Christmas Worship

Sunday, Dec. 22, Morning Worship at 10:00am ONLY (no Christian Education)

Tuesday, Dec. 24th, Christmas Eve Worship at 5pm and 9:30pm:

  • Family Worship 5:00pm: Communion Worship with Children Telling the Story of Christ's Birth. Come at 4:45 for pre-music. 
  • Candlelight Worship 9:30pm: Joyous Festival Music, Candlelight and Holy Communion. Come at 9pm for pre-music. 

Sunday, Dec. 29: Worship 9:00am ONLY (no Christian Education)

Regular Schedule Resumes January 5 (Christian Education resumes) 

Donate to the Rebuild and Modernization

It's official! Floor boards were taken up in the ceremony to start the rebuild and modernization project. Would you like to donate towards the effort? This link will take you to the donation page. 

What Can't Wait Advent Devotional

Advent is a season of waiting, but is idle waiting what God wants of us? In preparation for the coming Messiah, we wonder together—what things can’t wait? What demands our immediate attention? What requires our work and preparation? 

We hope this devotional might awaken you to the ways God can’t wait to create hope, peace, joy, and love. We invite you to carve out time each day to listen for God speaking to you through art, poetry, silent reflection, and embodied prayer. As we are called to action during this season, may we also be mindful of what can wait—for we are also called to rest and receive the gifts of Sabbath.

This Advent, join us in imagining, prioritizing, and preparing. As we wait, what can’t? Read more »

Christmas Poinsettias

Help fill the sanctuary with poinsettia plants in red, white and pink to celebrate this joyous Christmas season! Sponsor plants by ordering online or by using the order form in your Sunday bulletin. Plants you order can be taken home after Christmas Day service or left to be enjoyed until Epiphany. Deadline to order: December 8.

Christmas Market Place

Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 8:30am - 12:30pm

Make a dent in your holiday shopping Sunday, December 8th with handcrafted and fair trade items!  The annual Christmas Market Place will take place from 8:30am to 12:30pm. Find global gifts with Ten Thousand Villages, unique jewelry, beautiful felted hats, handcrafted plush toys and local honey. Many other local crafters with cards, knit crafts and other items will be on hand to assist shoppers with wonderful gifts for the holiday season. 

Temporary Quarters

The Randolph Street building is now a renovation work site. We have moved operations temporarily to the First Baptist Church, 820 Ontario Street, Oak Park. Entrances are directly across from Scoville Park. The sanctuary is on the second floor. Parking is found on the surrounding streets or the Parking Garage on North Blvd, east of Oak Park Ave. Worship at 9:00 am and Education Hour at 10:30am (September through May).



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