What’s Happening This Week

Memorial Day

What are the things that you are doing today that will be remembered forever?  What are the things you are doing today that really don’t matter?  Check out service this Thursday night or Sunday morning and learn from Nate, what is most important and how to live into things that last forever.

In the future, when your children ask you, “What do these stones mean?”, tell them that the flow of the Jordan was cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord.  When it crossed the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off.  These stones are to be a memorial to the people of Israel forever– Joshua 4:6-7 (NIV)

SERVICES:

Thursday@ 6:30 pm (Join us for dinner at 5:45 pm, see what’s for dinner below)
Sunday @ 8:30, 9:30, and 11:00 am

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Clothing Collection

We’re collecting gently used clothes (infant-high school) now for the Back to School Blowout event happening 7/26-7/27. Last day to drop off donations will be Sunday, 6/2. It would be super helpful to our volunteers who are sorting the clothes, if you could separate them by gender and size. If you don’t have children’s clothing to donate, but would still like to participate, donations of new packages of socks and underwear or gift cards/cash to be used for that purpose are also needed. These clothes will be given to help struggling families in our community so the children can have nice clothes to wear for the new school year.

We will be collecting clothing in the trailer outside the church throughout the month of May. Contact Sarah if you have any questions.

Month At A Glance

Want to know what we are doing this month? Check it out Here.


Thursday night church happens every week, 6:30 pm, at The Village Christian Church in Minooka, IL.Go Thursday Night

Join us Thursday at 5:45 pm before church at 6:30 pm we will be serving meatballs and mostaccioli and chicken with white sauce over rice and green beans. There is no cost, donate what you can.


Check out Service Opportunities where you can “Get Off Your Donkey”.


Lifegroups are a place to have fun with friends.Strengthen Your Relationship With Jesus
Connect In A Lifegroup

Lifegroups are a place to take a break from the busy demands of everyday life with a group of friends, a place to share, laugh, and serve together. Lifegroups are a place to grow in your relationship with Jesus, a place to learn the stories that Jesus taught and how they apply to your life today.

Find a group….

 


Introducing Lilye Sease, the new Prayer Pastor at The Village Christian Church in Minooka, IL Make Prayer A Priority

Prayer is where it all starts. It can make a huge difference in your life.

Here are a few ways you can participate in prayer here at The Village:

  • Pray with us on the 2nd and 4th Sunday at 7 am and the 2nd Thursday at 7:30 pm. We pray for our church, our community, and our country. This is open to everyone. No need to sign up, you can just show up and meet us in the lobby.
  • Jump on our daily prayer calls at 7 am Monday – Friday! It’s easy – just call 641-715-0861 and enter 867402 or on Wednesday nights at 7 pm call 515-739-1423 and enter 605392. We pray for our church, our leaders, our community, our country, and whatever else is on your heart. You can pray out loud, or you can listen and pray silently. Everyone is welcome on these calls – you do not need to be an attendee of The Village.
  • Visit the Prayer War Room, which you can use anytime during office hours (M-Th 8:00 am – 4:00 pm).

Heads Up: If you need immediate prayer for an urgent request, text or call Lilye at 779-875-5591.

Read more about prayer…


Pulse for Students

Our main focus is God, but we also have lots of fun!  Students dive into scripture and talk about topics such as discovering who God designed them to be, and issues they’re facing every day, such as lying or gossip.

Pulse Jr. (5th – 8th grade) meets Sunday mornings at 11 am.

Pulse Jr. (5th – 8th grade) and Pulse Sr. (high school) meet up Sunday nights, at the church, 6-8 pm,  Pulse will not be meeting Sunday evenings for the summer. Next session will begin 9/8.

Visit the Pulse Student Ministries Page to find out more and register…


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