Ministry

To find out details about our worship experience, go to the tab “Worship:10:30 AM.” To learn about our faith, go to the tab ” Our Faith.” For more details about our programs for families and youth, go to the tabs “Students” and also ”Mothers of Preschoolers.” For opportunities in missions and outreach at local, regional, and global levels, you can open the tab “Missions and Outreach.” This ”ministry” page is divided into subheadings: About Our Connections, About Being Multi-Generational, Our Programs.  Our staff list and contact information comes at the bottom, and separately on the Staff Tab. This site is still under construction!

About: Our Connections

The Evangelical Covenant Church of Elgin belongs to the Evangelical Covenant Church, a denomination of over 800 congregations in the United States and Canada. (For information on the denomination, go to www.covchurch.org). It is a member of the International Federation of Free Evangelical Churches. Elgin Covenant belongs to the Central Conference, a region of over 100 sister congregations in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, and Missouri (www.centralconf.org).

About: Being Multi-generational

We are a multi-generational congregation that gathers for one main worship at 10:30 on Sunday mornings. To accommodate the needs of human beings across the span of life, we have improved our children’s and nursery ministry spaces, and  renovated a wheelchair-friendly restroom. In fall 2012 we completed a ramped entrance.  Assisted listening devices are available for our worship services.

Our Programs

Our multi-generational priority is also seen in the  many  fellowship and ministry activities that happen here on a weekly and monthly basis:

  • Nursery and Children’s Church every Sunday mornin
  • High School outreach breakfast Wednesday mornings during the school year.
  • Adult Sunday School every Sunday morning,
  • Peace Quest Wednesdays at 5:30 (when $2 dinner is scheduled)
  • Adult choir rehearsal Wednesday evening (October to May),
  • Women’s Bible Study Tuesday afternoon,
  • Flannel Shirt Club (Men’s Group) first Tuesdays
  • All Family $2/plate dinner, Wednesdays, 6 PM. RSVP at (847) 888-2302.

If you have any questions about these ministries, please call the church at (847) 888-2302.

We will try to keep this website’s calendar up-to-date!  Some programs follow the school calendar, others are year-round. It never hurts to call in advance to make sure the program you are interested in is running that week.

Our Leadership: (Staff bios and photos will appear soon on the Staff tab)

Jonathan Wilson – Pastor

Greg Johnson, Associate Pastor for Youth and Family

Henoch Fuentes, Outreach and Evangelism
Craig Johnson, Music Director
Don Lottes, Organist

Join Us:
Sundays, 9:00am (Sunday School) & 10:30am (Worship)
Wednesdays, 6pm ($2 Dinner) Starts again January 2017

Contact Us:
1565 Larkin Avenue, Elgin
(847) 888-2302
covenant1565@gmail.com

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