Christian Education Committee

Our purpose is to enhance Christian education in all phases of church activities to encourage learning about God’s will for our lives. Committee meets the second Tuesday of the following months: January, March, May, July, September and November at 6:00pm.

Sunday School Steering Committee

Our purpose is to provide Christian education for the youth of St. John’s church. Some of our duties include recruiting teachers, planning Rally Day, overseeing the children’s Christmas program, promoting & collecting coins for our missionaries, and providing Sunday School curriculum. Meets every month on the second Wednesday at 6:00pm.

Stewardship Team

The Stewardship Team coordinates our annual pledge drive and provides monthly Stewardship moments, articles and activities for all our members throughout the year. Our team’s goal is to assist our members to become good financial managers and work toward becoming generous givers.  Members commit to giving to our General Fund which provides the financial resources to support our ministries and programs, pay our mortgage and utilities, as well as ministries beyond our congregation. Contact Pastor Jen Beamsley 815-439-2320 for more information.

Building/Property Committee

Coordinates and helps with the daily upkeep and renovation of the church property. Meets second Saturday of each month at 9:00am.

Memorial Committee

Considers the purchase of items or the funding of projects suitable for commemorative or memorial purposes. Meetings are quarterly (January, April, July, and October) on the first Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm to discuss funds available and disbursement.

Connections Team

Team fosters connections and encourages communication through our ministries at St. John. We sponsor a ministry fair, coordinate new member lunches, oversee the Host Program, the Welcome Center, the Opportunity Wall, and serve as a ministry resource by connecting members interested in participating in their chosen interests. Our goal is to form connections and friendships through our Christian community.

Other Commitees:

Church Council - meets the third Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm

Finance Committee – meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00pm

Executive Committee – meets the second Tuesday of every month at 8:15pm

Green Team Committee – meets every other month

Mission Site Development Team - meets on an "as needed basis".

For other committees and groups, please check our monthly calendars.

To find out more information about a committee, contact our church office at 815-439-2320.