If you are new to The Sanctuary, make plans to join us for Lunch with the Pastors right after second service on May 6. 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.

Join other Sanctuary parents and their kids at area parks for weekly play dates! The park hop begins May 14, and will continue each Monday throughout the summer from 10 a.m. to Noon. Please pick up a list of dates and locations at the Info Table.

Men of The Sanctuary meet every other Saturday from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. in the Community Room for breakfast, Bible study, discussion and accountability. The next Fight Club meets May 5.

Need an evening out? Attend a hilarious night of improv with MattyBoy and Friends! This is a great event for the whole family. Dinner will be served before the show at 6 p.m. Childcare will be provided for children ages 10 and under. There is a suggested donation of $5 per person with all proceeds going to the high school mission trip to Mexico. RSVP at XXXXX or sign up at the Info Table.

Men and women ages 16+ are invited to join the current league champions in the 2018 softball season starting in May! Help The Sanctuary defend their title while having fun, connecting with others and sharing faith through the sport. There will be a fee to participate. Please contact Bill Reimer at bvreimer523@yahoo.com or sign up at the Info Table.

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 4 to 6 p.m. May 4 and 12. There is room for seven volunteers.

Our Eighth Annual Biker Sunday is May 20 after the 11 a.m. service. This is a fabulous morning to invite friends to ride their motorcycles to church. Pastor Ronn will pray a blessing over our guests after the service, and we will host a free lunch and kids’ activities beginning at 12:15 p.m. Pick up invitations at the Info Table or share our Facebook event!
For more info, go to bikersunday.info.

What do you wear on Biker Sunday? A Biker Sunday t-shirt! Pick up yours Sunday at the Info Table. Shirts are $15 each.

Renew is a ministry focused on helping people discover a life worth living through an interactive evening of dinner, learning and discussion. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. every Thursday in the Community Room, followed by worship, teaching and break-out time. The evening includes small group discussion for women, men, a deep dive into scripture and a unique Christian recovery meeting for both the addicted and those sharing the struggle. Childcare is provided. If you have any questions, contact Bob Butler at rev.bob.butler@gmail.com.

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.

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.

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

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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