Who doesn’t love a Family Movie Night? Join us at The Sanctuary Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. for three movies in one night! Adults can enjoy I Can Only Imagine, while kids and teens can watch an age-appropriate movie in two separate “theaters.” Free popcorn and drinks will be available. We’ll see you at the movies!

THIS IS US
What makes The Sanctuary Church unique? Why do we do what we do? How do you fit in? We will answer those questions and more during our new sermon series, “This is Us,” which begins next Sunday. We’ll explain the Biblical truths behind our four-part code of leaving safety for adventure, leaving isolation for community, leaving complacency for commitment and leaving comfort for compassion. Each weekend, we will showcase opportunities for our attenders to get involved through serving, groups and outreach opportunities.

MOVE UP SUNDAY
Children in Kid Life classes from birth to fifth grade will move up to their next grade level on Sunday. Please let your children know they will be going to a new class.

GET CONNECTED THIS FALL
Aug. 19 and 26, Sept. 2 and 9: Are you ready to take the next step to get connected at The Sanctuary? Beginning Aug. 19, we will be showcasing opportunities to serve or join a group this fall. Browse around the lobby after each service to learn more about our ministry areas, Group Life, Go Groups and missions.

LUNCH WITH THE PASTORS
If you are new to The Sanctuary, make plans to join us for Lunch with the Pastors right after second service on Aug. 26. This is a great opportunity to learn more about our mission and vision, get to know Pastor Ronn and Pastor John and, of course, enjoy lunch together. Childcare will be provided. Sign up at the Info Table if you plan to attend.

WOMEN’S LINK BIBLE STUDY
The Bible calls us to Love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength, and to love our neighbor as ourselves. But what does that look like in our daily lives? Learn about enduring love on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. starting Sept. 5 in the Green Room. Contact Sarah West for more info.

FUSION
Come find out what makes The Sanctuary unique. You will learn about the DNA of our church during this four-week group that meets at 11 a.m. Sundays, beginning Sept. 9. Get to know others who are new to The Sanctuary, meet ministry leaders and find out how to take the next step to get involved. For more information contact Jim Charlton, jmchar@sbcglobal.net.

MORNINGSTAR MISSION
If you are looking for an easy and meaningful way to serve in our community, sign up to partner with Morningstar Mission. We have the opportunity to help serve dinner to those without homes 3:45 to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 and 15. There is room for seven volunteers on each date.

DART BALL
All men ages 14 and up are invited to join in on a season of dart ball starting in September. Dart ball plays like baseball but with darts thrown underhanded onto a large scoring board. No experience is required. Bring a friend! Contact Jonathan Hall for more info at j17763@comcast.net.

JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL
Our junior high and high school ministries meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays for student-led worship, large group teaching, small group discussion and tons of FUN! Feel free to arrive at 6:30 for hangout time.

YOUNG ADULTS
Our college and young adult group meets in the Green Room Sunday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. (with the exception of the last Sunday of the month). Lunch is provided! New people are always welcome. Contact Rebecca at 815.980.0127 with questions.

MEN’S MINISTRY
The Fight Club is on break for the summer. The men’s ministry will resume Saturday morning meetings in the fall.

COMPLIMENTARY WIFI
Complimentary Guest WI-Fi is now available at The Sanctuary! Go to ‘SanctuaryGUEST’ to login. No password is needed!

DOWNLOAD OUR APP
Did you know The Sanctuary has an app? This is your one-stop to watch the latest sermons, find all the details on upcoming events, read the Slice, fill out the connect card, give your offering and MUCH more! Go to the app store, and search for “The Sanctuary Church IL” to download the app!

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