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Sundays at CTU: Faith-Based Responses to the Violence in Chicago

January 26, 2020 @ 3:00 PM - January 26, 2020 @ 6:00 PM


Rev. David Kelly, CPPS

Chaplain, Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center; Executive Director, Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation

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Phil Andrew

Director, Violence Prevention Initiatives, Archdiocese of Chicago


Jane Charney

Director of Domestic Affairs, Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish United Fund


Shamar Hemphill

Associate Director, Inner-City Muslim Action Network


Rev. Dr. B. Herbert Martin Sr.

Immediate Past President, Council of Religious Leaders of Metropolitan Chicago; Pastor Emeritus, Progressive Community Church

CTU will present a panel presentation, Faith-Based Responses to the Violence in Chicago, moderated by Rev. David Kelly, CPPS, Chaplain at the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.


Local faith communities do more than just provide emotional and spiritual comfort. They are also key partners in efforts to address the root causes of gun violence in Chicago. Join us for this conversation to learn about differing religious approaches to the violence in our city and the collaborative efforts that will help our city move forward.

The James and Catherine Denny Center

5416 South Cornell Avenue, Chicago, Illinois

Tel. 773.371.5400


3:00 pm Sunday Eucharist (all are welcome)

4:00 pm Panel Presentation

5:00 Reception and art exhibit opening 


Kevin Firme’s pastel drawings and forged steel sculptures reflect shapes and movement of plants in the natural world. The structural relationships in the compositions are drawn from Kevin’s interpretation of the Arrow Arum plant, Peltandra virginica, found in the wetlands of northwest Indiana.