An historic peace church in the heart of Elgin

All Things New…

Feetwashing Northview

Illinois and Wisconsin District Conference

at Highland Avenue Church on Fri, Nov. 7 - Sat, Nov. 8. A pre-conference continuing education class for pastors will be held Thurs, Nov. 6 - Fri, Nov. 7.


Animate: Faith class for adults begins Sunday, Oct. 12 during the Sunday school hour. It's a DVD-based imaginative discussion of basic Christian concepts featuring Brian McLaren, Lillian Daniel, Shane Hipps, Nadia Bolz-Weber, and others. The first topic for discussion is "God." Led by A. Speicher and Pastor Jeanne.

Small Groups focused on prayer are meeting in October and November. Please contact D. Doudt for more information.

Adults on the Go are headed to the Morton Arboretum on Tuesday, October 21 for a tour of the fall color display on the Acorn Express. We'll carpool from the church at 8:45 a.m. and plan to stay through lunch, departing for home by 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $14. Lunch is additional. Contact D. Doudt for more information.

A Potluck Luncheon will be held on Sunday, Oct. 26 at noon to celebrate Commitment Sunday. We'll hear a report on our congregational life from the church board as we share a meal together.

Habitat for Humanity of Northern Fox Valley is currently rebuilding a house in Carpentersville each Friday and Saturday. Register here or contact D. Knieriem for more information.

Deacons for September are J. and D. Lengle. Deacons for October are D. Noffsinger and the Azingers.