All Things New…
Lenten Devotional Book
Copies of Real Rest, a book of daily Lenten devotions is available for free at Highland Avenue. Or click here to order a copy in electronic form.
Congregational Life Ministries is offering daily prayers and reflection questions related to Real Rest here.
We Want You to Know Us
We Are Your Muslim American Neighbors
In the interest of mutual understanding, Dr. Khalid Abdus Sami, from the Masjid al Huda in Schaumburg and the Islamic Society of NW Suburbs, will explore misconceptions about Muslims and share the basic tenets of Islam with adults and youth during the Sunday school hour this Sunday, March 9.
Highland Avenue Youth Wins Peace Essay Contest
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.
The Spring Christian Education Quarter has begun. Click here for a list of class offerings and descriptions.
During worship next week, March 16, there will be a special focus and offering for the One Great Hour of Sharing ministry, a global initiative in which the Church of the Brethren and eight other denominations work toward feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, and empowering the voiceless. Visit onegreathourofsharing.org for more information.
Lenten Bible Study - Wednesdays during Lent, 6:45 pm Pastors Joel and Jeanne will lead this Bible study focused our Lenten theme, Be Reconciled, and the Sunday morning scripture texts.
Hard Times 2014; Hunger Games 2025? Fox Valley Citizens for Peace and Justice/ECC Peace & Justice Committee is sponsoring a forum led by Dr. Vince Gaddis from Benedictine University on Thursday, 3/20, from 12:30-1:45 pm at ECC, Bldg. B, Room B181. He will discuss what young people are facing today regarding education, jobs, housing, families, and a secure future.
Lunch Bunch Nurture and Growth Ministry invites you to their next lunchtime gathering at Golden Corral Restaurant (601 S. Randall Rd, Elgin in the party room) on March 23 at 12:15 pm. Your hosts are Cindy Szatkowski and Gay Bouwmeester.
Deacons for March are the Chapmans.