Women of The Sanctuary, come and be refreshed and inspired at the “White Christmas” ladies’ tea on Dec. 11. The evening will include lots of laughter as ladies compete in a Christmas version of the “Scene It” game, catered food, and a message from guest speaker and author, Wendy Holtz. Feel free to dress up if you’d like to give that special holiday outfit another night out. See you at 7 p.m.!
EVE OF EVE SERVICE
Come celebrate Christmas at our “Eve of Christmas Eve” service, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Dec. 23. Invite your friends for a relevant Biblical message and Christmas music. Childcare will be available for birth to preschool. Please bring a plate of cookies if you are able.
END OF YEAR GIVING
If you are planning to make an end-of-year gift to The Sanctuary, please remember that Dec. 27 is our last service of the calendar year. You can check your giving to date through our member web site. Go to thesanctuarychurch.ccbchurch.com and click on your profile and then the “financial” tab. Contact Stephani at with questions.
CONNECT BY TEXT
Do you want to stay in the loop with what’s happening at The Sanctuary? We would like to text you with reminders of important events or last minute changes due to weather. To join, text the word “connect” to this number: 630 318-3400. If you are visiting for the first time, please text the word “hello” to the same number. We will follow up with information about our church that is specifically for first-time guests.
Men of The Sanctuary are invited to come together for community and Bible study every other Saturday at 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. The next Fight Club date is Dec. 19. For more info, contact Bryan Buckley: .
Krew kids (4th and 5 grade) and their families are invited to spread some Christmas cheer by volunteering at Feed My Starving Children at 7:45 p.m. Dec. 18. Anyone who is 5 years old and above may participate. Meet at FMSC, 555 Exchange Ct, Aurora. RSVP on our member website to participate.
JUNIOR AND SENIOR HIGH
Thrive and Crossfire, 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.
Start the new year by partnering with Thrive and Crossfire at Vision Night, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 4. The evening will include worship, student testimonies and vision for the winter/spring semester. All church attenders are welcome to attend!
Check your email for more information on the Lock-In and Christmas Party, Dec. 28-29.
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. For more info, contact Steven Cruz at 630.687.4045 or check out The Sanctuary Ignite page on Facebook.
Add Dec. 19 to your holiday calendar as Ignite celebrates “Ignite the Halls” at the home of Danielle Sault. High school seniors are invited to join the festivities! Bring a batch of cookies to exchange, a white elephant gift, and make sure you wear your ugliest Christmas sweater! Bring your friends for this exciting evening from 6 to 9 p.m.