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October 2018

A Sojourner’s Truth Book Launch!

October 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Natasha Robinson Book Launch

Experience the journey of a young African-American girl from the south, to her years of attending the U.S. Naval Academy, and into her calling as a speaker, mentor, writer, and teacher.

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Sankofa: REBIRTH

October 19, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Sankofa: Rebirth. Prints by Steve Prince

Sankofa: Rebirth looking backward to move forward Prints by Virginia artist Steve Prince Opening reception: Friday, October 19, 6 – 8 PM October 10 – November 28 Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson, Chicago, IL Media contact: Jane Hertenstein 773-454-4887 Steve Prince had been described as an art evangelist. Together with his wall-size prints, he brings his message to the streets of Uptown. Everybody’s Coffee announces its next exhibit SANKOFA: REBIRTH, October 19 through November 28. The works are big, meant…

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Chicago’s Best Baker Contest

October 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Welcome to the Chicago’s Best Baker Contest, where the best amateur bakers in Chicago compete for the title of Chicago’s Best Baker! On Saturday, October 20, 2018, at 1p.m., the competitors will gather in the Auditorium at the Wilson Abbey to have their bakes judged by our judging panel. The event will be free and open to the public, and suppliers of specialty baking items will have booths with demonstrations and items for sale. The proceeds of this event are going to…

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November 2018

Sara Filipova Concert

November 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Abbey Theater, 939 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, 60640 United States
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Sara Filipova

Singer-songwriter Sara Filipova writes songs one might call pop. In her compositions one can sense her affection for blues and her love for classical composers.

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Global Refugee Crisis Forum

November 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Uptown Church Global Refugee Crisis Forum

Join us for a forum on the refugee crisis. In light of the current global, national, and political climate surrounding immigration, Uptown Church Chicago and Uplift Community High School are coming together to host a Global Refugee Crisis Forum. The forum will be located at the Wilson Abbey on Monday, November 26th at 7 p.m. Participating in the forum is a panel of speakers from a variety of non-profits including Global Aid Pro, RefugeeOne, Asylum Seeker Advocacy Project, Chicago Public…

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December 2018

Wilson Abbey Advent Windows

December 1, 2018 - December 25, 2018
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Wilson Abbey Advent Windows

Wilson Abbey Windows (#biggestadventcalendar) are back! Located at 935 W. Wilson Avenue in Chicago, the three-story building will again unveil a new window decorated with seasonal images each day of Advent. Beginning December 1, celestial themes with a mix of magic realism will occupy each window, culminating with the final center window December 25. “This year there will be doves in outer space,” says building manager and co-founder of Everybody’s Coffee, Karl Sullivan. “For instance, the Tuskegee Airmen represent the…

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Spiritual Practices in Community Book Launch

December 12, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Diana Shiflett

Join us for a book launch! We are celebrating the launch of Diana Shiflett's new book with Inter Varsity Press, Spiritual Practices in Community: Drawing Groups into the Heart of God.  Diana Shiflett has been leading groups of all descriptions in spiritual practices for many years, and she understands the difficulties involved: the potential for awkwardness and self-doubt, the nagging question of whether anyone's getting anything out of this at all. But more than that, she understands the value of spiritual…

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An Evening With a Thousand Lights

December 24, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Tea Lights on Christmas Eve

Join us for songs and a service on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24! [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1arZTXiDkY]

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February 2019

Jeremy Siegrist

February 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wilson Abbey Theater, 939 W. Wilson Ave.
Chicago, 60640 United States
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Jeremy Siegrist

Jeremy's songs explore the tensions between chaos and order, wildness and civilization, spirit and matter, rootedness and nomadism, hope and cynicism.

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March 2019

Uptown Church Chili Cook Off

March 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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uptown church chili cook off

Saturday, March 2nd, we will host Uptown Church's Chili Cook Off at Wilson Abbey. There will be opportunity to bring in other side dishes that complement as well. Judges will award prizes in specific categories and we will all eat and hang out together. A country music DJ will be providing music as well as an instructional time of teaching line dancing. Bring the whole family and invite some friends!

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