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


LAY MINISTRY TRAINING EVENT The Illinois Conference Ministerial Department is offering that last 2019 free lay ministry training event for the following area.

  • Northern Illinois at the Illinois Conference, Sunday, September 29 from 10:00 am-6:00 pm
    • Deadline to register is September 25, 2019 (Date changed from September 15)

Training Seminars include: Biblical Preaching, Church Growth, Clerks, Deacons and Deaconesses, Digital Evangelism, Elders, Prayer Ministries, Relational Evangelism, Small Groups, 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 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



Prayer Conference – Registration is now open for the 2019 annual prayer conference.  The conference with take place at Camp Akita on October 4-6.  Peter Neri will be the guest speaker.  For more information and to register go to


MISSION AKITA COMING SOON  — 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



INVITING ALL PHYSICIANS/MEDICAL SERVICE PROVIDERS: The Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists & AMITA Health invites you to Physician/Provider & Family Vespers and Hospital Sabbath.

Family Vespers: When: Friday, November 1, 2019 | Time: 7:00 pm. Where: Hinsdale Seventh-day Adventist Church 201 N. Oak St., Hinsdale

Hospital Sabbath Service: When: Saturday, November 2, 2019 | Time: 10:45 am. Where: Hinsdale Seventh-day Adventist Church 201 N. Oak St., Hinsdale

Luncheon will follow the Sabbath Service in the Regnery Auditorium, Level B1, AMITA Health Adventist Medical Center Hinsdale.  Please RSVP by Monday, October 28, 2019 to Heather Hoffman at



WOMEN'S MINISTRY RETREAT  —  November 2, 2019 from 9 am to 4 pm with light breakfast reception and lovely vegetarian lunch with vegan options. Venue: Arrowhead Golf Club, 26W151 Butterfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189. Cost: $70/person. Keynote Speaker: Vennassa R. Cunningham. See the Illinois Conference website Women's Ministry page for more information: 


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 . There are 10 schools in the state of Illinois - check to see if one is in your area

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!

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: 

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.