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Second Unitarian Church

656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

September 2016

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

09/03/2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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November 2016

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

11/05/2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am. Register for Mini-Mishkan here. 

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Friday Night Services @ 2U

11/11/2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard for dinner/drinks.

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December 2016

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

12/03/2016 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner

12/09/2016 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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$30

Join us for kiddush, hamotzi, blessings, and an early family dinner with Rabbi Lauren BEFORE services. Dinner will be an opportunity to reflect, set intention and connect with our families, including family-based discussion– true food for the soul! Stick around for Mishkan davening after! This event is most appropriate for kids 5-10 years old, but all ages are invited. The cost of dinner is $30 per family & registration is required.  RSVP here! 

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Friday Night @ 2U

12/09/2016 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard for dinner/drinks.

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Shine Bright! Family Hanukkah Party

12/18/2016 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Join us for Hanukkah songs with Rabbi Lizzi and Rabbi Lauren, delicious Hanukkah food, crafts, learning and celebrating. What better way to pierce the darkness than with songs and activities focusing on the light we share?   Register

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January 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

01/07/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am.   Register for Mini-Mishkan

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner

01/13/2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for kiddush, hamotzi, blessings, and an early family dinner with Rabbi Lauren BEFORE services. Dinner will be an opportunity to reflect, set intention and connect with our families, including family-based discussion. Stick around for Mishkan davening after! This event is most appropriate for kids 5-10 years old, but all ages are invited. The cost of dinner is $30 per family and registration is required.   Register

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Mishkan @ 2U

01/13/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard to stay for for dinner/drinks.

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Mini-Mishkan

01/21/2017 @ 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for Shabbat morning Mini-Mishkan at Second Unitarian. Mini-Mishkan is our space for families to explore Jewish spirituality through music, story-telling, prayer and play. This event is appropriate for families with kids 0-2 and siblings. Mini-Mishkan is free however registration is required.   Register

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February 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

02/04/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am upstairs. All are welcome to the main service. Registration for Mini-Mishkan is required.   Register for Mini-Mishkan

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March 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

03/04/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner

03/10/2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Friday Night @ 2U

03/10/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services chalk full of music, prayer, inspiration and reflection. There will be no meal tonight however we encourage you to get together on your own! Check out the OneTable website to find out how to host a sponsored dinner and let us know you're doing it in our Facebook group.

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Family Purim Party

03/12/2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Bring out your best costumes, and join Mishkan Families as we prepare to celebrate Purim by learning about and participating in all 4 of the Purim mitzvot: hearing the Purim story, giving food treats to friends (mishloach manot), having a festive meal, and giving to the needy (matanot l'evyonim). We'll be joined by our Mensch families and kids who will be helping to facilitate this experience. This event is free but help us make sure there is enough fun to go around- please register in advance.   Register

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Last Fridays @ 2U

03/31/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

PLEASE NOTE: We are at Second Unitarian Church tonight, NOT Anshe Emet, our usual Last Fridays location. Our signature services followed by the best darn vegetarian pot-luck anywhere (no nuts of any kind please- allergies abound). As part of the Safer Synagogues Series, serivces will include a discussion with Rachel Rubenstein, LCSW CSAT-S about how to understand unhealthy and healthy boundaries in relationships. Rachel will also be hosting a table for those who wish to discuss the topic further.

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April 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

04/08/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner – Passover Edition

04/14/2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for joyful singing, laughter, and blessing Shabbat along with an early family dinner, Passover-style, with Rabbis Lizzi and Lauren BEFORE services. Dinner will be an opportunity to enjoy kosher for pesach food out of your house and with other families! After dinner, stick around for Mishkan Friday Night Services at 6:30 in the main sanctuary!   Register

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Friday Night @ 2U

04/14/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best catered Kosher for Passover dinner this side of Jerusalem. Kids & Families, join us for Early Family Friday Night Dinner before services!   Get a YumCard for dinner & drinks

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May 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

05/06/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am.

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June 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

06/03/2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Wake up, stretch, sing, study, and disconnect to reconnect. Our usual Shabbat morning service, heavy on the harmony and light on the fluff. Services followed by a delightful kiddush lunch. Kids and families invited for Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents at 11:15am upstairs.  

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Second Fridays @ 2U

06/09/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Second Fridays @ 2U June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Our signature Friday night services – music, prayer, learning, intentionality and inspiration, followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard to stay for dinner & drinks.   Get a YumCard

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Saffron Caravan Concert

06/09/2017 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Members of the incredible international music group Saffron Caravan will be performing downstairs after Mishkan Friday night services and dinner. Saffron Caravan unites talented musicians from Iran, Afghanistan, Cuba, Morocco, Israel, India and the US to create art and music together, demonstrating that the arts can be used to build sustainable bridges between cultures. Bring gently used instruments! Money raised and instruments donated will go towards supporting the refugee community in Chicago. Get your ticket for the concert ($35) by donating on their site and then get a…

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July 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

07/01/2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Shabbat @ 2U

07/07/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Friday night services - music, prayer, learning, intentionality and inspiration, followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard to stay for dinner & drinks. Get a YumCard

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August 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

08/05/2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Shabbat @ 2U

08/11/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Friday night services - music, prayer, learning, intentionality and inspiration, followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard to stay for dinner & drinks. Get a YumCard

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September 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

09/02/2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner

09/08/2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for joyful singing, laughter, and blessing Shabbat along with an early family dinner with Rabbis Lizzi and Lauren BEFORE services. Dinner will be an opportunity to reflect, set intention and connect with our families, including family-based discussion around preparations for Rosh Hashanah– true food for the soul! After dinner, stick around for Mishkan Friday Night Services at 6:30 in the main sanctuary! $15 per adult, $5 for children under 12 & Free for children 0-2. This program is half off for…

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Shabbat @ 2U

09/08/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Friday night services followed by the best catered dinner this side of Jerusalem. Get a YumCard to stay for dinner & drinks. Get a YumCard

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Rosh Hashanah Day 2 (Builder-only Event)

09/22/2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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This is an alternative second day service with a more intimate vibe and location and attendance is one of the many perks of being a Builder at Mishkan. Learn more about Buildership here. Tickets for Get Higher 5778 are now available.   Get Your Tickets

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October 2017

Shabbat @ 2U

10/13/2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Friday night services - music, prayer, learning, intentionality and inspiration. This will be a low-key dinner-free Shabbat service

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jBaby Ultimate Shabbat Play Date

10/28/2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Celebrate Shabbat with jBaby & Mishkan Chicago families and join together for a family-friendly Shabbat experience. **jBaby's Ultimate Shabbat Play Dates are part of The Shabbat Project, a global, grassroots movement that unites Jews from all over the world around our shared heritage of Shabbat.**   Register

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November 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

11/04/2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Early Family Friday Night Dinner

11/10/2017 @ 5:15 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for joyful singing, laughter, and blessing Shabbat along with an early family dinner with Rabbis Lizzi and Lauren BEFORE services. Dinner will be an opportunity to reflect, set intention and connect with our families, including family-based discussion– true food for the soul! After dinner, stick around for Mishkan Friday Night Services at 6:30pm in the main sanctuary! Registration closes 2 days prior to the event, so sign up ASAP. $15 per adult, $5 for children under 12 & Free…

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RISE @ Mishkan

11/11/2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning made extra special as we celebrate the bar Mitzvah of Sammy Chapman. Services followed by a light kiddush lunch.

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December 2017

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

12/02/2017 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts at 11:15am

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Shine Bright! Family Hanukkah Party

12/10/2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for Hanukkah songs with Rabbi Lizzi and Rabbi Lauren, delicious Hanukkah food, crafts, learning and celebrating. What better way to pierce the darkness (and the cold!) than with songs and activities focusing on the light we share? $5 per family, $10 at the door and FREE for Builders. Email Rachel Gray for the Builder code. Register

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January 2018

40s+ pre-Shabbat Wine & Cheese Reception

01/26/2018 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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**Please note we are meeting this month at 2U, NOT our usual Anshe Emet** Join the 40s+ social team for some shmoozing and light nosh BEFORE services. We'll supply the wine, cheese and beverages, you supply yourself. Afterwards, stick around for Friday night services at 6:30pm. RSVP

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Last Fridays @ 2U

01/26/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

***Please note the location change: we are meeting at Second Unitarian Church, not our usual Anshe Emet!*** Our signature services followed by the best darn Vegetarian pot-luck anywhere. Bring something healthy, delicious, veggie-friendly, and nut-free. We've got the main!

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February 2018

Strategic Plan Reveal

02/11/2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Last year, Mishkan underwent a strategic planning process where we took some time to think, dream, explore, and plan for the next phase of what our community will grow into. We're so thankful to have had the voices and input from the community to guide us as we re-imagined the future at Mishkan. Now, we'd like to show you what's been co-created. Join us for a town-hall style reveal of the new strategic plan— a space to reflect upon and discuss the fruits of…

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March 2018

Mental Health Awareness Shabbat

03/09/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Out of the Darkness & Into the Light Our signature Friday night services - music, prayer, learning, intentionality and inspiration made with extra care as we honor mental health awareness weekend. Join as our entire community comes together to learn about strengthening mental health and supporting those in our community who struggle with mental illness. We've got Miriam Ament of No Shame on U drashing, stories about mental wellness from community members, followed by a conversation table over dinner on…

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April 2018

Last Fridays @ Second Unitarian with Josh Warshawsky

04/27/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

**Please note the location change for this Shabbat. We will NOT be at Anshe Emet.** Inspirational singer, song writer, and song leader Josh Warshawsky will be kicking off his weekend in residence with us at Last Fridays, this month at Second Unitarian. Services followed by yummy potluck.

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September 2018

Rosh Hashanah Day 2 at Second Unitarian Church

09/11/2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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Join us for a low-key, introspective, intimate Rosh Hashanah Day 2 Service at Second Unitarian Church. This service is free to Builders and $40 for general registration. You can add this service as an event session “extra” during your registration. This service includes a bagel lunch.

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October 2018

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

10/06/2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

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November 2018

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

11/03/2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Disconnect to reconnect! Wake up, sing, daven, discuss. Our usual Shabbat morning service, heavy on the intention and light on fluff, followed by a delightful lunch. PARENTS: For the first time, we’ll be offering FREE BABYSITTING from 9:30-11am so that you can join us for RISE before Mini Mishkan, AND, we’ll be offering a BRAND NEW program for 3-6 year olds at the same time as Mini Mishkan, exploring Torah stories with Anna Wolfe. RSVP HERE

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LAST FRIDAY at 2U!

11/30/2018 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best darn vegetarian pot-luck anywhere. Bring something healthy, delicious, vegetarian, and nut-free. We've got the main!

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December 2018

Rise @ Mishkan + Mini Mishkan

12/08/2018 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience- music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Mini-Mishkan, a prayer and music experience for little Jews and their parents starts upstairs at 11:15am

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January 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

01/05/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

Find out more »

February 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

02/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

Find out more »

March 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

03/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

Find out more »

Shabbat at Second Unitarian

03/29/2019 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature services followed by the best darn vegetarian pot-luck anywhere. Bring something healthy, delicious, vegetarian, and nut-free. We've got the main! Note this service is held at 2U (not AES).

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April 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

04/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

Find out more »

June 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

06/01/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their parents. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am.

Find out more »

July 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

07/06/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am. Free babysitting is available from 9:30 - 11 am.

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August 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

08/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:00 am. Free babysitting is available from 9:30 - 11 am.

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September 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

09/07/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:15 am. Free babysitting is available from 9:30 - 11 am.

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What the Future Holds? Israel on the Eve of Elections

09/11/2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657
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In order to understand Israeli history, it is imperative that we understand Palestinian history—and vice versa. This presentation by Dr. David Myers and Dr. Hussein Ibish will provide historical knowledge, nuance, empathy and the critical distance necessary for a meaningful discussion of both histories and of Israeli society today. We will look to the upcoming elections on September 17th with a measure of historical perspective in order to understand this political moment, how we got here, and what the future…

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October 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

10/05/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:15 am. Free babysitting is available from 9:30 - 11 am.

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November 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

11/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Rise and Shine, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing and dancing (sort of like greatest hits from our signature Shabbat service): starts upstairs at 11:15 am. Free babysitting is available from 9:30 - 11 am.

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December 2019

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

12/07/2019 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Shabbat morning experience - music, prayer, reflection, Torah reading and learning, followed by a light kiddush lunch. Junior Davening Team Rehearsal from 11am - noon --A musical exploration, drop off class, for elementary aged children. (This would be a great class for kids who are ready to dive into Mishkan's prayers in a new way.) Rise and Shine, from 11:15 - noon, an upbeat, playful Shabbat prayer experience for kids and their grown-ups. Open your heart with singing…

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January 2020

Shabbat Morning at Mishkan + Rise and Shine Family Shabbat

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Join us Saturday morning for Shabbat Services starting at 9:30 am* and the celebration of Sam's BMitzvah — followed by our Rise + Shine Family Shabbat starting at 11 am and kiddish lunch following services. After services, stay for a lunchtime conversation with Ed Case, author of Radical Inclusion: Engaging Interfaith Families for a Thriving Jewish Future. We'll learn about and discuss how partners from different faith backgrounds can be made to feel that they truly belong in Jewish groups. Rise…

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March 2020

Friday Night Shabbat

March 27 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Second Unitarian Church, 656 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL 60657

Our signature Friday night services live streamed through our Facebook Page. Tune In

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