Telling Our Stories

Fall 2017 Breakfasts with the Bishop

“In the Diocese of Chicago, we’re in the transformation business,” says Bishop Lee. “We really are in the business in the church of changing people’s lives in Christ.”

Join the bishop for breakfast and conversation about the ministry of the diocese and the work to which God is calling us. To RSVP, please email Associate for Resource Development Shay Craig at scraig@episcopalchicago.orgor call her at 312.751.3576.

Lenten Book Discussion (Chapter 2): Bruce Plummer

On Wednesdays in Lent, diocesan leaders will guide an online book discussion of "Living into God's Dream: Dismantling Racism in America," a collection of essays edited by Dr. Catherine Meeks. Each week our guest facilitators will post a reflection on a chapter (or chapters) that can be found on the diocesan website and in the enews. On Wednesdays from 7 - 8 pm they will also host a Facebook conversation about the chapter and their reflection. All are invited to participate. Those who do not have Facebook accounts may still view the conversation, but will not be able to comment. See the full schedule of chapters and facilitators.

Lenten Book Discussions

During Lent, Bishop Lee and other diocesan leaders will guide an online book discussion on "Living into God's Dream: Dismantling Racism in America," a collection of essays edited by Dr. Catherine Meeks. Congregations are encouraged to hold their own discussions of the book. The book is available online from Church Publishing, Amazon (book and Kindle formats), and other retailers.

The online discussion will take place each Wednesday, featuring a written reflection posted in the diocesan e-newsletter and on the website and a facilitated discussion on Facebook page from 7 to 8 pm. All are invited to participate. Those who do not have Facebook accounts may still view the conversation, but will not be able to comment.

Lenten Book Discussion (Chapter 1): The Very Rev. Robert S. Cristobal

On Wednesdays in Lent, diocesan leaders will guide an online book discussion of "Living into God's Dream: Dismantling Racism in America," a collection of essays edited by Dr. Catherine Meeks. Each week our guest facilitators will post a reflection on a chapter (or chapters) that can be found on the diocesan website and in the enews. On Wednesdays from 7 - 8 pm they will also host a Facebook conversation about the chapter and their reflection. All are invited to participate. Those who do not have Facebook accounts may still view the conversation, but will not be able to comment. See the full schedule of chapters and facilitators.

Lenten Book Discussion: Meeks Visits Evanston and Chicago

During Lent, Bishop Lee and other diocesan leaders will guide an online book discussion on "Living into God's Dream: Dismantling Racism in America," a collection of essays edited by Dr. Catherine Meeks. Congregations are encouraged to hold their own discussions of the book. The book is available online from Church Publishing, Amazon (book and Kindle formats), and other retailers.

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