New Members Course

The ambassador's orientation for life at the Embassy.

This "flipped" course will walk you through the basic background, mission, and vision of Chicago Embassy Church. Each concept will be grounded in scripture. Then you will have an opportunity to explore your own passions, purpose, and callings while uncovering ways for you to get actively involved in the life of this congregation.

Your Instructor

Christopher M. Butler
Christopher M. Butler

Prophet Chris has been involved in Church leadership for 16 years and has engaged in passionate service to the city of Chicago for even longer. As a youth, Chris worked as a community organizer on Chicago’s west side, building out strong youth participation in local community groups. This work helped to establish organizations designed to help young people build themselves and their communities. As a young man, Chris has been involved in several efforts to improve educational equity in Chicago including service as the founding Executive Director of Parent Power Chicago. Pastor Chris’ ministry efforts include service as an Associate Pastor at Chicago Embassy Church, leadership in the church planting team at Legacy Fellowship Church and the founding of the Chicago Peace Campaign, which organizes churches and other faith-based institutions to build peacemaking networks in local communities. Pastor Chris has a Bachelor's Degree in Civic and Political Engagement from Northeastern Illinois University. He and his wife, Aziza are joyful parents of four children Azaria (6), Corban (5), Azadi (2) and Christopher-Anthony (1).

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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