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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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Still Point Art Show

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - April 19 @ 6:00 pm
Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
Sarah Cook Art Show

In "STILL POINT" Sarah Cook brings together paintings and drawings on paper and canvas that draw inspiration from the imagery of poetry, the symbols found in mythology and literature, or from simply observing nature.

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April 2019

Valerie Jarrett: Finding My Voice

April 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Valerie Jarrett at Wilson Abbey

Valerie Jarrett presents "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward." Friday, April 5, 2019 7:00 p.m. Wilson Abbey 935 W. Wilson Abbey Uptown, Chicago Women & Children First is honored to welcome Valerie Jarrett in celebration of her new memoir, FINDING MY VOICE: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward. This event will include a reading and moderated conversation with Susan Sher followed by a book signing. All tickets include a…

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Identity: Self Portraits

April 26 @ 6:00 pm - May 29 @ 6:00 pm
Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Identity Student Art Show

Self-Portraits by select students of Uplift Community High School in Uptown, Chicago, with art instructor Catina Robinson Opening Reception, Friday April 26, 6 – 8 PM Exhibition: April 26 – May 29 Everybody’s Coffee, 935 W. Wilson, Chicago, IL Who are we? Social media tells us one thing. Teachers, parents, and friends say something else. Every day we are defining who we are. What is portraiture? It’s choice. It’s the ability to position your body in the world for the world…

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May 2019

Book Launch with Adam L. Gustine

May 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, May 3 Wilson Abbey 7pm   Book launch for Adam Gustine's book, Becoming A Just Church: Cultivating Communities of God's Shalom. Join us for light refreshments and a panel discussion, "An evening of conversation about becoming a family of God's shalom." The panel will consist of Dennis Edwards, Juliet Liu, David Swanson, Brandon Green. Books will be sold for $15. All proceeds will help in launching social enterprise Jubilee Ventures in South Bend, IN http://www.jubileesouthbend.com/.

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June 2019

Jonathan Brooks Church Forsaken Tour

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wilson Abbey, 935 W. Wilson Ave
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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Jonathan Brooks Book Launch

Celebrate Jonathan Brooks' new book Church Forsaken: Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods with us! Special Guests include Jazzy Johnson, Amena Brown Owen, Sho Baraka, Terence Gadsden! Join us for a reading, spoken-word poetry, and music!

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