All our Sunday morning programs run from 10:30am till noon and are open to the public.
Our Sunday School for children runs concurrently.


February 2017

Sunday, February 26


Rina Campbell

owner of Campbell Consulting

"How to Be an Ally: One Call, One Post, & One Person at a Time"

Rina Campbell, owner of Campbell Consulting, will discuss the power dynamics of oppression and how to effectively stand up for others in the face of injustice.


March 2017


Sunday, March 5


Christian Picciolini



 "Life After Hate: One Man's Transformation from Violent Extremist to Proponent of Peace"

Christian Picciolini, author of "Romantic Violence: Memoirs of an American Skinhead," will discuss how he went from being a "good kid" to being one of the leaders of the violent neo-nazi skinhead movement and how he found his way out. He will also discuss the work of his organization, Life After Hate, which works to counter the seeds of hate that its members once planted.


Sunday, March 12

Sea Beast Puppet Company


"Best Day Ever"


“Best Day Ever” follows the adventures of Kat and MK, two puppeteers with one goal- to put on a show. But it’s hard to do that when you’re lost in the screen and it’s even harder when the puppeteers turn into puppets themselves! Join Kat and MK as they try to conquer the world they’ve created and discover the wonders of shadow puppetry at the same time. 


Sunday, March 19


Mike MacDonald



"My Journey into the Wilds of Chicago"

More nature can be found within an hour’s drive of downtown Chicago than twenty-nine national parks, yet most Chicagoans are unaware. Until now! Come to be informed and inspired, as internationally published photographer, author, and humorist, Mike MacDonald, takes you on a virtual journey into Chicago’s wild side. Combining breathtaking images and imaginative storytelling, Mike leads you on an adventure into wondrous, enchanted lands located just up the road from home, work, and school.

After the program, copies of Mike's book "My Journey into the Wilds of Chicago: A Celebration of Chicagoland's Startling Natural Wonders" will be available.


April 2017


Sunday, April 9


Ali Rizvi

Pakistani-Canadian author of "The Atheist Muslim"

"The Atheist Muslim: A Journey from Religion to Reason"

Ali will share his emotionally and intellectually compelling personal story of struggling to reconcile the Muslim society he was living in as a scientist and physician and the religion he was being raised in. After losing his faith, he has resolved to use his new freedom of speech to represent the voices that are usually quashed before reaching the mainstream media––those of Atheist Muslims.

Copies of his book "The Atheist Muslim" will be available for sale after the program.


Sunday, April 16


Adam Chilton

Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Chicago Law School

"The Future of Immigration in Trump’s America"

Assistant Professor Adam Chilton from the University of Chicago Law School will describe the legal authority that President Trump has over immigration policy in the United States. Professor Chilton will review the main principles governing immigration law and update us on the latest events surrounding Trump’s decisions. 


May 2017


Sunday, May 14


Tom Tresser

founder of My Block, My Hood, My City an organization founded in 2014 to help students in underserved Chicago neighborhoods explore and travel

"What If Chicago Was NOT Broke? Possibilities for Justice and Prosperity"

In the book "Chicago Is Not Broke" a group of Chicago experts have written short articles outlining ways to save and generate major progressive and sustainable revenues for Chicago. Hear a very comprehensive and easy to follow narrative of what the Chicago budget is, who the money goes to and how we the people can access it.



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