Need some good news?
Good news is what Jesus was all about (Mark 1:15). So that's what Sundays with Good News Church are all about.
What To Expect
Our Sunday morning worship gatherings last approximately one hour and fifteen minutes, from 10:15-11:30am.
True to our name, the good news about Jesus is central to our worship gatherings. Here are a few practices you can expect every Sunday:
- We hear the good news. We believe God has spoken to us through both the Old and New Testament Scriptures, so you can expect us to always open the Bible and teach from it at our worship gatherings. God has not only spoken in the past, but speaks to us today through his written word and through the Holy Spirit.
- We pray the good news. We believe God is real, that he listens, and that he actually cares.
- We sing the good news. We believe that one of the best ways to express ourselves to God and to learn more about him is through singing, so you can expect us to sing together.
- We taste and see the good news. We believe the Lord's Supper - a tradition started by Jesus himself - is important to our faith so we practice it regularly. It's open to all who trust in Jesus and have been baptized.
- We respond to the good news. When God speaks, he expects a response. We want to not only be hearers of the good news but doers as well, taking what we experienced on Sunday with us into our weeks.
- We are sent with the good news. Worship is every Sunday and all of life so our worship doesn’t end when the worship gathering concludes. Rather, we continue worshiping throughout the week where we live, work, learn, or play, taking the good news to those who would never come to us to hear it. We believe Jesus is good news worth sharing.
We meet on Sundays at 10:15am in the Dorr Township building, 1039 Lake Ave, Woodstock, IL. This is the same building in which the Woodstock Food Pantry is located. It is across from Niko's Red Mill Tavern on Lake Ave. Look for white and teal signs with our logo on it.
What about kids?
At Good News Church, children are welcome, expected, valued, and invested in. It's important to us that our kids have repeated opportunities to discover who Jesus is for themselves.
Children 0 to pre-K are welcome to be in our children's ministry room for the whole service. Before the sermon, we invite kids up to 3rd grade to a children's lesson in the children's ministry room.
How about the Lord's Supper (Communion, Eucharist)?
We celebrate the Lord's Supper every Sunday. We invite all who have trusted in Jesus and been baptized to participate. The bread is gluten-free.
Should I wear a mask?
Masks are optional at our Sunday morning worship gatherings.
What about watching online?
You can find information about watching online here.
If you would like to request more information, visit our Contact page.