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Sunday Worship

Sunday Worship: I Saw the SIGN
In John 2:1-11, Jesus performs the first of his miraculous signs – water transformed into wine – which demonstrates that profound change and profound joy will be the hallmarks of life with him. Pastor Gregg DeMey

Online Worship is available ONLINE here or via FACEBOOK

Announcements

THE JANUARY SERIES | WEEKDAYS JAN 10-28 | 11:30 AM
Elmhurst CRC is hosting The January Series! We'll meet in person and view via simulcast weekdays, January 17-28, 2022, the acclaimed free lecture series. Check out the full lineup of speakers from the January Series homepage. We hope you’ll join us.

PrimeTime will host lunch after the lecture series on these two days - Tuesday, Jan 18, and Tuesday, Jan 25.
Lunch is a $5 donation, and the discussion is free! Plan your January today.

HELPING YOUR KIDS WITH THEIR BIG EMOTIONS PARENTING WORKSHOP | WED JAN 19 | 6:30 PM

We all have anxiety, anger, and worry at some point in our life. Your child does too. This workshop will help you navigate your child through their BIG emotions – anger, worry, and anxiety. – as well as connect the dots with their emotions and the introduction of social media. Join us in the Java Stop for our next parenting workshop with Cathi Schuurmann, School Counselor on Helping Your Kids with Their BIG Emotions! Childcare will be available.

ALPHA SERIES | TUESDAYS BEGINNING FEB 2022
If you are exploring the Christian faith or have questions regarding what you believe, the Alpha Course is for you. Find out what's all about starting Tuesdays in February. Find out more at elmhurstcrc.org/alpha.

H-A-V-E-R-I-M. | JAN 23 | 9 AM
Curious? What is it? We were not intended to walk alone—we all need someone to walk alongside us as we follow Jesus together. That’s where a Haverim comes in. Perhaps you’ve heard it mentioned recently at church. Come and find out more about Haverims. We’ll be talking about how to start with the Haverim, what it looks like, and how to think about who you might like to come together with to follow Jesus in your walks. Rebekah Wilson, Discipleship Coordinator will be leading the discussion.

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING | SUN FEB 6 | 11:15 AM
Save the date for our annual congregational meeting. We'll be in person and online. More details to come.

BLOOD DRIVE | SUN JAN 31 | 9 AM-2 PM
We’re having a blood drive! Blood banks are experiencing the worst blood shortage in over a decade. Blood is vital for major surgeries and organ transplants. Consider donating today — your body makes more and anyone over 16 can donate. Sign up at elmhurstcrc.org/events.

5TH SUNDAY SERVE | JAN 31 | 10 AM
We’ll be out serving the community on Sunday, Jan 31 at 10 AM. Church will be online only that day. Registration for the community activities will open Monday 1/17.

EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE | WEDS FEB 9-MAR 30 | 9:15 AM OR 7 PM
Anxiety is at an all-time high in our lives and in our society – mine included. What can we do? How can we relearn – not just coping with life, but overcoming negative emotions and dealing with anxiety through emotional resilience. Join Pastor Ron Ovitt, a pastoral counselor and recovery coach as he walks us through emotional relearning. We don't have to be at the mercy of our emotions.

COFFEE BREAK BIBLE STUDY | SPRING SESSION
Try Coffee Break Bible Study this January! Our spring sessions begin January 12 and 13 with morning, evening, and online options available. Morning sessions include free nursery and Little Lambs Preschool experience availability. Find out more or register at elmurstcrc.org/coffeebreak.

LITTLE LAMBS SPRING SEMESTER
Little Lambs Spring Semester is open for registration! If you have a little one that just turned three, or would like to start attending this spring, register today.

BAPTISM | FEB 20, MAR 20, MAY 15

Baptism – Thinking about baptism for yourself or your child? We’ll have public baptisms during the worship services on February 20, March 20, and May 15. Reach out to Rachel Klooster in the church office for more information.

SPRINGHILL DAY CAMP | FEB 14 REGISTRATIONS OPENS
SpringHill Day Camp registrations opens on February 14 for the weeks of June 20-24 and June 27-July 1. Registration fills quickly - within minutes - plan your summer today!

MASK REQUIREMENT
In keeping with Governor Pritzker's mandate, individuals over the age of 2 years old, regardless of vaccination status, are to wear a face mask while indoors at Elmhurst CRC.

SERVE

Take our Serve Survey! God has gifted you in a special way to serve. Let us know where you’re serving now, and identify your talents, gifts, and interests in serving here and locally. Go to elmhurstcrc.org/survey.

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Join Our Team

Facilities Support: Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church is now hiring a Facilities Support Team Member. This position is 20 hours/week; physical labor and weekly and Sunday/weekend work are required. Interested? For further information/description or to apply, email [email protected].

Community

The Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra continues its 60th season with a Baroque concert offered on two different dates and locations: Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook on Saturday, January 15 at 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 23, 3 pm at Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church. Details and tickets can be found at elmhurstsymphony.org.

Timothy Christian High School
is seeking applicants for a full-time Family and Consumer Science teacher for the 2022-23 school year. Professional Educators License (PEL) preferred, but not required. Must be willing to pursue alternative certification. Courses to teach include: Independent Living, Foods, Clothing, Child Development, Applied Skills. Read the full job description here:
timothychristian.com/employment

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Fridays: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
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