An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…


Tornado Relief

Highland Avenue will be joining Americorps' tornado relief efforts in DeKalb County on Saturday, April 25. We'll meet in the parking lot at 7 p.m. You must be 18 to volunteer and have identification with you to register.

231 Documentary

2 Boxcars. 3 Blocks. 1 City. In 1862, two boxcars carrying 110 freed-slaves from the south arrived in Elgin. For years most of these families lived in a 3-block area called “The Settlement." This film will be shown at ECC in the Blizzard Theater on Sunday, April 26 at 3:30. Admission is free.


Food for Greater Elgin service day on Monday, April 20 at 5:30 p.m. Join us as we serve our neighbors.

Common Meal this Wednesday evening at 5:45 p.m. All are welcome to join in a meal and fellowship. A small fee is charged to cover costs.

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! It's not too late to register. Please call the church office.

Congregational Business Meeting immediately following worship on Sunday, April 26 in the sanctuary. This will be a brief meeting to discuss the licensing of Tim Heishman to the ministry.

Adults on the Go will be heading to Pinecrest Community in Mount Morris on Tuesday, April 28 to visit our friends and have a sing-a-long with Duly Dulabaum on the banjo. We'll meet at Highland Avenue to carpool and arrive at Mount Morris in time for lunch.

The Deacons for April are Joel Brumbaugh-Cayford and Don Knieriem.