9:30 & 11 a.m. Sundays

Words Matter

Pastor Ben Wangler preaches on “Words Matter,” the second sermon in the “Blind Spot” series at The Sanctuary. Pastor Ronn Smith leads the commissioning service of several people going out to serve the Lord in other parts of the nation and world.
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No service on Sunday

We are not able to use Bolingbrook High School on Sunday due to graduation, so we will not be having a worship service this week! Please plan to do something refreshing on Sunday by spending time with God, your family or friends. Feel free to attend another church, create your...
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Commissioning Sunday

On Sunday, we will commission 18 people who will be serving the Lord in other countries this summer. Pastor Ronn Smith,  Mike and Stacey Veseling and Edgar Nungaray will be traveling to Haiti May 30 to June 6, along with a group of 14 people from various churches. They will be...
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This week at The Sanctuary

Pastor Ronn kicked off a new sermon series this week, called “Behind the Scenes.” Presented in 3D, the six-week series is full of drama, action and adventure. You won’t want to miss a single Sunday as we find out what God was doing “Behind the Scenes” in the true-life story of...
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Coming up…

Dear Sanctuary families, MARRIAGE SERIES Pastor Ronn began a new sermon series on Sunday on the topic of marriage. If you missed the first sermon of “Till Death Do Us Part” you can watch the message on our  YouTube channel or download the podcast from our web site. At...
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Thinking globally

The missions team will be hosting a meeting on Oct. 24 to discuss the possibility of an overseas missions trip. We would like to share with you a video with questions, quotes and statistics that challenge how we think of ourselves and the world around us. The missions meeting is...
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Coming up…

Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows. Luke 12:6-7 I love that reminder of God’s care and concern for us from Pastor...
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Missionaries we support

As members of The Sanctuary prepare to vote on the proposed budget on Sunday, many people in our church body will notice we are increasing our spending in the area of missions. We wanted to explain why the missions budget is so important to our church leadership and where that...
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Good Works and more…

Twenty-eight people from The Sanctuary went on a missions trip to Athens, Ohio, this summer. They helped people in the impoverished area with home improvement projects, construction work, lawn-care and by preparing a meal for a homeless shelter. Hear more about the trip by...
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Finding hope in Haiti

Three women from The Sanctuary recently returned from a week-long missions trip to Haiti. They were part of a group of 14 people from Illinois and Virginia who taught enrichment classes at a school outside Port-au-Prince. Liz Hyerdall writes about how God worked, her experience...
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