In loving memory of our Ecumenical Consultant
Bro. Jeff Gros, FSC

January 2, 1938 -
August 12, 2013



Our Mission

  • To foster the ecumenical goal of the visible unity of Christians
  • To deepen interfaith relations with Jews and Muslims
  • To nurture understanding among all religious groups through dialogue, formation, prayer, and collaboration in civic affairs

Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Archdiocese of Chicago

Please join us for the

15th Annual
Ecumenical Prayer Service
for Christian Unity

Ecumenical Sunday
May 17, 2015

2:00 p.m. — Reception
3:00 p.m. — Service

Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut Street
Chicago IL 60611

The Rev. John H. Armstrong

Dr. Armstrong is a minister in the Reformed Church in America and the Founder/President of ACT3 Network, a ministry committed to ecumenism and mission.


EMC is comprised of twenty churches in the Chicagoland area, including the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Chicago. Prayers for Christian Unity will be offered at this observance by the judicatory leaders or representative of each participating church.

Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs
Archdiocese of Chicago


Please join us for a celebration of life!


The Thirtieth Annual
Interfaith Memorial Observance
For Indigent Persons

Commemorating the lives of people buried by the
Office of the Cook County Medical Examiner

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

First United Methodist Church - Chicago Temple
77 West Washington - Chicago IL 60602


Opening Remarks
Toni Preckwinkle
Cook County Board

Keynote Speaker
Rev. Dr. Myron McCoy
First United Methodist Church


This Memorial Service is an opportunity for our community to act as a "surrogate family" to people who were buried without family or friends to mark their passing. In some instances, their identity was known only to God.

Reception following the service