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    If you want a deep-dish pizza, a remarkable hot dog or world-class Polish cuisine, everybody knows Chicago is the place to go.  It’s the city of the Willis Tower (Sears Tower) and the Chicago Cubs. It’s Chinatown, Lake Michigan and Soldier Field all wrapped up into one. And—like most big cities—it is striking poverty and multi-million dollar homes.  Read more >> 

    City Coordinator: Michael Allen

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    Find out more about how you and your church can be a part of penetrating lostness in Chicago during a Catch the Vision Tour. 

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    Chicago Fast Facts 
    Population in Chicago
    8.7 million people live in the
    metro Chicago area.
    SBC Church-Population Ratio
    There is one Southern Baptist Convention church for every 31,791
    metro Chicago residents.
    Ethnic Diversity
    (53.7 percent Anglo, 21.7 percent Hispanic, 17.7 percent African American, 6.4 percent Asian/Pacific Islander)  

    Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, SBC Annual Church Profile, 2010 U.S. Religion Census: Religious Congregation & Membership Study
    Statistics are for the Send North America: Chicago focus area. Compiled by the NAMB Center for Missional Research.