Group of people toasting and looking happy at a restaurant

Breaking Bread Together


All Church Dinners (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. Registration is now open for the 2018-19 year! Dinners are $5 per person paid in advance or $6 at the door. Pay per month as-you-go or prepay the full year.

Ladies in the Loop Holiday Tea –  (December) 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.

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 – July 9, 16 and 23rd, 7 pm
Be sure to join us for our annual Campfire Vespers on our front lawn this summer on Tuesday July 9th, 16th and 23rd at 7 pm.  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 12-15, 2019) – 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). Info and registration here.