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. Free 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.
ADVENT & CHRISTMAS
Click on CALENDAR link (top of page) for details.
Sunday, Dec. 3 1st week of Advent - Worship
Sunday, Dec. 3 Linger Longer
Sunday, Dec. 3 "Stars of Hope" Christmas Gifts
(for Morningstar Mission*) Wednesday, Dec. 6 Bible Study
Sunday, Dec. 10 2nd week of Advent - Worship
Sunday, Dec. 17 3rd week of Advent - Worship
Wednesday, Dec. 20 Beer & Bibles & Bulldogs*
Sunday, Dec. 24 4th week of Advent - Worship
Sunday, Dec. 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight
Wednesday, Dec. 27 Book Group
Sunday, Dec. 31 New Year's Eve Worship
Sunday, Jan. 6 Epiphany/Three Kings Day
ELCA ADVENT SERIES
Click the link below to read "Living Lutheran" Magazine's 4-part series on objects that shed light on the spiritual practice of waiting this Advent...
1st Sunday of Advent (December 3rd) -The Candle
2nd Sunday of Advent (December 10th) -The Bell
CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT WORSHIP
Join us at 8 PM on Christmas Eve for our candlelight service. Communion will be served. Live music by our praise band. All are welcome & invited as we celebrate the Light of the World!
THE LIVE NATIVITY
In November we invited the community to experience Bethlehem and the Nativity in a new way at the Festival of Lights at the Bolingbrook Promenade. The Shepherds led folks in making Hot Cocoa mix (as well as leading the live donkey around!); Mary and Joseph helped to make Manger Ornaments; and the Kings helped to decorate Guiding Star Cookies!
STARS OF HOPE
In December Joyful Spirit members donated & delivered Christmas gifts for 7 families in need through Morningstar Mission's "Stars of Hope" program!
Learn more about their program at www.morningstarmission.org
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!
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 ~
Check out our facebook page for photos, inspiration, reminders, and a sneak-peak at the next sermon! Click www.facebook.com/JoyfulSpiritChurch and go
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:
about us by using the LINKS at the top of the page!