Interfaith Exploration Series

You are invited to experience the spiritual wisdom and sacred prayer ceremonies of six of the world’s spiritual traditions. Speakers from each tradition will present during six Sunday services at Unity on the North Shore. We will visit the six sacred places to observe or participate in each tradition’s sacred prayer ceremonies.

Suggested Love Offering: $20 per field trip. Click here to make donation.

To register for any field trip outing, please contact series coordinator Joe Zefran at 773-562-2011 or

Hindu Tradition
Sunday Service: 1/14/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: Subala Dasa

Field Trip: 1/21/24, 5:00pm-6:30pm
Visit to Hare Krishna Temple, Chicago
Host: Subala Das

Sikh Tradition
Sunday Service: 2/11/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: TBA

Field Trip: 2/17/23, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Visit to Sikh Gurdwara, Palatine

Islam Tradition
Sunday Service: 3/10/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: Brother Rachid Belbachir

Field Trip: 3/15/24, 11:45am-2:00pm
Visit to MCC Islamic Mosque, Chicago

Jewish Tradition
Sunday Service: 4/14/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: Rabbi Rachel Weiss

Field Trip: 4/19/24, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Visit to Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation, Evanston

Buddhist Tradition
Sunday Service: 5/12/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: TBA

Field Trip: 5/15/24, 7:00pm-8:30pm
Visit to Zen Buddhist Temple, Evanston
Host: Stu Erickson

Indigenous American  Tradition
Sunday Service: 6/23/24, 10:30am at UNS
Guest Speaker: TBA

Field Trip: 6/29/24, 11:00am-5:00pm
Visit: Sacred Sweat Lodge Ceremony, Yorkville
Host: James Mannion