Saturday, December 20, 2014

Christmas Eve Services Celebrating the Coming of Our Lord Are Set

for next Wednesday (Dec. 24th).  The 4PM service is our "Barn Service" which will take place at The Oak Knoll Farm (33891 S. Rivals Road).  Dress warm for this communion service celebrating Christ's arrival amidst God's creatures.  The 10PM service is our Candlelight Service where the arrival of our Lord will be proclaimed through word and song as we share the holy meal and contemplate this most joyous birth.  All are welcome to come and share the joy of Christ in our world at either (or both) of these popular worship services!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Reformation Sunday Celebration This Sunday (Oct. 26th) at 9AM!

Come and celebrate the reformers who forever changed the church as we worship in a festival celebration of their gifts to the faith.  This communion service will include a special prayers, a children's message and Holy Communion.  All are welcome and invited to this celebration! 

Monday, September 22, 2014

Community Pet Blessing This Sunday September 28th @ 11AM

All of God's creatures are invited to take part in a community-wide pet-blessing this Sunday (September 28th) at 11AM.  All pets are welcome to come (with their owners of course!) to participate in a brief prayer service followed immediately by an opportunity for individual blessing for all animals/owners in attendance!  The service will take place on the church lawn (corner of Luther Dr. & Kahler  Rd.).  There will be a free-will offering collected with all proceeds to be sent to support the Will County Human Society.  

Friday, September 12, 2014

Sunday School "Kick-Off" This Sunday, September 14th (Following Worship)

This Sunday (September 14) marks our Sunday School Kick-Off. Come and join us as our youth gather together to have some fun and grow in their faith. Sunday school will take place following services weekly. This year we continue with month-long Bible stories in the "Bread & Jam" format. See you there!!!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

August 31 Outdoor Service Planned

Weather permitting! Bring a lawn chair or blanket and join us for worship in the courtyard. Holy Communion offered for all. Join us to celebrate and give thanks for all who labor.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Our interim pastor, Zachary Wagner, started August 1.


Pastor Zak lead his first worship service at Grace on August 3. His family visited that day as well, to hear his first sermon at Grace. Pastor Zak will have regular office hours, 9 am to noon, Monday through Thursday. Stop by the church, introduce yourself and visit for a while. If those hours are not convenient for you, call and make an appointment. set some time aside, get to know him, his wife Katie and 2 year old son, Henry.

Monday, July 21, 2014

Farewell and Godspeed, Pastor Chris


Yesterday, fine send-off for Pastor Chris Beamsley. We will miss him, for sure. Now on to the next chapter at Grace. July 27, 9 am worship with Holy Communion. Rev Gary Erickson for Northern Illinois Synod will lead the service. He will also hold a forum for questions and concerns afterwards and will introduce our Interim Pastor.