Seventh-day Adventist Church Illinois Conference

We exist to grow healthy, disciple-making churches


PRAYER — You are invited to join the Illinois Conference Prayer Team every Friday at 6:30am as they pray. The prayer line number is 774-220-4000 when prompted enter code 520329#.

Home Schooling Families — The Illinois Conference Office of Education would like to offer opportunities for participation with the following conference Enrichment Activities. Unfortunately, due to COIVD-19 concerns, the two events left this year have been CANCELLED:

Thursday April 16, 2020 Grades K – 4 Track and Field Day CANCELLED

Monday May 11 – Thursday May 14, 2020 Grades 5 – 7 Outdoor Education CANCELLED

ASI Spring Fellowship 2020 April 3-4, 2020 has been canceled

Based on strong recommendations from governing bodies including the Governor of Indiana,  ASI National Executive Committee, and the Indiana Conference Leadership, our Planning Committee has decided that we need to cancel our Spring Fellowship. ASI National Leaders will be developing a plan for a special 3ABN weekend-long broadcast in mid-April that would feature the ASI Chapters. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. 


The Following event has been CANCELLED:

MAD About Marriage  Family Life department of the Wisconsin Conference HAS CANCELLED Mike Tucker’s MAD About Marriage Seminar in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin on April 4, 2020. 

Communication from the Conference — A new way has been created for you to receive information from the conference right to your smart phone.  Please text ILC to the following number (844) 947-6582 to begin receiving materials and information in real time.  

LAY MINISTRY TRAINING EVENT — The Illinois Conference Ministerial Department is offering free lay ministry training events for the following areas.

  • Southern IL at Thompsonville SDA Church, Sunday, April 19 from 10:00am-6:00pm
    • Registration will open: March 16
    • Deadline to register is April 12, 2020
  • Central IL at Peoria SDA Church, Sunday, May 17 from 10:00am-6:00pm
    • Deadline to register is May 10, 2020
  • Northern IL at Hinsdale SDA Church, Sunday, September 13 from 10:00am-6:00p
    • Deadline to register is September 6, 2020

Training Seminars may include: Health, Church Clerk, Church Growth, Elders, Deacon and Deaconess, Treasurers, Prayer, Relational Bible Study, Small groups, Social Media, and Biblical Preaching. 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 for Sunday training only. If you have any questions, please call Christine Peña at 630-856-2854 or email

Save the dates for the upcoming Lay Ministry Training and Sabbath School Training!


180 Symposium - This year's 180 Symposium (All Together: The Intergenerational Church) will be held at the Southern Union office. The purpose is to address current issues facing youth ministries and explore appropriate responses and solutions.

Cruise With a Mission - Get ready to sail the coast of Alaska September 20-27, 2020 with other young adults while making an impact in the communities that you visit! Register before March 31st at to get the super early bird discount on this vacation with a purpose.

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.