Adult Education

Adult Education

Summer Reading

By The Reverend Katie Snipes Lancaster I'd be lying if I made it seem as if I've had lavish reading time this year. With a new baby in the house, it was all I could do to attend to the front page of the newspaper and the latest issue of the Christian Century [...]

2018-06-22T09:30:33+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories|

Discovering Scotland 2019

Two years ago, Kathy and I accompanied a few Kenilworthians to the Holy Land to walk in the footsteps of Jesus of Nazareth. In the fall of 2019, we hope a few of you will join us for a tour of The Other Holy Land to walk in the footsteps of John Knox, the [...]

2018-08-07T01:47:43+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories, News|

Summer Reading

By Jo Forrest On a transcontinental flight somewhere over Canada, my stomach soured.  I had taken Ron Chernow’s Grant on vacation, thinking I would tackle this behemoth on the long flights and layovers.  By page 150, Chernow had painted a sympathetic portrait of Ulysses S. Grant, but also one that showed a man [...]

2018-06-14T13:22:33+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories|

Summer Reading

By Bill Evertsberg I admire my autodidact friends who construct very disciplined reading plans. A friend of mine decided to read all 37 Shakespeare plays during 2016, the 400th anniversary year of The Bard’s death. You’ll notice that that’s about a play every ten days, which is doable. Another friend decided to devote [...]

2018-06-08T13:03:12+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories|

Soldiers, Sailors, and Presidents

  By The Reverend Dr. William A. Evertsberg Memorial Day last year—May 29, 2017—would have been the 100th birthday of John F. Kennedy, a veteran and war hero, of course, so last year at Memorial Day I got curious and did some exhaustive research—on Wikipedia—and discovered, to my pleasant surprise, that 26 of [...]

2018-05-24T09:41:47+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories|

The Annual Report

By Bruce Linger, Board of Trustees President Friends: I’m betting many of you don’t know that the Church publishes an annual report—I know I didn’t until I became involved with governance and the board a number of years ago. Our 2017 annual report is now available—and I encourage you to give [...]

2018-04-26T15:01:05+00:00Adult Education|

Imago Dei

Adult Education Mondays from 7 to 8 p.m. at Kenilworth Union Church Theology for the time of #metoo and #blacklivesmatter Many of us were shocked and shaken to discover that we live in a society where Larry Nasser and Harvey Weinstein are even possible. These five classes will call forth biblical and theological [...]

2018-05-16T14:39:42+00:00Adult Education|

Restoring Hope in Chicago Public Schools

    On Monday, March 19 at 7 p.m. Ted Christians, CEO of Umoja, will be joined by others from this agency committed to student and community development to present the impactful work being done.   By Evan Newton What we read and hear about Chicago public schools is [...]

2018-03-21T13:46:14+00:00Adult Education|

The Quality of Life

By Bob Dold, Jr. When people think about banking it is not long before Ed Wehmer’s name comes up.  Ed runs one of the largest community banks in the Midwest and does so with a moral compass.  Wintrust was not always the success that it is today.  Over 25 years ago Ed left [...]

2018-03-06T12:24:52+00:00Adult Education, Church Stories|