Music is really the heart of Tree of Life. Our nearly thirty-member choir loves to sing all kinds of music. The talent in our congregation is deep and wide, from bluegrass to opera to rock to classical. We have three Haystacks Coffee … read more.
Liberation is a word we may hear often, but may or may not think much about. Women’s Liberation, political liberation, even Liberation Theology may come to mind, but may seem distant issues and not part of our own personal lives. This month, we ask ourselves … read more.
From Misha Sanders:
After spending all of January commuting to and from downtown Chicago, I can tell you that I am very excited to welcome Spring! I have been happy to get back into the groove of life here at ToL, after having been mostly absent … read more.
Here is a list of 2016 Winter Spring Events happening at Tree of Life. This list is just part of the exciting ways you can get involved in the life of the congregation.
I had to laugh when I saw that the Soul Matters theme for January was resistance. So much is changing–in the world, in our lives, and at Tree of Life–and resistance is so often our response to change. It’s a good thing, I think, for … read more.
Thursday, December 17th, 2015 7 p.m. at Tree of Life
During the holidays, we often encounter expectations of jolliness and cheer that may not ring true. The pressure to act merry can make this time of year difficult. Grief, depression, poverty, and difficult … read more.
December is a month full of expectations. For some, those expectations are an inspiration and a joy. For others, this season includes much disappointment and sadness. In the busy rush of the season, I often find myself remembering the words of Rev.Mark Belletini who wrote, … read more.
Who are your ancestors? Who are the people who have made you who you are? Can you name your biological ancestors? Your spiritual ones?
Our theme for November is “Ancestry” and it has already stirred these questions and more in me. Thinking of my biological ancestors … read more.
Click here to see a list of our Fall & Winter Events. Everything listed is open to everyone!
This month’s “Soul Matters” theme is one that it seems like we human beings need to return to again and again. Even though we know that change is inevitable and resisting it is painful, we tend to get anxious when it’s happening to us. We’ve … read more.