Week of July 7

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Sunday, July 7

10:00 AM Worship (Chapel)

11:00 AM Social Hour (Social Hall)

11:15 AM General Assembly Update (Chapel)


Monday, July 8

9:00 AM Habitat Quilters (Social Hall)

7:00 PM Deacons Meeting (Fellowship Hall)


Tuesday, July 9

7:00 AM Men's Bible Study (Zoom)

7:00 PM Women’s Ministry (Offsite)


Wednesday, July 10

7:30 AM Breakfast & Bible (Zoom)

4:00 PM PADS Food Donation Drop-off (Sanctuary Narthex)

7:00 PM Summer Bedtime Stories for Kids (Zoom)

Thursday, July 11

6:00 PM Chapel Music Team (Chapel)

7:00 PM Women’s Concert (Offsite)


Saturday, July 13

8:30 AM God’s Gardeners (Offsite)


Sunday, July 14

10:00 AM Worship (Sanctuary)

11:00 AM Social Hour (Social Hall)

3:00 PM All-Church Fishing (Offsite)


Summer Bedtime Stories on Zoom (July 10, 17 & 24)

“Final Say” at Vernon Hills Arbortheater (July 11)

Fishing at Independence Grove (July 14)

"American English" at Independence Grove (July 16)

4th-5th Grade & Family Bike/Scooter Ride (July 20)

Mobile Food Pantry (July 20)

Bluegrass Sunday (July 21)

All-Church Cookout (July 21)

Worship in the Chapel

Join us on Sunday at 10 a.m. for combined summer worship in the chapel. Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson is preaching. The service will also be available on our YouTube channel.

Flower Dedications

The flowers on Sunday are placed to the glory of God by Amy Kite in memory of her mother, Kathleen Decker, whose birthday was July 5.

Social Hour & General Assembly Update:

After worship, come to Social Hall and enjoy coffee, lemonade and sweets.

Rev. Dr. Brian R. Paulson will be in the chapel at 11:15 a.m. to talk about the outcomes of the recent PC(USA) General Assembly in Salt Lake City. A handout from Presbyterian Outlook, an independent news magazine that covers PC(USA) topics, will be available in the sanctuary and chapel narthex starting July 10.

Worship Bulletin
Online Giving
Fellowship & Prayers 

Support Lake County Haven, FIT Moms (Families in Training), Libertyville Township Food Pantry, & St. Joseph's Food Pantry

Scan the QR code or click the link to purchase from the Amazon Wish List. The items will ship directly to the church. https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/dl/invite/gE1uz2A?ref_=wl_share

If you prefer to purchase the items in person, please select from the list below and bring to church through Sunday, July 14.


All-purpose cleaners (Windex, Lysol, Clorox)

Kitchen goods (dish soap, paper napkins, and paper towels)

Personal care items (body wash, diapers, shampoo and conditioner)

Non-perishable food (coffee, peanut butter, cereal, pancake mix, canned goods, ramen, tuna, pasta and sauce, mashed potato packets, etc.)

Summer Worship Schedule: Our contemporary and traditional worship services are combined through Labor Day. While most weeks we’re meeting in the sanctuary, we will gather in the chapel on July 7, July 21 (Bluegrass Sunday), August 4 and September 1.  

Summer Fun for Kids/Youth/Families
Sunday School Registration Form

Deadline to RSVP for All-Church Fishing Event

Let's go fishing! Join us on Sunday, July 14 from 3-5 p.m. near Shelter A at Independence Grove! Fishing equipment will be available, so don't worry if you don't have any. Never fished before? There will be plenty of folks who will be happy to help show you the ropes! Please RSVP by this Sunday by clicking the blue button.

RSVP by July 7

“Final Say” in Vernon Hills

Women’s Ministry invites all women of the church to join them for live music and fellowship this summer. Next Thursday, July 11, they're going to see “Final Say” at 7 p.m. at Vernon Hills Arbortheater. Call or text Ruth Schneider at 847-274-4249 no later than noon on Thursday so we know who is attending. We can carpool from the church or you can meet us at the concert venue.

Thursday, July 11 (7-9 PM)

Final Say – 60’s to today’s rock

Vernon Hills Arbortheater at 50 S. Fairway Drive

Tuesday, August 6 (7-8:30 PM)

Mississippi Heat – Blues band

Independence Grove at 15400 Buckley Road

"American English" at Independence Grove on July 16

The whole church is invited to Independence Grove on Tuesday, July 16 at 5 p.m. for American English, a popular Beatles tribute band. Bring your own blankets, chairs, picnic food and beverages. A few church members will come early to pick a spot and we’ll mark it with a sign or balloons so you can find us easily.

The concert is free, but parking is $10 and space is limited, so come early! The parking lot opens at 4:30 p.m. and the music starts at 7 p.m. Please let us know if you’re planning to attend so we have an idea of how large of a space we’ll need. RSVP by clicking here or call the church office at 847-362-2174.

PADS Food Collection

Drop off on Wednesdays between 4-6 pm in the Sanctuary Narthex. Please only bring items from the list below:

Breakfast: Bagels, cream cheese, instant oatmeal, store-bought muffins, granola or breakfast bars, meal replacement drinks

Lunch: Crackers, chips, ramen noodle cups or packages, protein bars, tuna or chicken salad packs, beef jerky, microwave popcorn, Jell-O cups, apple sauce pouches

Dinner: Non-perishable microwave dinners, canned baked beans, mac and cheese in boxes or cups, canned chili, microwave rice packs, sardines

Drinks: Apple or fruit juice packs, water bottles, hot chocolate packs, small containers of milk

Other: Can openers, plastic cutlery and plates, baby food


Flower Opportunities

We have openings on our flower calendar throughout the year. If you'd like to honor a loved one or celebrate a special occasion by dedicating a floral arrangement to be used in our worship spaces on Sunday mornings, please fill out the form below or call the church office at 847-362-2174.

Flower Dedication Form

Libertyville Senior Update

Click here to read the July newsletter from our friends at the Libertyville Senior Center.

How to contact a pastor or staff member

Call 847-362-2174 or email office@boxp.net. Regular office hours are Monday-Friday 9 AM - 4 PM. Closed on Thursday, July 4.

Pastoral Emergencies

If you are a church member and need to reach a pastor in an emergency, please call 847-367-6460. Leave a message and a pastor will return your call as soon as they are able.

Beware of Scams!

To avoid falling victim to scams, please verify the sender's email address before responding to any messages that appear to be from Pastor Brian. Pastor Brian only sends emails from bpaulson@boxp.net and will never make personal requests for money, gift cards, or any kind of assistance through email. If you have any doubts, please call the church office at 847-362-2174 to verify before taking any action.

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