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Updated: Jul 23, 2014

Family Camp Meeting at Camp Akita—Presenting Jesus Irresistibly will be July 23-26, 2014.  Guest speaker will be Herb Montgomery and guest musician is Kelly Mowrer.  There are 12 new rustic cabins at Camp Akita, as well as cabins and camping.  Make your reservation now by contacting Norma Gregory at the Illinois Conference office (630) 856-2874 or email ngregory@illinoisadventist.orgClick here for a sneak preview of the camp meeting program.
ABC at Camp Akita Camp Meeting—Good news!  Books and food will be available at camp meeting!  It has been arranged for the Michigan ABC to run a book store at Pine Lodge at Camp Akita.  If you would like to pre-order cans or frozen food, you may do so by calling their toll-free number 1-866-222-6687.  Please call by noon on MONDAY 7/21/2014. Click here for the Specials Price List.  Limited quantities of food items will be available for purchase during camp meeting, along with books and Bibles.
Constituency Meeting – Townhall Meetings—Townhall Meetings will be held in each of the areas in preparation for the Illinois Conference Constituency meeting which will be held on October 26, 2014. 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

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

Business Manager Vacancy—Hinsdale Adventist Academy (HAA) is in search of a business manager. HAA is a PreK-12 school located in Hinsdale, Illinois, a suburb about 20 miles west of downtown Chicago. HAA is also an Alumni Awards Foundation/Renaissance Network School (AAF) with a focus on excellence in spirituality and academics.  A vibrant school of about 260 students in kindergarten through grade twelve, HAA enjoys a collaborative faculty and staff team.
The Business Manager serves as a member of HAA’s administrative team and interfaces with parents on an ongoing basis. In this role, he/she works closely with the principal, Renaissance Network, and HAA’s Finance Advisory, in developing the school’s budget, handling the daily accounting duties, managing the finances of the school, preparing financial statements, and reporting to the finance committee and school board. Applicants must have sound interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task, and must be able to meet deadlines.
Applicants must possess a Bachelors’ degree in Accounting, Finance, and/or Business Management. Experience with fund accounting preferred. Experience working in this role or a similar one is also preferred.
  Please submit resumes to the attention of Dr. Ruth Horton at


"Islam and Christianity in Prophecy," a seminar by Pastor Tim Roosenberg, will be presented at the Hinsdale Seventh-day Adventist Church, 201 North Oak Street, Hinsdale, on Friday, August 1, from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. He will explain how our world is on the precipice of extraordinary cataclysmic change. The conflict between two great world religions -- Islam and Christianity -- is fast approaching a devastating climax . Pastor Tim, evangelist/prophecy seminar presenter for the Idaho Conference, unveils answers you need to survive the coming holy war, answers that will give you complete confidence in God’s Word and faith in the promises of Jesus Christ. For more information, call the church office at 630-323-0182. (Click here for Flyer and detailed description.)
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.  Click here for alumni form and invitation.
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.

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  
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.

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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