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Updated: Jul 30, 2014

Constituency Meeting – Townhall Meetings—Coming up this week, Townhall Meetings will be held in areas 1, 2, 3 and 6 in preparation for the Illinois Conference Constituency meeting which will be held on October 26, 2014. These meetings are for all members to attend.  The Illinois Conference officers (President, Executive Secretary and Treasurer) will be presenting reports at the meetings.
Area 1    Oakhill Church, 7864 N Illinois St, Caseyville                    Monday, August 4, 2014        7 PM.
Area 2    Springfield Church, 3168 W Jefferson St, Springfield         Tuesday, August 5, 2014         7 PM
Area 3    Sauk Valley Church, 416 Prospect St, Dixon                    Wednesday, August 6, 2014   7 PM
Area 6    Central Hispanic Church, 2840 W Logan Blvd, Chicago     Thursday, August 7, 2014       7 PM

Natural Remedies and Hydrotherapy—Workshop Andrews University will again be offering its six-day Natural Remedies and Hydrotherapy Workshop Aug. 3‒8. In addition to University faculty, the following speakers will present: Don Miller, Uchee Pines Institute; David DeRose, Weimar Center of Health and Education; Elvin Adams, U.S. Health Works;  Norman McNulty, neurologist. For more information, email 
HERE or call 269-471-3541.
 30 Year Anniversary – Downers Grove Adventist School—Established in 1984, this year will mark the 30 year anniversary of DGAS – In commemoration of this event, a reunion anniversary rededication celebration will take place on Sabbath, August 9, 2014 beginning at 9:30am. All former principals, teachers and students are encouraged to return for this occasion. There will be a fellowship dinner – please bring a dish to share.  Go to for more info.

August 16-17 Weekend with Mark Anthony—Three events for this 3ABN guest speaker and renowned chef: 1) As Sabbath worship speaker, Mark will share his powerful testimony of going from Las Vegas casino owner to servant of God. Learn how Christ picked up his lost soul and changed his life. 2) Sabbath afternoon, from 2 to 3 p.m., Mark will present "Organize Your Life," with great tips on how God can help you be more productive and successful with managing your time and resources. 3) Sunday, beginning at 3 p.m., Mark will perform "Cooking at Its Funniest!" as he prepares a free dinner for all attendees, all while sharing a message about how plant-based health nutrition teaches how to lose weight, lower cholesterol and increase energy. For more info and to register for the cooking class, email or call Debbie Ward at 630-926-2133.
Preschool Director Vacancy —The Downers Grove SDA School's Day Star Preschool is searching for a Preschool Director. The Day Star Preschool is located in Downers Grove, a thriving suburban town located just 23 miles from downtown Chicago. The Daystar Star Preschool resides on the same site as the Downers Grove Adventist School (DGAS), is managed by the DGAS school board, and maintains a healthy relationship with the elementary school. Candidates must possess the expertise and desire to establish and nurture a vibrant early childhood program at the Day Star Preschool. Applicants must have a bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education and/or possess Early Childhood Education Teaching Licensure. Experience is preferred. Please submit resumes to the attention of Dr. Ruth Horton at



On-line World Stewardship Seminar—Click here for a bulletin insert & a poster advertising an upcoming “online” Stewardship Seminar, featuring our General Conference President & many of our most respected stewardship leaders.  Registration begins August 18.

Mission Trip—The La Grange - Brookfield Seventh-day Adventist Church is preparing for a mission trip to Guatemala that will take place from September 25, 2014 to October 10, 2014.  If there are any other people that might be interested to join this mission trip please contact Cyndy Alegria at 331-625-9591 or Samuel Indreiu at 630 277 3244.

SAVE THE DATE!  Goshen SDA Church Presents:  “Opera on the Southside & Banquet”.  Join us as we celebrate our Church Anniversary September 27 & 28.  This is a fundraising event.  More information to come.  8221 S State, Chicago, IL 60619  (773) 488-8788 


Special offerings are being taken across the Illinois Conference for GO AND TELL. GO AND TELL is raising more evangelistic dollars for Bible-worker trainers, providing subsidies to local churches, and planting new churches. 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." 





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