An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…

Joel Kline

This Sunday in Worship...

August 31 is Joel Kline's last Sunday as our pastor before his retirement. There will be a time of blessing and sending for Joel and his wife, Donna. Our guest preacher is Nancy Faus, Professor Emerita at Bethany Theological Seminary. We will receive new members including seven baptisms. We will also collect our 2 cents a meal offering for the Global Food Crisis Fund.

Judith Gibble

Interim Pastor Called

The Highland Avenue Church Board has called Judith Gibble to serve as our half-time Interim Pastor, beginning September 1. Click here for details.


Sunday school resumes for people of all ages on September 7. Classes will begin at 11 and end at noon. Teachers will be commissioned and our fourth graders will recieve the gift of a Bible during the morning worship service.

Spirited Sisters Campfire All women are invited to an annual campfire at the Dulabaum-Bohrer house on September 14 from 6-8 p.m. We'll relax around the fire and make s'mores. Bring a snack to share if you wish and a camping chair if you have one. Friends are welcome!

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley is currently rebuilding a house in Carpentersville each Friday and Saturday. Register here or contact D. Knieriem for more information.

Deacons for August are J. and C. Flores. Deacons for September are J. and D. Lengle.