An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…

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Bringing Out the God-Colors

Junior High Sunday

Matthew 5:14-16 The Message

Worship planned and led by our junior high youth and advisors, Sunday, April 27, 9:30 a.m.

Fox Valley Habitat

Building with Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley expects to begin rebuilding a house in Carpentersville April 25 and 26, and each Friday and Saturday afterwards. Register here or contact D. Knieriem for more information.

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Forgiveness and Domestic Violence Conference

April 25, 8:30am–4:30pm. at Second Baptist Church in Elgin. For more information, contact R.Peterson or Pastor Jeanne.


The Church Softball Team will begin May 3rd. Games are at Riverbend Community Park in St. Charles. Talk to D. Knieriem for more information.

Lunch Bunch Nurture and Growth Ministry invites you to their next lunchtime gathering at Elgin Buffet (300 S. McLean Blvd, Elgin) A private room has been reserved for us on May 4th at 12:15pm. Your hosts are G. Bouwmeester and C. Szatkowski.

Northern Illinois Food Bank Our next volunteer service day is Monday, May 5. Our shift is from 9 a.m. to noon, with a group leaving from Highland Avenue at 8:10 a.m. Please let R. Miner know if you will be joining us. Future dates include June 9th.

Food for Greater Elgin Come serve the hungry on the third Monday evening of every month beginning on May 19th. Starting time will be 5:30pm. Contact J. Flores for more information.

Vital Ministry Journey The Highland Avenue congregation recently participated in a Vital Ministry Journey process of Bible study, prayer and discussion in small groups. To receive a summary of insights gleaned from the small groups, please contact the church office.

Deacons for April are J. Brumbaugh-Cayford and D. Knieriem.