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NEW LOCATION UPDATE! WE WILL BE HAVING OUR LEADERSHIP SUMMIT AT THE ILLINOIS CONFERENCE OFFICE
Location/Date/Time: Illinois Conference Office, September 24th, 10:00am – 5:00pm
This exciting one-day Retreat is an opportunity for Elders, Church leaders, and Pastors to come aside and rest awhile. A day to be refreshed through inspiration, networking, testimony, prayer, and training. We will take a deep dive into creating a discipleship culture, becoming a disciple maker, and effective one-to-one discipleship strategies. We pray that God will revive our calling to make disciples
"Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, being watchful to the end (Ephesians 6:18).” This prayer challenge is especially relevant as we face the troubled water around us and before us. Elder James Black and his wife Maxine will unpack our theme of "Praying Our Way Through." We invite you to join us at the Downers Grove Church on October 7 & 8 for our special Conference-wide Prayer Retreat. Plan to be inspired by Elder Black's dynamic presentations, inspirational music, testimonies, food and fellowship, prayer groups, and much more.
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Our Southern Lay Training is around the corner! Join us on Sunday, October 16th , 2022, from 10am-6pm at Oakhill SDA Church for this free event. Our skilled team will offer training in the following areas: Media Ministry, Prayer Ministries, Small Group Training, Discipleship, Deacons/ Deaconess, Elders, Personal Evangelism, Bible Studies, and more! Click here to Register: https://forms.gle/imousXVHzr6G1eLD8
The 34th regular constituency session of the Illinois Conference of Seventh-day Adventists will be held on Sunday, October 23, 2022. This session is for the purpose of receiving reports of the quadrennium which ended December 31, 2021; to elect officers, departmental directors and an executive committee for the ensuing term; and to transact such other business as may properly come before the constituency, including possible changes in the Constitution and Bylaws. Delegates are those duly elected by the churches of the conference and delegates-at-large as provided in the constitution. Each church is entitled to one delegate for the organization and one additional delegate for each 50 members or fraction thereof, based on actual church membership as of September 30 of the year preceding the meeting.
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The Illinois Conference Ministerial Department is excited to announce the launch of a new season of Lay Ministry Trainings! Our Central Area training will be held at Peoria Church on October 30th. Our skilled team will offer training in the following areas: Bible studies, deacons/deaconesses, treasury, elders, preaching, small groups, discipleship, prayer ministry, Adventist Community Services, Sabbath school, health ministries, and church growth. Registration will be available approximately one month prior to the event. For more information visit: www.ilcsda.org/training