Take a break in the middle of summer to connect with God during a Night of Worship at The Sanctuary Church! Our worship team will lead this extended time of praising God through song and prayer at 7 p.m. July 18. Childcare will be provided for birth to 5th grade.

If you love movies, you won’t want to miss our new sermon series, “At the Movies,” starting July 22. We’ll unpack Biblical truths from some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters. Invite a friend and join us for this one-of-a kind experience!

Save the date for a movie night on Aug. 10 at 7 p.m. This fun evening will include a family-friendly movie, free popcorn and more! Stay tuned for more details!

Are you are interested in taking the next step in your commitment at The Sanctuary? Then plan on attending a Membership Class from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. July 21. If after attending the class you decide you want to become a member, fill out and submit the application provided at the Info Table. An elder will contact you to set up a time discuss your personal testimony. Please sign up at the Info Table to attend the class. Childcare will be provided. New members will be welcomed at our Annual Meeting in September.

Help us transform our space into an arctic adventure for this year’s Vacation Bible School. If you have an artificial Christmas tree that you could loan us for the week, please set it up in the lobby on July 22. We will attach a tag to each tree so you can take the correct one home on July 29.

Join other Sanctuary parents and their kids at area parks for weekly play dates! The park hop is every Monday throughout the summer from 10 a.m. to Noon. Our next play date will be at Cantigny Park, 1S151 Winfield Rd, Wheaton.

Learn how you can help men and women in prison grow in their faith by attending an information meeting on July 29 after second service in the K-3rd Room. The Sanctuary’s Reach ministry is partnering with Set Free Prison Ministries to serve those in prison. Opportunities to serve include corresponding with inmates, which can be done from home. A Set Free representative will explain opportunities to serve at the meeting. Contact Jane Hannah for more info: janesworld9@yahoo.com.

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. Aug. 3 and 11. There is room for seven volunteers on each date.

Children in Kid Life classes from birth to fifth grade will move up to their next grade level on Aug. 12. Please let your children know they will be going to a new class on that date.

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.
*Student Life will NOT meet July 16 due to the mission trip*

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.

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

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