Upcoming Special Events
JAIL MINISTRY DINNER
6:00 p.m., Saturday, May 14
The annual Spring Cook County Jail Ministry Dinner will be held in our gym Saturday, May 14 at 6:00 p.m. You are invited to join us for delicious meal and an inspiring program of testimonies and music. This annual event is a fundraiser for a ministry that has ministered to thousands of inmates and their families for more than thirty years. Tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for children under the age of 12. A free will offering will also be received. Prepare to be blessed!
New Stephen inister CommissioningSunday, September 13, 10:00 a.m.Rachael Godinez Wallace is being commissioned as our new Stephen Minister. She has received 50 hours of specialized training in Christian caregiving and joins a team of ten active Stephen Ministers serving our congregation and community. Please pray for Rachael—ask God to bless her ministry and work through her to bring hope and healing to those whom she serves. Pray also for the ongoing ministry of our current Stephen Ministers
THE BETTER WAY
10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 21
The final class of The Better Way
will be offered on Saturday, May 21 at 10:00 a.m. The subject of this session will be suffering. No one likes suffering, but it is a tool that God uses to make the greatest transformations in our lives. Copies of all previous chapters will be available. —Pastor Parker
SHARING SENIORS LUNCH
12:00 noon, Saturday, May 21
Calling all seniors! We’re gathering in our church dining room for a Sharing Seniors Lunch on Saturday, May 21 at 12:00 noon. Please bring a dish to share and a friend or two.
10:00 a.m., Sunday, June 12
Our Education Team, along with our church family, want to celebrate those within our church family who are graduating. If you or someone you know is graduating from middle school, high school, college/university, and/or graduate school, please let us know by calling the church at 708/848-4070, or e-mailing us at
Classes for all ages are offered. We hope you will want to start the fall off right by deciding to grow in your understanding of scripture. The following is a summary of our offerings.
Adult OpportunitiesMatthew Studies:
9 a.m., Sellers Rm.; Fay Havlick TeacherLiving Waters:
9:00 a.m. in Dining Room. Teacher: Steve Bruner; coffee & cookies!Pastor’s Class:
11:30 a.m. in Parlor. Teacher: Harry Parker
Youth Opportunities--September to JuneYouth Bible Study
(6th-9th Grade)--11:30 a.m., Youth Room (in basement); Join Lauren Visser, Minister of Youth and Young Adults, and discover what it means to be a dedicated follower of God. Classes will be interactive, conversational, and hands-on as students discover how the messages in the Bible relate to their everyday lives. Topics last year included Bible study methods and the gospel of Mark, which was chosen by the students.
Children’s Opportunities--September to June
Children’s Church (4 years old and up)—10:10 a.m., 2nd floor; Teacher: Sharon Mullins
Preschool-2nd Grade: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. in 2nd floor room across from the nursery, Teachers: Neil Lane & Kathy Ogundipe.
3rd- 5th Grades: 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on 3rd floor; Teacher:s Norma & Amy Gavard. Both classes will use curriculum from Gospel Light and and Christian Book Distributors, and will supplement lessons with activities crafts, videos, and songs. Children will be encouraged to learn memory verses and to master such Bible skills as learning the books of the Bible in order.
9:00 a.m. Matthew Studies Adult Bible Study Class
9:00 a.m. Living Waters Adult Bible Study Class
10:00 a.m. Morning Worship
10:20 a.m. Children's Worship
10:30 a.m. Latvian Baptist Church
10:30 a.m. India Telugu Church
4:00 p.m. Young Adult Gatjeromg
5:45 p.m. Handbells
7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Choir
7:00 p.m. Al-Anon
2:00 p.m. CROP Walk
7:00 p.m., Spiritual Life & Worship Team
5:45 p.m. Cook County Jail Ministry Outing
11:30 a.m. Service Team
11:30 p.m. Stephen Ministry
7:30 p.m. Sarah Circle
5:30 p.m. Property Committee"
7:00 p.m. Stephen Ministry
7:30 p.m. Education Team
8:00 a.m. Men's Breakfast
6:00 p.m. Cook County Jail Ministry Dinner
11:30 a.m. Evangelism Team
7:00 p.m. Ministry Support Team
10:00 a.m. The Better Way Class
12:00 noon Sharing Seniors Lunch
7:00 p.m. Stephen Ministry
12:00 noon Tower Tidings Deadline
Office Closed for Memorial Day
Last Updated on Friday, 06 May 2016 10:28