What is Primetimers?
Primetimers is a weekly Community Group experience for seniors 60 and over. Group meetings feature hymns, bible study & discussion, prayer and fellowship. Throughout the year, Primetimers also offers senior-friendly events, group serving opportunities and occasional guest speakers on a variety of senior-interest topics.
When and Where is it?
Primetimers meet weekly on Thursday mornings (September - May) from 11-1pm in the Chapel at the St. Charles campus (enter at Door C by the main reception office).
How do I get involved?
First time visitors are warmly welcomed! Start by attending a weekly meeting (check the schedule below for current dates and info). There is no cost to attend or registration required. Feel free to bring your Bible and a snack or bag lunch to enjoy. An optional potluck is also available each week for those who wish to bring a dish to share. Complimentary coffee and beverages are provided.
What's happening right now?
Primetime at Night is back!
Thursdays, June 20 - July 25: Our popular 5-week evening Community Group experience for seniors returns to the Chapel this summer. Join us from 6:30-8pm for a video study of spiritual gifts and how to apply them. A time of fellowship and optional potluck are included. No registration required for this event. There is a $9 fee for the study guide, which can be paid via cash or check the first week. Contact 60+ Pastor, Jack Goldthwaite for more information: 630.485.3338 or
Primetimers Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 8: Join the Primetimers from 1-2pm for a time of fellowship and delectable ice cream at Graham's Chocolate on 3rd St in Geneva. No registration required.
Click below for more information and to connect with the 60+ Ministry.
- Sept 5: Primetimers resume meeting weekly
- Sept 12 & 26: Regular Meeting
- Sept 19: On-campus Serving
- Oct 3, 10, 17 & 31: Regular Meeting
- Oct 24: Game Day / Potluck in Rm 212-213
- Nov 7 & 21: Regular Meeting
- Nov 14: Serving Trip to Feed My Starving Children
- Nov 28: Thanksgiving, Campus Closed
- Dec 5: Regular Meeting
- Dec 12: Christmas Social
- Dec 19: Off-site Holiday Lunch
- Dec 26 - Jan 1: Winter Break, Campus Closed
- Jan 9: Primetimers resume meeting weekly
- Jan 16 & 23: Regular Meeting
- Jan 30: Serving at Wayside Center in Elgin
- Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27: Regular Meeting
- Mar 5, 12 & 19: Regular Meeting
- Mar 26: Spring Break, Campus Closed
- April 2, 9, 16 & 23: Regular Meeting
- April 30: Game Day / Potluck
- May 7, 14 & 21: Regular Meeting
- May 28: End of Year Picnic at Cantigny
- June - August: Primetimers Summer Break
St. Charles - Adult Ministries
Lorie is originally from Southern California, but spent many years in Boston and really considers herself to be an east coast girl. She has a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology with a focus on women's issues from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. She oversees our Women's Ministry.
In her spare time...well, she has no spare time. Time away from ministry is spent enjoying her husband and three boys.
Leah grew up in West Dundee, Illinois and received my BA in Education at the University of Iowa. Leah, her husband, Steve, and their three children began attending Christ Community Church in 2003. She has enjoyed being involved with women's and student ministries over the years. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with my family and friends, reading a good book, and gardening.
Jack is originally from upstate New York, and is a graduate of Brown University where he received his degree in Economics. Before joining the Christ Community Church staff, Jack spent 31 years in the consumer products industry in various sales and marketing managerial positions.
Jack and Susie have been married for over 30 years and have five wonderful children.
Lee was born in the Wicker Park area of Chicago and spent his early life slowly moving west, to the Austin District, Oak Park, Elmhurst, and, finally, Batavia. An alumni of Morton College, Lincoln college, and later, Moody Bible Institute, Lee spent 29 years in the meat division of a local grocery chain. Lee has been married over 40 years to his wife, Deb, and have three adult children and four grandchildren. He loves basketball, hiking, camping in Colorado, and sharing his faith with seekers
Jeannine was born and raised in Champaign, IL. She is married to her high-school sweetheart Jason and they have two children. They have been attending and serving at Christ Community Church since 2008.
She enjoys scrapbooking, playing volleyball with her family, biking, and cheering her son on in baseball.