Group of people toasting and looking happy at a restaurant

Breaking Bread Together


All Church Monthly Events (Oct.-May) – An all-age fellowship evening beginning in Pilgrim Hall with a dinner, provided by our Kitchen Chix, and followed by program or worship.

Ladies in the Loop Holiday Tea –  December 17, 2019 , 3:00 pm This women’s group is open to anyone working in Chicago (or anyone who would like to hop the train) to get together for lunch and lively conversation. Contact Celia Rodee (630.545.1854) to be added to the email list.

This year’s details:

Tuesday, December 17th @ 3:00 p.m.

Cost is $76 per person (Full HOLIDAY Tea Service @ $56 + Tax + Gratuity $20)

R.S.V.P. to Celia Rodee or – 630-564-1854 no later than Tuesday, December 10th.

Space is limited so let us know soon if you want us to reserve a spot for you for this very special get-together. All are welcome to join us.

Men’s Lunch (Monthly) The men of the church meet on the first Wednesday of every month at the Seven Dwarfs Restaurant on Roosevelt Road at 11:30 a.m. There is no planned program other than fellowship and good social conversation. The group varies in size from 15 to 20 with about half the group changing each month. Contact Ed Kolar (630.858.4034).

Progressive Dinner (Nov 2, 2019) An evening of fun begins with appetizers in one home, dinner in a second and dessert at a third as church adults come together for food, fun and fellowship. Contact Nicole Baedke (630.790.0773). 

Campfire Vespers – 3 Summers in July

Be sure to join us for our annual Campfire Vespers on our front lawn on three Tuesdays every July.  Gather with friends and community under the early evening sky for songs, prayers, worship and fellowship beside the campfire. It’s a casual respite after a busy day at work or play.  Refreshments served.


Alpine Hut. Snow covered Winter Landscape.



Men’s Retreat (Oct) The Men’s Retreat is held annually at Tower Hill Camp in Sawyer, MI. It is a time to relax and grow, worship and explore, and renew your spirit. Make new friends as you play golf, hike in the woods or walk the beach. The program is always entertaining, the food is delicious, and the fellowship is rewarding. Contact Ernie Wright (630.469.4913).


Tower Hill Weekend (July 2020) – A weekend of fun family time at UCC Tower Hill Camp in Sawyer, MI. Families choose to either camp or lodge and can enjoy swimming, playing in the sand, climbing the dunes, star-gazing, and time with family and friends.Contact David Crane or Cathy Basso (630.469.3096 X 19).