Chicago Attractions

Exploring the City

Chicago is a vibrant city with numerous attractions: diverse communities, numerous public parks, classic cultural institutions and restaurants.  Listed below are website links of the exciting opportunities Chicago has to offer:  www.cityofchicago.org . The City of Chicago website lists information on neighborhood festivals, parade, educational resources, and much more.

Postcard of Clarendon Beach in ChicagoEntertainment and Restaurants

www.chicagoreader.com/restaurantfinder/

Search engine for Chicago restaurants with customer reviews

www.opentable.com
Restaurant reviews and reservation services
www.metromix.com
Information and customer reviews for restaurants and entertainment in Chicago

Arts and Culture
www.adlerplanetarium.org
The Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum interprets the exploration of the Universe and hosts one of the finest collections of early astronomical instruments in the world
www.architecture.org
The Chicago Architecture Foundation offers comprehensive program of tours, exhibitions, lectures, special events, adult and youth education activities on Chicago’s outstanding architectural legacy.
www.artic.edu
The Art Institute holds over 300,000 works of world famous artists
www.centerstage.net
Information on Chicago theatre, music, bars, film, dancing
www.chicagoparkdistrict.com
Chicago Park District events, programs and news
www.dusablemuseum.org
The DuSable Museum of African-American History is the oldest museum of its type in the country and is the only major independent institution in Chicago established to preserve and interpret the historical experiences and achievements of African-Americans
www.fieldmuseum.org
The Field Museum holds more than 20 million specimens and cultural objects
www.sheddnet.org
The Shedd Aquarium is the largest indoor aquarium in the world

Register for the 2014 Congress on Urban Ministry

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What you will find at the 2014 Congress On Urban Ministry:

Renowned Speakers who will challenge, transform, and inspire the way you think about economic justice in our communities.

Engaging Worship that merges prophetic preaching with scripture and song that will fill you.

Inspiring Sacred Text Study that will reframe your thinking about the economic justice issues in communities and networks within your religious tradition and beyond.

50+ Workshops and Seminars guided by leaders will give you the skills, tools and motivation to turn inspiration into action in your community.

A Call to Action declaring with one voice urban leaders, clergy, and theologians to build just economies in our congregations & communities at home and abroad.

Support SCUPE

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Up-Coming Classes

Transformación urbana desde los márgenes (ALTE)
Rev. Dr. Zaki L. Zaki
April 25-26, May 2-3, 16-17, 23-24
(viernes 6pm - 10pm y sábados 8:30am - 4pm)

Womanist Theology (CAATS)
Dr. Joanne Terrell
Independent Study

Restoring Urban Communities (GTUS)
Dr. Mary Nelson
May 2-3, 9-10, 16-17
(Fridays 1-9pm; Saturdays 9am-5pm)

La justicia social en el contexto latino (ALTE)
Dr. Richard F. Morrisroe
May 30-31, June 13-14, 27-28, July 11-12
(viernes 6pm - 10pm y sábados 8:30am - 4pm)

Dimensions and Dynamics of Urban Ministry (GTUS course page)
Dr. Yvonne Delk
June 2-6, 9-13
(Mondays to Fridays from 9am-5pm)

Interfaith Intensive: Dealing with Diversity & Preparing Religious Leaders for a Multi-Religious World (GTUS course page)
Dr. Paul Knitter; Rev. Dr. Shanta Premawardhana; and Rev. Dr. Charles Amjad-Ali
June 2-7
(Monday to Saturday from 9am-5pm)

Good News for the City: Together Building A Just Economy (GTUS)
Rev. Bill Wylie-Kellermann
June 23-26
*Location: Taught in conjunction with the national conference: the Congress of Urban Ministry. Fees include event registration.

Perspectiva teológica de la Inmigración (ALTE)
Rev. Dr. Eliseo Pérez-Álvarez
July 18-19, August 1-2, 15-16, 29-30
(viernes 6pm - 10pm y sábados 8:30am - 4pm)

Eco-Justice: A Vision for a Sustainable City (GTUS)
Dr. Clinton Stockwell; Pam and Lan Richert of the Eco Justice Collaborative
Fall 2014 - TBA
(Fridays 1-9pm; Saturdays 9am-5pm)

Desarrollo económico en la comunidad latina (ALTE)
Dr. Shirley Pulgar-Hughes & Dr. Timothy R. Eberhart
TBA (September - October)
(viernes 6pm - 10pm y sábados 8:30am - 4pm)

Public Issues In Urban Ministry (GTUS course page)
Rev. Dr. Dave Frenchak
Fall 2014 - TBA
(Fridays 1-9pm; Saturdays 9am-5pm)

Cuidado Pastoral en la Comuniad Latin@ (ALTE)
Dr. Daniel S. Schipani
Sept 5-6, Oct. 3-4 & 31, Nov. 1 & 14-15
(viernes 6pm - 10pm y sábados 8:30am - 4pm)