upcoming events & Opportunities!

There are always fun and exciting events at Alleluia! for our members and for the community!   Below you will find some great upcoming opportunities!

  • poinsettia plants for christmas worship

    You are invited to purchase a poinsettia plant to adorn the altar for our Christmas Worship Services in honor or memory of a loved one.  If you wish to pick up your plant, please do so after the 12/24, 7:00pm service.  Each plant is $20.  Thank you for helping to beautify our sanctuary!

    CLICK HERE to order a poinsettia.

  • Advent giving tree - return gifts by december 11th

    Each year during Advent the Alleluia! community has the opportunity to give gifts through Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, providing winter clothes, toys, holiday meals, and other items for area children in LSSI's foster care program.  Please choose a tag from the tree in the Gathering Area and return the gift, unwrapped, by Dec. 11th.  Thank you for your support!

  • new member orientation - Dec. 4th, 4:00-5:30pm

    Learn about membership at Alleluia! 
    This event will be held in The Well Cafe' room.  Please enter the church at west door #1.  Please contact Sheila Ferrarelli with questions or interest in attending

    at sferrarelli@alleluia.church or 630/904-3311, x245.

  • hope mARKETPLACE - SUNDAY, DEC. 11th

    All 4th - 8th graders are invited to participate in this unique experience that puts them in the shoes of HOPE entrepreneurs and broadens their understanding of global poverty.  Students save money, develop a plan, create a product, and sell it at the Marketplace.  This year we encourage participants to create products that are Christmas themed or would make good Christmas gifts. The Marketplace will be open following both Sunday services.  CLICK HERE to register a participant.

  • FAMILY CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL - sUNDAY, dEC. 11, 11:30AM

    *  Shop at HOPE Marketplace     *   Enjoy Dance Performances in the CLC

          *  Decorate Cookies   *   Drink Hot Cocoa   *   Visit with St. Nicholas

                    *   Play Fun Christmas Games   *   Sing Christmas Carols

     

  • Music Night Jams - thursday, dec 15th, 6-7pm

    On the 3rd Thursday of each month ages high school-adults are invited to join us in the sanctuary for music, a small devotional, fellowship, and snacks!  Talk with the musicians/volunteers to learn more about our music program.  Come watch, talk, or bring your instrument and JAM as time permits!  Questions to Michele Nelson at mnelson@alleluia.church.  Please CLICK HERE to let us know you're coming!


  • christmas confectionary - Dec. 17 & 18

    Like to bake?  Donate a plate (or two!) of your holiday favorites to our Christmas bake sale.  Quantity and type of treats are up to you though we offer some suggestions in the signup!  Proceeds benefit the Alleluia! Music Ministry.  If possible, please drop off goodies on Saturday, 12/17 in the Main Kitchen marked "Confectionary."  If you can't drop off on Saturday, please deliver by Sunday morning.  Please CLICK HERE to sign up to bring goodies.  Thanks so much!

  • Created by god - for 5th/6th graders  (January)

    Created By God is a Christian-based sexuality course designed for 5th/6th grade students that takes place in January.  We value this opportunity to offer human sexuality instruction in the context of Christian values.

    Please CLICK HERE for more information or to register. 
    Email Michele Nelson at mnelson@alleluia.church with ANY questions.

  • Griefshare 13-week course (begins January 31st)

    This 13-week course begins on Tuesday, January 31, 2023, 6:30-8:30pm. 
    Do you know someone who is hurting due to the loss of a spouse, child, parent, or friend?  GriefShare could be just what they need to help them move through their grief.  You'll find it to be a warm, caring environment, led by people who know what you are going through.  Please contact Jennifer Finnerty at JEFinnerty@aol.com with questions or for registration information.

  • game night - February 4th, 2023 - 6:30pm

    Alleluia! Game Night is our biggest fundraising event of the year!  Adults enjoy entertaining game show type fun while supporting the missions and ministries of Alleluia!  Fill a table with 8 friends or sign up to be placed at a table and make new friends!  Participants can work together as they desire prior to the event to come up with a theme, table decorations, and themed "costumes."  Bring appetizers and desserts to share with your table. CLICK HERE to purchase tickets!