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Help Us Celebrate Our 125th Year!

Help Us Celebrate Our 125th Year!

JOIN IN as we begin our 125th year of ministry to our neighbors on the North Side, across metro Chicago, and around the globe. Here is what is coming up in January 2018, our official anniversary month, through June.

Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on the journey of faith, you are welcome as you are at St. Chrysostom's, to hear the call of God in your life and to receive the blessings of God freely given.

WORSHIP SCHEDULE HERE

HOLY WEEK & EASTER WORSHIP SCHEDULE HERE

EVERY SUNDAY AT 12:15 p.m. | Carillon Recital
Carillonneurs Kimberly Schafer & James Fackenthal perform on the 43-bell Richard Teller Crane Memorial Carillon every Sunday. Installed in 1927, the carillon is one of the oldest in the country and the second oldest in the Midwest.

TUESDAY, Jan. 16 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

THURSDAYS, JAN. 25–FEB. 15, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. | Winter 2018 Justice Series
“Confronting the Moral Crisis of Mass Incarceration” is a four-part series on what needs to change in every phase of the criminal justice system, and about how individuals and organizations can get involved in promoting radical change. Carroll Bogert, President of The Marshall Project and Rob Wildeboer, Senior News Editor of Public Radio Station WBEZ will moderate discussions led by top expert speakers. Advance registration includes a box supper: $10/session or $30/series. MORE INFORMATION AND LINK TO REGISTER

SUNDAYS, JAN. 28–FEB. 25 at 10 a.m. | Adult Forum
This year’s forum will focus on the 1893 World Parliament of Religions and the diversity of faith-based groups that populate Chicago today. The January 28 forum will feature University of Chicago religious scholar Martin Marty introducing this internationally significant conference. Topics for February 4, 11, 18, and 25 feature the Newberry Library’s exhibit on 1893 with President David Spadafora, Roman Catholicism with John Thaddeus Pawlikowski, and Hinduism with Larry Hamilton.

THURSDAY, FEB. 8 at 4 p.m. | Are You Asking the Right Questions?
Do you know how your estate will be distributed? How much will go to your heirs, taxes, and charity? Find out how you can avoid unnecessary costs and stress and taxes; protect your estate for your loved ones; and support your favorite charities. Join us at the Racquet Club, 1365 N. Dearborn Parkway, for this informative presentation by Charles Slamar, J.D., LL.M., FCEP, Vice President, Thompson & Associates, sponsored by the Good Shepherds’ Society of St. Chrysostom’s Church. Phone Advancement Director Fran Caan at (312) 944-1083 x 225 or RSVP HERE

FRIDAY, FEB. 9 at 7:30 p.m. | Richard Hoskins & Friends
The next Music at St Chrysostom’s offering features Richard Hoskins and two of his organ students, Adam Chlebek and David Anderson. Music by Bach, Messiaen, Couperin, Dupré, Cook, Franck, Hindemith, and others. COMPLETE 2018 CONCERT SCHEDULE

SATURDAY, FEB. 10, 2 to 3:30 p.m. | WOSC Valentine’s Tea
The Women of St. Chrysostom’s will host their annual Ladies and Little Ladies Tea in the Guild Room for mothers, daughters, nieces, and friends of all ages. Tea sandwiches and sweets will be served along with coffee, tea, champagne, and lemonade. Activities provided to keep everyone engaged. Invitations will be sent out in January via Evite.

SATURDAY, FEB. 10 | Day School Annual Auction
Please watch your email or call 312-642-3422 for a link to participate in St. Chrysostom’s Day School Annual Auction and help support the school. The Auction will include live and silent items and a wine auction.

SUNDAY, FEB. 11 at Noon | Book Club Brunch 
Join us at Hash-a-Go Go, 1212 N. State Parkway, to discuss Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It by Robert D. Lupton. Christian development strategist Shanel Allen Debela will add perspective to the conversation. 

TUESDAY, FEB. 20 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

FRIDAY, FEB. 23 at 7:30 p.m. | Café Zimmermann
A relaxed, fireside concert of selected Bach chamber works performed by Jason Moy, harpsichord; Taya Tarazevich, baroque flute and Anna Steinhof, viola de gamba. Wine and coffee will be available. Tickets sold at the door

FRIDAY, MARCH 2 at 7:30 p.m. | Richard Hoskins & Adam Chlebek, Organ
Richard Hoskins is joined by his organ student for a festive evening of organ music. Adam Chlebek plays music by Cook, Dupré, Buxtehude, Franck, and Mushel. Richard plays music by Buxtehude, Bach, and Messiaen. A festive reception follows in the Harding Room. Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 at 9 a.m. | Women of St. Chrysostom's Lenten Breakfast
In honor of our 125th year of ministry, we invite everyone to a special Lenten Breakfast. Speaker: the Very Rev. Dominic Barrington, dean of St. James Episcopal Cathedral. Reserve with Lydia Munroe (lydia@saintc.org or 312-944-1083).

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 14 at 1:30 p.m. | St. Chrysostom's Book Club
Join us in the North Room for a discussion of The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George.

SUNDAY, MARCH 18 at 3 p.m. | YoPro Bowl
St. Chrysostom's Young Professionals group will hit the lanes at Lucky Strike, 322 East Illinois on Sunday, March 18. Cost: $18 per person includes bowling for two hours and shoes. Please RSVP with Rev. JiJi (jihan@saintc.org).

TUESDAY, MARCH 20 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

SATURDAYS MARCH 24 & APRIL 21, 9 to 11 a.m. | First Solemn Communion Classes
For all children over 5 years old. Classes will meet Saturday mornings March 24th and April 21st from 9 to 11 a.m. and will culminate in a community celebration Sunday, May 6 at the 9 a.m. service. Ideally, your child can attend both classes, but we can be flexible. Contact Mr. Will to sign up (will@saintc.org).

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 at 1:30 p.m. | St. Chrysostom's Book Club
Join us in the North Room for a discussion of Sisters in Law by Linda Hirshman.

TUESDAY, APRIL 17 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

TUESDAY, APRIL 24 at 7:30 p.m. | Philippe LeRoy, Harpsichord
Music by Duphly, Charpentier, Simon, Scarlatti, and Soler. Tickets sold at the door

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, APRIL 26–27 | Day School Annual Book Faire
Our annual Book Faire will take its proceeds in books rather than dollars. This makes it possible for us to gift books to our children as a strategy to promote a love of reading. We will have books for all ages.

FRIDAY, MAY 4 | 125th Anniversary Gala
Join us May 4th to celebrate our 125th Anniversary in style and support our outreach programs. Our Gala Committee made up of parishioners and Day School parents is planning a festive event at the Chicago History Museum. Set in the museum’s elegant Chicago Room overlooking the park, we’ll enjoy cocktails, dinner and dancing to the lively Flat Cats band. Weather permitting, we’ll expand the party onto the patio. Items not available anywhere else will be raffled off in an evening to relish and remember! You need not wait for your invitation to buy your tickets! Just call Lydia in the church office (312-944-1083) and let us know you’ll join us! Tickets are $250 per person.

WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY, MAY 9–10 | 3rd Annual Legacy Lecture
St. Chrysostom's Day School's 3rd annual Legacy Lecture Series honoring the memory of Courtney Kyte Plandowski will feature Dr. Deborah Gilboa, author of many best-selling books on parenting, clinical associate professor at the Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and mother of four. After a day with educators, on May 10th Dr. Gilboa will speak at a community luncheon (11 a.m. at the Racquet Club, $75). All are welcome!

TUESDAY, MAY 15 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

SUNDAY, MAY 20 at 3:00 p.m. | David Schrader, Organ
One of Chicago’s finest keyboard artists, David Schrader plays the Six Organ Sonatas of Felix Mendelssohn on St. Chrysostom’s magnificent Fisk pipe organ. Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

3 JUNE SUNDAYS at 4:00 p.m. | Summer Carillon Festival
June 3—Brandon Blazo • June 10—Hunter Chase • June 17—Helen Hawley • Voluntary contributions gratefully accepted

TUESDAY, JUNE 19 at 4 p.m. | Neighbors in Need Dinner
Our monthly gathering for guests seeking fellowship and a hearty meal. MORE HERE

 

 

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