Adult Forum
Intriguing Topics for Adults of All Ages


Adult Forum provides learning opportunities about the Bible and our beliefs, fosters understanding of those who hold other beliefs, and raises awareness of, and participation in, our witness to the community and the world. Adult forum also presents topics that help us to become informed on ethical issues, and relates them to our Christian faith.

Upcoming Forums
9:45 in the ESSE room

April 27: The Story of One Wheaton: Presenter: Lora Wiens
One Wheaton is an open, inclusive, and safe community for LGBTQ and Allied alumni and students of Wheaton College. Learn how this organization is supporting students and alumni with compassion, counsel, and resources so that they can live full, vibrant lives.  
May 4  -  How a congregation can create an endowment fund
Jennifer Prinz, the ELCA Foundation Illinois gift planner, will present information on how a congregation can create an endowment fund, how that fund can be managed and how the funds can be used.  We currently have an endowment account holding $20,000 and a task force exploring how to best make use of those funds.  Come prepared with your questions and ideas.

May 11  -  No Forum, New Member Reception in the ESSE Room.

May 18 - On a Mission – Legacy Corps volunteers take care of our veterans – and the faithful loved ones by their sides  - Presenter: Peg Saintcross
Legacy Corps is an organization that provides caregiver support services and education to veterans and military families of all ages.
Lutheran Social Services of Illinois houses this program, one of only 15 operating in the U.S to provide no-cost care to northern Illinois residents regardless of income level. We do this through more than 75 volunteers operating out of three offices across 12 counties. Need our services? Want to volunteer in a meaningful way? Come learn more about Legacy Corps/LSSI