United Methodist Church 
 of Antioch
 848 Main St, Antioch IL 60002
  P (847) 395-1259   F (847) 395-4219 
 Bill Landis, Pastor  
 1st Service - 8 am
  Sunday School/Choir - 9:15 am
  2nd Service - 10:30 am - nursery care provided

Today 5/21/17
8 & 10:30am Worship
9:15am, Sunday School
9:15am, Choir practice 
9:15AM, Adult Discussion Group/World Religions
11:50am, Worship Team meeting
4-6pm, Youth Group meets
Monday  1:30pm, Bible Study
7:30pm, Lakes Area Comm. Band/Lakes H.S. Concert
Tuesday 9am-2pm, PDO Christian Preschool
Wednesday 10am, Bible Study
Thursday 9am-2pm, PDO Christian Preschool

Youth Group
Christian Preschool
Tuesday & Thursdays
  from 9am - 2pm
Please see our      webpage for more     details

RETHINKCHURCH "Our Beliefs. Their Words."
Greetings from Pastor Bill
Welcome to The United Methodist Church of Antioch webpage.  We are a church community that has been worshipping at this site since 1901.
Please browse the different tabs to see what we are about.  The Methodist motto of Open Hearts, Open Minds, and Open Doors is practiced here.  We look forward to meeting you on Sunday mornings either at our 8:00 or 10:30 a.m worship times.  Come as you are, our Lord and this congregation are waiting to welcome you.
Pastor Bill Landis 
As we prepare to say good-bye to Pastor Bill, we are making plans to honor him and celebrate his ministry. More details will be available soon. Sunday, June 11- Retirement party (one service at (9:30) Sunday, June 25 - Farewell celebration (Services at 8 and 10) Please consider a donation to help defray the cost of food for the retirement party & a gift for Pastor Bill- using an envelope marked “Retirement Fund”. See Toni Putzy or Linda Hensgen for info.

~ The Gathered Community ~

  **Please turn off all electronic devices before the start of Worship**

THE SUNDAY MORNING ADULT DISCUSSION GROUP meets today at 9:15 am in the All Saints Lounge. To join in or for more information, talk with Pastor Bill Landis or Heather Menzer to get your name on the email list. 

WISH TO JOIN AS A MEMBER of UMC of Antioch? If you would like to know more about joining our congregation as a member, please contact Pastor Bill after Worship or call Diane at the Church Office 847-395-1259. New Members will be joining during Worship at either the 8:00 am or 10:30 am services on May 28. 

YOUTH GROUP meets today from 4-6pm at church. 

LAKES AREA COMMUNITY BAND will be having a Spring Concert on Monday, May 22 at 7:30pm at Lakes Community High School. Free admission and complimentary refreshments. 

GRADUATES: please contact the office by 5/31, with graduate name, degree & school so that we may recognize them in our worship bulletin on 6/4. 

RETIRED CLERGY SERVICE: During the Northern IL Annual Conference this year a service for retired clergy will be held at Mega Center, Pheasant Run Resort, on June 5 at 1:30pm. Pastor Bill will be among the clergy who will be honored at this time (he will give a 3 minute speech). Save the date! Come & support our Pastor! Questions- see Carolyn Keller or Mike DeBenedetto.  

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 2017 --Calling all Super Heroes! Join us for an adventurous week at Hero Central, where we will learn the bible's lessons of Power, Hope, Wisdom, Heart, and Courage! You don't want to miss out on this great opportunity! Register for VBS online at http://2017.cokesburyvbs.com/UMCA OR register in Fellowship Hall. Many volunteers are needed to make VBS a fun, successful week. Most of the Team Leader positions are filled, but we have lots of room for "Trusty Side-Kicks". Youth who have completed 6th grade are strongly encouraged to volunteer! We will all have fun, and possibly, even learn something! Any questions? Contact Suzy Kibbler - kibbler97@aol.com or 847-436-4892.

ANTIOCH UM CHURCH INFORMATION: If you would like to know more about Antioch UMC and its ministry and/or are interested in joining as a member with us, please speak with Pastor Bill or call Diane in the Church Office, (847)395- 1259. 

BIBLE STUDIES MEET weekly at church: Sundays at 9:15am, Mondays, 1:30pm & Wednesdays at 10am.

PDO PRESCHOOL is nearing the end of the school year. We have a lot of cleaning to do. We are in need of your old bath or beach towels. If you would like to donate these items you can put them in a bag near the stairway to the preschool marked “PDO”. Thank you!

SALEM UMC, (25130  85th St., Salem WI) will be hosting their Annual Smorgasbord Dinner & Silent Auction on Saturday, March 5 from 12:00pm until 5:00pm.Deliveries available, fully handicap accessible. Tickets are $9 or $10 at the door for ages 14 and up and $7/$8 at the door for seniors and kids under 14. Ages 3 and under are free. For info call the church (262) 843-2525.SAVE THE DATE! June 20-24 Vacation Bible School participants will meet at our Surf Shack in anticipation of catching the waves of God's Amazing Love. Don't forget, June 20-24. More info will follow. Questions? Call Karen Nance at 847-8384495.Additional dates can be found on our Upcoming Dates & Events page
~The Church in Mission~ 
ANNUAL CONFERENCE- Items being collected for the Mission Challenge Dignity Kits are: Deodorant (2fl. oz.) and shampoo/conditioner-(4 oz.). See Carolyn Keller for questions. She will deliver these items at Annual Conf. on 6/4. 
~Faith Community Nurse News~ 
SIGN UP for the chair yoga for seniors happening in June: 8 week class begins Thursday June 1 from 12:30-1:30 at St Stephen. Call Kari to register: 
847-740- 6708. Yoga can help improve your balance, strength and flexibility, so consider joining the group. 
CHICAGO UPTOWN MINISTRY is a part of Lutheran Child and Family Services. Many of you remember last year we collected supplies for Marie, the Parish Nurse who serves the homeless community there. She has asked if we can again collect hygiene items for her. Please use a gallon size Ziploc bag and fill with items such as: soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, socks, small washcloth, comb, anything else you think could be needed. I will have a box at both churches for your donations and will plan to deliver these to her by June 10th. She can also use new men's or women's underwear (any size)--if you want to bring this, please just put separately in the boxes. Thanks for your help! 
is available at the 10:30 service. Our nursery follows the Safe Sanctuary guidelines, copies of which are available in Wesley Hall or in the nursery.