News And Announcements
Joliet Slammers Baseball Game
Bring a blanket and meet us on the lawn at the Slammers Game on July 2nd for a good game, conversations and fireworks!
Here’s a link to purchase your lawn seats tickets: https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2new/BuyNew.asp?EventID=335515
Bonfires and Bibles
Reading and studying the Bible can be a challenge…where do we start? What do we look for? What do we do with what we learned?
Join us for this 3-week course to give you the tools to know God, pray to God, and obey His Word.
What passages we will explore
Moses and the burning bush (Exodus 3)
Isaiah and his vision of God (Isaiah 6:1-8)
The Rich Man and Lazarus (Luke 16:19-31)
What to Bring
Bible, Pen, Notebook, and Lawn Chair
Where to Meet
At the firepit behind Judson Church
Men’s Retreat is designed to provide a refuge from the pressures and distractions of modern life through a fun-filled program and spiritual challenges to strengthen your faith. Be equipped through God’s word to live out your identity as a son of God who is fully accepted in Christ, and find your rest in Him. Join us for dynamic teaching, engaging worship, and brotherly fellowship.
Register here- https://blbc.campbrainregistration.com/
Enjoy a weekend of relaxation and encouragement at Bair Lake Bible Camp Women’s Retreat. The weekend is designed to re-energize you with authentic community, new friends, delicious food, and biblical teaching. Speaker Katie Reid inspires women to walk out their God-given purpose and stand upon the foundation of God’s Word. Join us as we dive into God’s Word and worship Him together.
Register here – https://blbc.campbrainregistration.com/
June 4th @ 10:45am
Sometimes we get so busy with life that we need to stop and do something fun. Join us on the Judson south lawn for our summer kick-off event (immediately after service). There will be lawn games, pretzels, and friends and fun, of course!
VBS Prep Days
Grab your scissors and glue guns and get ready to prep for this summer’s VBS! We have a ton of projects to tackle!
May 3 10AM-Noon
May 11 10AM-Noon
May 31 10AM-Noon
Please email Sara Witthouse at firstname.lastname@example.org if you plan to attend one of the above dates.
Men’s Axe Throwing 2023
July 29th 5pm-7pm $15 Includes Dinner
Axe throwing is all the rage right now, and it’s fun for everyone. This cutting-edge craze can actually draw its roots all the way back to 400-500 AD when the first axes were thrown in hunting and combat. Once you get started, you won’t want to stop!
Experience the thrill of throwing an axe at a wooden target! Sign up Today! https://tinyurl.com/s7eba3av
The Friday Freeze is on … mark your calendars for June 2nd!
VBS this year is LEGO themed! We will be creating stacks and stacks of LEGO bricks as decor. What does that mean for you? We need your empty boxes. Save all medium and large sized boxes that could be transformed into a LEGO brick. Please flatten all boxes and bring them to the office at Judson. We will be collecting boxes from now until the end of June.
We have several ways you can get involved in VBS this year! Check our list and decide what fits your schedule best!
- Serve at one or both weeks of VBS
- Help prep at one of our PREP DAYS starting in April
- Prep items from the couch
- Help set up and tear down VBS
- Donate specific snack items for VBS (more info coming soon)
- Invite your friends, neighbors and family members to attend
- Pray for this year’s VBS each week from now until July
CLICK HERE TO VOLUNTEER – https://judsonchurchjoliet.com/ministries/vbs/vbs-volunteer-form/
Are you ready to start spring cleaning? Come across some LEGO Bricks and Duplo Blocks you longer need or want? VBS is looking for donations of BOTH of these items. If you are looking to purge these items, please bring donations to the church office. Thank you!