An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…

Support and a suggestion for healing in the wake of the Parkland school shootings

Church Board letter to School District U-46

In a March 1 letter to School District U-46 administrators, the Board of Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren expressed caring, support and encouragement to the administrators, students, and parents, and offered a call to action in the form of a recommendation that high school students and teachers be allowed to join in the March 14 and April 20 school walkouts to be held in support of survivors of the shooting in Parkland, Florida and their call for a ban on assualt weapons.

The entire letter can be viewed by clicking here.

Please join us for Holy Week services

March 25  Palm Sunday worship service  9:30 a.m.

The service will begin in the Fellowship Hall with a palm processional. Those with mobility issues are welcome to be seated in the sanctuary and greet the gathering crowd from there.

March 29  Maundy Thursday LOVE FEAST  7 p.m.

Come for a time of self-examination, feetwashing - a practice that has been carried out by folks in our faith tradition for centuries, a fellowship meal together, and holy communion.

April 1  Easter service  9:30 a.m. Christ is risen! Hallelujah!


Sunday worship service at 9:30 a.m.

Fellowship time at 10:30 a.m.

Sunday School Classes meet after church for children, youth, and adults. Click here for more info.

Wednesday Morning Bible Study meets at 10 a.m. each week. We will study the scripture text that will be used for our worship service the following Sunday. Join us for a spirited, open discussion.