Get Involved 
See What God Can Do Through You
Get Involved 
See What God Can Do Through You

Serve With Us: See What God Can Do Through You

Serving others is a great way to form community and make Christ Church feel like family! We believe that God gave each of us unique abilities and talents so that we can be a part of transforming the world around us.

No matter your skill set, there is a role for you here! From our food pantry to serving in children's ministry, from Global Mission Trips to our new Missions Cafe, teams of friendly folks work together to build the Kingdom of God — and they could use your help.

Not sure where you'd like to plug in? No worries! Contact Kelly Shiell at kshiell@ChristChurch.us or 630.321.6761.

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    Learn About Upcoming Serve Opportunities
    Get Involved With One of Our Serve Events

    UPCOMING SERVE OPPORTUNITIES

    Saturday, February 17 | Elmhurst Great Western Prairie | Elmhurst

    Volunteer to help maintain the Great Western Prairie. Email Kelly at kshiell@ChristChurch.us to learn more.


    Saturday, February 24 | Breakthrough Family Volunteer Day | Chicago

    Families are invited to serve with our mission partner Breakthrough from 9:30–12:00 p.m. Organize donations, clean spaces, and help with miscellaneous projects. 


    Saturday, March 2 | FOR Chicagoland First Saturday Serve

    • Easter Egg Preparation | 9:00–11:00 a.m. | Christ Church Oak Brook
      • Stuff Easter eggs with candy in preparation for Egg hunt.
    • Clothing Sort | 9:00–11:00 a.m. | Christ Church Oak Brook
      • Sort donated clothing for the food pantry
    • Letters of Encouragement | 9:00–11:00 a.m. | Christ Church Oak Brook
      • Write letters of encouragement to teachers in our community
    • DuPage PADS | 9:00–11:00 a.m. | Christ Church Butterfield
      • Prepare sandwiches for the homeless shelter.
    • Breakthrough | 9:00–11:00 a.m. | East Garfield Park
      • Deliver groceries to seniors living at an apartment complex.
    • English Conversation Cafe | 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Christ Church Butterfield
      • Help international friends practice English.


    Wednesday, March 6–Saturday, March 9 | Food Pantry | Oakbrook Terrace

    Serve our neighbors struggling with food insecurity. On Wednesday and Friday, help with pantry set up and serve our community on Saturday.


    Friday, March 8–Saturday, March 9 | IF Gathering | Oak Brook

    Calling all men. Help clean up after dinner (5:30–7:00 p.m.) or breakfast (11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.) so that more women can enjoy the IF: Gathering conference.


    Monday, March 11–Friday, March 15 | Furniture Assembly | Oak Brook

    Help assemble tables and furniture for the new Preschool. Email Claire at  cgarvin@ChristChurch.us to learn more.


    Sundays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays | Child care | Oak Brook & Butterfield

    Serve with our Family Ministry team to assist with child care during Sunday services, Women of Hope, MOPS for preschool and children. Background check required. Email Kelly at kshiell@ChristChurch.us to learn more.


    Sundays | Mission Cafe | 9:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m. | Oak Brook

    Serve on the volunteer team in the Mission Cafe. Learn to be a barista or prepare drinks and serve donuts. Email Victoria at vgeorgelos@ChristChurch.us to learn more.

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    Learn About Ongoing Serve Opportunities
    Serve Regularly With One of Our Teams

    If you are interested in becoming involved in regular service in one of these areas, please contact Kelly Shiell | kshiell@christchurch.us

    Child Care & Sunday School

    Family ministry has an immediate need for Sunday morning volunteers to hold babies, play with toddlers and hang with elementary school students. 

    Front Desk 

    Sunday morning volunteers needed to help provide information to guests who stop by the front desk.

    Hospitality

    Smiling is a form of ministry. If you love hosting people, making them feel at ease, helping orient new people and working with a joyful team, join our hospitality team in welcoming new folks to the Church!

    Rooted Small Group Leader

    Have you gone through our Rooted Small Group Curriculum? If so, consider whether God is calling you to lead an upcoming group by facilitating discussion and bringing people into closer relationship with God.

    Mission Cafe Barista

    Our Mission Cafe runs on Sunday mornings helping provide a warm place to share a latte & a donut and sit in fellowship. All proceeds support our Mission partners. Join our staff in creating drinks and hosting people!