful Campaign

“Because the poor are despoiled, because the needy groan, I will now rise up,” says the Lord; “I will place them in the safety ​for which they long.”
Psalm 12:6
What would our world look like if each one of us actually had the courage to say the murder rate in Chicago makes life less for all of us - less rich, less full, less possible. We know that change will not happen unless we all change. As an act of public witness we are speaking out against the violence in our city. Do we have the courage to say no more murder?

That’s the question a coalition of faith and community leaders are asking. Can we create one day, in the city of Chicago, with every voice calling for no more murder? We believe that it can be done – and that it begins with one day, one clear dream, one achievable vision. It begins when people of every race, creed, and class agree together that the current levels of murder are not acceptable.

We stand together because we know that it doesn’t matter where someone is murdered. It does not matter if I knew them, or knew a friend of theirs, or even knew their name. When someone is killed there is something wrong with MY community – and I have the moral obligation to say no more.

It begins with one voice saying, "No;" it begins with you.
Check out thoushaltnotmurder.com for more details.

Thour Shalt Not Murder Campaign ~ Event

March 19 from 2PM - 4PM
Speaking in Faith ~ Who is My Neighbor?
Morgan Park United Methodist 11030 S. Longwood Drive
Sponsored by the Community of Churches, this event is part of the "Thou Shalt Not Murder" Campaign. Join in the conversation with your neighbors who are also concerned about our city's climbing death rate and want to do something about it. Together we are doing something about it; together we are better!

Ecumenical Worship Service ~ What Can We Do?

Event: 
February 27, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

This event will be held at...
St. Barnabas
10134 S. Longwood Drive
(Presented by the Thou Shalt Not Murder Campaign)

All people are welcome.

Confirmed speakers:
Fr. David Kelly : Executive Director - Precious Blood Ministries of Reconciliation
Fr. Michael Pfleger : Senior Pastor - St Sabina Catholic Parish
Chief Eugene Williams : Chicago Police Dept., Pres., Chicago Chapter, NOBEL - National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives

What Can We Do?
(Reflection in an eccumenical worship service.)
Join religious and community leaders for a time of ecumenical worship where we will be inspired to take action that will lead us all toward peace. Our speakers will discuss the ways they are addressing violence in our communities, what works and what doesn't, and what concerned individuals can do to be part of the solution. Then we will join in prayer for the healing of our city.

Annual Winter Farmers Market and Fair Trade Marketplace

Event: 
March 5, 2016 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Our Annual Winter Farmers Market and Fair Trade Marketplace takes place at the Castle on Saturday, March 5thth from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We invite you to take this opportunity to shop for local, organically grown vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, and apples, as well as soup mixes, cheese, veggie burgers, cheesecake, frozen yogurt, ice cream, pastries, baked goods and other delicious food products. In addition, the Marketplace will offer fairly traded items from Africa, South America and other areas.
The market is co-sponsored by Faith in Place, to help small, local farmers extend their income beyond the growing season. We are still looking for volunteers to help set-up the site, greet etc. For more information or to volunteer, contact Fran Sowa (708)229-0390, frannevpk@yahoo.com.

Religious Education

Childcare for our youngest is available during services.
                

All children are welcome!   

 

Buddhist Meditation

Reverend Marcia Curtis invites you to participate in a Buddhism-based meditation in a group setting. Join us Sundays at 7:30pm in the church sanctuary. Newcomers welcome.

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