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?
DeKalb Campus Lent Event for Seniors
Thursday, March 28: PLEASE NOTE THE ST. CHARLES CAMPUS IS CLOSED TO COMMUNITY GROUPS FOR SPRING BREAK DURING THIS WEEK. Seniors are invited to join the St. Charles and DeKalb 60+ Ministries at the DeKalb campus from 11:30-1:30pm for lunch and an impactful teaching about Lent. Registration is required. There is a suggested donation of $12 for lunch. Click HERE to register by March 21. Seniors may carpool from the St. Charles campus. (Carpool will depart promptly at 10:45am and return at approximately 2:30pm.)
Holy Week Movie Matinee
Thursday, April 18: Celebrate Holy Week with Primetimers as we watch the powerful Christian film, Son of God. This free senior event will be from 11-1:30pm in the Chapel. Hot buttered-popcorn, movie snacks and soda will be provided. No registration required.
Click below for more information and to connect with the 60+ Ministry.
- March 14 & 21: Regular Meeting
- March 28: Campus Closed for Spring Break
- April 4, 11 & 25: Regular Meeting
- April 18: Holy Week Movie Matinee--Son of God
- May 2: Local Farm Trip
- May 9, 16 & 23: Regular Meeting
- May 30: End of Year Picnic at Morton Arboretum
- June - August Primetimers Summer Break
- June 20 - July 25: Primetime at Night meets weekly on Thursdays
- September 5: Primetimers resume meeting weekly Sept - May
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.
Dan was born and raised in southwestern Connecticut and is a graduate of Lehigh University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and Fuller Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. Before coming to Christ Community Dan was a pastor in Andover, Massachusetts for 7+ years.
Dan and Mandy live in Sugar Grove and have 4 children.
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.
A northern Illinois native and former atheist, Tanya spent several years in Maine and Dallas before returning to Illinois in 2010 as a seeker. There, she attended a Baptism service at Christ Community Church. Over the next year, she experienced Christ's love through Community Groups and wonderful friends who discipled her. In February of 2011, Tanya accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a WOW Weekend service and God has been moving hugely in her life ever since. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of Maine at Farmington and a Certification in Residential Interior Decorator from the Illinois Institute of Art. She adores cattle dogs with eye patches, sharing God's love through photography and blogging, and throwing fabulous tea parties.
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.