Family Advent Wreath Making and Children’s Musical

Sunday, November 29th, 2015

Usher in the Advent season with an event especially for families!  Make your own Advent wreath, then stay for our children's musical, "Light of the World," and a pizza dinner, if you wish. 3:30 p.m. Wreath Making in the Activity Center; 4:30 p.m. "Light of the World" Children's Musical in the Sanctuary; 5:30 p.m. pizza, cookies, drinks. 

$10 for wreath supplies; $15 max. per family for dinner.  Tickets are available in the Activity Center beginning Nov. 1, or contact Margaret Harrison at or 630-355-1748, ext. 3241.  

10th Annual Celebrate the Season

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

This is the 10th year the “Celebrate the Season” women’s event! Start the Advent season at Grace by viewing beautifully decorated tables, followed by dinner from Clara’s and an inspirational evening of singing and a short message from our own pastors, Cindy and Tammy. Table hostesses needed for tables of 8-10! Tickets will be on sale November 13 and 20. Please contact Kim Scharafin at 630-369-4734 or to host a table, reserve your table, or for further information.  For those not reserving a table, individual tickets are available.

Christmas Around the World Market

Sunday, December 6th, 2015

Sunday, December 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Unique, hand-crafted goods from all over the world, the purchase of which will benefit the artisans who crafted them.

Blood Drive

Monday, December 7th, 2015

Give the precious gift of life on Monday, December 7, 3:30-7:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall.  Register for a time slot today.

New Life Singers’ Christmas Cantata

Saturday, December 12th, 2015 - Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Well-loved Christmas carols sung by the men and women of New Life Singers, with Grace Bells and instrumentalists. Presented at 5:00 p.m. on December 12 and 8:15 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on December 13. Guaranteed to put you in a holiday mood! 

Gift of Love Christmas Benefit Concert

Sunday, December 20th, 2015

A beloved Christmas tradition at Grace, this year's “Gift of Love” concert - presented in one performance on December 20 at 3:00 p.m. - benefits Erin Powell’s work with “Hope For All - Rwanda,” reaching and including people with disabilities in Rwanda. This year’s concert features the Festival Choir, professional orchestra, and special guest artists UnBande. Chicago-based UnBande is a sophisticated chamber-jazz quartet featuring viola, cello, and guitar. “Gift of Love” tickets are $20/adults; $18/seniors 65+; $10/students; $50 max. per family, available for purchase here and in the church office.