What does it look like to love people without fear? What does it look like to care about your neighbors, friends and even your enemies? As Jesus walked the earth, he was the perfect example of what it means to show extravagant generosity and humble service. He loved without bounds so others could encounter Him. Jesus calls us to do the same. In our next sermon series, we’ll learn what it looks like to respond to that call. How would our lives be different if we looked at Jesus’ example and said, “So will I”?
SPRING/SUMMER PARK HOP
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 Naperville Jaycee Playground, 798 Jackson Ave., Naperville.
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, then fill out and submit the application provided at the Info Table and an elder will contact you to set up a time for discussing 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.
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. July 6 and 14. There is room for seven volunteers on each date.
DEMOLITION DATES ARE SET
Demolition of the Community Room and the Lobby will be completed the week of June 25 as we prepare for the renovations that are part of our two-year Together vision. If you can dedicate any amount of time to help, please sign up at the Info Table. Include your availability if possible.
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
Hey, kids! Grab your parka and snow boots! You are invited to an exciting week of Vacation Bible School this summer at The Sanctuary Church! At Operation Arctic, kids will warm up to the Word as they explore the coolest Book on the planet and discover how we can know for sure that the Bible is God’s written word to us! We’re headed deep into the stunning Arctic Circle that is filled with treasure and adventurous to explore! Each day will include science experiments, crafts, games, music, snacks and fun with friends! VBS is open to children ages 4 to 10. Cost is $15, which includes a t-shirt. Please register by July 8: cometothesanctuary.org/vbs
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.
BEYOND THESE WALLS: This Monday Student Life will meet at Champions Park, 1600 Firethorn St., Bolingbrook, at 6:30 p.m. to participate in games and enjoy snacks. Bring your friends as we share Christ’s love beyond our church walls.
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.
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!