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



YouTube Channel  ̶  The Illinois Conference now has a YouTube channel, and moving forward, will be posting helpful information, messages, devotionals, etc. In the first video from Ron Aguilera, Conference President, he shares a bit about the mission and vision for the Conference. Check it out at:  Once you have seen it and while you are on the Youtube page, subscribe to this channel so that you don’t miss further videos from the Illinois Conference. ***Next week, a video will be posted where he answers the question, “Where does the tithe go?"


Young Adult Worship Night —  On May 31st, the Illinois Conference Young Adult Department will be hosting a Young Adult Worship Night! If you’re between the ages of 18-35, you’re invited to be a part of an evening full of fellowship, and praise as we celebrate our King.  We’d love to worship with you. Bring a friend, and join us!  Register @

Details: Venue: 619 Plainfield Rd., Willowbrook, IL 60527 | Time: 7:30 pm 



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

  • Central IL at the Peoria SDA Church, Sunday, June 23 (Date changed from June 16) from 10:00am-6:00pm
    • Deadline to register is June 9, 2019
  • Northern IL at the Illinois Conference, Sunday, September 29 from 10:00am-6:00p
    • Deadline to register is September 15, 2019

Training Seminars include: Biblical Preaching, Deacons and Deaconesses, Church Growth, Clerks, Elders, Relational Evangelism, 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

Save the dates for the upcoming Lay Ministry Training! 

NEWBOLD COLLEGE BRITISH CULTURE STUDY TOURS  — Newbold College invites interest persons to participate in one of two Study Tours which will take place on either July 4-14 or July 18-28.  Each 10-day tour costs UK Pound 460 (around $560) which includes pick-up and drop-off from the airport in England, accommodation, food and tickets for all scheduled trips.  There are a limited number of spaces, they encourage everyone to contact them immediately at to make a reservation. (Poster Available from the conference - email 

PATHFINDERS  — Don't miss the 2019 Chosen International Camporee in Oshkosh, WI, August 12-17, 2019! Register today at

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: 


Summer Camp at Akita will be here before you know it! We can’t wait to see what God has in store for all of our campers. We’re excited to announce our newest additions to the summer activities: Gymnastics and Nature Center. Registration is open! For more information on choosing the camp of your choice, visit , call (630) 856-2857, email

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.