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    Contact Us Location Church Calendar Special Events Welcome Home! This greeting may seem premature, but it is heartfelt! Southminster is a…

  • Visitors 

    What you might find on Sunday Morning... Southminster is not only a place of service to God. Southminster is a place of rest and restoration. When you drive…

    • Pastor's Greeting 

      I have been involved with Southminster Presbyterian Church since the fall of 2008. I have found our church family to be loving and engaging Christians. Each…

  • Worship 

    Sunday Worship Communion Music and Arts Baptism Weddings Funerals Special Services  

    • Sunday Worship 

      Pastor: Rev. Wendy Boden Worship: Sunday 9:30 a.m. Sunday School: Sunday during Worship Service Adult Study: Sunday 11:00 a.m. following Fellowship …

      • sermons & music 

        Sunday Services SPC Service 6-25-17, Sermon “Courageous Daniel” by Rev. Mangin, “ Amazing Grace” clarinet by Sharon Falkman SPC Service 6-18-17,…

    • Communion 

      In our tradition Jesus Christ is present as host of the Lord’s Supper. The Presbyterian tradition offers open communion to all; you do not need to be a…

    • Music and Arts 

      Our worship, as with all things, is done to the glory of God. You are invited to share your gifts as we worship together. Please contact our Music Director Tom…

      • Music Ministry 

        These are links to occasional videos and recordings of the music programs at Southminster. The videos/recordings are amateur, often taken by members of family,…

    • Baptism 

      It is with great joy that Southminster Presbyterian Church baptizes both children and adults. Baptism is an initiation into the Household of Faith; through…

    • Weddings 

      Congratulations! We rejoice in your decision in taking this significant step of having God bless your relationship. Marriage is a gift from God. The wedding…

    • Funerals 

      We extend our love to all who mourn. Please call Pastor Wendy Boden. Church: 630.469.9149, Home: 630.790.0487, Cell: 630.917.6033. Prayer support is…

    • Special Services 

      The Church Year The Liturgical Year (PCUSA) is a way for a congregation to worship and remember the Mighty Acts of God. Advent: A time in the church year…

      • Taize 

        Each Ash Wednesday Southminster shares in a Taize service, a form of worship that includes sung prayer, scripture reading, silence and music. We offer…

      • All Saints 

        We celebrate All Saints Day on the first Sunday of November. We remember and give thanks to God for the people who have died in the last calendar year. The…

      • Christmas 

        On the second Sunday in December our congregation has a special program during our regular worship service in preparation for Christmas. We have two…

      • Holy Week 

        During the final week of Lent we celebrate Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter. The Maundy Thursday service is a Tenebrae service with…

      • Confirmation 

        We offer confirmation classes for young people interested in confirming their baptismal vows. When you are ready to be confirmed, please contact the pastor.

      • Installation/Ordination 

        In our tradition the offices of Deacon and Elder are ordained. They share the leadership with the pastor for their congregation. Following a period of…

      • Youth Sunday 

        Each spring the children and youth of our congregation lead the congregation in worship through song, liturgy, and scripture. Children and youth are active in…

  • Who We Are 

    At the heart of Southminster Presbyterian Church is our caring congregation, strong in our faith of God's inclusive love. God makes a difference in our lives…

    • Mission Statement 

      Our mission is to provide a spiritual home where people can: • Encounter God as revealed in Jesus Christ, • Worship, strengthen, and renew faith, •…

    • We Are 

            Quilting Ministry Earthprints Children's Moment Presbyterian Women Feed the Hungry - South Africa Youth…

    • Officers 

      Any member of our church is welcome to serve as an Officer of the church.  Officers are recommended by the congregation, nominated by the Nominating Ministry,…

    • Staff 

      Left to Right: Rose Audette, Barbara Doppelt, Pastor Wendy Boden-Nelson; Back Row: Tom Anderson and Dr. Blair Nelson Wendy Boden-Nelson …

      • Rose Audette 

        Rose Audette is our Christian Education Director. She grew up in Bristol, Connecticut, graduating from The University of Connecticut in 1978. Rose worked as…

      • Reverend Wendy Boden-Nelson 

        Reverend Wendy Boden-Nelson has served Southminster Presbyterian Church since the fall of 2008 and celebrated the 25th anniversary of her ordination on October…

    • Presbyterian Church (USA) 

      Presbyterian Faith of the Reformed Tradition The Church affirms ecclesia reformata, semper reformanda, that is, "the church reformed, always reforming,"…

  • Join Us 

    Southminster Presbyterian Church offers a wide variety of opportunities for members and friends to participate in fellowship with our congregation and to serve…

    • Membership 

      Why Membership? You are welcome to worship and participate in the fellowship of our congregation whether or not you are a member. If you become a member,…

    • How Do I Get Involved 

      Southminster provides members and friends a variety of ways to get involved, serving God and others. Opportunities are available for people of all ages,…

      • Church Officers 

        Any member of our church is welcome to serve as an Officer of the church.  Officers are recommended by the congregation, nominated by the Nominating Ministry,…

      • Faith and Interest Groups 

        Small interest groups are integral to the life and spirit of Southminster. There’s one for everyone! Look to these groups to provide an opportunity for you…

      • Ministries 

        Southminster is led and served by a board of Elders known as the Session. Members of the church are invited to serve on Session committees which we call…

      • Study of God's Word 

        Southminster Presbyterian Church has many opportunities for members and friends to become involved in the study of God's word and to serve God through the…

      • Worship Assistants 

          Music and Arts Southminster has many opportunities (both short-term and long-term) for using your creative gifts to glorify God. Our adult and youth…

  • Study 

    Southminster Presbyterian Church has many opportunities for members and friends to become involved in the study of God's word and to serve God through the…

    • Vacation Bible School 

      Get ready for fun, friendship and creativity as we gear up for VBS "Maker Fun Factory – Created by God: Built for a Purpose!" Spread the word to friends and…

    • Sunday School 

      Children are a valued part of the Southminster community. Our goal is to nurture their growing faith through programs designed especially for children, and…

    • Youth 

      The gospel has much to offer our youth, and the teen-aged years can be an exciting time of finding and growing in faith. Our increasingly complex world…

    • Adults 

      Adult Bible study is held on Sundays, from September through May, at 11:00 a.m. in our Parlor. The class is an inductive Bible study where we enjoy study and…

  • Whom We Serve 

    We believe that Christ is the head of the church and we are brothers and sister in Christ. We are reminded that Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your…

    • Bridge Communities 

      The mission of Bridge Communities is to   transition homeless families in DuPage County to self-sufficiency by working with partners to provide mentoring,…

    • CNS Home Health & Hospice, Cadence Health 

      "As God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience." Colossians 3:12 Community Nursing…

    • Cuba Sister Church Ministry 

      "...so  we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually we are members one of another." -Romans 12:5 “We are one in the Spirit, we are one in…

    • Connection of Friends 

      A non-profit organization that provides a place for special needs participants, age 16 or older, to engage in life skills, volunteer, and recreation activities…

    • DuPage Convalescent Center 

      DuPage Convalescent Center is a large healthcare facility caring for individuals with long- term, intensive medical care needs or patients requiring rehabilitat…

    • DuPage PADS 

      PADS (Public Action to Deliver Shelter) is a collaborative agency bringing together businesses, school groups, religious, civic and human service agencies to…

    • Family Shelter Service 

      Family Shelter Service (FSS) is a local, privately funded organization that provides countywide help and hope for victims of domestic violence. FSS is staffed…

    • Gifts Grow/Mission Matching 

      Each May the congregation is invited to make their mission dollars grow by making a donation to one of Southminster Presbyterian Church's supported missions.…

    • People's Resource Center 

      PRC is a community-based service organization that provides human service programs to county residents who are in economic distress. Their food pantry, stocked…

    • Rebuilding Together Aurora or Habitat for Humanity 

      Rebuilding Together Aurora provides assistance to people who own their own home and meet RTA income criteria but who, because of physical limitation or income…

    • Walk-In Ministry 

      In 1994, the Glen Ellyn Clergy Council created Walk-In Ministry with the help of Southminster and 12 other local churches. Their mission is to provide a single…

    • Youth Mission Trip 

      Southminster Presbyterian Youth (SPY) spend a week each summer at a workcamp with youth groups from churches of many denominations from all over the country.…

    • Other Southminster Missions 

      Empty Medicine Bottle Collection - helping globally and environmentally: Empty prescription bottles are collected and used for shipping medical supplies to…

  • News 

    Church Calendar & Special Events Announcements Monthly Newsletters iGive

    • Calendar & Events 

      Church Calendar Special Events

      • Special Events 

        Southminster Presbyterian Church welcomes  you to a Family Easter Party. No reservations needed!          &nbs…

    • Announcements / E-Notes 

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    • Newsletters / Dialog 

      One of our communication efforts is the monthly publication, The Dialog. Copies may be viewed online or downloaded for printing. June 2017, May 2017, April…

    • iGive 

      You may have heard a rumor about iGive.com and a way that you can use online purchases at many selected merchants to contribute to Southminster.  Well, it's…

  • About 

      Location Contact Information Use of Facilities & Grounds Memorial Garden Endowment Site Map

    • Location 

      Southminster Presbyterian Church 680 S. Park Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Phone: (630) 469-9149 www.southminsterpc.org To get Directions: Click…

    • Contact Information 

      Southminster Presbyterian Church 680 S. Park Blvd. Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Phone: (630) 469-9149 Fax: (630) 469-7923 www.southminsterpc.org E-mail: …

    • Use of Facilities & Grounds 

      Welcome! If you have interest in our building use policy, you are probably wondering, does Southminster allow outsiders as well as church family to use its…

      • facilities (continued) 

        The application should be turned in at the church office. The Property Ministry will review it for completeness, church property availability and adherence to…

    • Memorial Garden 

      Memorial Garden Background In March 2004 the Property Committee, with the support of Session, established a Memorial Garden sub-committee. The charge of…

    • Endowment 

      Endowment Funds Ministry of Southminster Presbyterian Church   What does Endowment Funds mean and why is this a Ministry?   Endowment Fundsmeans…

    • Site Map 

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  • Photos 

    The photograph album links below contain small images (thumbnails) of pictures taken by our members at multiple events. We are working on albums containing…

  • Deacon Districts 

    Deb Bohi Beth Bonde Joy and Norm Ellsworth Lynn Ferino Margaret and Art Fournier Barb, Joe and Kyle Kocinski April and Jim Messmore Roma and…