Squire Prince officially accepted the full time position of Director of Youth Ministry. We are delighted that he will be with us long term...
Silvi Pirn, Youth Minister Class of 2022. I love this class very much. They are my farewell class—the last group of high school seniors I will have celebrated here at Kenilworth Union Church since the mid -000s. On Sunday, May 15, 2022 we celebrated with what has been a church tradition for as [...]
Silvi Pirn In 2022 through meetings and activities, the IMPACT program invites high school youth to explore the theme of Division through the lens of our Christian faith. What divides us and keeps us divided? How do we know we are divided? How might God's love show us a way across division? I invite [...]
Squire Prince is excited to be joining the KUC Youth Ministry Team. A native of Chicago’s Southside, Squire has been ministering since the young age of 11. In 2018 he graduated from Illinois College where he received his B.A. in Music and Theatre. During those long years, he served as Minister of Music, [...]
Tyler Yost Tyler Yost recently joined Kenilworth Union Church staff serving as Associate Director for Children and Family & Youth Ministries. He is nearing completion of his Masters of Divinity from Garrett–Evangelical Theological Seminary in Evanston. Please welcome Tyler and his wife, Kylie, to the North Shore as they apartment hunt this spring! [...]
By Silvi Pirn Some time toward the end of last summer, I decided—or maybe it was God who decided for me—that the theme for this year’s IMPACT High School program would be “Pain.” Our high schoolers have been preparing to work in the Bahamas this year. Hurricane Dorian destroyed swaths [...]
2019 Wilderness Confirmation Course by Silvi Pirn Several times last week I thanked our God for the unique tradition of a Confirmation Wilderness Course. I have talked to a lot of people who attend and lead at a lot of other churches and I have never heard of another church that takes [...]
By Silvi Pirn I am excited to share a glimpse of what is going on with our youth... Youth Sunday is May 19. Come listen to the sermons by this year’s high school seniors and honor the student and youth leaders who call Kenilworth Union Church [...]
By Silvi Pirn The next generation of young people has everything to do with the future of Kenilworth Union Church. While many mainline protestant churches like ours are experiencing “aging and shrinking”, Kenilworth Union may be in a unique position to capitalize on on its historically strong youth ministry to strengthen and grow our [...]
A blog by Claire Revord, We had so many things to be thankful for...