BIBLE STUDY:  Wednesdays, 7:15 – 8:30 pm

 4/25/18 – Truth Decay in the Last Days

April series led by Rev. Kevin Thornton

 

 

Join the SUNDAY SCHOOL every Sunday at 10 am!
Sunday, April 29th – Blessing, Glory, Honor Forever – Revelation 5:6-14 – Rev. Lana teaching Adult Class

 

BROTHERHOOD MEN’S CHORUS REHEARSAL—Calling all DuPage Men and Boys! The final tune up for the 5th Sunday Worship Service is Tuesday, April 24th, 7 pm. We will be serving at 8:15am Worship Service. All are welcome to join us in!

ANNUAL MISSIONARY DAY— Sunday, April 29th Rev. Connie Dickerson will preach the 7:00 am Worship Service. At the 8:15 and 11:15 am Worship Services Rev. Cindy Carr Rudolph, Pastor of Smith Chapel AME Church, Inkster, MI, will be our guest.  All Missionaries are encouraged to be present in their Missionary white.

DuPage CARES GRIEF SUPPORT WORKSHOPMonday, April 30th, 7 pm in The Chapel. To provide grief education, understanding and support for the losses our souls.

CLASS LEADER COUNCIL ANNUAL FELLOWSHIP DINNERTuesday, May 1st at 6:30 pm a catered, full, soul food meal will be served and the Class Leader meeting will follow. Committees please be ready to report and let’s prepare for a God blessed annual day. All Class Leaders see you there!

DuPage is gearing up to participate in the 2018 BIBLE BOWL sponsored by the 4th Episcopal District of the AME Church. The theme is “WORD UP: God’s Plan for My Life.” The Chicago North District competition will take place on Saturday, June 23rd at St. Stephen AMEC in Chicago. The Episcopal District competition will take place during the Christian Education Congress at the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles, July 16-19.  Practice will begin on Saturday, May 12th, 1-3 pm in the Borrowed Tomb.  Please contact BJ Holt, Pam Jones, Betty Green or any Sunday School teacher if you are interested in this exciting, mind-boggling, spiritually uplifting competition.
Adult coaches and students in Grades 2-12 are welcome!

DuPage AME Church seeks to hire a driven SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIALIST to attract and interact with targeted virtual communities and users.  For more information on this exciting new opportunity please find the Job Description & Application on the church website:  HTTP://WWW.DUPAGEAMEC.ORG/HR-COMMISSION/

Calling all parents, we need you! Volunteers are needed to serve in ANGEL CHURCH during the 11:15 service. Please contact Rev. Connie at 708-261-4681 if interested and willing to serve.

Calling all HR professionals! If you have HR experience or would like to put your HR education to use, this might be the ministry for you! We are looking to grow the Human Resources Ministry. Possible skills we could use include: employee on-boarding, writing job descriptions, HR law, organizational development and much more! For more information send an email to HRC@DUPAGEAMEC.ORG.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – REACH delivers a number of food boxes to the sick & shut-in monthly.  We are in need of additional volunteers to take on a delivery route of approximately ten boxes to families in the Bolingbrook area. If you are willing to serve and be a blessing to someone please leave a message at 630-969-8274. Thank you &God bless you.

The INTERCESSORY PRAYER MINISTRY invites all persons to join us for prayer an hour of prayer on Tuesdays at 7 pm in Classroom 3.  Prayer requests can also be placed in the prayer box in the narthex.

The DUPAGE THEATRE GROUP is an amazing ministry at DuPage AME Church! The vision for DTG is to bring people closer to Christ using the powerful ministry of theatrical arts. DTG is a group where you can express your Christian faith and proclaim the gospel of Jesus Christ through plays and skits.  So whether you have prior stage experience or just a passionate desire to try your hand at acting, costuming, building sets or working as a member of the backstage crew, we heartily invite you to come join us and have some FUN!!! We will teach you what you need to know! Open to adults and youth!!!  If you are interested in joining DTG, contact the Church Office at info@DuPageAMEC.org  or 630-969-9800.  * * * * No Experience Necessary * * * *God does not always call the Equipped but God always equips the Called!

Looking for a way to serve in God’s house? The DuPage USHER BOARD may be the place for you to serve one service per month! Monthly meetings are held in Fellowship Hall on 4th Saturdays at 9am. Training is available for future doorkeepers and God’s children of all ages are invited to join this ministry. Please contact any Usher regarding your desire to serve, giving your name, number and e-mail address; one of the Ushers from the Membership Committee will contact you within the week.  Thank you!

Our REACH Food Pantry is registered with Amazon Smile! Anytime you make a purchase with Amazon you can select a registered charity to receive a portion of the sale. Help us to continue helping others by making REACH your registered charity with Amazon. You may also indicate your selected charity at:  https://smile.amazon.com/ch/36-4350516. Thank you!

The Sarah Allen Missionary Society wishes to reach out to our COLLEGE STUDENTS a few times a year and send our love via Care packages, cards, etc.  PARENTS, please email your child’s birth date, email and mailing address so that we might share with them a little love from home.  You can send the information to info@dupageamec.org Thank you!

Volunteers are needed at all three services for the PARKING MINISTRY.  This is a great way to give service.  Please contact Rodney Brown through the church office if you are willing and able to serve.  Both men and women are welcome!

Looking for a place to serve? The ANGEL CHURCH is a great place to make an immediate difference in the lives of our youngest members.Volunteers are needed for all services – especially at the 11:15 am Services. Please stop by Angel Church or contact the church office and indicate your willingness to help! It will be greatly appreciated and rewarded with hugs and smiling faces!

The INTERCESSORY PRAYER MINISTRY meets weekly at the church to stand in the gap and pray over your supplications and petitions to God. If you have a specific prayer request, please place them in the PRAYER BOX in the Narthex by the Cloud of Witnesses. We are the body of Christ and we are concerned about each and every one. “I’ll pray for you, you pray for me, and watch GOD change things!”

The VOICES OF PRAISE Choir request the honor of your presence on Thursday nights at 7 pm. We invite you to come and join us as we sing GOD’S praises. We minister every 2nd Sunday at all three services and we need your voice! If you are still looking for an area to serve in this great church please consider becoming a part of our ministry! Looking forward to seeing you on Thursday nights!

The NETWORK CONNECTION MINISTRY needs your help! Please click on MEMBERS to complete a survey to establish an informational database that can be used to help ensure that high school and college graduates have resources (people and other) to connect with regarding: professionals, higher education, etc. Galatians 6:9-10. Thank you!

The HOSPITALITY MINISTRY seeks volunteers to serve on Sundays. Volunteers serve one Sunday a month, at the service of your choice, and can volunteer for a variety of church programs as your schedule permits. If you’re interested please contact the church office.

iCONTACT – To keep better contact with the church membership, this week, via email, you should have received correspondence from the church. If for some reason it did not reach you, please email your address to the church info@dupageamec.org.

ADDRESS UPDATES – If you have recently moved or any of your information has changed, please contact the church office, 630-969-9800, info@dupageamec.org so that we can update our records. Thank you!

“Go ye into all the world … and make disciples!” ~Matthew 28:19
Souls are being saved for Jesus! If you are interested in becoming active please contact the church office about serving on the EVANGELISM COMMISSION.

Please note: Anyone setting up a direct funds transfer or direct deposit to the church, please notify the church office PRIOR so that proper credit can be given. Thank you!

All ANNOUNCEMENTS for the church bulletin – concerning activities within the life of the church – please email (info@dupageamec.org), fax,(630-969-9807) or drop off in the office by Wednesday, 12 noon. Thank you.

BAPTISM CLASS – If you’ve never been baptized or have a child to be baptized you need to attend the Baptism Class, which is held every 3rd Sunday of the month at 10 am in the choir loft with Rev. Lana.

The FOOD PANTRY is in need of GAS CARDS and FOOD CARDS in order to service the requests that have been coming in. Please get in increments of $25, $20, $15, $10. (or more) Thank you.

DVDs–CDs of the worship services are available after services. Please see the Media Ministry in the rear of the sanctuary after service or order here on-line.

MEETING SPACE – If you change your regular meeting schedule, please complete the Request for Meeting & Program Space form located outside the church office for proper allocation of rooms.

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