Weekly Announcements 01.31.2016

January 31, 2016 by Lawrence Chen

Order of Worship January 31, 2016

Call to Worship – Jimmy Phillip
Responsive Reading – All
Songs of Praise – All
Confession of Faith: Apostle’s Creed – All
Pastoral Prayer – Jun Kim
Redemption No Borders – Carrie Park
Offering – All
Offertory Prayer – Joe Park
Sermon – Rev. Jong Park
Song of Response – All
Benediction – Rev. Jong Park
Announcements – Jimmy Phillip

Welcome to The Redemption Church, and thank you for coming to worship with us! Please stop by the welcoming table if you are new to Redemption. We’d love to get to know you and for you to get to know us!

Life Groups: Life groups are our church’s small group ministry to study the Word, enjoy each other’s fellowship, and share life with one another. Various groups meet throughout the week: City, Lisle, Married, Midwestern U. (Downers Grove), Friday, and Schaumburg. To join one, email us or sign up at the welcoming table.

Thursday Prayer Meeting: 7:3opm at National Louis University (Room 850-304)

Sunday Prayer Meeting: 9:00am at National Louis University

Sunday Service, Sunday School, and Nursery: 10:30 a.m. at National Louis University
Youth Group [second floor]: Sundays at Noon to 12:45 p.m.

There are plenty of opportunities to put your gifts to good use at TRC. If you are interested in serving in some way, please email us at or stop by the welcoming table after service.

Our church’s weekly Sunday prayer meeting runs from 9-9:30am on Sunday mornings.  In an effort to strengthen the consistency of this meeting, we are forming a formal prayer ministry that meets during this time to spur one another in accountability, stretch our prayer lives, and of course pray for the church.  If you are interested in learning more about these efforts, contact Jason Cheng or Eunseok Choi for more information or join us on Sunday mornings at 9am!

Membership is an important aspect of church, and TRC wants to grow in our understanding of Biblical commitment through church membership.  We will be offering membership classes after service on February 28, March 6, and March 13.  Sign up at the welcoming table starting today.

The next FNL+ will take place on Friday, February 12 starting at 7:30pm at the Community Church of Rolling Meadows (2720 Kirchoff Rd. Rolling Meadows).  Join us for a night of the Word, worship, and an extended of prayer.  FNL+ will last until Midnight, but feel free to come and go as your schedule permits.  Let us stretch our prayer lives and grow together through another FNL+!

Mark your calendars for the 2016 Restore Missions Conference which will take place March 4-5, 2016 with a focus on Vocational Excellence and Spiritual Conviction.  All sessions will take place at Blanchard Alliance Church at 1766 S. Blanchard St. Wheaton, with evening sessions starting at 7:30pm on March 4 and 6:30pm on March 5.  There will also be multiple seminar sessions on the afternoon of March 5.  For more information, please visit

In preparation for the conference, starting tonight (1/31) we will have weekly Sunday night prayer meetings from 7:30-9pm at Blanchard Alliance Church.  All are welcome to come pray for this important conference!

We are excited to announce that we will be sending a short term missions team to join the outreach efforts of Over-the-Rhine (OTR) Living Water Church in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The trip will be from July 14-23 and will involve attending OTR’s School of Evangelism and assisting a yearly Kid’s Camp.  Other elements of the trip include reaching out to the community including street evangelism and building relationships.  The deadline to register will be April 3, with sign ups starting today.  An informational meeting will take place within the next few weeks to provide additional details.

The Global Medical Missions Alliance (GMMA) is an organization of Christian healthcare-oriented students and professionals committed to further the kingdom of Christ through the medical profession.  The GMMA 2016 conference will take place on June 24-25, 2016 in Irvine, CA.  Those interested in attending can find more information and register at  For students who are interested in attending, there is a possibility of travel and lodging scholarships from GMMA.  Please let us know if you are interested in attending (e-mail, so we can inquire with GMMA regarding the scholarships.

We have a few OIL USB drives left with all of the seminar and main session messages.  Pick one up at the book table for $20!

We will have a time of open basketball following service today from 2-4:30pm at Naperville Presbyterian Church (943 Sanctuary Lane, Naperville).  Players of all skill levels are welcome to come and play.

Everyone is invited for an informal lunch after service today.  This week’s lunch will be at Olive Theory Pizzeria located at 1400 Butterfield R. in Wheaton.  We gather around 12:45pm, so see you there!

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