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October 20,  2019 
THIS WEEKEND AT ELMHURST CRC 


THIS SUNDAY'S MESSAGE
I Kings 10 & 11: King Solomon’s life testifies that success can be more dangerous than failure. Yet, the tragedy is that Solomon did not finish well. Solomon did much that was right and he was highly successful. He was the richest and wisest king of his day and everyone wanted to meet him and “hear the wisdom God had put in his heart.” So what went wrong? He was led astray and failed to remain “all in” with God. Pastor Gregg DeMey, Lead Pastor 

October 20, 2019 Worship Folder
Spiritual Action Plan

Children’s Worship: PreK- 5th grade lower level. 

WORSHIP SERVICE @ 9 & 10:30 AM - SUNDAYS
We're also on Livestream Sundays 

JOIN US IN PRAYING FOR EACH OTHER: To send your prayer requests or praises, or to receive a daily email of these requests, email prayer@elmhurstcrc.org or call the church office at 630.600.5100.


WEEKEND ANNOUNCEMENTS

PRIMETIME(55+) AT THE MOVIES | THU | OCT 24 | 7 PM 
Join us in the Garden Room to watch “Breakthrough.” This PG-rated true story is a testimony to the grace of God, the power of prayer, and the persistence of love. Popcorn, snacks, and beverages will be served! “Breakthrough.” Open to all ages -bring your grandchildren!

If you have a child attending college or serving in the military this year and would like for them to receive an exam goodie box, please provide your child’s name and address in the white binder at the Information Desk. Contact: kathy.feringa@alloyacorp.org or text/call 630-728-3368.

TASTE OF ELMHURST CRC | SUN | OCT 27 | 11:45 AM +
If you are new to Elmhurst CRC, looking for a church, or have been around a while but have never met the Pastors or had a tour of the facility, join us on Sunday, October 27 immediately following the second service. We will start in the Garden Room, have some lunch, take a tour, and share more about WHO we are and WHY we do what we do. Kids are welcome! Please RSVP to michelle.dejong@elmhurstcrc.org or call 630-600-5100.

ZOOM PRAYER MOVEMENT  | TUES | OCT 29 | 7 PM
Zoom is an online video chatting platform. We will be using it to have a prayer time to pray about
how we can be on the Mission of God. Join us for our first ZOOM Prayer Experience/Experiment on October 29 . You don’t have to leave your house to participate. You just sign up and have a computer with a camera and microphone. Contact: jeff.klein@elmhurstcrc.org.

NAVIGATING THE BIBLE WORKSHOP | WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 30 | 6:30-7:30 PM
“Have you found yourself wanting to read your Bible more but simply don’t know where to start? Do you want to know more about how all the books are arranged and what each book is about? Join us for a look at what exactly is in your Bible, how to navigate a Bible app, and a simple look at personal Bible reading. All are welcome!” Led by Rebekah Wilson, Member of Bible Study Fellowship (BSF).

FAMILY GYM NIGHT | SAT NOV 9| 7-8:30 PM
Join us in the Elementary school gym at Timothy Christian for open time with basketballs and kid’s games. Free! Contact: Kara Hackert.

PARENTING WORKSHOP: ADVENT | WED| NOV 13 | 6:30-7:30 PM 
Save the date for  Engaging Children in the Season of Advent.
Led by Mimi Larson of CRC Faith Formation Ministries. In the Java Stop. 

CHURCH COMMUNITY SUPPER | WEDNESDAY NOV 20 | 5:30-6:30 PM
Save the date! Details to follow.

NOMINATIONS FOR ELDERS, DEACONS & SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM (SLT)
Now open. These positions serve the church for three year terms. Serving in these positions is about personal and spiritual maturity, caring and compassion (Deacons), shepherding and teaching (Elders) and leadership and administration (SLT); and the biblical qualifications in 1 Timothy 3:1-17. All offices are open to any active, professing member. Submit nominations online at elmhurstcrc.org/nominations or in the box in the Atrium Lobby by November 17.


SERVE
LITTLE LAMBS VOLUNTEERS | WEEKDAYS

Little Lambs is growing which means we need more volunteers! We especially need Bible teachers on Tuesday mornings or Wednesday afternoons, and Creative Learning teachers on Wednesday afternoons. Also a song leader for Thursday mornings. Contact: lynda.clousing@elmhurstcrc.org


COMMUNITY
“The Magic of Love" Fundraiser | Sat | Nov  2 | 7 pm
Join Love Christian Clearinghouse for an evening of Dinner, Magic and Silent Auction, featuring David Ranalli, magician and illusionist. Adults $30, children $10. Call for tickets at 630-512-8673 or love-cc.org. Proceeds benefit our neighbors in need in DuPage County.

Caring Network Banquet | Oct 24 | 6-8:30 pm.
Featuring Lee Strobel. Sit at a table with others from church. Contact: Amy - jerryamyv@comcast.net.

Timothy Christian Schools Events:

  • High School Showcase|Mon|Oct 21|7pm Learn about curriculum, electives, extracurriculars. Teachers will be there to answer questions.
  • K-6th Open House|Tue|Oct 29|7pm Tour the Elementary building, learn about curriculum and meet some amazing teachers. Contact: Director of Admissions, quist@timothychristian.com 
  • Guard Your Heart - Mother/Daughter Conference |Thurs| Nov  | 7pm
    Info at https://www.timothychristian.com/mother-daughter-night/

PRAYERS
We'll pray for you and with you. 
Contact us at care@elmhurstcrc.org.

ELMHURST MINISTRIES FUND 
..in support of the ministries and vision of ECRC.
Text to Give, Text “elmhurstcrc” to 77977.
More online at GIVE    

PUBLICATIONS HERE

CALENDAR HERE.


Sunday worship services are streamed live and archived for viewing on the web via LIVESTREAM.  


Church office hours are:
Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30  p.m.
Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


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