Mark your calendars for 6 p.m. Sept. 20 for our Annual Meeting. Members will vote to approve the budget for the new fiscal year, elder positions and new members. Childcare will be available. Anyone who attends The Sanctuary is welcome to attend the Annual Meeting, but only members can vote.



Looking for a way to get connected and have church feel like family? Come GROW in your relationship with God and with others by trying out a Growth Group (formerly called Small Group)! Interested in learning how you can get involved? Sign ups begin today at the Info Table, and groups will begin meeting the week of Sept. 27.


The Fight Club is a group of men fighting for Marriage, Family, and Purity, that meets every other Saturday. Their first meeting is Saturday from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. in the Community Room. The fall curriculum will be a video series and discussion called FIGHT, which looks at the life of Samson.


If you love taking photos, but you would like to learn more about the basics of photography, join us for Focal Point, a six-week group for anyone who loves to use a camera. The class meets at 6 p.m. Sundays starting Sept. 27. Anyone in junior high and up is welcome to attend. Please bring your DSLR camera, and feel free to bring a friend! Sign up at the Info Table or on your tear off section.


If you have accepted Jesus Christ as your personal Savior and you would like to be baptized, plan to participate in one of our regular morning worship services at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Nov. 8. A baptism class will be offered at SURGE on Oct. 14 in the Community Room to prepare you for the service. Please sign up at the Info Table to participate.


Surge is a monthly gathering of our entire church body the second Wednesday of he month, beginning in October! Bring your whole family for a time of worship and spiritual growth. We have break-out sessions on topics like family, leadership, marriage and more. You also will hear ministry updates and testimony. The first Surge of the year is 7 p.m. Oct. 14.


Fall Fest is a great opportunity to invite your friends for a fun evening that will include games, pumpkin decorating, inflatables, crafts, entertainment and more! Mark your calendars for 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 16! The evening will include a soup cook-off, hot dogs, popcorn and carmel apples. Kids can wear their favorite costumes.


Fourth and fifth graders, join your friends for dinner, slushies and popcorn while you team up to play games and watch a movie. This exciting evening is Sept. 25 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Curtiss’ house, 148 Ginkgo St., Bolingbrook. Bring bug spray, a sweatshirt, blanket, chair and a friend! Please RSVP at the Info Table.


Thrive and Crossfire, our junior high and high school ministries, meet Monday evenings from 7 to 8:30 p.m. for student-led worship, large group teaching, small group discussion and tons of FUN! Feel free to arrive at 6:30 for hang out time.

Both Thrive and Crossfire will begin practicing Sundays Sept. 20 through Nov. 22 for a co-ed football tournament Nov. 28. Pack a lunch and come dressed for practice from 12:30 to 3 p.m. at the Zero’s house, 758 Delacourte Ave, Boiingbrook. If you don’t want to play you can still come and watch!

Ignite, our college and young adult group, meets Sunday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. at the home of Danielle Sault, 941 Canyon Run Road, Naperville.

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