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If you are worshipping from home and would like communion, please call the church at 217-429-4278 and we will make arrangements to get communion together for you.


Food Pantry - The first Sunday of each month is Food Pantry Sunday. We use this Sunday to help stock our food pantry. The carts near the entrances are there for you to place your donated goods. We also take monetary donations and will do the shopping if you would rather donate in that way. Food pantry operation hours are on Tuesdays from 9am-12pm. If you would like to volunteer to help out in the food pantry or if you need a list of items we give out, please contact the office at 217-429-4278.


Kidzone– If you would like to help out in any of our children’s ministries, please check the box on your connect card or let the office know.


Communion Help– If you would like to help serve communion on Sunday mornings, please contact Andrea Zelhart at 217-855-5456 or check the box on your connect card and turn it in to an offering plate at the back of the sanctuary.


Men’s Prayer Breakfast– All men are welcome to join together to connect with one another and pray at Panera on Wednesday mornings at 7:00 a.m. Come when you can, leave when you have to.


Prayer Requests- If you have a prayer request or praise, you can write it on your Connect Card and turn it in, email, or call or text the church phone at 217-429-4278. Please include the prayer reqest or praise and whether it needs to remain confidential.


Current Sermon Series– We are currently in a sermon series called This is the Church. The series will cover different metaphors from the New Testament  that describe the church.


Sunday School Class– There is a Sunday School class in A1 titled This is Our Church. The class will be taught by a different elder or staff member each week and will explore the biblical reasons for why we do what we do as a church and as a ministry.


High School Lock In: August 19th-20th– If you finished  8th-12th grade this past year, join us and bring your friends! The fun starts at 9:00 pm on Friday, August 19th and goes all night long! We’ll wrap things up at 7:00 am on Saturday, August 20th with some breakfast.


Elder Nomination Forms- Elder nomination forms will be at the welcome desk starting Sunday, August 14th. Forms are due back to the office by Sunday, September 4th.


NWCC Ministry Luncheon– Sunday, August 21st there will be a luncheon to learn about the different ministries at NWCC and to hear from the ministry leaders about what each ministry does and what opportunities they have to serve. The lunch will be right after church and childcare will be provided for birth through 5th grade during the meal and the interview session.


Vine and Branches Ministries- The missions team is doing a fundraiser for Vine and Branches Ministries. The ministry is located in Puerto Rico and is raising money to provide gifts for 3 Kings Day. Please see the bulletin insert for more information on this ministry.


New Life Pregnancy Center- The Annual New Life Pregnancy Center’s Banquet for Life will be held on September 13th, 2022 at 6:30pm at the Decatur Conference Center. Tickets are free, but reservations are required. Please RSVP to NLPC by August 23rd.


Lincoln Christian University- Lincoln Christian University will host it’s Fundraising Gala on October 8th, 2022 at 6pm in Henderson Hall on the LCU Campus. Cost to attend is $100/person. Please RSVP by September 1st by calling 217-732-3168.