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Flower Ministry This ministry conducts a sign-up at Rally Day for families or individuals to sponsor flowers for the Sanctuary for Sunday worship. Flower bouquets can be picked up by the families or broken down into individual bouquets and delivered to shut-ins. Call Jennifer Darnall (630.469.3712) to schedule flowers.

Greeters Our greeters are the first people that visitors encounter when coming to our church on Sunday. If you are interested in becoming a part of this vital ministry, please contact Allie Beyer (630.217.4935).

Music Makers Ministry This new ministry supports the music staff and finds new ways to help the music ministry grow. Call Michele Hecht (630.469.3096  X 15).

Tech Ministry This ministry supports Sunday worship services with lighting, sound, and video production including recording the services. As a member of the team, you learn about: microphone selection, microphone placement and balancing, mixing live recordings of the service, burning and ripping CDs, videotaping and editing, in addition to experiencing a great worship service. The skill required is the desire to contribute to the church and an interest in how sound, lighting and video work. For more information, contact Dave Hecht.

Ushers This is a wonderful opportunity to meet members and visitors of the church. Our Ushers not only distribute bulletins, assist in the communion process, and pass the offering plates on Sunday mornings; but they can answer questions and direct visitors and members alike. For information and training, call Tom Pulver (630.469.2523).

Visual Arts Ministry The mission of the Visual Arts Ministry is to use art to enhance the worship experience. This includes banners and other installations in the Sanctuary throughout the Liturgical Calendar. Recently displayed was an emotionally moving “Stations of the Cross” photography exhibit by Greg Schreck during Lent. This team also created an art gallery in the hallway between the Sanctuary and the Atrium, which currently features exhibits by Jeremy Botts (Timothy’s son), and a collection of works by member Marilyn Peretti. For more information contact Deb Giampoli (630.697.2941).

Wedding Coordinators Two wedding coordinators, who are assigned to every wedding, assist and advise the bride and groom with all the arrangements relating to the church. They attend the rehearsal and wedding ceremony to make sure that the wedding runs smoothly and to ensure the church’s integrity. Call Vicki Lafontaine (630.469.6626) or Melissa Cliff (630.790.1029) for more information.

Welcome Table All newcomers to the church are directed to the Welcome Table where they are greeted with a warm smile and a gift bag. Visitors can also receive information about the church and new member classes if they are interested in joining. Contact Ruth Graunke (630.469.0346).

Worship Leadership This ministry provides lay leaders to read scripture during worship. Training is provided. If you feel comfortable in front of a gathering of people and would like to participate during worship, contact Susie Temple (630.668.6355).