Events/Announcements

Events that are of interest to all Illinois churches and members, usually sponsored by the Illinois Conference.

Hinsdale Adventist Academy is seeking a high school math teacher for the upcoming school year. It is recommended that the applicant hold a NAD secondary math teaching certificate. If interested, please send your resume to Lori Aguilera at the Illinois Conference Office of Education; laguilera@ilcsda.org or call (707) 338-4757, or contact principal Fawn Scherencel; fscherencel@ilcsda.org, (630) 323-9211.

YouTube Channel  ̶  The Illinois Conference now has a YouTube channel, and moving forward, will be posting helpful information, messages, devotionals, etc.  Check it out at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-aKT7CrJvIw&t=13s  Once you have seen it and while you are on the Youtube page, subscribe to this channel so that you don’t miss further videos from the Illinois Conference.

LAY MINISTRY TRAINING EVENT The Illinois Conference Ministerial Department is offering free lay ministry training events for the following areas.

  • Northern IL at the Illinois Conference, Sunday, September 29 from 10:00am-6:00p
    • Deadline to register is September 15, 2019

Training Seminars include: Biblical Preaching, Church Growth, Clerks, Deacons and Deaconesses, Digital Evangelism, Elders, Prayer Ministries, Relational Evangelism, and Treasurers. Don't miss this opportunity to network and learn new skills sure to enhance your ministry opportunities. Please register on-line through the Illinois Conference website at www.ilcsda.org/laytraining. Note that registration will open up one month before each training date. All training is free and lunch is provided. If you have any questions, please call Christine Peña at 630-856-2854 or email cpena@ilcsda.org

Save the dates for the upcoming Lay Ministry Training! (Save the Date Poster attached)

 

Summer Camp at Akita is happening! We can’t wait to see what God has in store for all of our campers. We’re excited to announce our newest additions to the summer activities: Gymnastics and Nature Center. Registration is open! For more information on choosing the camp of your choice, visit www.campakita.com , call (630) 856-2857, email youthdept@ilcsda.org.

NEWBOLD COLLEGE BRITISH CULTURE STUDY TOURS  — Newbold College invites interest persons to participate in one of two Study Tours which will take place on either July 4-14 or July 18-28.  Each 10-day tour costs UK Pound 460 (around $560) which includes pick-up and drop-off from the airport in England, accommodation, food and tickets for all scheduled trips.  There are a limited number of spaces, they encourage everyone to contact them immediately at info@newbold.ac.uk to make a reservation. (Poster Available from the conference - email e-news@ilcsda.org) 

 

ADVENTIST CONFERENCE ON FAMILY RESEARCH AND PRACTICE —  This annual event on July 18-20, 2019 is designed to equip church members to meet the needs of families. This year’s theme is "Families Then And Now: 100 Years of Family Research and Practice." Our keynote speakers Thursday evening and Friday morning are Dr. Trevor and Dr. Edith Fraser. Dr. Willie and Mrs. Elaine Oliver will lead out in presentations Friday evening and Sabbath. Friday morning and afternoon, there are workshops that present cutting edge research and practice presentations related to various family-related topics. There is a volume discount when 10 or more members of a local church attend. FREE childcare services will also be provided for parents with children attending the conference. Please indicate on your registration application your childcare needs, the age(s) and number of children so that we can plan accordingly. The conference begins at 7:30 pm on Thursday, July 18th and ends on Sabbath, July 20th at 4:30pm. Kindly visit our website for more information on where to stay and how to register at https://www.andrews.edu/sem/reled/acfrp_conference/ . You may also email us with any questions at acfrp@andrews.edu. Please register by July 12th, 2019, so that we can have an accurate amount of materials personalized for you.

 

OSHKOSH INTERNATIONAL PATHFINDER CAMPOREE  — Wondering what to expect at Camporee? Watch this fun and informative video tour of the grounds! https://vimeo.com/340966136 .

 SAVE the DATE  — Join Mission Akita, Wednesday, October 16-23, 2019! This is an opportunity to enjoy the restful, serene landscape of Camp Akita in Gilson, Illinois, while being actively involved maintaining and growing our Camp facilities. Projects include completion of “prayer gazebo,” trail-building, continued renovations to the Walnut building, tree and limb clean-up, landscaping, general up keep and much more. Projects for all skill and energy levels! Come for all or part of our mission week. A link for our reservation form is below.  Please submit this form by October 1. For more information contact jdaum@ilcsda.org.

 

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 sagosto@ilcsda.org . There are 10 schools in the state of Illinois - check to see if one is in your area www.ilcsda.org/schools.

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! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Go-Tell/1536181556661150.

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: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Go-Tell/1536181556661150 


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