NEW! "BLESSING BOX"
We are pleased to announce our “Blessing Box” Ministry is up & running! The box is located at the curve in our driveway. Those in need can help themselves to free non-perishable food items and travel-size hygiene products anytime, day or night.
As the box says, “Take what you need, leave what
Sunday Worship @ 10 AM
Join us for Worship with contemporary worship music
by our praise band in a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere. Holy Communion is served every Sunday. Coffee, tea, & bakery are available in the Spirit Café before & after services. Our motto here is "Growing in Faith, Hope, & Love." If you are a "work-
in-progress" too, we hope you will come grow with us!
Sunday School & Confirmation Class
During the school year, Sunday School meets during Worship for children in grades K-5; Confirmation class meets after Worship for children in grades 6-8. During the summer months, we encourage families to attend Worship together.
THIS FALL @ JOYFUL SPIRIT
Click on CALENDAR link (top of page) for details.
Sunday, Oct. 1 Linger Longer
Wednesday, Oct. 4 Bible Study
Saturday, Oct. 14 Oktoberfest!
Wednesday, Oct. 18 Beer & Bibles @ Bulldogs*
Wednesday, Oct. 25 Book Group
Saturday, Oct. 28 Sowing the Seeds of Faith*
Sunday, Oct. 29 Reformation Sunday - 500th
Anniversary of the Reformation
Wednesday, Nov. 1 Bible Study
Sunday, Nov. 5 Linger Longer
Saturday, Nov. 11 Live Nativity Play @ the
Festival of Lights* (details TBA)
Wednesday, Nov. 15 Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner
Sunday, Nov. 19 Thanksgiving Dinner Baskets
for Power Connection Pantry
Wednesday, Nov. 22 Book Group
Saturday, Nov. 25 Gingerbread Workshop
Join us on for worship on Reformation Sunday,
October 29th @ 10 AM. Stay afterwards, as we celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation of the medieval church! All are welcome!
Join us as we thank God for our many blessings with a Thanksgiving Potluck Dinner on Wednesday, November 15th @ 7 PM.
Check out our facebook page for photos, inspiration, reminders, and a sneak-peak at the next sermon! Click www.facebook.com/JoyfulSpiritChurch and go
FIND US HERE!
Join us Sunday mornings @ 10 AM!
We're located at 260 Sunshine Drive, Bolingbrook, at the intersection of Boughton Road & Sunshine Drive (just 2 stoplights west of Weber Road.) Click the google link on the map above to get driving directions from googlemaps.
GROW WITH US!
Watch the slideshow above to see JSLC in action!
Read the current issue of ELCA's online magazine
"Living Lutheran" at https://www.livinglutheran.org/
Check it out!
I'm A Lutheran - PBS' "Travels in Europe" RICK STEVES
Lutheranism 101 - Basic Beliefs
500th ANNIVERSARY of the REFORMATION (FILM)
2017 is the 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther's reformation of the medieval church! Click on the BONUS link above to learn about the wonderful new PBS documentary by RICK STEVES, "LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION", and to view it online now FREE! :)
MAKING CHRIST KNOWN ~ Luther's Small Catechism
Learn more about the basic principles of Christianity with the 2017 editions of the Northern Illinois Synod's Newsletters. Each focuses on a different part of the Small Catechism.
Issue 1: (January/February) The Ten Commandments
Issue 2: (March/April) Apostles' Creed & Lord's Prayer
Issue 3: (May/June) The Sacraments
Issue 4: (July/August) Synod Assembly Recap
Issue 5: (September/October) Confession and Forgiveness
Click on the link below to read Making Christ Known ~
about us by using the LINKS at the top of the page!
COURAGE TO BE THE CHURCH
Where do we go from here?
THE CHURCH CANNOT STAY SILENT - The War on Racism
Click here to read Bishop Jeffrey Clements' appeal: