Enriching the Spirit. Motivating Action. On Chicago's Far Westside.
  • Celebration of Life

    Our one-hour "Celebration of Life" service with its special 10-minute "Time for All Ages" is held Sundays at 11 AM from September through June. Read More
  • Community Garden

    A blighted house was removed to create a garden and social space for all and an expanded playground for the Head Start daycare program. Read More
  • Annual Seder

    Reflective readings and traditional Seder food recall the Hebrew deliverance from bondage in a quest we all share for freedom and tolerance. Read More
  • Austin Scholarships

    Since 1974 the Austin Scholarship Committee has awarded up to 20 scholarships per year to graduating high school seniors in the Austin area. Read More
  • Black Lives Matter

    Our commitment to social justice binds Third Unitarian Church of Chicago to its surrounding community and the larger world. Read More
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Imagine a religion where people of different beliefs:

  • Worship as one faith
  • Respect the inherent worth of every person
  • Work for justice and peace

   – beginning in their own community.

Third Unitarian Church- A place to grow your imagined religion.

This Sunday – October 30th

10am  Forum Part 2 of Ken Burns’ documentary Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War.  (We showed Part 1 at the October 16 forum, but feel free to come even if you missed it!)  The film tells the story of Rev. Waitstill Sharp and his wife Martha, Unitarians who risked their lives to help Jewish refugees escape Nazi-occupied Europe.   

11am  Celebration of Life Services.  Rev. Lillie Henley  preaching - an exploration of the Day of the Dead service in other cultures, and Rev. Henley will share the ritual of a candied pineapple communion. Her good friend in seminary Rebecca Quimada-Seines who is the daughter of Toribio Quimada, the founder of the Universalist Church of Philippines, shared this with the seminarians at Meadville-Lombard.


Next Sunday – November 6th

10am  Forum:  TBA

11am Celebration of Life Services:  Rev. Lillie Henley preaching