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Angolan Hymnal Project

Dear Union Church members, Our UCC partners in Angola (2,800 congregations!) are realizing a long-term dream of opening a university in Dondi.  The Illinois conference of the UCC has agreed to fund the cost of printing 50,000 hymnals, which are being sold in Angola to church members, to raise $350,000 in startup costs for the university.  We would love your help towards…

A Wrinkle in Time: Lent at Union

A Wrinkle in Time: Lent at Union This Lenten season, join us in exploring Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved and award-winning 1963 novel and its themes of beauty, belonging, freedom, and the power of love. 2/11: Family Pre-Lent event, 4:30-6:30pm Families are encouraged to join us for a pancake supper (in advance of Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday) and an introduction…

“Cantate” Performance Dates

Cantate will be singing holiday music in the atrium lobby at Hinsdale Hospital at noon Dec. 8 and at Chicago Symphony Center rotunda Saturday, Dec. 16 preceeding the 3:00 p.m. performance and during the intermission.  They will sing at Cordia Assisted Living in Westmont Dec. 12 at 6:30 p.m.

Seeking Host Homes for Guests from Angola

Information — Host Families for Guests from the Evangelical Congregational Church in Angola (IECA) Bottom Line / the “Ask”: We are seeking volunteers to host a guest from our church partners in Angola, for anywhere from 1 – 4 months, between March 10 and November 30, 2017. Background: Our regional grouping of UCC churches (the Illinois Conference) has been in…

Winter Authentic Women Discussion Group

Winter Authentic Women Discussion Group Starting Wednesday, January 11th, 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. in Room J We will be reading Eight Flavors, the unique history of American Cuisine by Sarah Lohman. Eight Flavors introduces the explorers, merchants, botanists, farmers, writers, and chefs whose choices came to define the American palate. Lohman takes you on a journey…