Summer PHASE
Jun
7
Jul 26

Summer PHASE

Wednesdays | 6:15-7:30 pm | Oswego campus 

Away on the weekend? Don't let that stop you from getting to church. Make PHASE your midweek summer fill up!

Join us each Wednesday in June and July at our Summer PHASE service.  PHASE is a service that reaches people at EVERY phase of life.  The lessons are set up in a way to reach a variety of ages and learning styles. 

Our multi-generational summer experience will open with a time of worship and will continue with diving deeper in the days topic.  Families can attend together with discussion and activities.  An all adult group will also be available for parents or those with older kids. If you have little ones and need to leave early- feel free to leave after worship aruond 7:00pm. 

Childcare Available 

 

FUSE Campfire Fun
Jul
7
6:30 pm18:30

FUSE Campfire Fun

FUSE is going strong all summer long!

Kids entering 4th or 5th grade are invited to join us for Campfire Fun at the Naperville campus.

Smores, game, campfire silliness and more!   

Sign-up today! 

Warren Dunes Day
Jul
8
8:00 am08:00

Warren Dunes Day

  • Wheatland Salem Church - Naperville

Warren Dunes Day

Saturday, July 8 | 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Students

High school and Middle school students are invited to come join us as we head to the Warren Dunes for a day. Join us for a good time on the beach, we want you to come along.

Cost is $15, plus money for fast food on the way home. We will provide you lunch and snacks! If you would like to bring money for snacks at the concession stand, you are welcome to. 

Things To Bring:

  1. Swim Suit
  2. Sun Screen
  3. Towel 
  4. Dry clothes to change into
  5. Beach toys
  6. Money for snacks, and for food on the way home (fast food).
HS Missions Trip Team Building
Jul
9
2:00 pm14:00

HS Missions Trip Team Building

  • Wheatland Salem Church

High School Missions Team. For all of you heading south to New Orleans this summer, we need you to join us at the Oswego campus at 2:00pm for a team building meeting. 

The meeting will last about an hour and a half, and if you are going on the missions trip, you are required to be at these events. 

See you July 9th!

Next Steps Class - Oswego
Jul
16
12:00 pm12:00

Next Steps Class - Oswego

Have you just recently started attending Wheatland and are curious about how to take the next step in your faith? Maybe you've been coming to Wheatland for years and would like to take the next step in your faith journey.  This is open for everyone.

We invite you to attend the Next Step Class to talk about your Next Step at Wheatland.  At this lunch, you will learn more about our Discipleship Continuum and where you fit, review our mission, vision, and values, hear from different ministries, get connected with an Assimilation Coach. It's a great opportunity for us to learn more about each other, get connected to the life of the church, and learn more about your Next Step in faith journey. 

Sunday, July 16 | 12:00 p.m. | Oswego Campus | lunch & childcare provided

Questions about this lunch, please contact Kim Neace by email or call 630.615.7060

History Camp
Jul
17
Jul 20

History Camp

For those entering 2nd - 5th grade | Naperville campus | $40

History Camp

History can be fun!  Travel back in time to 1776 and learn about the founding of our country.  We will explore the Revolutionary War period through the writing of our Constitution using fun videos, discussion, stories, songs, activities, crafts, games, and snacks.  In addition to exploring the events of the times, we will learn about natural rights and the importance of faith and virtue to the success of a free country.  Join us to experience history is a new and fun way.     

An Evening with Dr. Baruch Korman
Jul
24
6:30 pm18:30

An Evening with Dr. Baruch Korman

An Evening with Dr. Baruch Korman | July 24 | 6:30 - 9 p.m.

Is there a way to infuse bible-based teaching into my every day life?  Come find out on July 24th when Wheatland Salem hosts a evening with Dr. Baruch Korman who is a biblical scholar.  A meet and greet reception begins at 6:30 p.m. with teachings from 7 - 9 p.m.

Dr. Korman provides biblically-based teachings with an emphasis on the Jewish context of scripture. Through his vast international network, Dr. Korman provides teaching with a cognitive effort to present scripture, emphasizing the original context and cultural sensitivities so that those of Jewish descent might also appreciate the message of the Gospel.

Find Dr. Korman on Roku, Google TV, AmazonFire TV, ITunes, and CrossTV.

Willowcreek Global Leadership Conference
Aug
10
Aug 11

Willowcreek Global Leadership Conference

Global Leadership Summit - Aug 10 & 11, 2017

The Global Leadership Summit is a two-day, world-class leadership event experienced by more than 170,000 leaders around the world, representing more than 14,000 churches. No matter where you lead, The Global Leadership Summit is a world-class experience designed to help you get better and embrace your grander vision—the reason God called you to lead.  

It was a great time of fellowship, deep conversation and eye-opening information.  We agreed to be a Summit partner this year - which means we get a discount by providing extra communication and support.   So, please invite others to join you to this leadership growth opportunity.

We all lead....if you are a leader in your workplace or in your home, please plan on joining us this year!

When: August 10 & 11
Where:  Community Christian Church (Yellow Box) Naperville, IL
Cost: $99 until 6.27.17 and $129 until 8.10.17

IMPORTANT: please email Kim Neace at kim_neace@wheatlandsalem.org for a priority code for your discount before you register.  

Stephen Ministry Training
Aug
22
6:30 pm18:30

Stephen Ministry Training

Stephen Ministry Training | August 22

Learn, Grow, and Serve by Becoming a Stephen Minister

Do you have gifts for caring, encouragement, and listening? If so, please prayerfully consider becoming a Stephen Minister. 

Wheatland Salem will be offering another training of Stephen Ministers starting on Tuesday, August 22 which is the start of a 50 hour training.  Stephen Ministers provide emotional and spiritual support and care to people who are going through a difficult time, such as divorce, grief, hospitalization, unemployment, terminal illness, relocation, chronic illness, or loneliness.

To find out how to become a Stephen Minister and see if its the right fit, please contact Kim Bockay at 630-926-2652 / kbockay@hotmail.com or Lisa Medanic at 630-299-9085 / lisamedanic@comcast.net

Also, contact Kim or Lisa if you are in need of a Stephen Minister.


Next Step Class - Naperville
Jun
25
11:30 am11:30

Next Step Class - Naperville

Have you just recently started attending Wheatland and are curious about how to take the next step in your faith? Maybe you've been coming to Wheatland for years and would like to take the next step in your faith journey.

We invite you to attend the Next Step Class to talk about your Next Step at Wheatland.  At this lunch, you will learn more about our Discipleship Continuum and where you fit, review our mission, vision, and values, hear from different ministries, get connected with an Assimilation Coach. It's a great opportunity for us to learn more about each other, get connected to the life of the church, and learn more about your Next Step in faith journey. 

Sunday, June 25 | 11:30 a.m. | Naperville Campus | lunch & childcare provided

Questions about this lunch, please contact Kim Neace by email or call 630.615.7060

"The Key to Becoming Like Jesus" Workshop
Jun
17
9:00 am09:00

"The Key to Becoming Like Jesus" Workshop

Saturday, June 17 | 9:00 - 11:30 a.m. | Naperville Campus 

Dig deeper into the Supernatural: A Holy Spirit sermon series by learning more about what it means to Become Like Jesus.

Come to this workshop and take your next step along your Discipleship Continuum.  Here are the objectives of this 2.5 hour workshop:

  • Realize you are alive in the Spirit
  • Understand how to become like Jesus
  • Engage in a partnership with the Holy Spirit as a Christ-follower

Led by Tom Ambler and Pastor Jen Wilson

HS Missions Trip Team Building
Jun
11
12:00 pm12:00

HS Missions Trip Team Building

  • Wheatland Salem Church

High School Missions Team. For all of you heading south to New Orleans this summer, we need you to join us at the Naperville campus at 12:00pm for a team building meeting. 

The meeting will last about an hour and a half, and if you are going on the missions trip, you are required to be at these events. 

See you June 11th!

Hesed House
Jun
5
Jun 6

Hesed House

Each month, Wheatland provides dinner, breakfast, and a sack lunch for 200+ homeless men, women, and children at Hesed House in Aurora. We're committed to serving on the first Monday evening (and Tuesday morning)  of every month. We have sign-ups available at both of our campuses.

You can volunteer to cook, provide food items, donate money, or serve on site at Hesed. We have several shifts available so pick the one that's right for you and your family.

If you have any questions, or if you would like to be included on the monthly email communication supporting this ministry, you can email Mike, the Hesed House team leader.

Muffin Tin and Tea Luncheon
May
13
11:00 am11:00

Muffin Tin and Tea Luncheon

Muffin Tin and Tea Luncheon | Saturday, May 13, 2017 | 11:00 a.m. - 1:00  p.m. | Naperville campus

Need a little girl time away?  This tea/luncheon is an uplifting time for all girls ages 0 - 103 years old.

Grab your favorite muffin pan/tin and bring it with you.  This will be your plate for the luncheon.  Also, bring your favorite salad or dish to share (enough for 12 muffin tin portions). Just check the box in the registration.

Don't forget to invite a special girl or two who are close to your heart (mom, daughter, gal pal, friend, neighbor, granddaughter, aunt, cousin, etc.)

Dress in whatever makes you feel beautiful and if you want, throw on your favorite hat.

There will be a photographer there to take your picture.

The first 144 ladies to register online will receive their very own tea cup to take home.  So, don't delay, register you and your gal pal today!

Psalm 139:14 "I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made;
    your works are wonderful, I know that full well."

Alpha Course
Mar
15
May 24

Alpha Course

Alpha | Wednesdays March 15 - May 24 | 6:30 - 9:00 p.m. | Oswego Campus | Fellowship Hall

Alpha is an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting. Each session, people enjoy great food, laughter and learning in a fun and friendly atmosphere where no question about life or God is seen as too simple or too hostile…questions like—Is there a God? Why am I here? Where did I come from? Where am I going?

Who is Alpha for?

  • People interested in investigating Christianity
  • Christians who want a refresher course on the “basics”
  • New believers
  • Parents trying to stay ahead of their kids
  • Couples preparing for marriage
  • Newcomers to the church
  • People returning to Christ after being on “hiatus”

What happens at Alpha?

Each week there is a delicious meal and a talk on topics such as:

  • Who is Jesus?
  • Why did Jesus die?
  • Why and how should I read the Bible?
  • Why and how do I pray?
  • What about the Holy Spirit?
  • How can I overcome evil?
  • Why and how should I tell others?
  • Does God heal today?

led by Sam Figola | email | 630.888.6827

A meal and childcare are provided.

Phase Worship
Sep
18
Oct 31

Phase Worship

What is Phase?

Here at Wheatland, we are passionate and value our Next Generation. This is why we are excited to announce "Phase", our new worship service for all ages! Phase worship is a service geared to get our Next Generation and families excited about the church!

What should I expect?

Phase will combine various elements including, contemporary worship music, weekly skits, and teachings from many of our leaders here at Wheatland! We know it can be hard finding a service that fits both families and children, so we specifically designed Phase for you! We incorporate many aspects so that all ages can get engaged and connected! 

When is Phase?

Phase is every Sunday at 9 a.m. in "The Ark" which is located in the children's wing. 

What should I bring?

All you need to bring is yourself! Some people bring bibles as well! Come as you are! We are excited to grow with you!