Church news for June 24

By on June 24, 2010

SGUMC holds
vacation bible school

SUGAR GROVE—Sugar Grove United Methodist Church invites all children age 3 up through fifth grade to “Galactic Blast: A Cosmic Adventure Praising God!” vacation Bible school.

Board the starship Galactic Praise to see our awesome universe and our awesome God in a whole new way. The fun begins from 6:15 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 12 through Friday, July 16 at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church located at 176 Main St. in Sugar Grove.

Each galactic mission includes a Bible story in the Good News Galaxy, along with science activities at the Orbital Observatory, music at Moons & Tunes, art projects at Cosmic Crafts, games at Rocket Rec. and a snack at the Astro Bistro.

To be a part of all the excitement at Galactic Blast: A Cosmic Adventure Praising God call the church office at (630) 466-4501 or visit

Lord of Life collection donations for Haiti
and Chile relief

LA FOX—Lord of Life Church is accepting donations of supplies for the Haiti and Chile earthquake relief fund through June 26.

Donations will be accepted daily at the church from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the main front entrance.

Volunteers are also needed for this event. For a listing of items to be accepted or to volunteer for this event, visit haiti or call the church office at (630) 513-5325.

Lord of Life Church is celebrating 21 years of connecting people with Jesus and each other. Sunday morning worship services begin at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Nursery Care is available during both worship services and Sunday school is available for school aged children during the 10 a.m. worship service.

The church is located at 40W605 Route 38, Elburn.

SGUMC all-church
picnic June 27

SUGAR GROVE—The annual Sugar Grove United Methodist all-church picnic will be Sunday, June 27, at the Harter Road property.

An assortment of food, games, conversation and entertainment will be available, and maybe even a water balloon or two.

Attendees are asked to bring a side dish, salad, or dessert to pass.

The meal blessing will be at noon. Although seating is available in the pavilion, lawn chairs are welcome. Beverages and table service will also be provided.

Couples night out at UCC
NORTH AURORA—Union Congregational Church will host a Couples Night Out on Saturday, June 26. This is an open invitation to all couples in the community.

If you have children, free child care will be provided. Children must be dropped off at 4:45 p.m. The couples meet at 5 p.m. for a short and fun Rally Time, where there will be discussion about teamwork before the couples head out on a date. The place to meet is at 405 W. State St., North Aurora.

Contact the Rev. Matt Gruel at (630) 897-0013 for more details, or register at

Mom’s Conference
June 26

LA FOX—Lord of Life Church invites the women of the community to the 2nd annual Moms Conference from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 26.

“No Such Thing as Perfect People” is the theme of this event, which will feature keynote speaker Amy Rienow, mom and wife of Visionary Parenting founder, the Rev. Rob Rienow. The cost for this event is $25 person and includes lunch. Reservations can be made online at or by calling the church office at (630) 513-5325.

The church is located at 40W605 Route 38 in Elburn. For more information on this event, visit

Union Church of North Aurora announces VBS
NORTH AURORA—Sunlight Nature Camp vacation bible school, presented by Covenant of Grace Church and Union Church will be from July 19 through July 23 from 9 a.m. to noon.

The camp is for children ages 5 through 11 and the cost is $1 per child. There will be Bible lessons, nature lessons, snacks, and arts and crafts with an ice cream social on Friday evening.

The church is located at 405 W. State St., North Aurora.

Call (630) 906-9661 to register.