An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…


Thank You, Pastor Jeanne!

We, at Highland Ave. Church of the Brethren, say thank you, Pastor Jeanne, for your ministry with us! God bless you on your new endeavors!

K Shaw Thompson color portrait

New Pastor Called

The Highland Avenue Church of the Brethren is delighted to announce that we have called Katie Shaw Thompson to be our next pastor, beginning November 29, 2015. We are excited to enter into a new time of ministry with her and are preparing for her arrival.


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 Wednesday we will study the scripture text used for our worship service the following Sunday. Join us for a spirited, open discussion.

Deacons for November are John and Donna Lengle.