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November 10, 2019
FMSC Event This Weekend
We have a great opportunity to save the lives of malnourished children at our next Feed My Starving Children packing event November 8 & 9 at Trinity Lisle. We still need assistance with
set-up on Friday from 3:30-5:30 and clean-up on Saturday from
2-4. If you would like to help, please contact Linda Wallace (lwallace@peacehome.org).

Mental Health First Aid Course
November 9 at Peace- Register Now
Mental Health First Aid 8-Hour Course
Saturday, November 9 from 8:30 am to 5 pm

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches participants how to help someone who is developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis and increase awareness of available resources.
Mental Health First Aid skills can be applied anytime, anywhere to anyone in distress, be it a neighbor exhibiting symptoms of PTSD, an unemployed friend displaying signs of severe depression, or a teenage family member presenting evidence of self-injury.
Participants will learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance abuse disorders.
When: Saturday, November 9 from 8:30 AM-5 PM
At Peace in Room 305
online by clicking here,
Cost is $15 for the workbook. You may attend without purchasing the workbook.  Snacks and lunch provided. 
Questions? Contact Pastor Marty: 630-627-1101 or e-mail marty@peacehome.org. 
Men Of Peace Breakfast November 9
Men of all ages are invited to come enjoy a full home-cooked breakfast and a chance to connect with other men at Peace. Monthly breakfasts are held on the second Saturday of each month at 8:00 am, and include a program as well as a fine dining experience! J oin us this Saturday, November 9 at 8 am!
Questions? Contact Brad Stirtz: brad@peacehome.org. 
All Ages Education Hour This Sunday
Adult Ed Class in November
God's Great Commands and Commission 
We will be looking at selected scripture passages that deal with priorities as Christ followers that help us focus on what is most important. Sometimes situations can challenge us on focusing on what comes first. The Bible is clear on how we (as a church or individually) need to always keep the order straight on what comes first - love.  This class meets in Room 305 and is facilitated by Ralph Blessing.

Pastor Marty's Class
Pastor Marty's class will resume this Sunday with
The Writings Of John in the Great Room. 
Servant Leader Training Event Nov. 16
Christ-Like Servant Leaders- A Lifetime Perspective
November 16 from 9-11 am in the Great Room. 

Brad Stirtz will lead this two-hour gathering providing a life-long perspective on how God is shaping you for His work. See how the Lord has impacted your life over the years through key people and events. Discover how to leave a lasting legacy of His grace!
This two-hour training event starts you on the path.
Saturday November 16  from 9-11 am in the Great Room. Join us!
Sign up in the Lobby or click here to sign up online now.  Questions? Contact Brad: brad@peacehome.org .
Learn To Make A Prayer Shawl Monday
Anyone interested in crocheting or knitting, please come join us Monday, November 11 in the Lobby of Peace at 7 PM.
Beginners welcome!
Contact Ruth Winter: ruthwinter@att.net. 
Sing With The Choir Thanksgiving Eve
Thanksgiving Choir!
All singers are welcome to join us for the Thanksgiving choir anthem on Thanksgiving eve, November 27. We'll meet in the Choir Room at 7 pm to rehearse, and then sing at the beginning of the 7:15 pm service.
If you're too busy to sing every week with the Choir, or just want an opportunity to sing your thanks, come and sing with us! Let Brad know, or just show up! (brad@peacehome.org.)
Thanksgiving Care and Share

Thanksgiving Care & Share
We are collecting clean, gently-worn fall/winter clothes for all ages & sizes. Please put them in the GYM trailer which is located in the parking lot. It will be open during both Sunday services through November 17.   
Please don't put donated clothes in any plastic containers and do not leave items outside the trailer. If you forget to bring your items to church by November 17, you can drop them off with us during our set-up on Friday night, November 22.
Volunteers Needed!
Please sign up in the Lobby to volunteer for the set-up and distribution for our Thanksgiving event on Friday, November 22, from 6-8 pm and on Saturday, November 23 from
9:15 - 11:30 am.

We also need a few helpers at the Elmhurst Elks location, corner of Villa Ave. & St. Charles Rd, to help pack turkey dinner boxes from 7:50 - 9:00 am on November 23. These turkey dinner boxes will be
transported to Peace and given to our Care & Share families. Your help is greatly needed and appreciated. Questions?
Contact Rose Hopkins at 
rmhopkins@comcast.net .
Christmas Care and Share Adoptions

Christmas Care & Share Adoptions Begin This Sunday 
Please consider adopting a Family or Individual this Christmas.
Average cost is $25-$40 per person.
Details available in the Lobby this Sunday.
Questions? Contact Lori Brown:
(630) 965-2726 or e-mail: illori@prodigy.net
Adults On The Go December 13
Adults on the Go! December 13 at 7:30 PM
Our next event is the Merry Mad Mid-Mod Holiday Revue at Wheaton Drama. We'll enjoy this holiday review in the style of the classic late 60's/early 70's holiday TV specials on Friday evening December 13 at 7:30 pm.  Supper before.
Need your reservations now! Contact Brad Stirtz: brad@peacehome.org.
Thanksgiving Eve Service

Thanksgiving Eve Service November 27
Join your Family of Peace for our annual Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:15 pm. 

Pie Reception After the Service!
A delicious pie reception will be held in the Lobby immediately following the service. If you would like to donate a pie, please sign up in the Lobby. 
See you there!

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Worship with your Family of Peace

8:30 am & 10:30 am
Path 2019
Join your Family of Peace as we read the 
Bible in 2019.
The Path: 
" Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men."
~Colossians 3:23