“teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom”

  This is our tentative calendar of services, events, and activities for 2018.  To promote the overall effectiveness of ministry and for you and your family to receive all the benefits of ministry and fellowship; plan to be present and involved in all of the special events and services.  Let’s make 2018 a year in which we all do our best to be involved.   

Until further notice our weekly schedule is as follows:
 
– Sunday – (Sessions in English and Spanish) 
9:30am – Classes for all ages   
10:30am – Worship and the Word
 
– Monday-
 6:00pm – Elevate Campus Ministry @ U of I 
 
– Tuesday – (Sessions in English and Spanish)
7:oopm – A.C.T.I.O.N – (All Church Teaching In One Night) 
 
– Thursday –
10:00am – Prayer
6:00pm – All- Church Prayer Meeting (Bilingual English/Spanish)
6:30pm – Celebrate Recovery
 
– Saturday – 
6:00pm – French Language Service 

7:00pm – Q’anjob’al Language Service

 
 
 

2019

 

January:

2-22-  21 Days of Prayer

3- 5- CMI Awakening in College Park, Maryland

12 – Beginner Bible Quiz Tournament – Bloomington, IL 

13-19 – Seekers Week

19- Youth/Hyphen Service & Scavenger Hunt at Mall

20- Communion Service

21 – UofI Spring Semester Elevate Bible Study begins
 

February: 

1 – IBC Live  

9- Beginner Bible Quiz Tournament – Joliet, IL

14- Teacher Staff Meeting

15- Section 8 Camp Awareness Rally

15-16 – Spanish Cell Group Leadership Training Hosted at Apostolic Life

March:  

3 – Marriage Enrichment Activity

3 – “A Closer Walk” Discipleship Course Begins
12 – Global Mission Service – Dean and Laureen Byfield – France 

15- 16- Meltdown Youth Event with Rema Duncan

21 – Annual Business Meeting 

24- Guest Hospitality Luncheon

29-30 – Beginner Bible Quiz Extravaganza –  Bloomington, IL

April:

5 – 6- District Leadership Seminar

13 – Beginner Bible Quiz Tournament – Salem, IL

12 – 14 – Emotional Healing Weekend with Recovery Pastor Randy Brown  

17-19- Illinois District Youth Convention

21 –  Easter Sunday/ Communion Service

28 – Lifeline-connect Achievement and Recognition Day

26 – 27 – Eastern Illinois Men’s Conference, Marshall, IL

May:

5-7 Revival Services with Pastor Kahozi

12 – Mother’s Day

18 – Beginner Bible Quiz Tournament – Dupo, IL

18- Youth/Hyphen Service

24-26- Congolese/French Revival Services

26- Graduation Service

27 – Memorial Day – All Church Picnic & Recreation

June:

5-7- Hyphen Camp

7 – 8 – Beginner Bible Quiz Finals – Mattoon, IL

10-14- Junior High Camp 

16 – Father’s Day

17-21- Senior High Camp 

20- Teacher Staff Meeting

23- Marriage Enrichment Activity at Homer Lake

24 – 29 – Kid’s Camp 

27-July 1- Man Up Adventure- Big Horn Mountains

July:

8 – 9 – Illinois District Conference

10 – 12 – Illinois District Family Camp

18- 20- Illinois District Spanish Camp 

20- Pre-Congress Youth/Hyphen Service

20-25 – Beginner Bible Quiz Nationals in Branson, MO

31-August 2- North American Youth Congress in St. Louis, Missouri

August:

4- Back to School Service and Back to School Bash at Hessel Park

10 – District CMI event hosted at Apostolic Life

11- Guest Hospitality Luncheon  

16-18- Spanish Family Conference at Apostolic Life

23-24- “The Gathering” SFC Event @Illinois District Campground

26 – UofI Fall Semester Elevate Bible Study begins

September:

8- “I Love My Church” Offering Launch

13-14- Journey Retreat at Turkey Run

15- All Nations Sunday

21-22- Youth/Hyphen Mission Trip

21-22- Congolese/French Revival

24 – 27 – UPCI General Conference – Indianapolis, IN
29 – Special Guest – Pastor Darrin Sargent of The Point Church –  Escondido, California 
 

October:

1- L.I.F.E. Institute Begins (Life in Focus Education)

4- 6- Lifeline-connect 13th Anniversary Celebration

11-12 -Men’s fishing/camping trip

18 – Fall Conference – Preaching Service with Pastor and Alyssa Cox, of Steger, Illinois

17- Teacher Staff Meeting

18-19- Illinois District Spanish Youth Convention

19-20- Youth/Hyphen Mission Trip

25 -26- Illinois District Ladies Conference

26- Youth Bible Study hosted at Brown’s

27- Fall Family Night 

November:

3-5- Revival Services with Pastor Anthony Cox

8-9- Chicago Land Men’s Conference

15-16- Spanish Cell Group Conference

24- Hope and Compassion Service

28 – Thanksgiving

December:

7 – District Spanish Ministry Seminar

6 – 8 – Worship the King Celebration with Evangelist Joey Campetella

8- Hyphen Christmas Party

11- Ladies Christmas Party  

15- Journey Christmas Party

17- Candlelight Service

25 – Christmas 

31- New Year Eve Service and Fellowship