Upcoming Events

For information on any of the topics listed below, please contact the church office.

INFORMAL WORSHIP NIGHTLift up your hearts in praise!

Wed., May 4th 7-8 pm in the Community House.  Come bring your worship to God through song, scripture and prayer.  All are welcome and encouraged to bring a friend or neighbor.

"Wake Up America"


Thurs., May 5th, 7:00 am at the Buffalo Creek Gazebo in Long Grove.  Join us for an hour of prayer for our nation and our church.


Women's Breakfast

photo_breakfast"Connected" (Are We Alive in Christ Through the Holy Spirit?)

Join us on Saturday, May 7th, 9:00 am, in the Community House.  Enjoy a delicious hot breakfast, served by the men of our congregation, and grow in your faith. Special guest speaker Deneane Bradtke will be sharing her love and knowledge.  All women are welcome---Bring a friend! Sign up here .  Contact Sue Adams for more information.


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Help needed to park cars! 

Volunteers are needed to help with parking for Long Grove's Chocolate Fest, Saturday and Sunday, May 21-22, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm (half-day, whole day or 2 hour shifts -- whatever you are able to help with). For more info, contact Jim Brand, 630-795-9190, or sign up here.



Vacation Bible School 2016

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July 11-15, 9 - 11:30 a.m., All Children 3-12 invited! Experience the Thrill of Visiting Ancient Egypt! Join Joseph as he swats away scorpions in a dark prison cell...stroll through the golden splendor of Pharaoh's palace... experience exotic sights and smells in an Egyptian bazaar...be carried away by music wafting through enticing desert air. A week of fun and lasting Bible learning. One True God - One Great adventure!   VBS 2016 Coin

Join Us For All VBS Events!

  • April 4-July 9: VBS Craft, Admin & Set Prep
  • Sat, July 9th, 9am-3pm: VBS Set Up
  • Sun, July 10th, 11:30am-2pm: VBS Family Kick-off
    - games, lunch, worship, craft booths & more!
  • Sun, July 10th, 2pm: VBS Set Up
  • Mon-Fri, July 11-15: VBS, 9-11:30am
  • Fri, July 15, 11:20am: VBS Celebration, Lunch & clean-up
  • Sun, July 17, 10-11:30am VBS Children Lead Worship & VBS Final Clean-Up

Volunteers and Attendees Please Register Here.

  • All VBS events are open to the public
  • All children & volunteers must register
  • Parents are invited to volunteer too!
    (Nursery available for volunteers.)
  • VBS Activity Fee $10/child; max $25/family
    (scholarships available-includes Music CD, T-Shirt Transfer
    & crafts)
  • VBS Fee payment link-click here. (Use drop-down box showing "Faith Giving" to access VBS Fee Payment.)
  • VBS Photo Release & Permission to Spray for Insects FORM
    - Completed Release Form is required and can be printed from this link and must be signed and returned to Cindy Disney-Gainey at children.pray@lgcc2day.com or to the church office prior to the start of VBS or bring with on the first day of VBS.

For additional information, e-mail Cindy Disney-Gainey or Linda Blankshain or call (847)634-3635.



Walk through the Bible 

Please join us for this brief Bible study held every Sunday at 9:00 am in Classroom B of the church building. For more information, please contact Dave Harrington, 847-722-3159.

Are you in need of prayer?


After each of the worship services, an elder or pastor will be available to pray with you. Also, if you would like to submit a prayer request for our Prayer Tree, please click here. Additionally, please join us every Sunday morning in Classroom A of the church building at 8:00 am to pray for our church.


Love INC current needs

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People to come alongside others: They have indentified elderly and disabled who need help with simple tasks like light chores, grocery shopping and rides as well as connection and conversation with others.

People with home repair skills: They have requests from people for small home repairs, such as fixing a toilet, repairing damaged stairs, or checking for a hole in the roof.

Transportation Need: A blind mom from Round Lake needs help with transportation. She needs to get to the stores, kids activities and bible study. She would also love to attend church with someone.  This could involve many different individuals or a small group.

Direct Care Coordinator: Are you strategic, resourceful, and encouraging? If so you may be a great fit for our Direct Care Coordinator. This person works closely with the Clearinghouse Coordinator by following up on client intakes and verifying their information. You will also assist clients in identifying goals as well as assess their readiness for working with a mentor. Training is provided.

Mattresses: Queen and full size; clean and in good condition. 

If you are interested in serving with Love INC, contact Jeanne McGowan via e-mail or at 847-469-8835, x 115.

Want to know more about Love INC, tour their facilities, or train for a volunteer position? Click here.


Contributions are now able to be made via our website with a debit or credit card! A secure payment, one time or on a recurring basis, will be accepted to three areas. You can access the E-Giving link by clicking "Giving" on the top right tab above and you be instructed as to what to do. If you have questions or feedback, please do not hesitate to let us know.

photo_TransitionsA Career Assistance Resource

Are you currently unemployed or under-employed? Check out LGCC Transitions, here to help by providing personal assistance to individuals who are seeking a new career/employment situation through practical and effective guidance and support. For more information, contact Jack Burgman.


Sunday Morning Schedule

9:00 - 9:50am  Education Time    (Christian Ed. classes, volunteer ministry training, etc.)

10:00 - 11:15am  Worship Time & Children's Sunday School

2015-2016 Confirmation Class schedule (click here)

11:30am Community Time   (Fellowship coffee, Elder Coffees, special events, etc.)

 We look forward to having our faith community together for the purpose of worship and teaching. Communion is celebrated the first Sunday of each month with services held in our historic sanctuary.

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Sermon Series:
"Ruth: A Love Story for the Ages!"
The North Face of God photo_TheNorthFaceOfGod
by Ken Gire
by Timothy Keller


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