Weekly Newsletter

During this pandemic, we want to be available to help those in need. Do you have basic needs that we can help with, do you know someone who does? If so, please complete a help form below by clicking on this link -https://forms.gle/QN5qVnH8s6miS3ym6. We will coordinate our efforts to care for each other and our community.

May 13, 2018

Mission Focus

Each week we are asking our congregation to be in prayer for one of our supported missionaries or local mission agency. This week ask that we each bring Pastor Amos Shakya and the Rupantaran Nepali Covenant Church to God in prayer. This is an important time for this new church plant among the Bhutanese/Nepali immigrant community in the Fox Valley. The fledgling congregation continues to grow. Earlier this month they had another baptism service for new believers who have come to faith through this ministry. Praise God! Yet because of financial challenges experienced by both the denomination and our Central Conference, a final agreement for formally launching the new church plant has not been finalized. Without that next step there may not be sufficient funding available to underwrite this ministry. So pray for our Conference leaders as they work with Pastor Amos during this critical time. Pastor Amos has expressed his
This Advent Season, we invite you to participate with us in worship at home. If you and your family would like to light candles with us during the live streamed service, please sign up to receive an Advent wreath care package. Each family will receive a wreath, candles, devotional activities, and some goodies too. You can request an Advent wreath care package by clicking here to fill out the Connection Card or by calling Jennifer in the church office (630-879-3721).
On Sunday, December 6th at 4:00 pm, we will be holding our second congregational meeting of 2020 on Zoom. We will discuss the year in summary with a particular emphasis on regathering. Other specific topics include welcoming new members and future plans for the Open Doors Capital Campaign. Please bring any other topics of discussion for our leadership team. Please check the weekly email or call the church office for the Zoom Meeting ID. Thank you for your continued faithfulness during these challenging times.
It seems there are so many people in need right now and yet so many people are saying, “I wish I could do something to help.” Here is a great opportunity for all of us to help someone in this crazy time of COVID-19, but in this wonderful time of Advent and Christmas. Our church has decided to coordinate with Rupantaran Nepali Covenant Church in their outreach to non-Christian Nepali-speaking families. Here is a list of things that Rupantaran Nepali Covenant Church is asking us and others to donate: Gift cards to Target or Walmart ($50 or smaller) Hats, gloves, scarves in various sizes (for children and adults) Handwritten cards with a note expressing God’s love and our love  There will be a collection box in the foyer at church. All you have to do is bring your contribution to church by Monday, December 14th. Drive up to our church’s