Sermon-Based Studies (SBS) created each week to help you go deeper into God's Word with your Connect Group or family.
Lenten Series: Turn the Page...
CLICK HERE for the February 28th SBS, "Turn the Page... On Not Forgiving Others"
CLICK HERE for the February 21st SBS, "Turn the Page...On Past Sins"
Series: Blessed are the Peacemakers
CLICK HERE for the February 14th SBS, "Sharing God's Peace with Others"
CLICK HERE for the February 7th SBS, "God's Peace in My Heart"
The following are always good questions to ask as you move deeper into any Bible Study.
- What stands out in this passage? Anything you noticed for the first time or came to understand in a new way?
- What questions do you have? Anything confusing or troubling?
- What does this passage say about God's character or his love and promise for us?
- How can this passage be applied to my relationship with God? My life? My relationship with others?
GriefShare is a grief recovery program to help with the loss of a loved one. If you or someone you know has lost a loved one, this may be the group for you. GriefShare begins a new 13-week session on March 22 at 6:30p. Please contact Jennifer Finnerty (GriefShare Coordinator) at email@example.com with questions.
CLICK HERE to sign-up for this course.
Spiritual Vitality is a characteristic of possessing a living faith; it's how we thrive amidst life's ups and downs. The goal of Spiritual Vitality is to help you become a vital and whole human being created in the image of God. In addition to Spiritual Direction and Vitality practices, Vitality Groups (GriefShare, DivorceCare, The Ultimate Journey) seek to help you heal spiritually and bring you closer to God.
CLICK HERE for the March Vitality Practice, "Breath Prayer"
When: Sunday, June 6, 2021
Time: 12:00 to 1:15p
Where: Alleluia! Community Room
Registration opening soon for the New Member Orientation (required).
Enjoy a light dinner and learn about Alleluia! membership. At the end of the orientation you'll have the opportunity to fill out membership forms and become a member of Alleluia! You will be officially welcomed by the Congregation at a later date. For general questions about membership or the New Member Orientation, please CLICK HERE to contact Laura Bowler, or call 630/904-3311, Ext. 245. Childcare will not be available for this session; please plan accordingly.
Please Note: While we are planning an in-person session, the Orientation may convert to an online session to comply with current government guidelines, and for the health and safety of all who attend. Anyone signed up for the course, will be notified accordingly.
BETA is the Alleluia! Course that follows Alpha! Using our Alpha Online format, we'll spend 3 weeks together delving into the topics we don't normally cover in our Alleluia! Alpha: How Can I Resist Evil? Does God Heal Today? Why and How Should I tell Others?
Who: ALL former Alpha Participants (online or in-person)
When: 3 Wednesdays in April (4/14, 4/21, 4/28)
Time: 8:00 to 9:15p
Where: Google Meets
CLICK HERE to Register (required to receive the course meeting link)
Contact Pastor Tammy with questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
A!-Men offers faith-based and social gatherings on a regular basis, for men to grow in faith and friendship. A!-Men is for men aged post-high school and up. Pre-pandemic, A!-Men met monthly in the fall on Thursdays for food, faith, and watching football. During the pandemic, this fall, A!-Men is gathering outside for Bonfire Devotions. CLICK HERE for more information and to register for the next gathering. Come & See!
VOLUNTEER GROUPS are self-run by church members with a common interest and a heart for serving:
Kitchen Team: Do you enjoy cooking or helping to prepare meals? CLICK HERE to contact Anne Becker to see how you can help.
Alleluia! Towels: Help keep our kitchen towels clean and fresh. CLICK HERE to contact Michelle Burgess for more information.
Alleluia! Delivers: Help provide a meal to our members going through a difficult time. CLICK HERE to contact Barb Cunningham to learn more.
Gardening Team: Connect with other members who enjoy gardening. You will work together to help keep the area surrounding the church building beautiful. CLICK HERE to contact Elaine Bynum or for more information.
Alleluia! Prayer Chain: If you are interested in praying for others, CLICK HERE to contact Pastor Mark for more information about being involved with this prayer ministry.