DeKalb Announcements

Together, We Can Change Lives
At least 70 percent of our year-end giving will provide access to clean water internationally. A portion will also be used to address water supply and septic issues at our St. Charles Campus. Watch the official video for more details.

You can give now in three ways: 1) Using the Year-End Gift envelope, 2) At ccclife.org/give, and 3) and by texting CCCLIFE to 77977.


Christmas Eve Services
As you make family holiday plans, be sure to plan on attending one of our Christmas Eve services on December 23 (3:10 & 5:10pm) and December 24 (1:10, 3:10 & 5:10pm).

Note: There will be no regular weekend services on Saturday night, December 22, or on Sunday morning, December 23.


Handle Money God’s Way
Financial Peace University (FPU) is a practical, biblical course from Dave Ramsey covering topics like saving and spending wisely. Our next session starts Tuesday, January 8, 7-9pm. The cost is $95 (a limited number of scholarships are available). KidsZone and childcare reimbursement are available. Learn more at ccclife.org/fpu.


Help, Hope, and Healing
Struggling? You're not alone. Care Night's winter session begins Monday, January 7 (6:30-8:30pm). Workshops: grief support (mixed), addiction recovery (both for men and women), Sexual Integrity (men), Caregiver Support (women), Single & Parenting (mixed). Register: ccclife.org/carenight.


Winter 2018 Women's Super Groups
This winter, our women's Tuesday Super Groups will study Finding I Am by Lysa Terkeurst (January 15-February 26) and a study on Job by Lisa Harper (March 5- May 7). Super Groups are offered both on Tuesday mornings (9:30-11:15am) and evenings (6:30-8:15pm). KidsZone Care and childcare reimbursement are available. Learn more at ccclife.org/dekalbwomensgroups.

Looking for unique gifts?
Stop by Re·source before or after services through Sunday, December 16. Re·source will be closed December 22-25. Re·source volunteers are needed. If you enjoy meeting and helping others, this is a great place to serve. For more details, go to ccclife.org/simplyserve and search “DeKalb Resource.”

High School Winter Retreat
The Mosaic Winter Retreat (January 25-27) at Lake Geneva Youth Camp in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, gives High School students an opportunity to hit the pause button and grow closer to God and each other through teaching, worship, and, of course, fun! Space is limited; register soon at ccclife.org/mosaicevents.  

Save the Date: Night of Worship
On Sunday, January 13, at 6pm, all four campuses of Christ Community will gather at the St. Charles Campus for a night of music. Learn more at ccclife.org/nightofworship.

‘Tis the season for stock giving
The end of the year is a great time to think about how you give. While you may usually give to the year-end gift by check or online, giving appreciated stocks and mutual funds is an especially smart move. Learn more at ccclife.org/assets.

Connect with a Community Group
There are many DeKalb Campus Community Groups where you can grow as a passionate disciple of Christ. To connect to one of the highlighted groups below, visit ccclife.org/dekalbgroups or email Jessy at .

  • Men: Join men from all stages of life for a Saturday morning Community Group discussing the weekend message, 7:30-8:30am, here at the DeKalb Campus.
  • Genoa-area Men: This group meets Thursday mornings from 6:30-8am in Genoa.  No childcare provided, but childcare reimbursement is available.
  • Parents: Join our new mixed Community Group for parents with children 5th grade or under. It meets Tuesdays, 6:30-7:45pm, in the DeKalb Campus Activity Room. KidsZone Care is available (registration is required).
  • 20s/30s Couples: Join our new mixed Community Group for 20s/30s married couples. This group meets three Fridays a month, 6-8pm, at the DeKalb Campus. KidsZone Care is available (registration is required).
  • Couples: Join a new Community Group for married couples. This group meets three times a month on Mondays from 7-8:15pm off campus. No childcare provided, but childcare reimbursement is available. 
  • Genoa-area Couples: This group meets Tuesday evenings from 7-8:30pm, between Genoa & Sycamore. No childcare provided, but childcare reimbursement is available.  

60+ Monthly Events
Join men and women ages 60 and up for a monthly catered lunch, friendship, and guest speakers. See the schedule at ccclife.org/dekalb60plus for more information. A $12 donation is suggested for lunch.

Midweek Program for Kids
1st-5th graders are invited to EPIC, our fun program on Wednesday nights (6:30-8:15pm). Now through April 24, we’ll explore God’s Word, participate in worship and teaching, and play games. Register now at ccclife.org/epic.

Read the Bible With Us
You can read and journal along with our four-year Bible reading schedule in three ways: 1) Purchase the Bible Savvy or EPIC Journal at our Re•source bookstore once a quarter. 2) Download the CCClife mobile app; a free version of the Bible Savvy Journal is built in. 3) Subscribe to the daily Bible Savvy email at ccclife.org/biblesavvy.

Give a Little More With Every Gift
Did you know that when you shop using AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the charitable organization of your choice? This holiday season, use AmazonSmile to donate to Christ Community with every purchase you make on Amazon. How? Go to smile.amazon.com and select "Christ Community Church of St. Charles" as your organization to support. Tip: Search for ""Christ Community Church of St. Charles" and do not use the word "Illinois."