Multisite

Christ Church has made a commitment to root ourselves more deeply in Christ for the sake of others, and that decision has brought us to our next defining moment! On February 4, 2018, we will be opening our newest Christ Church location—Christ Church Esplanade! We are excited about growing the Christ Church family and extending our reach, but there is much to do between now and our launch. We ask you to begin praying for all God will do as we gather the church in this new location and ask if He might be calling you to step up in leadership to serve in one of the following ways. Did you miss the announcement in worship? Watch the video above to hear more about it!

 

Vision Gathering Dates

Over the last two weeks, we have had well over 100 people express interest in praying for and/or helping launch the Esplanade site as one of its Founding Core! During the month of October, we will host six Vision Gatherings at the Esplanade in order to meet the Esplanade Staff, learn more about the vision of the new site, to pray in the various areas where ministry will take place, and give all who attend a chance to become part of the Founding Core if they are so moved. These gatherings will also be critical for inviting the hundreds of Christ Church friends and members who live in the Esplanade area to see the new site and consider their own call for building the church in this location. 

When: October 8, 11, 15, 16, 22, 29, 7:00-8:15 PM
Where: Christ Church Esplanade |  3500 Lacey Rd, Downers Grove

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Feeling Called to Serve?

Fill out the survey here to let us know how you might be interested in serving or praying for our new multisite branch.

 

 

Serve Opportunities at
Christ Church Esplanade: 

Children's Ministry: There are openings for all positions, but our greatest immediate need is for creative space planners—with or without prior experience of children’s “church-in-a-box” – and team leaders. 

Children's Ministry: There are openings for all positions, but our greatest immediate need is for creative space planners—with or without prior experience of children’s “church-in-a-box” – and team leaders. 

Small Group Leadership: As we seek to center our lives on Christ and grow in our faith, we need partners for the journey! We were not meant walk alone. Small group community provides the space to come together and pursue how to follow the movement of the Holy Spirit to worship, grow and serve.

Small Group Leadership: As we seek to center our lives on Christ and grow in our faith, we need partners for the journey! We were not meant walk alone. Small group community provides the space to come together and pursue how to follow the movement of the Holy Spirit to worship, grow and serve.

Hospitality: Does meeting new people bring you joy? First impressions are crucial—and discovering good friends is a prerequisite to finding a church home. If you are a friendly, warm soul that loves to meet and assist others, join the team!

Hospitality: Does meeting new people bring you joy? First impressions are crucial—and discovering good friends is a prerequisite to finding a church home. If you are a friendly, warm soul that loves to meet and assist others, join the team!

Production, Lighting, and Sound: The AV and lighting teams will help transform our beautiful glass bowl into an inspiring worship space each week.

Production, Lighting, and Sound: The AV and lighting teams will help transform our beautiful glass bowl into an inspiring worship space each week.

Ushers and Seating: To regular attenders as well as visitors, you might be the church.

Ushers and Seating: To regular attenders as well as visitors, you might be the church.

Musicians and Vocalists: We are actively seeking passionate artists to help lead worship, and will soon be ready to audition additional team members.

Musicians and Vocalists: We are actively seeking passionate artists to help lead worship, and will soon be ready to audition additional team members.

Prayer Team: We strongly believe in the transforming power of prayer. There’s a prayer team role for everyone - individuals or groups - from seasoned prayer warriors to those who would like to learn how to deepen and enrich their prayer life.

Prayer Team: We strongly believe in the transforming power of prayer. There’s a prayer team role for everyone - individuals or groups - from seasoned prayer warriors to those who would like to learn how to deepen and enrich their prayer life.

Safety and Security: The Esplanade is an amazing facility—complete with masses of adjacent covered parking. There is still a need to be prepared for any eventuality.

Safety and Security: The Esplanade is an amazing facility—complete with masses of adjacent covered parking. There is still a need to be prepared for any eventuality.

Set-Up and Tear-Down:  No, we won’t have to set up chairs every weekend! However we do have to organize Children’s Ministry and our Hospitality areas each week. Bring your muscles, gym shoes, and team spirit!

Set-Up and Tear-Down:  No, we won’t have to set up chairs every weekend! However we do have to organize Children’s Ministry and our Hospitality areas each week. Bring your muscles, gym shoes, and team spirit!

 
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