Come get details on the direction The Sanctuary is headed in 2017. Sanctuary leaders will talk about results of our 2016 church wide survey and give an update on vision for the new year at this Family Chat at 6 p.m. Sunday.
Thank you so much to your generosity to The Sanctuary in 2016. If you made a financial gift to the church in 2016, your statement has been mailed to you. You can also find your giving report online. Go to thesanctuarychurch.ccbchurch.com and click on your profile and then the “financial” tab. You are the only one who can view your financial information.
Do you have questions about life and faith that you would like to discuss in a safe space? Would you like to have a better understanding of how to help people explore their faith? Would you like to find a place where you can bring friends and neighbors to explore their questions? If that’s you, you are invited to Alpha, starting at The Sanctuary in February. Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith, with groups running around the globe. The group will run for 10 weeks on Tuesday evenings starting Jan. 31.
Are you longing to connect with God through a time of deep worship and prayer? Join us the first Wednesday of each month at Surge, which is an extended worship service designed to help us step out of the busy pace of life and Revive, Regroup and Recharge. The next Surge is Wednesday at 7 p.m. We will have childcare for birth to fifth grade.
WOMEN’S LINK BIBLE STUDY
Ladies, have you ever wondered what hymn composers were thinking about and experiencing that led to their amazing works to praise God? Come discover what God wants to teach you about worship by listening to and breaking apart well-loved hymns. This 10-week study will meet 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays in the Green Room starting Feb. 1. Contact Sarah West for more info: [email protected] or 630-618-9275 for more information. Sign up at the Info Table or online.
For the last six years, The Sanctuary has had the privilege of bringing “Loved!,” a spa event, to our local domestic violence shelter. We are looking for people who love to paint nails, do make-up and offer hospitality, as well as licensed stylists, massage therapists, aestheticians and setup or take down volunteers. We have limited volunteer slots so sign up early for this wonderful event on Feb. 3.
No matter what your family looks like today — whether you are expecting or planning for your first baby, parenting a house full of kids, or wanting to encourage your own children as they raise your grandkids — we invite you to become a visionary parent or grandparent! Join us as we experience and work through the Visionary Parenting DVD series from Rob Rienow, founder of Visionary Family Ministries, to capture a larger vision of why God created families! For more info, go to www.VisionaryFam.com. The 8-week study will meet during first service in the Community Room, beginning Feb. 12.
Men of The Sanctuary meet every other Saturday from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. in the Community Room for breakfast, Bible study, discussion and accountability. The next Fight Club is Feb. 4. Contact Bryan Buckley, [email protected].
Join the Missions team after second service Feb. 19 to hear about some exciting summer missions trip opportunities for individuals, families and youth. More details to come!
JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL
Our junior high and high school ministries meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays for student-led worship, large group teaching, small group discussion and tons of FUN! Feel free to arrive at 6:30 for hangout time.
Our college and young adult group meets Sunday nights from 7 to 9 p.m. (with the exception of the last Sunday of the month) Please contact Steven Cruz at 630.687.4045 for more info. You can also email us at [email protected].
DOWNLOAD OUR NEW APP
Did you know The Sanctuary now has an app? This is your one-stop to watch the latest sermons, find all the details on upcoming events, read the Slice, find the #sundaysetlist, fill out the connect card, give your offering and MUCH more! Go to the app store, and search for “The Sanctuary Church IL” to download the app!