SERVICES, SERMONS, AND WEDNESDAY IN THE WORD:
SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP SERVICE 10:00 AM Worship with us in person or Live Streaming! YouTube LINK
CURRENT SERMON SERIES -- see SERMONS for more information
WEDNESDAY IN THE WORD on YouTube -- to access click HERE (YouTube Link)
ANNOUNCEMENTS AND HAPPENINGS...
Special Note: Sunday and Thursday Small Groups…These meetings are no longer listed on the calendar, but they actively continue to meet in the background. The Sunday group, will meet on the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month, meeting via ZOOM only, at 4:30 p.m. The Thursday group meets at the church, at 6:30 p.m. Meeting dates may fluctuate based on group attendance, so feel free to contact the group leaders if you wish to find out about the current topic of study or specifically when the current month’s meetings will be held: Cindy or Mike Metcalf for the Sunday Small Group and Linda or Terry Barker for the Thursday group.
Week of December 3-9
Family Caroling Event, Dec. 9…Our December Family event will be on Saturday, December 9 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. We will gather at a local senior center, Sunrise Senior Living, to sing Christmas carols and mingle with the residents as time permits. This facility is located not far from our church, at 500 North Hunt Club Road. Please bring your kids as well as guests as this is a very positive family experience and a great way to share Christmas with others.
Week of December 10-16
Communion, Dec. 10…
Prayer Meeting, Dec. 10…Prayer Meeting is held monthly on the second Sunday of each month. Join us on December 10 at 4:00 p.m. We will pray together as we focus on needs and praises for our church, our community, and beyond.
Identity Youth Group, Dec. 10…This group will meet at the church from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. All teens are encouraged to come enjoy a fun time together as well as study the Word of God.
Ladies Fellowship Breakfast, Dec. 16…This ministry meets on the 3rd Saturday of each month at Panera Bread on 254 E Rollins Road in Round Lake Beach. Meet at 8:30 a.m. on December 16 for fellowship time. Feel free to purchase coffee/breakfast as you arrive.
Week of December 17-23
Children's Choir, Dec. 17...The children will sing during the service on December 17. The theme is Jesus' Birthday. Afterward, they will be dismissed to Children's Church for a birthday party for Jesus.
Identity Youth Group, Dec. 17…This group will meet at the church from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. All teens are encouraged to come enjoy a fun time together as well as study the Word of God.
Week of December 24-30
Celebration Sunday Services, Dec. 24…On Sunday, December 24, we will have a special message provided by John Tate. Our Morning Worship will then end with our traditional Candlelight Service as well.
Identity Youth Group will be on break for the next two weeks (12/24 and 12/31). Then during the first week of January 2024, the teens will attend Camp Timber-lee January 5-7. Parents, see John or Rebecca Tate if you have any questions.
Week of December 31- Jaunuary 6
Men’s Bible Study, Jan. 3…The Men’s Fall Bible Study meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday nights of the month at the church at 6:30 p.m. This study, titled Gospel in Life (Grace Changes Everything) by Timothy Keller, is an eight-week video/study guide Bible study on the gospel and how to live it out in all aspects of life--from your community to the world at large. This study group has met only once, so it’s not too late to join. Contact Jay Lovelace if you want to know more information (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Identity Youth Group, Jan. 5-7…The teens will depart for Camp Timber-lee on January 5 and will return on January 7.
Men’s Breakfast, Jan. 6…All men are encouraged to join us for our monthly meeting—for a light breakfast, time in prayer, and fellowship. We will meet at the church at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 6.
Week of Jaunuary 7- 13
Communion, Jan. 7…
Prayer Meeting, Jan. 7…Prayer Meeting is held monthly on the second Sunday of each month. Come this month on January 7 at 4:00 p.m. We will pray together as we focus on needs and praises for our church and community.
No Identity Youth Group on January 7…
Ladies Bible Study, Jan. 10…The Ladies Bible Study meets on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday nights of the month. The study topic is Praying the Names of God by Ann Spangler. Note: This is an ongoing study that began in September and continues for 52 weeks. For that reason, some of this this study will need to be done independently. Also, it’s not too late to join! This group meets at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Contact Cheyenne Lovelace if you are interested (email@example.com).
Family Night, Jan. 12…More information to be provided.
GAGES LAKE BIBLE CHURCH
18788 W Gages Lake Rd.
Gages Lake, IL 60030
Phone: (847) 223-2923