Welcome to Kenilworth Union Church

A Christian nondenominational community church where we come together to worship, find spiritual inspiration and guidance, and go out in service of others.    Interested in becoming a member?

Programs for Youth and Children

A Joyful Noise Preschool
Fun in the Robinson Garden

Opportunities for Families to Volunteer together

Rebuilding Together: Families joined together to work with unique neighbors to improve their quality of life. Some painting, cleaning, and light landscaping was done in Northbrook.

Annual Music Retreat

Our musicians have returned from their annual music retreat and will perform this weekend.
In addition to choir rehearsals, we make time for a campfire, talent show, and other fun activities. More pictures

Compassionate Outreach and Service to those in need

1st through 6th graders from Kenilworth Union Church first ever rock climbing outing with our Children’s Ministry Outreach partner, Adaptive Adventures!

Divine Worship and the Earthly Sanctuary

And have them make Me a sanctuary, so that I may dwell among them.  —Exodus 25:8

We Come Together On A Glorious Day

Join us for Fellowship every Sunday after 9 and 10:30 a.m. worship.

Worship with Sermons that will make you Respond

 

 

News & Announcements

Care Guild 2017–2018 Sign Up

Consider participating in Care Guild, a vibrant and important ministry! Save the date Thursday, October 12 for the Care Guild Fall Reception at 7 p.m. in the Culbertson Room.

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Fall Bible Read Along

All are invited to read along Paul's Letter to the Romans at 6:45 or 9:15 a.m. beginning on Wednesday, September 20. This is a seven-session program led by Jo Forrest.

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North Shore Exploring Grief Group

The fall session will be held at Kenilworth Union Church and will take place from October 2 – December 11. This group will meet every other Monday from 7 – 8:30 p.m.

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Reformations:
Protestants at 500

When Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, he sparked a revolution called the Reformation. Join us to listen to scholars and theologians as they look back and celebrate the 500th birthday of the Protestant Reformation. A new Adult Education series beginning Monday, September 25 at 7 p.m. in the Culbertson Room.

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Centennial Confirmation Course

The classroom confirmation program registration is now open. Youth ninth grade and older are encouraged to engage in this September 2017 through April 2018 program which exposes our youth to the challenge and comfort of faith. The Centennial Confirmation Classroom retreat is on Sunday, September 24 from 7:45 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Woodstock, IL.

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Membership

Kenilworth Union Church has a large membership, but we strive to be true to our heritage as a village church. As originally stated in the early charter of Kenilworth Union, we are about being “a place of worship and faith where persons of all religious backgrounds are welcomed.” Introduction to Kenilworth Union Church classes are on Sunday, October 15 at 2 p.m. or Monday, October 16 at 7 p.m. New Members will be recognized at 10:30 a.m. worship on Sunday, October 22.

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Orpheus and Eurydice

Join John and Kathy Piepgras on Sunday, September 24 at 3 p.m. for John’s presentation of Christoph Gluck’s much-beloved opera, Orpheus and Eurydice. John will summarize the story and play musical excerpts—refreshments and hors d’ oeuvres will be provided. Please RSVP to Kathy Piepgras.

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Public Affairs with Linda Lutton

Join us on Tuesday, October 10 at 7 p.m. in the Culbertson Room to hear from WBEZ’s radio reporter, Linda Lutton, who has covered events affecting youth and education in Chicago’s schools. In the coming year Public Affairs will continue to host events focused on understanding the challenges of our city, state, and country.

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Light in Dark Places

Dr. Robert Magrisso, a physician and neighbor to many, is also an acclaimed artist whose work was inspired by a near-death experience. Join us on Tuesday, October 24 at 7 p.m. in the Culbertson Room for a presentation of his experience and how it influences his art. This session is jointly sponsored by Stephen Ministry and Adult Education.

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Music Sponsors Needed

Contact Lisa Bond if you are interested in sponsoring special music for the following dates February 4, Gospel Sunday and April 29, Choral Music.

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Mid-Day Prayer Service

Join us every Tuesday in the Schmidt Chapel for a brief prayer service. We will lift up joys and concerns of various individual Church families.

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Stories of
Kenilworth Union Church

November 2, 2016 marked the beginning of our 125th year as a Church! Over this next year, we invite old and young to submit a remembrance story to be published to warm all our hearts and celebrate the 125th anniversary of our Church. Look for story cards at the front desk or email your story to 125@kuc.org.

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