SAVE THE DATE — The next Illinois Conference on-line convocation: Proclaiming Jesus Passionately: Living a Missional Life will take place on March 20. They keynote speaker is David Jamieson, Pastor of the Aldergrove SDA Church in British Columbia. His church has captured world-wide attention for their community ministries. Sabbath School will be the Isaiah lesson study presented by 7 Illinois Conference pastors. More details to follow.
JOIN ADVENTHEALTH’S WEEK OF SPIRITUAL RENEWAL — Sign Up Now. You’re invited to be a part of AdventHealth’s Spring Week of Spiritual Renewal, March 29 – April 2. Each year, the AdventHealth employee family sets aside special weeks for worship, prayer and spiritual renewal. This spring’s theme is “The Wait.” Join us by signing up to receive daily emails during the week with a link to a video on topics of hope, love, peace, joy and contentment. You will find encouragement for living through these hard times. To sign up, click HERE.
COMMUNICATION FROM THE PRESIDENT — Did you know that the president sends out an update to everyone one every week? This is a great way to stay in touch with what is going on in the churches in the Illinois Conference, plus lots of other “good-to-know” information. Subscribe and have it sent directly to your email each week by going to this link https://www.ilcsda.org/FYI
Cruise With a Mission — Center for Youth Evangelism is planning a December cruise to Mexico! Experience beautiful new places with amazing people, fun activities and a unique way to serve! The Mexico Riviera Cruise will depart San Diego, Cali., on December 12-19, 2021 with stops in Cabo San Lucas, Mazatlan, and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico before returning back to San Diego. More information can be found at cye.org/cwm.
TELL HOW GOD HAS BLESSED YOU — Our Stewardship Department is looking for inspiring testimonials. If you have something to share, please contact Arek Bojko (630.480.4765, firstname.lastname@example.org) or talk to your local pastor.
SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS NEEDED — If you enjoy working with children while maintaining a flexible work schedule, you should consider becoming a Substitute Teacher. The Illinois Conference Office of Education is looking for Substitute Teachers – please send your resumes to Sandra Agosto email@example.com . There are 10 schools in the state of Illinois - check to see if one is in your area www.ilcsda.org/schools.
STEWARDSHIP CORNER: DID YOU KNOW?. . .
. . . that you can benefit any church organization through your estate documents (your last will or trust)? Yes, not only the Illinois Conference in general, but your local church, local church school, specific projects in your local church, or any institution of the global Seventh-day Adventist Church which is near and dear to your heart. Also, when giving to the Illinois Conference you can give in unrestricted or restricted form. If you would like to know more, contact as via email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 630.480.4765. We would love to assist you with anything that the Holy Spirit has put on your heart.
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