Advent Weekend Worship &

Post-Worship Zoom Gatherings

Sundays  |  10:00 AM  |  November 29 - December 20  |  ONLINE

In this series, we will look at some classic Advent/Christmas passages to help guide us how to find hope and peace in this season. Many are hurting as the long-term challenges of Covid restrictions have truly come to wear on people. People are longing for peace and hope, and we want to try and point them to the true source of both of those. Immediately following worship, join with others for a Zoom post-worship gathering and discussion. You may access the gathering by clicking on the Zoom link HERE.  To help keep you encouraged throughout the week, we will also be sending out "Diving Deeper" Advent Devotionals on Mondays, and Advent Video Devotionals featuring Pastor Mo and Bonnie Kautz-Prasse, Director of Adult Ministries, on Thursdays.  Watch your inbox!

Quiet Christmas

Music & Prayer  |  Wednesdays  |  December 2, 9 & 16 

12 - 2 PM or 6 - 7 PM

Each Wednesday during Advent, from 12-2, and then 6-7, we will be opening up the Worship Center for those who would like to come for some quiet moments of prayer and centering during this season.  We will have music playing (recorded music during the day, live in the evening), and there will be some simple prayer stations in the Worship Center.  Either Pastor Mo or Pastor Kendall will be available if you would like a prayer partner. You do not need to sign-up, just stop by for a time. We pray this is a blessing for you.

Angel Tree Online

November 21 - December 7

This year's Angel Tree will take place entirely online. Visit locchurch.com or view our Angel Tree Online page HERE. You'll be able to the view the local organizations we are partnering with, as well as select a category of need to sponsor items. The needs of this Angel Tree ministry are great - but together we can make a difference for our community. Thank you for your generous and kind support. Questions? Contact Beca Malmgren.


Blue Christmas

Tuesday  |  December 15  |  6 & 7:30 PM

​​​​​​​In-Person & Online  |  Registration Required  |  25 Person Capacity

This has been a hard year for many and with the Christmas season upon us, you may be feeling a sense of loss, alone, or down. Join us on this special evening of worship as we will speak into that reality and bring a word of hope.  We will offer two services this year on Dec. 15 at 6 and 7:30, for in person gatherings of up to 25 people.  We will also stream the services so anyone can be a part. 

This is a quiet, meditative service with candles, soft music, words of hope and comfort. This could be a blessing to family, friends, co-workers or neighbors—invite them.  It is an evening to help us move from feeling blue to experiencing the true hope of Christmas.Register HERE.

Youth Mission Trip

ST. LOUIS, MO  |  JUNE 13-18


This next summer, high school youth and leaders will head to St. Louis, Missouri to serve in the community. This is a chance to grow with God and build relationships. The Youth Mission Trip is open to all incoming freshman (for the 2021-22 school year) through graduating high school seniors. Questions? Contact Kim Carrera. Learn more by reading this INFORMATIONAL FLYER about participating in the Mision Trip.  REGISTER HERE.

Pastor's Bible Study

Wednesdays, 9 - 10:30 am

In-Person & On Zoom

Join Pastor Kendall in person or on zoom for a Wednesday morning Bible study on the Gospel of Luke. We will have socially distanced, indoor meetings with COVID safety precautions in place for those who are comfortable, but we will also be “streaming” it through zoom, so people can participate online, as well. So that we can prepare the space, please SIGN UP HERE and let Pastor Kendall know if you will be attending in person or on zoom (and we can get you the Zoom link!). This Bible Study meets September - May. Looking forward to a great dive into Luke’s account of Jesus life!  Join us!  Questions? Contact Pastor Kendall.

Local Serving Opportunities

Volunteer for Habitat for Humanity

Elgin ReStore Location

We need your volunteer support today! ReStore Elgin depends on volunteers to pick up donations, sort/price those donations and then work with customers.  Volunteers can choose to volunteer as little as 4 hours every other week.  ReStore Elgin has volunteer opportunities available from 9:00 to 4:00 Sunday through Saturday.  Be a volunteer to become part of community that is committed to the vision: “Everybody deserves a decent place to live!" For more information about ReStore, contact Lance Dailey at Volunteer@ReStoreElgin.org or 847-742-9905 press 2. 




***If you need to cancel your Indoor Worship reservation, please do so by emailing us at:

officeadmin@locchurch.com.  Thank you!

Calendar of Events

There is always a lot going on at the church! Make sure you check the calendar for all the dates and times. We are sure you will find someplace you can get connected! If you have any questions about the events feel free to contact us. We would love to hear from you!