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July 27, 2017

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JUSTice Summit Chicago 2017

Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics

Date and Time

October 12, 2017 - 1:00pm to October 15, 2017 - 3:00pm

Central Time

Event housing

Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-North Shore/Skokie, 5201 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077. Nearest O’hare airport. This hotel has a refrigerator and microwave in each sleeping room. Free continental breakfast, free parking, indoor pool and you can have your choice of a room with two queen beds or one king.

To reserve your room call the hotel directly 847-583-1111 and ask for the “Church Within A Church” group rate or use this link CWACM ROOM BLOCK. Rate is $119/night + tax. The room block closes September 11, 2017.

Meeting location

Our gatherings will primarily take place at Garrett Theological Seminary (GETS). We hope to involve Garrett queer/LGBT students and staff in our programming and conversations. Our fabulous contact at GETS is Dean of Students, our friend and colleague, Benjamin Reynolds.


Register for JUSTice Summit Chicago 2017

Thursday will include a full day of conversation on CWACM / Extraordinary Ordinations / our relationship with the UMC and whatever else comes up. This will be a gently guided and supported conversation.

Friday begins Justice Summit programming with our theme “Oppression at the Intersections of Race, Gender & Economics.” So far, workshops include:

  • Criminalization of LGBTQ folx especially Trans women of color
  • Language: A Tool of Racist Patriarchy
  • and much more

More information coming as the planning team work continues.