Growth GroupsLooking for a way to get connected and have church feel like family? Come GROW in your relationship with God and in relationship with others by trying out a Growth 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.

Women’s ministry, in conjunction with growth groups, will have a Monday evening and Wednesday morning women’s-centered small group at the church this fall, beginning the week of Sept. 20. Sign up at the Info Table if you are interested in joining a group.

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. We also will have an Info Meeting to discuss details of the budget at 3:30 p.m. today in the Community Room. Anyone who attends The Sanctuary is welcome to attend the Annual Meeting, but only members can vote.


If you are new to The Sanctuary, make plans to attend Lunch with the Pastor right after second service Sept. 20. This is a great opportunity to find out more about the mission and vision of the church, get to know Pastor Ronn, ask questions, and, of course, enjoy lunch together. Please sign up at the Info Table if you plan to attend. Childcare will be available.


God has created each one of us with unique gifts and talents. But maybe you aren’t sure exactly what your gifts are or how you can use your passion to serve Him. Join us at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 20 and 27 for a two-week class that will help you identify your gifts and learn specific details on how to use them at The Sanctuary. Sign up at the Info Table or on your tear-off section. (Cost is $10 to help cover the cost of materials.)

The Fight Club will begin the fall season Sept. 26. Men will meet from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. every other Saturday morning in the Community Room. The fall curriculum will be a video series and discussion called FIGHT, which looks at the life of Samson. The Fight Club is a group of men fighting for Marriage, Family, and Purity.

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.

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 or on your tear-off section.

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 Sept. 20 for a co-ed football tournament the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Pack a lunch and hang out after church for practice from 12:30 to 3 p.m.!

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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