• Cooperative Program
  • Pray 4 Illinois
Additional Options
Sunday School Hour
  • Offer a one-time, one-hour class on missions in Illinois. Using the “play all” feature on the DVD, show the video stories as a 15-minute documentary. Use the discussion questions provided in the Mission Study to guide the conversation afterward. Pray for the missionaries.

One Big Missions Study (Saturday, Sunday night, or Wednesday night)

  • Download the study materials and plan a one-hour study. Coming soon!
    • Adults or church-wide
    • Youth and Children
  • Make it an “eating meeting.” Serve foods that remind you of Illinois, for example
    • Spaghetti Factory specialties in St. Louis
    • Custard ice cream a la Ted Drewes
    • Flavored popcorn from Garrett’s in Chicago
    • Deep Dish Pizza, Chicago style
    • The Horseshoe from Springfield

Small Groups Prayer and Study:

  • Use the videos and study materials for small group meetings in the month of September. Perhaps pair with a study of Jonah, one chapter and one video per meeting.

Missions Prayer Event

  • Show the videos one-by-one and pray for the features missionaries
  • Download and distribute the “Church Planters Postcards” and pray for these families and their mission fields by name.

Invite a Missionary to Speak

  • IBSA can put you in contact with missionaries, church planters, mission-team trainers, and Disaster Relief volunteers who can bring Illinois missions alive.
Last Published: August 8, 2013 12:04 PM
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