Music Travelers at St. Giles'
oneMusic Travelers at St. Giles'
Morning Worship and an Evening Concert
This Sunday, July 3, participants in the music tour to England and Scotland will spend the day in Edinburgh, Scotland, and will worship at St. Giles' Cathedral, where Calum MacLeod is Minister. Hardy Kim will preach there that morning.
The choir will return to St. Giles' at 6:00 p.m. that day to sing a concert as part of the cathedral's Sunday at Six concert series.
Please continue to keep these travelers in your prayers as they share beautiful music in these historic settings.
This Sunday during 9:30 and 11:00 Worship
While several of our musicians are in Scotland this week singing at St. Giles' Cathedral, we are delighted to welcome to this Sunday's 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. services the National Youth Choir of Scotland.
The 110-voice choir under the direction of Christopher Bell is in town to perform a concert with the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras on July 4 as part of the Grant Park Music Festival. We are grateful that the choir will be sharing their musical talents with us as well.
We hope to see you this Sunday!
     Sunday, July 3
     9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
threeCoffee Hour Sponsorship Opportunities
Support a Time of Fellowship and Hospitality
One of the treats of summer months is enjoying Sunday morning Coffee Hour outdoors in our beautiful courtyard.
You can help make these special times of fellowship possible by sponsoring Coffee Hour in honor or memory of a loved one or in recognition of a special occasion.
For more information about you can help Fourth Church embody our spirit of hospitality through Coffee Hour sponsorship opportunities, contact Anne Ellis.
fourHave You Walked the Labyrinth?
A Journey of the Spirit toward God
Opportunity to walk the labyrinth in Buchanan Chapel is typically available each week on Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Wednesdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. In walking the labyrinth, the mind, body, and spirit are together focused on following a single path that leads to and returns from the center, symbolizing a sacred pilgrimage.
The canvas labyrinth is available for walking in Anderson Hall between 6:00 and 7:30 p.m. on the evening of Taiz� services, which take place on the fourth Friday of each month.
Before coming to walk the labyrinth in Buchanan Chapel, please check the "Worship and Prayer" website calendar or call the church office at 312.787.4570 to confirm that the chapel is not being otherwise used at the time you plan to walk.
fiveA Hunger Walk Thank-You!
Thank you to everyone who pledged their support and walked the Greater Chicago Food Depository (GCFD) Hunger Walk this past Saturday morning!
The twenty-five walkers on the combined Fourth Church Meals Ministry and Chicago Lights Elam Davies Social Service Center team each earned $12 in GCFD food credits. This will translate into nearly four times that value in food for Sunday and Monday Night Suppers and Bag Lunches and the Consumer Choice Food Pantry, as we are able to get food at a significant discount through GCFD. Those of you who gave donations also helped the team to meet their goal of raising $5,000 in additional funds.
Thank you, one and all!
worshipWorship This Week
Sunday, July 3, 2016
8:00 a.m. with Communion
Rocky Supinger, Associate Pastor, preaching
Scripture texts:
   Psalm 30        
   Luke 10:1-20   

9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
Nanette Sawyer, Minister for Congregational Life, preaching
   "The Good of All"
Scripture texts:
   Luke 10:1-11
   Galatians 6:1-10      

4:00 p.m. Jazz Service with Communion
Shelley Donaldson,
   Senior High and Confirmation Youth Coordinator, preaching
Scripture texts:
Worship bulletins

for this coming Sunday are available online Friday afternoon at
"News and Opportunities"
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We give thanks to God for the gift of eternal life.

Libby Dorsey, June 15, 2016
We give thanks to God for the gift of life together.

Taylor Ann Davis and Nathan Louis Sonoskey, June 18, 2016
Lindsey M. Farrell and Alexander T. DiGrino, June 25, 2016
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Music by the Fountain
Free Friday Noonday concerts move outdoors in the courtyard off Michigan Avenue, by the fountain, in July and August
Friday, July 8, 2016
Elaine Dame, vocalist
12:10 p.m. in the courtyard
Friday, July 15, 2016
Heartland Marimba Ensemble
12:10 p.m. in the courtyard

Friday, July 22, 2016
After School Matters HHW Vocal Arts
12:10 p.m. in the Sanctuary

Other Concerts at Fourth Church

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 
Hymn Festival
   led by Michael Burkhardt, organist
7:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary 
Sponsored by the National Association of Lutheran Musicians

A complete concert schedule is available online.
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volunteerVolunteer at Fourth Church
There are several ways to get involved in the mission and ministry of Fourth Church. See below for details!
Current Volunteer Needs

Greeters and ushers
for the 4:00 p.m. jazz worship service

Nursery caregivers during the 9:30 and 11:00 a.m. worship services

To sign up for any of these volunteer opportunities or to learn more about them, stop by Coffee Hour on Sunday morning or contact Larry Nicholson, Director of Volunteer Ministry.
A complete list of volunteer needs is available online

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