Check out what we are up to this season. Everyone is invited.
We have more gatherings, activities and events planned, so be sure to check out what’s going on within each of our ministries. Look for additional listings, that are grouped specifically for children, youth, women, seniors and men.
2017 October Announcements (PDF Download)
2017 November Announcements (PDF Download)
ACBC Breakfast 10/21
Hinsdale Covenant Church is hosting a fellowship breakfast at Austin Corinthian Baptist Church on 10/21. Consider participating by preparing or bringing a breakfast dish to the ACBC kitchen by 7:30am on 10/21.
Contact Yogi for more information
Membership Class 10/29
Interested in Membership? Come to our class on Sunday 10/2, from 3-5p (childcare provided). This is for anyone interested in membership with Hinsdale Covenant Church. During the class, we will introduce you to this church and the community of congregations we are a part. Through videos, handouts and conversations we will answer your questions. Led by Pastors Paul and Lars.
RSVP with the church office at (630)323-2318,
Women’s Dinner Out 11/2
Join us the first Thursday every month. All Covenant women and friends are invited to this casual night out. Come for dinner, a drink or just come to hang out. Enjoy food and fellowship together. Meet us at Standard Market grill in Westmont
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Mighty Men Retreat 11/4-5
Join us for our third annual Father/Son retreat, Nov. 4-5 at Covenant Harbor in Lake Geneva, WI. For grade school or older aged boys and their dads to connect, challenge themselves, be challenged, make new friendships and catch a vision for the “Mighty Men” God is calling them to be and become.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register
Book Conversations 11/6 & 11/27
Pietism” may sound a bit prudish, but it’s not! Join this book conversation to explore how a pietistic identity (foundational to the Covenant denomination) may equip us all to become closer to Jesus and closer to one another. This book conversation led by Pastor Lars and meets on Mondays, November 6 (chapters 1-4) and November 27 (chapters 5-8). The conversation starts at 7p, in the 2nd floor lounge.
Books are available in the Narthex.
Book Donations ($10) can be made in the church office.
Austin ABC Party 11/11
By The Hand Club For Kids is a Christ-centered after school program helping children who live in under resourced, inner city neighborhoods have a chance at a new, abundant life by loving the whole child – mind, body and soul. The Hand Club ABC Party rewards students for making A’s, B’s and C’s on their report cards. We can help celebrate these children by attending this special event. Join us on Saturday, 11/11, 10am-12pm at By The Hand Club For Kids in the Austin neighborhood (415 North Laramie, Chicago, IL 60644).
More information coming soon.
Covenant Conversations 11/12
Don’t miss Covenant Conversations and the opportunity for deeper engagement with Christian faith. This month, John Walton, Old Testament Professor at Wheaton College, will address our perceived division between science and faith in Genesis 1-2 and explain how understanding the cultural perspective of this ancient story can guide us in our understanding of it.
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Next sessions 11/17
Spiritual direction is a ministry of listening, discernment, and prayer in a confidential setting of encouragement and compassion. Through this ministry one discerns the presence and work of God’s Spirit with a companion who sets aside the concerns of their own life to attend to the experience of God in the life of another. We have two spiritual directors available to meet with members of our church.
Scripture Memorization 11/19
Open to all, this group meets once a month and participants may choose any passage of scripture they might want to memorize. Some common scriptures chosen are: Psalm 23, 1 Corinthians 13, Romans 5:1-8 and John 14 1-14. , open to all this group will meet once a month.
Contact Jane Vallin for more details.
Wednesday Sessions 6:30p
Alpha is a worldwide program that explores the basics of Christian faith. Each session focuses on a different question about faith and is designed to create conversation. The Alpha course provides an open, informal space to sit down and discuss what really matters in life. Consider inviting a friend who is exploring faith. Weekly Wednesday sessions at 6:30p, 9/20-11/29 .
Adult Education Fall/Winter
Join us on Sunday mornings for time of studying God’s Word with others. Our faithful teachers will be facilitating each week as we walk through the Gospel of Mark. Contact leader, David Marco, for more information.
Focus on Flourishing Sept. Newsletter
Our newsletter is an opportunity to hear the heart of our pastors and from leadership of our church. In this newsletter, we get an update from Pastoral Search Committee Chair, Frank Peard, celebrate some of the new and growing areas of ministry, and hear about some of things Pastor Lars has on his mind.
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