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Updated: Jul 16, 2018
Events that are of interest to all Illinois churches and members, usually sponsored by the Illinois Conference

Call for Volunteers  — Southern IL Div. ACS Disaster Response Agency have tentatively scheduled volunteers (chainsaw operators/debris removers) for Norris City this coming Sunday, July 22nd @ 8 am. If you would like to volunteer for this response: Please contact Clyde Liston, Director Cell: 618-838-1855; Home Phone: 618-897-2450; If the weather is a factor, as it was this past Sunday – we will reschedule at a later date. 

Family Camp Meeting — Marvin Wray, retired pastor with a wealth of experience around the world, will be our featured speaker at Family Camp meeting July 25-28.  The theme this year is You Can Come Home.  Come and enjoy Christ-centered, grace oriented preaching and the quiet surroundings of Camp Akita.  Check the Conference website, for camping information and to pre-purchase Sabbath meals, and for further information.

Our Little Friend/Primary Treasure  —  The Sheridan Seventh-day Adventist church needs any and all old copies of Our Little Friend and or Primary Treasure for an outreach in September.   Please help us out, contact Pastor Reyes, we will make arrangements to pick up.


Nonprofit Leadership Training Opportunity — Illinois Adventist Community Services is inviting all volunteers, pastors, and lay members alike to participate in this upcoming training session on September 4-7, 208 at Andrews University Griggs Hall, 8975 US-31, Berrien Springs, MI 49104; to better serve your local ACS ministry and community. This is a chance for you to improve your church outreach, start a community center, improve a mission project, and much more. "Serve the community in Christ's name." Please see brochure for more detailed information.

Annual Women Ministries Retreat November 2-4, 2018 at the Sheraton/Lisle — “Gospel Women Who Broke Through the Glass Ceiling”. Keynote Speaker: Roberta Fish, LCSW.
Friday Evening: “From Bondage to Freedom – The Bent-Over Woman”


Sabbath Morning: “From Despair to Joy – The Widow of Nain”


Sabbath Afternoon: “From Rejection to Connection – The Hemorrhaging Woman”


Sunday Morning: “From Control to Surrender - Mary”


Roberta will also present a Sabbath Afternoon Seminar: “Ministering Hope to the Hurting Heart: How to help survivors of abuse.” More seminars are being planned. To Register go to: where you will find the registration form, hotel information and flyer. You can also register and pay online as well as make your hotel reservation by clicking on the hotel link - all in one place. Call Sarah Aragon regarding registration or if you don’t have a registration form at: 1(312) 485-6059. Questions: Call Diana LaMar, Director of Women’s Ministries at 1(630) 334-1306.
GO & TELL — is an evangelism fund for the Illinois Conference. Through GO & TELL we are able to fund evangelistic projects in local churches, and provide financial help for new church plants. Please help us promote this message in every church! This Facebook page is dedicated exclusively to Go & Tell ministries. Click on the link and like the page!
Special offerings are being taken across the Illinois Conference for GO AND TELL. GO AND TELL is raising more evangelistic dollars for planting new churches and for evangelistic projects. Please take time today to prayerfully consider what you can give to GO AND TELL this year. See promo HERE then hit "download" and then "HD." Find us on Facebook: 

For announcements of events sponsored by local churches, please click on the link to the right or below for your area.  Below is a map showing the various areas in the Illinois Conference.