An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

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Maundy Thursday

Love Feast

Join us as we remember Jesus' last supper with his disciples on April 2 at 7 p.m. This annual gathering includes feetwashing, a shared meal, Communion, scripture readings, special music, and singing.

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Easter Egg Dyeing

Children and their families are invited to dye Easter eggs in the Fellowship Hall on Saturday, April 4, at 9 a.m. Please bring a dozen eggs for dyeing. Eggs can be taken home or donated to our guests at Soup Kettle.

Empty Tomb

Easter Sunday, April 5

8:00 Senior High Breakfast Fundraiser

9:30 Worship

11:00 Sunday School for Children through 5th grade

11:30 Egg Hunt for Children through 5th Grade


The 2 Cents a Meal Offering for the Global Food Crisis Fund will be collected on Sunday, March 26. All that spare change added up to $1675 in 2014 to assist hungry people in developing food security.

Forgive Us Sometimes the church in the U.S. has been a source of pain rather than a place of hope. A new Lenten Sunday school class for adults will explore this topic using the book Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith. A description of all class offerings for spring 2015 can be found here.

Inquirers Class Are you interested in knowing more about the beliefs and practices of the Church of the Brethren? Do you have unanswered questions? Are you considering membership? A class for inquirers is being held in March. Contact Pastor Judith for more information.

Small Group Dinners Sign-up to be a guest or a host at a small group dinner in someone's home and enjoy an evening of good food and warm company. See C. Douglas for more information.

Imagining the Image of God, Illinois and Wisconsin District Potluck, Saturday, April 25, at the Naperville Church of the Brethren, 1020 W. Jefferson, Naperville, Illinois. Worship, workshops, fellowship, and food with sisters and brothers in the district! Registration forms are available in the church office.

The Deacons for March are Donna March and Pat Rittle.